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Jill Rizzo
Jill  Rizzo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Queensbury, N.Y.

High School:
Queensbury

Height:
5-11

Position:
G

Career Honors

• Team Captain as a sophomore (2018)
• Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week One Time (2/21/17)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018)

2018 – Sophomore

• Started all 15 games in net
• Wrapped up the season a NCAA leading 12. 47 saves-per-game
• Led the Big Ten in ground balls (47) and ground balls-per-game (3.13)
• Finished the season with 187 saves, good for eighth in the nation, and just one behind the Big Ten leader
• Also led the Big Ten with a .503 save percentage, finished 11th in the nation
• Posted double-digit saves in 10 of 15 games
• Made a career-high 23 saves against UMass (March 11)
• Opened the season with a 17-save performance against No. 10 Navy (Feb. 10)
• Tallied 16 saves against No. 18 Penn State (March 31)
• Wrapped up the season with an 18-save performance against No. 25 Johns Hopkins (April 20)
• Academic All-Big Ten
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

2017 – Freshman

• Appeared in all 17 games with 16 starts
• Led the team with 51 groundballs on the year
• Caused eight turnovers for the Bucks
• Recorded 183 saves on the year
• Earned Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors after her 11 saves helped seal a win over Cincinnati (Feb. 19)
• Season-high in saves was 14 against Harvard (March 13)
• Had 13 games this year with 10 or more saves
• OSU Scholar-Athlete

High School

• Six-year starter and three-year captain for the Queensbury High School Spartans
• Six-time scholar-athlete award winner and section two first-team all-star
• Named team MVP her senior year
• Named the 2015 and 2016 Queensbury Female Athlete of the Year
• Recorded 17 saves to carry her team to the sectional final game
• Played six years on the ADK club lacrosse team, earning all-star honors in 2014
• Lettered 5 years on the field hockey team
• National Honors Society member