8 Jess DeMeo
8 - Jess DeMeo
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mount Sinai, N.Y.
High School: Mount Sinai
Position: A
gp 17
p 58
g 52
a 6

2019 (Senior)
Second-team All-NEC selection … Team captain ... Started in all 17 games … Completed her career in Black & Gold as Bryant’s recordholder in career goals (203) and Division I leader in points (232) … Scored a team-high 52 goals in her senior season and added six assists, 20 ground balls and eight caused turnovers … Her 58 points were good for second on the Bulldogs … Recorded 11 games of 3+ goals and eight of 4+ scores … Scored seven goals in a 2-0 week against Brown (3/6) and Niagara (3/9) … Tallied four goals in the win over Stetson (3/17) … Netted six goals, two caused turnovers and a career-high five ground balls in the victory over Canisius (3/20), earning NEC Player of the Week honors … Collected four goals at UConn (3/26) … Scored six goals in a win at Sacred Heart (4/5) and four more in a victory over LIU Brooklyn (4/7) to collect her second NEC Player of the Week award of 2019 … Recorded five goals in the following game, a victory over Central Connecticut (4/12) … Notched five goals and two assists in the win at Saint Francis U (4/28) ... Named to NEC Academic Honor Roll.

2018 (Junior)
Repeated as NEC Offensive Player of the Year ... All-NEC First Team ... NEC All-Tournament Team ... finished with career-high 59 goals in 18 appearances during the season ... recorded eight goals at Harvard (March 10) and at Niagara (March 17), tying a program record ... added five-goal games against Sacred Heart (April 13) and LIU Brooklyn (April 15) ... scored in all but one game during the season ... finished fifth nationally with 1.39 free position goals per game ... four-time NEC Player of the Week.

2017 (Sophomore)
NEC Offensive Player of the Year ... All-NEC First Team ... NEC All-Tournament Team ... Totaled 69 points on 58 goals and 11 assists ... Scored at least three goals in 12 games ... Scored in all but two of the team's 18 games in 2017 ... Collected 24 ground balls and 19 draw controls in her breakout season ... Scored eight points on seven goals, tying a Division 1 school record, and an assist at UMass Lowell on March 29 ... Tallied eight points again in the NEC Tournament vs. Sacred Heart on May 5, scoring five goals and helping on three others ... In that game, also set a career-high six draw controls ... NEC Academic Honor Roll.

2016 (Freshman)
NEC Rookie of the Year ... All-NEC Second Team ... NEC All-Rookie Team ... Five-time NEC Rookie of the Week ... Appeared in all 18 games in her freshman campaign, making 10 starts ... One of the best rookie seasons in program history, as she tallied the second-most goals (34) by a Bryant freshman ... Added three assists for 37 points, and the 34 goals led all league freshmen ... Scored a goal in 11 of the last 12 games after scoring in three of the first six ... Tallied five hat tricks and 10 multi-goal games ... Caused five turnovers, won five draw controls and picked up 18 ground balls ... Caged six goals at Mount St. Mary's on April 8, marking the second-most by a freshman in program history.  

Before Bryant
A 2015 graduate of Mount Sinai High School, DeMeo was a three-year varsity letterwinner and starter for the Mustangs … Helped team to state titles in 2013 and 2015 … Mustangs won the division championship in 2014 … 2015 all-county selection … 2014 all-division selection and Unsung Hero Award … Principal’s Honor Roll student.

Personal
Daughter of Erin and Bob DeMeo … Has one brother and one sister. 

