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23 Jeannie Blackwood
Jeannie  Blackwood


Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Frank W. Cox




Virginia Advances to NCAA Second Round with Overtime Goal Against Delaware

Lucy Hyams and Riley Tata teamed up for a breakaway game winner 8:13 into overtime


Q&A with Field Hockey's Jeannie Blackwood

Catching up with the sophomore back


Virginia Field Hockey Season Preview

The 2014 season kicks off on Friday, Aug. 29 at William & Mary


Five Virginia Players to Compete in the USA Field Hockey U21 Championship

Jeannie Blackwood, Emily Faught, Emilia Tapsall and Macy Peebles make the cut


Eleven Virginia Players on USA Field Hockey High Performance Training Squads

Cavaliers vying for roster spots on Women's National Championship squads


Field Hockey vs. North Carolina (by Jim Daves)

Field Hockey vs. North Carolina (by Jim Daves)

Blackwood 2014 Web Feature

At Virginia

• Appeared in eight games with three starts before being sidelined with an injury

• Appeared in 19 games with 19 starts
• Made a defensive save in the first half of the NCAA first-round game against Delaware (Nov. 14)


• Played in 18 games with 16 starts
• Logged a defensive save in the overtime victory over Rutgers (Sept. 14)

• Played in 20 games with 12 starts
• Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener Aug. 30 vs. Louisville
• Made her first career start on Sept. 20 against North Carolina
• Started each of the final seven games of the regular season
• Was part of a defensive line that logged six shutouts in the regular season
• Had three defensive saves in the regular season, stopping shots against Maine, Northwestern and Albany

High School
• Played field hockey, soccer, and basketball at Frank W. Cox High School
• 2012 first team All-State (Virginia)
• 2012 first team All-Beach District and first team All-Eastern Region
• 2011 second team All-Beach District
• National Honor Society and National English, Science, and Math Honor Societies
• Three-time Class President (2009, 2011-12), 2010 Class Treasurer

• Daughter of Nancy and Vaden Blackwood
• Has three older brothers, George, Scott, and Chris Blackwood, and an older sister, Georgia Kubic

• Systems Engineering major

Blackwood's Career Statistics



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