19  Jessica Swanson
Jessica Swanson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Smithfield, N.C.

High School:
West Johnston

Height:
5-6

Position:
Midfield/Forward


As a Junior
Tied for fourth on the team in scoring (three goals) and points (nine) while adding three assists ... Played and started all 22 contests in the midfield ... Notched game-winning goals at UNC Wilmington (9/7) and against UTEP (10/19).

As a Sophomore
Played and started all 19 contests ... Led the team in assists (six) and finished second in points (eight) ... Recorded the game-winning goal against in-state rival UNC Wilmington (9/23) ... Notched assists in Conference USA contests at Southern Miss (10/5) and Colorado College (10/26) as well as at home against Memphis (11/4).

As a Freshman
Played in all 20 games, getting the starting nod in 13 contests ... Finished the season ranked third on the team in goals with three ... First collegiate goal was the game-winner at Campbell (8/28) ... Also netted goals at Furman (9/22) and at Memphis (9/29) ... Tallied three assists on the year, at Western Carolina (9/1), Charlotte (9/3) and against Memphis (11/1).

West Johnston High School
Earned varsity letters in soccer, cross country and track ... Named captain her junior and senior seasons under coaches Louie Nenni and Tony Koy ... Four-time all-conference performer ... All-region selection as a freshman ... Played for Triangle Football Club (TFC) Navy, which was a 2005 North Carolina State Cup Final Four participant ... Helped the TFC collect the 2005 Forsyth Challenge Tournament Championship ... Participated in the 2004 Super Y-League Championship.

Personal
Majoring in interior design with a minor in business administration ... Daughter of Mike and Wanda Swanson ... Has one sibling (Michaela) ... Honor Roll and Principal's List recipient ... Named Who's Who Among America's High School Students.

Swanson's ECU Statistics

YEAR GP/GS SH G A PTS GWG
2006 20/13 15 3 3 9 1
2007 19/19 11 1 6 8 1
2008 22/22 16 3 3 9 2
Career 61/54 42 7 12 26 4