ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
15 - Jennifer VanderMeulen
Jennifer VanderMeulen
Height: 5-8
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Liverpool, N.Y.
High School: Liverpool
Position: Attack
Major: Psychology

10th on the Harvard All-Time Goals list with 104 tallies

Career Highs
Goals: 6 (twice, most recent vs. Holy Cross, 4/14/10)
Assists: 2 (twice, most recent vs. Virginia, 4/5/10)
Points: 8 (twice, most recent vs. Holy Cross, 4/14/10)
Ground Balls: 2 (several times)
Draw Controls: 5 (Penn 3/12/10)
Caused turnovers: 2 (several times)

Sophomore · 2011
Named first-team All-Ivy League … Earned a spot on the Ivy League All-Tournament team … Led the Crimson and the Ivy League in goals (48) and goals per game (3.00) … First on the team and third in the Ivies in points (53) … Led the Ancient Eight in free position goals per game (0.94) … Scored 100th career goal  in regular season finale against Dartmouth …Scored three or more goals 12 times and four or more five times … Had five goals against No. 7 Virginia and Columbia … Scored four goals and had an assist in win over Princeton … Third on the team in draw controls (23).

Freshman · 2010
Named third-team All-America by WomensLacrosse.com ... Selected to the WomensLacrosse.com All-Rookie squad ... Earned a spot on the IWLCA All-North Region first- team ... Unanimous Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Unanimous first-team All-Ivy League recipient … Started all 15 games at attack … Led the Crimson and the Ivy League in goals (56) and points (64) … Third in the nation in goals per game (3.73), 16th in points per game (4.27) and 14th in goals … Led the league in free position goals (23) … Scored in all 15 games … Had three or more goals 11 times and three or more points 12 times … Scored career-high six goals and eight points twice (Bryant and Holy Cross) … Second on the team in draw controls (27) and third in caused turnovers (11) … Scooped up 13 ground balls.

Before Harvard
Lettered in lacrosse, field hockey and indoor track at Liverpool High … Under Armour All-American as a senior … U.S. Lacrosse All-American as a senior and honorable mention as a junior … Set school record for most career goals with 213 … First-team all- Central New York as a junior and senior … First-team all-league as a sophomore, junior and senior … Second-team all-league as a freshman … Named team MVP as a junior and senior … Earned a bronze medal at the Empire State Games in 2006, 2007 and 2008 … First-team all-state in field hockey as a junior and senior … Named field hockey team MVP as a junior and senior … Earned first team all-league three times in field hockey and indoor track … Captain of lacrosse, field hockey and indoor track teams … U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American as a junior and senior … Harvard Book Award … Member of National Honor Society.

Personal
Interests include playing the cello … Brother, Jeffrey, captained the lacrosse team at Colgate … Sister, Jessica, captained the women’s lacrosse team at Colgate … Sister-in-law captained the women’s ice hockey team at Colgate.