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Player Profiles



Jess                               Crowder
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Jess
Crowder
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
Height: 5-2
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: M

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Honorable Mention
  • Academic All-Big 12 Soccer First Team
  • Started all 23 matches at outside back
  • Ranked No. 3 on team with 2,112 minutes played
  • Helped the defense record 10 shutouts on the season, including four straight in postseason play
  • Worked 90-plus minutes in 20 matches
  • Earned a career-high four points, all on assists
  • Assisted on Frances Silva’s goal in WVU’s 1-1 draw at Duke
  • Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer Team
 
At West Virginia in 2012
  • Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team
  • Appeared in all 20 matches, starting the final 19
  • Helped defense record eight shutouts on the season
  • Worked 90-plus minutes in 16 matches
  • Was outstanding in WVU’s win over No. 1-ranked Stanford
  • Tallied three assists, including first career helper against No. 6 Penn State
  • Soccer America Team of the Week (8/29)
  • Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (8/28)
  • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (8/28)
 
At West Virginia in 2011
  • Saw action in 13 matches a true freshman
  • Logged 25-plus minutes seven times
  • Took two shots in 33 minutes against Marshall
 
In High School
  • Two-time all-state pick at Needham Broughton High
  • 2010 ESPN Rise Top Player for state of North Carolina
  • Three time all-region and all-conference selection
  • Played club soccer for CASL 91
  • Played in 2009 adidas Elite Soccer Program
  • Class of 2011 Player to Watch by TopDrawerSoccer and TopDrawerSoccer Top 10 Regional player
  • Attended USYS ODP regional and state camps from 2005-09
  • Member of 2007-08 USL Super Y ODP regional teams
  • Four-time state cup champion
  • Three-time USL Super Y regional champion; 2006 US National Club finalist
  • National Honor Society member and Distinguished Honor Roll choice
 
Personal
  • Daughter of Dave and Ellain Crowder
  • One of two children
  • Mother played softball at Illinois Tech
  • Birthday is October 27
  • Majoring in exercise physiology with a biology minor
  • Second degree black belt in tae kwon do
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Dean’s List
 
Crowder’s Career Numbers
Year    M         MS       S          G         GWG   A          Pts       C/E
2013    23        23        15        0          0          4          4          1/0
2012    20        19        6          0          0          3          3          2/0
2011    13        0          3          0          0          0          0          0/0
Career 56        42        24        0          0          7          7          3/0
 
Crowder’s Single Game Career Highs
Shots   3 at Oklahoma State, 9/27/13
Shots on Goal 2 vs. Kansas (Big 12 Championship quarterfinal), 11/6/13
Goals   0
Assists 1 (seven times); last at Baylor, 9/29/13
Points  1 (seven times); last at Baylor, 9/29/13

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