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27 Jessica Young
  • 5-8
  • Senior / Forward
  • Jacksonville Beach, Fla. (Fletcher H.S.)
  • 2005 SEC Good Works Team

2005: Team tri-captain…Started nine matches this season - the first starts of her collegiate career…Turned in season-high minutes (97) versus Illinois in NCAA Tournament…Assisted on UF's first goal versus UWM…Had three shots with her second collegiate goal and an assist versus Auburn…Shares fourth among the Gators with three assists…Selected to the Southeastern Conference Soccer Good Works team for the second consecutive year.

2004: Appeared in 12 matches…Turned in first collegiate goal versus Cincinnati…Also posted an assist at Kentucky…Season-high minutes (20) came versus Cincinnati and at South Carolina…Selected to the SEC Soccer Good Works team… SEC Academic Honor Roll member.

2003: Appeared in eight matches…Recorded first career assist against Jacksonville while playing a career high 27 minutes.

2002: Appeared in four matches…Turned in a season-high 10 minutes vs. Arkansas…Also appeared in the Stanford, Kentucky and Auburn matches.

High School: Member of Fletcher High School team that reached 2002 Florida High School Activities Association (FHSAA) semifinal…two-time all-city (2001 & '02), and all-conference first team member…2002 all-state first-team selection and named to 2001 & '02 all-star team…Coached by Mike Levine…Also a member of high school's volleyball team.

Club: Member of First Coast KYX club team…Team claimed 2001 Carolina Cup championship and was runner-up in 2001 Orange Classic…Played for the club seven years…Coached by Candice Brackens.

Major: Psychology and Anthropology


Young's Collegiate Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
2002 4/0 32 0 0 (0) 0 0
2003 8/0 101 2 0 (0) 1 1
2004 12/0 155 3 1 (0) 1 3
2005 19/9 765 10 1 (0) 3 5
Totals 43/9 1053 15 2 (0) 5 9
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