News at Smith

Lacrosse Captain Lands National Title and Job

Jul 16, 2019


May 2019 was a big month for Jennifer Giles. Not only did the Howard County, Md., native bring home a Maryland Smith diploma with a degree in marketing, she also helped take home the NCAA national championship trophy as a midfielder on the Terps women’s lacrosse team. 

Giles, Maryland’s leading scorer with 59 goals and 23 assists in the championship season, was named “Big Ten Midfielder of the Year.” As a team leader, she helped balance everyone’s personalities to make sure they were always on the same page, leading to an undefeated season.

Now she’s gearing up to start work in August for Baltimore-based Insight Global, a staffing company for IT firms. She says her time at Maryland Smith and her work on the lacrosse field both prepared her for a career in business. Read more…

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