2013: Academic All-Big Ten ... Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar following conclusion of academic year ... Started all 19 games for Northwestern ... Helped NU record four shutouts ... Played a team-high 1,794 minutes this season ... Tallied one shot on the season at Purdue (10/6) ... One of three captains for 2013, along with seniors Kate Allen and Nicole Jewell ... Named to College Sports Madness Preseason All-Big Ten Team and the Big Ten's preseason Players to Watch list.
2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Started all 19 matches and played a team-high 1,709 minutes of a possible 1,755 minutes ... Played every minute in every game with the exception of 45 minutes at Indiana (9/30) ... Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 22 following NU's 2-1 win over Illinois and 1-0 shutout of Iowa ... Lone goal allowed by NU defense vs. Illinois was on a PK ... Named to CollegeSoccer360.com Weekly Honor Roll on Oct. 23 ... Helped contribute to four NU shutouts on the season.
2011: Played all 19 matches, starting 18 ... Logged the second-most minutes on the team, and most of any freshman, with 1,618 minutes ... Started every match on the NU defense except for at #2 Stanford (9/4), playing 59 minutes off the bench ... Had one shot on the season, against Illinois State on 9/11.
High School: Competed year round at the club level with Eclipse Select ... Team won State Cup championships in 2009 and 2010 and was Dallas International Club Champions in 2011 ... Earned all-West Suburban Conference track honors in the 400 and 4x400 relay ... Class Valedictorian ... National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born Jaclyn Taylor Alyinovich ... Daughter of James Alyinovich and Debra Alyinovich ... Club teammate of fellow Wildcats Nicole Sebo and Georgia Waddle ... Major is undecided.