2012: Appeared in 28 games in her first season, starting 11...Netted a hat trick against Utica (3/3)...Scored in both games against Hartwick and #19 Princeton (2/19)...Finished her freshman campaign with 22 goals.
BEFORE SIENA: Earned three varsity letters at Fallbrook in both water polo and swimming...Also a member of the FAST Club swim team.
PERSONAL: Born November 15, 1992...Daughter of Mike Ochoa and Daniele Verdon...Has an older brother, Colin, and a younger sister, Noelle.
HOWE ON VERDON: "Jacquelyn continues to improve and be a force at the center position. Her goals always provide spark and energy to our team."
GETTING TO KNOW JACQUELYN VERDON
Major:Marketing and Management
What I like most about Siena College:The small class sizes and the friendliness of all the students with one another.
Where do you see yourself in another five years:Working in the hotel field as a manager and marketer for the hotel and maybe a hospitality person as well.
My favorite class at Siena is: Freshman seminar class "If Life worth Living"
My favorite spot on campus is:My room
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include:Siena swimming, Basketball, Rugby, Lacrosse, Soccer
What I like most about Coach: She's always there to encourage us and push us to our limites.
My superstitions are: I have to listen to music before I play a game.
If I didn't play water polo, I would: Have no idea what to do with myself.
The player on the team who I relate to best is: Why?Becca, because we play the same position and we both understand what one another is going through, there are no words that need to be said we just have to look at one another.
The funnuiest player on the team: Why?Bundas, because she is so oblivious to what she is doing and doesn;t even try to be funny, she just is.
My most embarassing sport moment:falling so hard on the pool deck at Wagner.
My most overused phrase in text messages: DOE
One thing people would be surprised to know about me:I am fluent in sign language.
My hidden talent:I can talk with my mouth closed.
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be:why? Jersey shore, because they look like they're having a good time all the time.
What is that one thing you can't do without?my telephone!
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to(why): Italy because i have family there.
Hobbies: reading, doodling, videogames, sleep.
My biggest fear:spiders.. i hate spiders.
If I were a crayon, I would be this color(why) : Yellow because i feel like it's such a vibrant color and i'm a very vibrant person.
The person who has helped me the most is:My Mother