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Jess Orrett

Wells, England
Millfield School
High School
Jess Orrett - Field Hockey - Virginia Cavaliers

2012 Orrett Web Feature

At Virginia

• Co-captain
• SGI / NFHCA National Academic Squad, her fourth time earning the honor
• Appeared in every game with 18 starts
• Scored the game-winning goal against Miami (Sept. 9), also adding an assist for a season-high three points
• Assisted on a goal against Princeton (Sept. 7)
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Co-captain with Elly Buckley
• Appeared in 19 games with 18 starts
• Logged an assist against Penn State (Sept. 1)
• Scored the game-winning goal in the neutral-site game against Maine (Sept. 14), her only goal of the regular-season
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Appeared in all 22 games with 16 starts
• Scored her lone goal of the season vs. New Hampshire (Oct. 7)
• Logged assists in back-to-back games against Saint Joseph’s (Sept. 30) and Yale (Oct. 6)
• Had an assist in the NCAA Tournament second round game against Princeton
• Took a season-high three shots in the season opener at Temple
• Also had an assist against Penn State (Aug. 26) and Towson (Sept. 2)
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Started all 20 games as a freshman
• Tallied four goals and four assists for 12 points
• Took 27 shots
• Recorded first career goal and assist in first collegiate game vs. VCU (Aug. 26)
• Also scored against Towson (Sept. 2), Maryland (Sept. 30) and William & Mary (Oct. 17)
• ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Member of the English U-16 and U-18 national teams

High School
• First team English National League selection
• Led squad to national finalist finishes in both indoor and outdoor leagues


• Daughter of Deborah and Robert Orrett
• Has two sisters, Rachel and Libby
• Her whole family played field hockey at the University level. Her parents played at Reading, her sister, Rachel, played for Birmingham and her sister, Libby, played at Leeds
• Psychology major

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