Career Highs
Goals: 
8, 2x, last at Niagara, 3/17/18
Assists: 3, vs. Sacred Heart, 5/5/17
Points: 9, 2x, last at Niagara, 3/17/18
Ground Balls: 5, vs. Canisius, 3/20/19
Draw Controls: 6, vs. Sacred Heart, 5/5/17
Caused Turnovers: 2, 4x, last at Saint Francis U, 4/28/19

Recent Games
Apr 12 Central Connecticut W, 18-7
Apr 18 Wagner L, 15-8
Apr 20 Mount St. Mary's L, 19-8
Apr 26 at Robert Morris L, 12-11
Apr 28 at Saint Francis U W, 20-15
May 2 at Mount St. Mary's L, 18-4
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 17 7
Points 58 29
Goals 52 25
Assists 6 4
Shots 125 53
Shooting percentage 41.6 47.2
Shots on goal 88 39
Shots on goal percentage 70.4 73.6
Free position goals-shots 13-27 7-13
Ground balls 20 10
Draw controls 0 0
Turnovers 24 14
Caused turnovers 8 3
Fouls 34 15
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 15 Massachusetts L, 24-4 1 0 1 0-0 1 0 0 1 2 50.0 2 100.0
Feb 26 at Albany L, 21-11 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 1 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Mar 6 at Brown W, 14-13 3 0 3 2-4 0 0 1 0 8 37.5 7 87.5
Mar 9 Niagara W, 17-13 4 1 5 1-2 1 0 0 0 9 44.4 8 88.9
Mar 14 at Jacksonville L, 16-7 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 3 1 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 17 at Stetson W, 19-13 4 0 4 0-0 1 0 1 1 10 40.0 5 50.0
Mar 20 Canisius W, 18-13 6 0 6 2-2 5 0 0 2 15 40.0 11 73.3
Mar 26 at UConn L, 15-8 4 0 4 0-1 0 0 1 0 8 50.0 6 75.0
Mar 29 Fresno St. L, 18-12 3 0 3 1-2 2 0 1 0 10 30.0 5 50.0
Apr 5 at Sacred Heart W, 20-8 6 0 6 3-3 2 0 0 1 12 50.0 8 66.7
Apr 7 Long Island W, 14-7 4 1 5 0-0 2 0 3 0 7 57.1 5 71.4
Apr 12 Central Connecticut W, 18-7 5 0 5 1-1 0 0 0 0 9 55.6 8 88.9
Apr 18 Wagner L, 15-8 1 0 1 0-2 1 0 3 0 5 20.0 4 80.0
Apr 20 Mount St. Mary's L, 19-8 1 0 1 1-3 0 0 2 0 5 20.0 1 20.0
Apr 26 at Robert Morris L, 12-11 3 1 4 1-2 2 0 2 0 7 42.9 5 71.4
Apr 28 at Saint Francis U W, 20-15 5 2 7 1-2 3 0 4 2 8 62.5 8 100.0
May 2 at Mount St. Mary's L, 18-4 0 1 1 0-3 0 0 2 0 7 0.0 2 28.6
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2015-16 18 10 34 3 37 5-13 18 5 16 5 70 48.6 50 71.4
2016-17 18 17 58 11 69 16-36 24 19 33 9 120 48.3 88 73.3
2017-18 18 17 59 9 68 25-59 12 3 32 5 131 45.0 94 71.8
2018-19 17 17 52 6 58 13-27 20 0 24 8 125 41.6 88 70.4
Total 71 61 203 29 232 59-135 74 27 105 27 446 45.5 320 71.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 17 17 52 6 58 13-27 20 0 24 8 125 41.6 88 70.4
Conference 7 7 25 4 29 7-13 10 0 14 3 53 47.2 39 73.6
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 25 2 27 6-12 12 0 9 3 62 40.3 44 71.0
Away 9 9 27 4 31 7-15 8 0 15 5 63 42.9 44 69.8
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 37 4 41 10-14 14 0 9 6 78 47.4 60 76.9
Losses 9 9 15 2 17 3-13 6 0 15 2 47 31.9 28 59.6
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February 2 2 3 0 3 0-0 1 0 1 1 4 75.0 4 100.0
March 7 7 24 1 25 6-11 9 0 7 4 61 39.3 43 70.5
April 7 7 25 4 29 7-13 10 0 14 3 53 47.2 39 73.6
May 1 1 0 1 1 0-3 0 0 2 0 7 0.0 2 28.6