March 17, 2004

Quinn Provides Key Scoring Threat

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Jaime Quinn played 15 games last season, sitting out of only one. She registered 29 goals and had the highest shot percentage of any starter on the team (49.2 percent). More impressive is the fact that the senior co-captain did all that while dealing with a stress fracture through the entire season.

“The kid plays through pain basically, and that’s the bottom line,” said head coach Jenny Graap ’86. “This year when she’s healthy, you’re going to see double the numbers because she’s not coming off a year where she really showed what she could do.”

If Graap’s prediction holds true, Quinn has the potential to be any defense’s worst nightmare. However, Quinn has also proven herself on both ends of the field and was a mainstay in the midfield last year. At 5-11, she is the most physically imposing player on the Red, and her natural athletic talent is exceeded only by her work ethic.

“I think statistically last year, her junior year, she was a little injured with that stress fracture