As a Junior (2001): Saw time in five games... Provided valuable backup support to All-American Christy Hershey... Combined with Hershey for one shutout... Notched a 1.01 goals-against average.
As a Sophomore (2000): Played in games against Miami (Ohio), Saint Louis and Central Michigan... Recorded her first save in the Cards 5-0 win over Miami... Shared a shutout with Christy Hershey.
As a Redshirt Freshman (1999): Assumed backup goalkeeping duties behind All-MAC goalkeeper Colleen Finn... Earned Most Improved Player for Strength and Conditioning... In the spring, played in every match for the Cards at Michigan and Miami tournaments, where Louisville allowed the fewest number of goals in pool play and tournament respectively.
High School: Played for four years under coach Tom Trockenbrod... All-State selection her senior year... Earned All-South Jersey honors as a junior and senior... Named to the All-Conference and All-League teams her junior and senior years... Had 1,012 career saves, setting the school record... Named Defensive Player of the Year twice... Recorded 27 shutouts... Also lettered in track.
Personal: Full name is Janina Marie Perna... Daughter of Christine and Joe Perna... Birthdate is April 24, 1980... Graduated with her bachelor's in sport administration in August 2002, is currently pursuing her master's in sport administration... Post college ambition is to live on a beach and be close to her family... Best moment of her athletic career so far was coming to U of L... Best advice she's ever received: Learning from the mistakes you've made is the best lesson there is... If she could interview anybody in the world it would be Elvis Presley... Her parents are her role models... Proudest moment of her life was having her parents watch her play.
Year GP/GS MP GA GAA SV SV% SH W/L
1999 1/0 19:04 0 0.00 0 .000 0 0-0
2000 2/0 82:02 1 0.85 1 .500 .5 0-0
2001 5/0 69:00 1 1.01 0 .000 1.0 0-0
Career 8/0 170.06 2 0.93 1 .500 1.5 0-0