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Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
City/State: Villanova, Pa.
High School: Episcopal Academy


Career Statistics


  • NFHCA All-America: First Team (2018), Third Team (2017)
  • NFHCA All-South Region: First Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • All-ACC: First Team (2017, 2018)
  • ACC All-Tournament Team (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • All-ACC Academic (2016, 2017, 2018)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19)

2019 (Stats): Notched an assist on a penalty corner opportunity at No. 25 William & Mary (9/1). 

2018 (Stats): Selected for first team All-America, All-Region and All-ACC honors as a junior ... Registered a career-best 21 points on six goals and nine assists, with the nine assists tying her for first on the team and seventh in the ACC ... Ranked third on the team in points ... Tied for 11th in career assists among all active Division I players and moved into the top five on Duke’s career assists chart with 33 ... Named to the ACC All-Tournament Team after guiding the Blue Devils to the conference semifinals ... Provided the assist on Rose Tynan's game winner against No. 18 Virginia (10/5) ... Registered at least two points in three straight contests to close the month of September ... Matched her career high with three points on a goal and an assist against James Madison (9/23) ... Notched two assists in Duke's 4-0 shutout of No. 12 Northwestern at the B1G/ACC Cup (8/31) ... Found the back of the cage to lift the Blue Devils to a 4-3 overtime victory against No. 23 Liberty (8/26) ... In December 2018, named to 25-player roster selected to represent the United States in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Pro League ... In August, 2019, helped the U.S. capture bronze at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. 

2017 (Stats): Third team NFHCA All-America selection after leading Duke in assists for the second straight year … Also named to the NFHCA All-South Region and All-ACC first teams … Her 0.48 assists per game ranked her among the ACC leaders … Totaled 10 assists and two goals for 14 points … Also recorded 117 corners as Duke’s primary inserter on offensive penalty corners … Notched a career-high 14 corners in an overtime victory at Liberty (10/22) … Tallied multiple assists three times in a four-game stretch during October … All three contests were decided by one goal … Knocked in the game winner against Boston College in the ACC quarterfinals (11/2) … Provided a diving finish four minutes into overtime to send the Blue Devils to the semifinal round … The performance earned her a spot on the ACC All-Tournament Team … Earned her first international cap with the U.S. senior women’s national team Feb. 21, 2018 in a match against Canada, notching a goal in her debut with Team USA … Added to the U.S. women’s national team roster in March and in July was named to the roster that represented the United States at the 2018 Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup in London. 

2016: First team NFHCA All-South Region selection as a rookie … Led the Blue Devils in assists, with the 14 assists breaking former Blue Devil Katie Grant's  freshman record in the category … Her 0.70 assists per game ranked her second in the ACC and fifth nationally … Duke's primary inserter on offensive penalty corners, registering 74 for the season … Notched three assists in collegiate debut against William & Mary (8/26) … Led all players nationally in assists per game in back-to-back weeks in September … Registered first collegiate goal Oct. 2 in 2-1 overtime victory against No. 13 Boston University … Broke Duke's freshman assist record with one against No. 5 North Carolina in the ACC Tournament (11/4) … Tabbed to the ACC All-Tournament Team for her performance against the Tar Heels in the semifinal contest … Member of the 2017 U.S. U21 junior national team.  

Prior to Duke: Member of the U.S. U21, U19 and U17 junior national teams … Helped the U21s capture the silver medal at 2016 Junior Pan American Games, scoring three goals in the tournament … Traveled to Germany and Holland in 2014 and 2015 with U19 squad … Member of championship team at 2014 USA Field Hockey Young Women's National Championship … Also completed several international tours with the U.S. indoor national team … Led Episcopal to the state title, an undefeated season and a No. 4 national ranking as a senior and team captain … Also helped her team win state titles as a junior and freshman, in addition to three league championships … Two-time NFHCA All-American, garnering first team recognition as a senior … 2015 Delaware County and Daily Times Player of the Year … Three-time all-region, all-county and all-league selection … Broke the school record for goals as a junior … Member of the WC Eagles (2010-12) and XCalibur (2013-16) club programs … Helped XCalibur program earn a runner-up finish at 2014 Club Championship … Won five national indoor titles … Also lettered four years in basketball and track and field at Episcopal … Won two state titles on the basketball court, garnering All-Main Line honorable mention honors in 2015 … On the track, school record holder in the 200m, sprint medley relay, 4x100 relay and 4x200 relay … Two-time first team all-league selection as a sprinter … Also a member of two state championship squads.

Personal: Born Margaux Louise Paolino July 1, 1997 in Philadelphia … Daughter of Lori and Matthew Paolino … Has one sister (Emily) and two brothers (Matthew and Thomas). 

Career Highs: 
Goals: 1 ... 9x, last at Ohio ... Oct. 26, 2018
Assists: 3 ... vs. William & Mary ... Aug. 26, 2016
Points: 3 ... 2x, last vs. James Madison ... Sept. 23, 2018
Corners: 14 ... at Liberty ... Oct. 22, 2017

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