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Jincy Dunne

Defenseman

Player profile

  • Year RS Senior
  • Height 5-6
  • Hometown O'Fallon, Mo.
  • Last Team St. Louis Lady Blues 19U

 

 

 

 

Career Honors

  • 2020 Ohio State Female Athlete of the Year
  • 2020 Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient
  • Team Captain (2018-19, 2019-20 season)
  • Alternate Captain (2016-17, 2017-18 Season)
  • 2x WCHA Defensive Player of the Year (2019, 2020)
  • 2x AHCA All-American First Team (2019, 2020)
  • AHCA All-American Second Team (2018)
  • All-USCHO Second Team (2019)
  • All-USCHO Third Team (2018)
  • Preseason All-WCHA (2018-19, 2019-20)
  • All-WCHA First Team (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • All-WCHA Third Team (2017)
  • WCHA All-Rookie Team (2017)
  • 3x WCHA Defenseman of the Month (November 2018, January 2020, February 2020)
  • 4x WCHA Defenseman of the Week (11/13/18, 11/20/18, 1/14/20, 2/25/20)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Month (January 2017)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (1/10/17)
  • WCHA All-Tournament Team (2020)
  • WCHA Scholar Athlete (2019, 2020)
  • WCHA All-Academic Team (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)

2019-20 – Redshirt Senior

  • Appeared in all 38 games
  • Co-Captain of the team
  • Posted 31 points from seven goals and 24 assists, all career highs. Finished second in scoring among league defenseman.
  • Finished her career with 99 points in 147 games (17g-82a), third best in program history for career points by a defenseman
  • Ranks fifth in program history for career assists (82)
  • Recorded six assists in the post season to set a new single-season, post-season assist record
  • Set a program record for most career post-season assists (11)
  • Tied the program-best 12 career post season points (1g-11a)
  • Led the team with 78 blocked shots, setting a new career-high
  • Recorded her first career multi-goal game with two goals against Minnesota State (Oct. 19)
  • Recorded 10 multi-point games, including a season-high three point game against Minnesota State with three assists (Feb. 28)
  • Named Preseason All-WCHA
  • Earned WCHA Defenseman of the Week (Jan. 14) after posting a goal and three assists in the series sweep over Minnesota State
  • Named WCHA Defenseman of the Week (Feb. 25) after posting a league-defenseman-high three points against St. Cloud State
  • Named WCHA Defenseman of the Month for two months in a row (January 2020, February 2020)
  • Named the WCHA Defensive Player of the Year for the second year in a row
  • Named to the WCHA All-Tournament Team
  • Selected AHCA First Team All-American for the second year in a row. Marks the first time a Buckeye has been named First Team twice and first or second team three times

2018-19 – Redshirt Junior

  • Appeared in 33 games
  • Won WCHA Defensive Player of the Year, only the second Buckeye to earn the honor in team history
  • Named to the ACHA All-American First Team, the first Buckeye to earn the honor since Tessa Bonhomme in 2008
  • WCHA Defenseman of the Month for November 2018 after tying the lead for conference defensive points with seven and leading the league with 1.17 points/assists-per-game for the month
  • Tallied a career-high and WCHA defensive player leading 28 points from four goals and 24 assists
  • Co-Captain of the squad
  • Her 28 points, 24 assists, 0.85 points-per-game and 0.73 assists-per-game led all WCHA defensive players for the season
  • Finished the season with six multi-point games (two assists at Minnesota on Oct. 20, two assists at St. Lawrence on Oct. 27, two assists vs St. Cloud State on Nov. 3, two assists vs Minnesota Duluth on Nov. 17, two assists vs Mercyhurst on Dec. 16, and a one goal/one assist game against Minnesota State on March 2)
  • Longest point streak of the season was seven games, where she tallied eight points over the span of the streak
  • Finished the season with 68 points for her career, good for 10th in the all-time Ohio State defensive player point rankings
  • Led the team with 68 blocked shots
  • Set a new career-high with six blocks in a game, a total she tallied three times this season (vs Minnesota State on Oct. 13, vs Mercyhurst on Dec. 15 and at Wisconsin on Feb. 23)

2017-18 – Redshirt Sophomore

  • Appeared in all 39 games
  • Tallied 26 points from two goals and 24 assists, tied for the team lead for second in the WCHA
  • Posted a team-high plus-22 rating for the season
  • Alternate captain
  • AHCA All-American Second Team
  • All-USCHO Third Team
  • All-WCHA First Team
  • Notched a career-high three assists against Minnesota State in a WCHA tournament first round game (Feb. 23)
  • Finished the season with four multi-point games (two assists vs No. 4 Minnesota on Oct. 7, two assists at St. Cloud State on Oct. 21, two assists at No. 9 Robert Morris on Nov. 24, three assists against Minnesota State on Feb. 23)
  • Blocked 75 shots, good for second on the team and tied for sixth in the WCHA
  • Tied her career-high for blocks in a game with five in the 3-2 win over No. 4 Minnesota (Oct. 6) and again in a 7-3 win at No. 9 Robert Morris (Nov. 24)
  • Put 87 shots-on-goal, ranking fourth among all defensemen in the WCHA
  • Had a season high rating of plus-three in four games (vs No. 5 Minnesota on Jan. 20, vs No. 1 Wisconsin on Feb. 3, vs Bemidji State on Feb. 16 and vs Minnesota State on Feb. 23)

2016-17 – Redshirt Freshman 

  • Appeared in all 37 games
  • Tallied 14 points on four goals and 10 assists
  • All-WCHA Third Team
  • WCHA All-Rookie Team
  • WCHA Rookie of the Month (January 2017)
  • WCHA Rookie of the Week (1/10/17)
  • Alternate captain
  • Scored her first career goal in the season opener at Rensselaer (Sept. 29)
  • Tallied the first assist of her career in the second game of the Rensselaer series (Oct. 1)
  • Notched the first multi-point game of her career with two assists against Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 29)
  • Scored a goal and earned an assist against Penn State (Jan. 7)
  • Had a goal and an assist during the weekend series at St. Cloud State (Nov. 11-12)
  • Netted a goal and was a season-best plus-four in the 5-0 win over Penn State (Jan. 6)
  • Blocked 75 shots, most among freshmen in the NCAA and sixth overall in the country
  • Had a season-high of five blocked shots twice (against Wisconsin on Oct. 8 and another game against the Badgers on Dec. 10)
  • Put 69 shots on net

2015-16 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season

Prior to Ohio State

  • Debuted for the U.S. Women’s National Team in 2012 at the 4 Nations Cup, helping her team win a Gold medal
  • Twice competed at the IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship, winning a Silver medal in 2014 and a Gold in 2015, scored the game-winning goal in overtime of the Gold medal game.

Personal

  • Daugter of Tom and Tammy Dunne
  • Older sister and former teammate, Jessica, appeared in 65 games as a Buckeye
  • Favorite team: Saint Louis Blues
  • Favorite athlete: Juls Iafallo