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Jenny Thornton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arnold, Md.

High School:
Severna Park

Height:
5-6

Position:
B


11/04/2012

2012 MAAC Women's Soccer Championship Game

Loyola women's soccer won its 10th MAAC title on November 4, 2012, beating Marist College, 2-1.

10/21/2012

2012 Women's Soccer Senior Day

2012 Loyola University Maryland Women's Soccer Senior Day Ceremony

08/31/2012

Women's Soccer vs. Towson

The Loyola University Maryland women's soccer team tied Towson, 1-1, on Aug. 31.

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2012 (Junior): Member of the All-Tournament team, helping the Greyhounds win the conference title, and advance to the College Cup in Durham, N.C...Started in all 22 games for the second consecutive season...Led the back-four to a 1.13 goals against averaged...Helped Loyola hold opponents scoreless for a season-high 389 minutes in October...Scored first-career goal at Fairfield, nearly 30 yards out into the top-right corner.

2011 (Sophomore): Started all 21 games for the Greyhounds at defense, helping stabalize the Loyola back-four as an outside back... Was named to All-MAAC Second Team as a defender... Finished the year with one assist and eight shots... Had her first career assist in a, 4-2, win over Saint Louis (9/4).

2010: Missed the season due to an injury.

2009 (Freshman): Appeared in 20 games and made five starts at forward in her freshman season with the Greyhounds... Attempted nine shots with six on goal... Started in the season-opener at Mount St. Mary's and tallied a shot attempt... Played in a season-high 68 minutes in a starting role at Maryland, attempting one shot... Attempted two shots at Virginia Commonwealth and a season-high three shots against Niagara in the MAAC Championship Game.

High School: Earned letters in soccer and track and field at Severna Park (Md.) High School... Earned All-State First Team honors from coaches in 2008 and was an All-Anne Arundel County honoree in 2007 and 2008... Garnered All-Metro Honorable Mention from The Washington Post following her senior season... Helped the Falcons win the Maryland 4A East Region title and advance to the state semifinals... Tabbed to the All-Metro Second Team by The Baltimore Sun in 2008... Standout in track and field, too, earning All-Anne Arundel County honors in the 400 and 800 meters... Won the region title and was eighth in the state in the 800 her final three years of high school... Also won the 400 at the regional level as a sophomore, junior and senior, placing eighth in the state in 2007 and 2008 and 10th in 2009... Member of the National Honor Society... Played club soccer for the Greater Severna Park Flame.

Personal: Jennifer Emily Thornton... Daughter of Melanie and Thomas Thornton... Has two sisters, Elizabeth and Abbey.

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