18 Jessie Accurso
18 Jessie Accurso
Height: 5-3
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Jamison, Pa.
High School: Central Bucks South
Position: F

2011 (Freshman): NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Two goals, one assist for five points in 17 games ... First career points came on goal at Princeton Sept. 24 ... First career assist came in 3-2 win at Northwestern Oct. 9 ... Earned Major Y.

USA Field Hockey: Futures participant … Played at U19 regional tournament 2009 and 2010.

High School: PIAA Class AAA All-State Honorable Mention 2010 … National Field Hockey Coaches Association All- Academic Team … Courier-Kiwanis Scholar- Athlete Award and Scholarship recipient … Coaches Award for Best Work Ethic … Team was Suburban One League Champions in 2009 and 2010, District One Champions in 2009, PIAA Class AAA State Semifinalists in 2009, State playoff participant in 2010 … Captain of Indoor and Spring track teams 2010-2011 ... Track team MVP … 4x100 Meter Relay District One AAA Qualifier 2010 and 2011 and 2011 Suburban One Continental Conference  Second Team All-League … Set school records in 55, 100 and 200 meter dashes in 2010 and 2011 … Member of school record-setting 4x100 and 4x200 meter relay teams.

Club team: Played for FSC … Went to National Hockey Festival 2008, 2009 and 2010 … National indoor tournament participant 2011.

Notes: Completed "Tough Mudder" obstacle course in Spring 2012 with teammates Ona McConnell and Maddy Sharp as fundraiser for Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation ... Member National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society … Pennsylvania Representative at Lead America Congressional Student Leadership Conference … District representative at Keystone Girls State, elected mayor … Junior American Legion Auxiliary Member … Hobbies include surfing, snowboarding and biking.

Why Yale? “Yale’s combination of competitive athletics and extraordinary academics coupled with its friendly and welcoming student body and campus community is everything I’ve always wanted in a college.”