9 - Jackie Bellando
Jackie Bellando
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Rockville Centre, N.Y.
High School: South Side
Position: MF/F

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the South Side H.S. varsity soccer team...named 2009 Scholar Athlete...earned All-Conference honors in 2008...2009 Nassau County finals MVP (Class A)...recieved Coaches Award in 2008 and 2009...team was the 2009  Field Turf’s Annual Metro Soccer Team of the Year...team won the 2007 and 2009 state championsship, and was the runner-up in 2008...also a member of the indoor and outdoor track and field teams...played for Rockville Centre Power soccer club...team won the 2007 Columbia Invitational title and the 2009 NEWSS championship, while finishing as a 2009 N.Y. State Cup semifinalist...member of National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Christopher and Lillian Bellando...has a brother (Christopher) and a sister (Danielle)...majoring in Biology.