Jaclyn Rucinsky
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Jaclyn Rucinsky

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Seattle Preparatory

Height:
5-4

Position:
F

Experience:
3L

2005: Made appearances in all 19 games, while starting 10 ... tabbed two points on the season on an unassisted goal in the team's 3-1 win over Eastern Michigan, her goal secured the Redbirds' win ... took 22 shots on the season, nine of which were on goal ... named to the 2005-06 Valley Honor Roll ... AFNI Honor Roll member.

2004: Valley Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 7 ... played in all 20 games while scoring three goals and recording two assists ... scored goals in games against Eastern Illinois (9/18), Central Michigan (9/5) and Oakland (9/3) ... member of the AFNI Honor Roll.

2003: Named to the Valley All-Freshman Team ... saw time in every game, while starting four ... the first goal of her collegiate career came against Northern Illinois (9/30) ... her next goal broke a scoreless tie in the second half against Creighton (10/24) during the regular season ... she recorded an assist on Illinois State's only goal against No. 16 Kansas (11/14) in the `Birds' first appearance in the NCAA Tournament ... led the team in shots on goal (10) in Valley games.

At Seattle Prep: Four-year varsity starter ... led her team in goals scored three out of four years ... team captain her senior year ... two-time first team all-metro selection ... led team to a fourth-place finish in Class 3A at the state tournament her junior year and to fifth place her sophomore year ... also an accomplished softball player ... earned first team 3A all-metro honors for softball her senior and junior seasons.

Personal: Born April 29, 1985 ... parents are Jack and Margaret ... majoring in biological sciences ... last name pronounced roo-sin-SKI.