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    Ali Jacobs
    Ali Jacobs

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Westwood, Mass.

    High School:
    Westwood

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    M



    Career: Played in 50 games as a Wildcat after transferring from Boston University, including 47 starts ... Registered 25 points while at Northwestern on 23 goals and a pair of assists, finishing her career with 25 goals and four assists ... Tallied 70 ground balls, 54 draw controls and 25 caused turnovers.

    2009: Played in six games for Northwestern with five starts ... Recorded a goal at Vanderbilt (2/27) ... Registered nine ground balls on the year, including three each at Notre Dame (2/20) and in the win over the Commodores ... Won six draw controls, led by three in the season-opener against Denver (1/23) ... Responsible for three caused turnovers.

    2008: Started all 22 games for the Wildcats ... Tied her season-high with 11 goals and added an assist ... Netted a pair of goals at California (2/17), at Rutgers (2/24) and against Boston University (3/9), tallying the game-winner against the Scarlet Knights ... Recorded a goal and added an assist at Ohio State (3/14) ... Registered a goal in the NCAA quarterfinal victory over Princeton (5/17) ... Her 26 ground balls on the season ranked third on the team as she scooped up four each at Hofstra (2/26) and against Vanderbilt (3/30) ... Also won 14 draw controls and caused five turnovers.

    2007: Played in all 22 games with 20 starts ... Recorded 11 goals and one assist on the season ... Also had 20 ground balls, 28 draw controls and 11 forced turnovers ... Opened the season with eight ground balls in the first two games and had three in the win over Rutgers (4/23) ... Recorded three draws and three caused turnovers in the win over UConn (4/1) ... Had two goals in the win over UMass (3/23) and in the NCAA first round win over Holy Cross (5/13) ... Also had goals in the two ALC Tournament wins over Penn State (5/4) and Johns Hopkins (5/6) ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2006 (at Boston University) Appeared in 18 contests, recording two goals and two assists ... Also added 15 ground balls, six draw controls and six turnovers ... Recorded a goal, two ground balls, a draw control and a caused turnover in BU's 17-4 victory over Stony Brook in the America East quarterfinals ... Scored a goal in a home win over Boston College and added assists in road games against Dartmouth and William & Mary ... Collected a season-high three ground balls in win at Albany.

    High School: Led Westwood to two state championships (2003, 2005) and a 70-3 overall ... Played club lacrosse for the Mass Elite Team, earning All-Galaxy honors in 2003 and 2004 ... Two-time gold medalist at the Bay State Games ... Played for Lower New England at the 2003 and 2004 National Tournament ... A standout ice hockey player, led the Assabet Valley girls hockey team to the USA National Championship and Massachusetts state title in 2003.

    Personal: Born Alison Jean Jacobs ... Daughter of Yvonne and Frank Jacobs ... Played with former Wildcat Kristen Kjellman, junior Meredith Frank and sophomore Sara Harrington in high school ... Major is communication studies.

    Jacobs' Career Statistics

    Year GP-S G A PTS GB DC CT
    2009 6-5 1 0 1 9 6 3
    2008 22-22 11 1 12 26 14 5
    2007 22-20 11 1 12 20 28 11
    2006 (BU) 18-0 2 2 4 15 6 6
    Totals 68-47 25 4 29 70 54 25

    Jacobs' Career Highs

    Goals 2, five times (most recent vs. Boston University, 3/9/08)
    Assists 1, four times (most recent at Ohio State, 3/14/08)
    Points 2, six times (most recent at Ohio State, 3/14/08)
    Ground Balls 4, four times (most recent vs. Vanderbilt, 3/30/08)
    Draw Controls 3, four times (most recent vs. Denver, 1/23/09)
    Caused Turnovers 3, vs. Connecticut (4/1/07)