#16 Jacki Coveleski
Position: Forward
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lewes, Del.
High School: Cape Henlopen HS
Major: Business
Experience: 2 Letters
Coveleski Photos

Third-year member of the squad and two-time letter winner • will battle for playing time at forward position • one of four team members from state of Delaware, including Cape Henlopen High School teammates Rebecca Pepper and Maggie Delp • has the strong skills, understanding, and mentality to score and assist • possesses 17 career points on nine assists and four goals.

Appeared in all 22 games for a Blue Hen squad that tallied a program-record 17 victories in addition to earning both the CAA regular season and tournament championships en route to the fifth NCAA Tournament berth in school history • recorded a career-best 13 points on seven assists and three goals • seven assists good for fourth on the team • opened season with one goal and one assist for three points in team’s 5-2 victory over Ohio on Sept. 1 • also posted three points as UD defeated Hofstra, 6-0, on Oct. 25.

Saw action in 19 games while starting seven as a freshman for the Blue Hens • finished season with four points off of one goal and two assists • scored first career and lone goal of season vs. Albany on Aug. 26 • dished out first career assist vs. Central Michigan on Aug. 31 • added an assist at Temple on Sept. 14 • put up a career-high four shots (all on goal) at Appalachian State on Sept. 22.

Led Cape Henlopen High School to a perfect 18-0 record and the state title as a senior in 2011 for head coach Nicole Hughes • four-year starter in field hockey who scored 74 goals and 23 assists for her career • scored 20 goals as a sophomore, 25 as a junior, and 19 as a senior when she missed four games with an injury • earned second team All-American honors in field hockey as a senior when she also earned All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors • three-time All-State pick, earning first team honors as a junior and senior and second team honors as a sophomore • 2011 Delaware Field Hockey Player of the Year • three-time All-Henlopen Conference selection • competed in U.S. Junior Olympics as a freshman • also played basketball and lacrosse at Cape Henlopen • Key Club • National Honor Society • President of Marine Science Team • Student Council President.

Jaclyn Francis "Jacki" Coveleski ("caw-vuh-leski") • daughter of Peter and Staci Coveleski • born July 3, 1994 • finance major at Delaware • fourth of six children with two sisters and three brothers • older sister, Kaci, plays field hockey at CAA rival Northeastern • older sister, Samantha, played field hockey at Villanova and older brother, Max, played football and ran track at NCAA Division III Moravian College • father is a physician • mother graduated from Delaware and cousin, Josh Coveleski, played lacrosse for the Blue Hens (2009) • works as a lifeguard at popular resort Dewey Beach, Del. during the summer • enjoys snowboarding, surfing, and archery • Philadelphia sports fan • team’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representative alongside Rebecca Pepper.


Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att.
2012 19/7 1 2 4 10 8 0 0-0
2013 22/3 3
13 30 17 0 0-0
TOTAL 41/10 4 9
17 40 25 0 0-0

Points: 3 – 2x, last at Hofstra (10/25/13)
Goals: 1 – 4x, last at Hofstra (10/25/13)
Assists: 1 – 9x, last vs. Northeastern (CAA Championship – 11/10/13)
Shots: 5 – 3x, last vs. Villanova (11/3/13)
SOG: 4 – 2x, last vs. Towson (10/11/13)

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