After the gymnastics season, McNell will join the lacrosse team for her fourth year ... A natural athlete with quick reflexes, McNell gained valuable experience as a sophomore in 2004 ... 2005: Did not see any game action, while serving as a back-up to Julia Southard '05 ... 2004: Played in eight games, earning three starts ... Picked up a win in her first career game with eight saves against Monmouth ... Made eight saves in relief in the Bears' next game against #11 Dartmouth ... Posted a career-high nine saves against #14 Yale ... Finished the season with a 9.46 GAA and a .468 save percentage ... Also had 17 ground balls and two caused turnovers ... 2003: Did not see action in any games, while serving as the back-up to Southard and learning the collegiate game ... Before Brown: An Honorable Mention All-State selection in 2001 for lacrosse, McNell was a four-year member of the Darien High School lacrosse team as well as the diving and gymnastics teams ... Earned All-FCIAC Honorable Mention recognition for lacrosse ... Named All-State for both gymnastics and diving ... Active in Noroton Presbyterian Youth Group ... Personal: The daughter of Barry and Gail McNell, Jessica has one brother, Robert ... Concentrating in Education Studies.