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Student Athlete Profile - Jessica Javelet, Field Hockey


Aug. 31, 2005

Jessica Javelet
Field Hockey
5-7 * Junior * Midfielder
Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
(Torrey Pines)

Jessica's Bio

Proudest moment of her life: Winning back-to-back Mid-American Conference titles, being named third team All-American and second team academic All-American

Why she chose U of L: Great athletics, coaches and teammates

Who is her role model: Her mother

What has been her greatest accomplishment so far (in or out of sports): Graduating high school and receiving a scholarship to play field hockey at a Division I school

What has been her greatest challenge to overcome: The greatest challenge has been making the leap from the high school level to the college level and learning how to play on turf

What are her pre-game rituals or superstitions: A jumping high five with teammate Lisa Wasser on the warm-up lap

What is something unique about her that most people don't know: She loves to bake and she knows how to crochet

What part of her game does she think has improved the most since arriving at U of L: Off-ball movement, stick skills and vision on the field

Favorite Movie Quote: "You gotta learn to hold your own."

Who are your favorite athletes: Haley and Tracey Scott

Favorite Pre-Game Meal: Chocolate Chip Pancakes

If you could be head coach Pam Bustin for a day, what would you do:Take the team to Costa Rica

Post-college Ambition: To coach field hockey, travel Europe and own a restaurant

What are some of your favorite hobbies: Playing the guitar and writing songs

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