Women's Water Polo



    1 Jackie Pyrz  
    Jackie Pyrz

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Harleysville, Pa.

    High School:
    Souderton Area

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Goalkeeper


    Junior (2007)
    Appeared in 23 matches, making 15 starts while splitting time in goal with Katie Carson ... made 127 saves on the year and faced 342 shots ... also added eight assists and 18 steals while in goal ... recorded five saves and had three steals in a 7-5 win over Marist (1/28) ... made eight saves, dished out two assists and had four steals against Hartwick (2/18) ... posted a career-high 16 saves against Wagner (3/18) ... had six games with at least two steals ... earned Academic All-Big Ten accolades ... also named to AWPCA All-Academic team for the second time in her career.

    Sophomore (2006)
    Started 34 of IU's 35 matches ... finished the season with 866:42 between the posts, scoring one goal, four assists, and 32 steals ... recorded 259 saves, holding opponents to 193 goals with a 6.24 GAA ... her 259 saves are the third-most by a Hoosier keeper in a single season ... faced 673 shots on the year, the most ever faced by an IU goalkeeper ... selected to the CWPA All-Western Division second team ... recorded a career-best 15 saves in a 6-4 win over No. 15 Michigan (3/17) ... that total is tied for the seventh-highest in Indiana history ... posted 14 saves in the Hoosiers' 13-9 win over Wagner (3/26) ... set career high with four steals against Redlands (2/11) and added 13 saves ... recorded double-digit saves in four other matches - Colorado State (2/5), Princeton (2/18), Wagner (3/26) and Brown (4/30).

    Freshman (2005)
    Played in 15 matches, making five starts ... finished the season with 52 saves, five assists and eight steals ... logged 166:54 in goal, allowing only 22 goals for a goals against average of 3.72 ... saw first career action against eventual national champion UCLA (1/29) and made first career save ... started first match at the Michigan Invitational against Colorado State (1/30) ... had five matches with five or more saves ... had three assists in victory over Colorado State (4/2) at the Fluid Five Challenge in Bloomington.

    Prep/Personal
    A second team NISCA All-America selection in 2004 ... named Miss Water Polo in the state of Pennsylvania (Player of the Year) ... team's most valuable player during her junior and senior campaigns ... was her team captain as a senior ... named a USA All-American ... was an all-state selection all four years, including first-team selections in her junior and senior years ... awarded Souderton Area High School's best defensive player as a sophomore ... was the Pennsylvania Rookie of the Year as a freshman ... led her high school team in assists and steals as a goalkeeper during her junior and senior seasons ... received the Jack Ebert Memorial Scholarship for total team dedication, commitment and achievement to the sport of swimming and water polo ... received the Souderton Area High School Indianette Outstanding Athlete of the Year Scholarship and the Emma Gazdick Scholarship for social studies ... daughter of Donna Lea and Stephen Pyrz.

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