Jacquelyn “Jackie” Ardolino, Class of 2009, was a six-year starter for the varsity Colonials, having played her way into the starting lineup as a seventh grader. Jackie was a prolific scorer throughout her career, amassing 369 goals. Her skills led her to be a four-year captain and a five-time member of the All-County lacrosse team. Jackie earned a scholarship to play women’s lacrosse for Hofstra University, where she became a two-time All American.
In three years as a member of the Hofstra Pride (sat out 2012 due to injury), Jackie played in 31 games, taking 66 shots, and totaling 27 goals. She finished her career with 32 points after adding five assists and scooped up six groundballs to accompany two caused turnovers. In all semesters at Hofstra she earned the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award and was also named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll. Jackie currently serves as an assistant coach for the NYIT Bears women’s lacrosse team.