Three-time letterwinner for the Blue Hens • team captain • one of two team members from state of Delaware, including Cape Henlopen High School teammate Maggie Delp • has the strong skills, understanding, and mentality to score and assist • fourth on the active career scoring list with 36 points on 12 goals and 12 assists.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Started 20 of 21 games played for the back-to-back CAA Champion and NCAA Tournament participant Blue Hens • finished tied for third on the squad with 19 total points on a career-best eight goals in addition to three assists • named to the CAA All-Tournament Team after tying a career-high with four points on a career-best two goals against William & Mary in the semifinals • also tallied four points on a career-high two assists and the game-winning goal in team’s 4-1 victory over Richmond on Sept. 5 • netted game-winning goal in thrilling double overtime contest at James Madison (Oct. 3) • also collected game-winning goal against Northeastern (Oct. 24).
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, played field hockey at CAA rival Northeastern before graduating in spring 2015 • 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 • interned at the UD Department of Finance during the summer • also lifeguarded at Dewey Beach • team’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representative and a member of the SAAC Executive Board.
| CAREER STATISTICS
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Points: 4 – 2x, last vs. William & Mary (CAA Semifinals – 11/7/14)
Goals: 2 vs. William & Mary (CAA Semifinals – 11/7/14)
Assists: 2 vs. Richmond (9/5/14)
Shots: 5 – 3x, last vs. Villanova (11/3/13)
SOG: 4 – 2x, last vs. Towson (10/11/13)