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25 Jill Bolton

Class: Junior Position: F/M Height: 5-10 Previous School: Dock Mennonite Academy Hometown: Souderton, Pa.

• Played in all 19 games, making 18 starts
• Garnered inclusion on the NFHCA All-South Region second team for a second straight season
• Honored on All-BIG EAST first team for second straight year
• Named a VaSID All-State first team selection
• Selected to BIG EAST All-Tournament team
• Finished second on the team in goals (10), points (24), shots (53) and shots on goal (34)
• Recorded four assists and also tied for the team lead with one defensive save
• Tallied first career three-goal game at Ohio (Sept. 2)
• Scored two goals in Liberty's BIG EAST-opening win against Villanova on Sept. 21
• Also recorded goals against No. 1 North Carolina, No. 3 Duke, No. 7 Virginia, No. 21 Wake Forest and Temple
• Closed sophomore season ranked eighth in program history in career goals (19) and career points (47)

2017 (Fr.)
• Competed in and started all 19 games
• Voted to the NFHCA All-South Region second team, one of only 23 freshmen in the nation to be named to an all-region squad
• Honored on All-BIG EAST first team, one of just three freshmen (along with teammate Ashley Dykema)
• Tabbed a VaSID All-State second team honoree
• Voted to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team
• Finished second on the squad in goals (9), assists (5), points (23), shots (46) and shots on goal (25)
• Led the team with two defensive saves on the year
• Finished second on the team in assists (3), second in points (9) and tied for second in goals (3) in BIG EAST games
• Tallied goals against No. 2 Duke, No. 6 Delaware, No. 7 North Carolina and No. 17 Maryland
• Netted season-high five points (2 g, 1 a) in the 7-2 win over Kent State
• Scored two goals in a 6-2 win at Temple (including the game-winning goal), Oct. 27, helping to clinch the No. 2 seed for the Lady Flames for the 2018 BIG EAST Field Hockey Championship
• Closed the season by scoring six goals over her last eight contests
• Scored her first career goal on a penalty corner in the sixth minute versus defending national champion, No. 6 Delaware

Prep
• Graduate of Dock Mennonite Academy
• Four-year varsity player
• Two-time first team all-state member and second team all-state selection
• Three-time Bicentennial Athletic League (BAL) MVP
• As a senior, earned All PA/NJ HS Region team, Max Field Hockey Top 50 HS Performer, Reporter/Montgomery Media Athlete of the Year 2016, PA All-State first team, first team All-Intelligencer, BAL MVP and Christopher Dock MVP
• Tallied 34 goals, 19 assists and 18 defensive saves as a senior
• Broke the Dock Mennonite Academy school record with 111 goals
• Helped Dock Mennonite to four BAL titles
• Played club for Mystx FHC
• Won a pair of gold medals at the National Indoor Tournament U-19 and National Club Challenge U-19, as well as a silver medal at the Disney Showcase U-16

Personal
• Daughter of Todd and Lori Bolton
• Dad played baseball at Eastern Mennonite, while her mom played field hockey at Eastern Mennonite
• Both older sisters, Kelby and Megan, played field hockey at Eastern University (Pa.)
• Majoring in business administration
• Birthday is Oct. 10

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