Nov. 17, 2009
BALTIMORE, MD - Junior Jenn Paulucci (Manalapan, NJ/Freehold Boro), of the Johns Hopkins women's soccer team, was honored by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Paulucci was named to the 2009 CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team.
Paulucci is an integral part of a Johns Hopkins defense that has allowed only eight goals this season and has posted 15 shutouts. She has played in all 21 games this season for the Blue Jays.
Off the field, Paulucci interned at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital. She is an active volunteer with Relay for Life and with Catechism classes at her church. Paulucci is a member of the BME Design Team at JHU and serves as an SAT tutor. She is also active with the Lose the Shoes Grassroot soccer initiative. A Biomedical Engineering major, Paulucci boasts a GPA of 3.96.
Paulucci is the first Blue Jay to be named to the CoSIDA ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team and just the second on any Academic All-American Team. Lindsey Kimura received Academic All-America Second Team honors in 2005 and Third Team honors in 2006.
The Blue Jays return to action November 21 when they host Middlebury in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.