14 Jillian Dempsey
14 - Jillian Dempsey
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: Winthrop, Mass.
High School: The Rivers School
Position: Forward
Major: Classics
Shoots/Catches: L
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Junior • 2011-12
Named a 2012 Patty Kazmaier Award Nominee ... Earned All ECAC first team accolades and was a finalist for ECAC Player of the Year Award ... Unanimous first team All-Ivy League selection ... Helped the U.S. Women’s National Team to a goal medal at the 2011 Four Nations Cup in November … Scored a pair of goals to help Harvard to a season-opening 7-1 win at St. Lawrence Oct. 28 … Got Harvard on the board in a 2-1 win over Clarkson Nov. 18 … Had a goal and an assist in back-to-back games against St. Lawrence (Nov. 19) and Dartmouth (Nov. 23) … Registered a goal and an assist against No. 2 Minnesota Nov. 27 … Assisted on the game-winning goal in 2-1 win at Dartmouth Nov. 30 … Netted a pair of goals, including the game-winner and Harvard’s first shorthanded score of the season, and had an assist in 5-1 win at Providence Dec. 8 … Picked up a goal and an assist in 5-2 win over New Hampshire Dec. 9 … Named ECAC Hockey Player of the Week for Dec. 12 … Had a goal and two assists in 8-1 win at Connecticut Jan. 3 … Collected a goal and an assist in 4-0 win over Colgate Jan. 21 … Had a pair of goals Feb. 3 in 4-2 win over Quinnipiac … Set career high for goals in a game and came one goal short of the NCAA record, scoring five in 10-1 blowout of Princeton Feb. 4 … Named ECAC Player of the Week for the second time Feb. 7 … Picked up a pair of assists in 4-2 win at Rensselaer Feb. 10 … Had a goal and an assist against Brown Feb. 17 and a pair of helpers the following night against Yale … Finished the regular season on an 11-game point-scoring streak ... Recorded her second hat trick of the season in Game 2 of ECAC quarterfinals against Princeton, collecting her third short-handed strike of the season ... Earned ECAC Player of the Week for Feb. 28 ... Named ECAC Player of the Month for February

Sophomore • 2010-11
Received All-ECAC and All-Ivy League second-team honors ... Finished the year as Harvard top scorer with 28 points on 14 goals and 14 assists ... Scored a shorthanded goal and ranked second on the team with three game-winning scores ... Netted eventual game-winning goal in 4-2 win over Brown Oct. 30 ... Fed Kate Buesser on Harvard’s first goal in 3-1 win over Colgate Nov. 6 ... Picked up two goals, including the game-winner, at No. 9 Dartmouth Nov. 20 ... Picked up assists against New Hampshire (Dec. 9) and Boston University (Dec. 10) ... Notched a goal in a 5-0 win over Union Jan. 7 ... Tallied an assist in a 3-2 victory over Clarkson Jan. 15 ... Tallied an assist Jan. 21 against RPI and netted her fifth goal of the season the following day against Union ... Collected a pair of helpers in 4-0 win over Brown Jan. 28 and added a goal and an assist the following afternoon in a 5-3 win at Yale ... Had an assist against Princeton Feb. 4 ... Netted two goals against Clarkson Feb. 11 and had the game-winning goal in overtime and an assists against St. Lawrence the following day ... Had a career-high four assists in 7-0 rout of Colgate Feb. 18 and followed up with a goal against No. 2 Cornell Feb. 19 ... Had a pair of goals in back-to-back games against St. Lawrence in ECAC quarterfinals Feb. 25-26. 

Freshman • 2009-10

Honored on ECAC Hockey All-Rookie team and All-Ivy League second team ... Played in all 33 games ... Stood second on the Crimson with 27 points on 11 goals and 16 assists ... Was second on the team with a +20 rating ... Ranked 10th among the nation’s rookies and was second among ECAC Hockey freshmen in scoring ... Scored a power-play goal at Cornell (Oct. 31) ... Tallied two goals and handed out an assist on the game winner against Quinnipiac (Nov. 15) ... Tabbed ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Nov. 16 ... Netted two goals, including the game-winning tally, and handed out an assist in victory at Yale (Nov. 20) ... Assisted on two goals in win at Brown (Nov. 21) ... Honored as ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week for second time Nov. 23 ... Scored a goal and assisted on game-winning tally in victory over Dartmouth (Nov. 25) ... Dished out an assist on game-winning tally against No. 2 Minnesota (Dec. 4) ... Netted game-tying goal on power play at Princeton (Jan. 8) ... Assisted on two goals in win over Colgate (Jan. 16) ... Scored a shorthanded goal and handed out an assist in victory against Union (Jan. 22) ... Dished out an assist in Beanpot semifinal win over Boston College (Feb. 2) ... Scored a power-play goal in win against Yale (Feb. 6) ... Netted the game-tying goal in 2-1 win at St. Lawrence (Feb. 19) ... Dished out two assists in Game 1 victory against Princeton in ECAC Hockey quarterfinals (Feb. 26) ... Added an empty-net goal in Game 2 of ECAC Hockey quarterfinals (Feb. 27) ... Assisted on power-play goal in ECAC Hockey semifinals at Clarkson (March 5).

Before Harvard:
Played center/wing on the Rivers varsity hockey team for five years and was the leading scorer all five seasons ... ... Boston Bruins John Carlton Award winner in 2009 ... Led Assabet U-16 to gold at national championship in 2007 and ’08 ... Assabet U-16 national leading scorer in 2008 ... Four-year USA Hockey National Development Camp participant ... NAHA Labor Day All-Tournament team in 2008 ... Boston Globe All-Scholastic Award ... Independent School League (ISL) All-Scholastic MVP Award recipient ... ISL All-League Award winner in hockey in 2005-08 ... Member of the U.S. National U-18 Team that won the IIHF World Championship in 2009 ... Assistant hockey coach for Winthrop Pee Wee A team senior year ... Four-year midfielder on the varsity lacrosse team and captained squad as a senior ... Most Improved Player award in 2006 and the Team Player award in 2009 for lacrosse ... Earned high honors all four years ... AP Scholar with Honor ... Harvard Prize Book ... 12th annual National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition Arts winner ... National Latin Exam Summa Cum Laude Award winner freshman and sophomore years and Magna Cum Laude Award winner junior and senior years ... Earned the Rivers School Faculty Prize ... Recipient of the Kenneth F. Benjamin Citizenship Award and the F. Ervin Prince Award ... Graduated with Distinction ... Member of National Cum Laude Society.

Enjoys biking, sailing, traveling, reading and babysitting ... Sister, Meaghan ’10, also attends Harvard.