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    Caitlin Jackson
    Caitlin Jackson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Norwell, Mass.

    High School:
    Norwell

    Height:
    5-6

    Position:
    M



    Career: Saw action in 71 games as a Wildcat defender with eight starts ... Closes her career with 39 ground balls, seven caused turnovers and 23 caused turnovers.

    2009: A constant in the Northwestern defensive backfield, saw action in all 23 games with eight starts ... Earned her first career start in the victory at Georgetown (3/7) ... Set a new personal-best with 20 ground balls, scooping up three each against Hofstra (3/12) and against Duke (4/3) ... Also set a personal high in draw controls with 14, winning a career-high three at Notre Dame (2/20) and against Syracuse (3/22) ... Caused a pair of turnovers against the Blue Devils, a new personal-best ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2008: Recorded playing time in all 22 games for the Wildcats ... Netted the first goal of her collegiate career in the NCAA quarterfinal victory over Princeton (5/17) ... Dished out her first assist in the win at Syracuse (3/24) ... Scooped up a career-high nine ground balls, including three against Princeton ... Recorded a pair of ground balls in the ALC semifinal victory over Penn State (5/3) ... Finished with two draw controls wins on the season and caused a turnover at Ohio State (3/14) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2007: Played in 15 games off the bench ... Recorded eight GB's and four DC's on the season ... Had three GB's in the win at Vanderbilt (2/25) and two in the win over Penn State (4/14) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006: Played in 13 games ... Played in both home NCAA Tournament wins over Stanford (5/14) and UNC (5/20) ... Had two draw controls in the win over Ohio (3/4) ... Caused one turnover at Ohio State (4/28).

    High School: A three-year letterwinner at midfield for Norwell High School ... Recorded 110 goals in her last two seasons ... Recorded 51 goals and 34 assists in 2004 and bettered that mark in 2005 with 59 goals and 44 assists ... Helped the Clippers to the 2005 Division II State Championship ... Once scored six goals in one game on a broken toe vs. Duxbury in the South Sectional title game ... An All-Star selection in 2004-05 and honorable mention All-Star in 2003 ... 2005 Mariner All-Scholastic selection and received the 2005 league Sportsmanship Award ... Member of the Massachusetts Elite club team where she helped her team to the Bay State Games Championship in 2003 and 2004 ... Also lettered three times in soccer and once in basketball ... National Honor Society member ... Class secretary and winner of the 2003 Boston Globe Art Award.

    Personal: Born Caitlin Marie Jackson ... Daughter of Stan and Carol Jackson ... Also considered Syracuse ... Major is communication studies.

    Jackson's Career Statistics

    Year GP-S G A PTS GB DC CT
    2009 23-8 0 0 0 20 14 4
    2008 20-0 1 1 2 9 2 1
    2007 15-0 0 0 0 8 4 1
    2006 13-0 0 0 0 2 3 1
    Totals 71-8 1 1 2 39 23 7

    Jackson's Career Highs

    Goals 1, vs. Princeton (5/17/08)
    Assists 1, at Syracuse (3/24/08)
    Points 1, two times (most recent vs. Princeton, 5/17/08)
    Ground Balls 3, four times (most recent vs. Duke, 4/3/09)
    Draw Controls 3, two times (most recent vs. Syracuse, 3/22/09)
    Caused Turnovers 2, vs. Duke (4/3/09)