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23 Jeannie Blackwood
Jeannie  Blackwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Frank W. Cox

Height:
5-7

Position:
Back

11/14/2015

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

11/06/2014

Q&A with Field Hockey's Jeannie Blackwood

Catching up with the sophomore back

08/27/2014

Virginia Field Hockey Season Preview

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

06/18/2014

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

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

05/14/2014

Eleven Virginia Players on USA Field Hockey High Performance Training Squads

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

09/23/2013

Field Hockey vs. North Carolina (by Jim Daves)

Field Hockey vs. North Carolina (by Jim Daves)

Blackwood 2014 Web Feature

At Virginia

2016
• Appeared in eight games with three starts before being sidelined with an injury

2015
• 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)

2014

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

2013
• 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

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

• Systems Engineering major


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