Dominican College has named women’s lacrosse player Jenna Fox as its nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The award, which was established in 1991, recognizes graduating female athletes who have distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service, and leadership throughout their college careers.
One of the top players in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) during her career, Fox recorded her 100th career assist versus American International on March 10, 2020. She was also named to the CACC Women’s Lacrosse Weekly Honor Roll once this season before the campaign was ended in mid March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fox was named to the All-CACC First Team in each of her first three seasons (2017-19), while also being named the 2017 CACC Women’s Lacrosse Rookie of the Year. In her career, Fox she scored 167 goals, while recording 101 assists for 268 points. She collected 122 ground balls, logged 260 draw controls and posted 72 caused turnovers. Fox is Dominican’s all-time leader in assists, points, and draws, while also ranking third in goals and ground balls.
In addition to being an accomplished athlete, Fox is a top student, graduating with a 3.85 cumulative grade point average as an education major. She was named Dominican College’s top Sophomore Scholar-Athlete and is a three-time selection to the CACC All-Academic Team. Fox was also inducted into the Dominican College New York Sigma Chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma in 2019. In the community, Fox helps run a lacrosse clinic for children in kindergarten through second grade and coaches a travel team called Metro Lacrosse for fifth and sixth graders.
The NCAA Woman of the Year Award winner and finalists will be announced in fall.