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Jacob Anderson
Jacob  Anderson


Altadena, Cal.

High School:
St. Francis

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 185


VILLANOVA An athletic forward who brings excellent ball skills and the capacity to finish in front of the opposing net to the Wildcats ... Has the size and strength to hold his position ... Offers quality technical skills.


Appeared in all 21 games for the Wildcats as they advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history ... Often spelled fellow California native Padraic McCullaugh at forward ... Finished with four goals and a pair of assists ... His first career goal was a game-winner, lifting the Wildcats to a 2-1 win over nationally ranked Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass ... Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week on Sept. 26 after scoring the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win at Marquette two nights earlier ... Earned a spot on the BIG EAST All-Academic team.

PERSONAL This California native brings proven goal scoring skills to the Wildcats ... Played club soccer for FC Golden State, a U18 U.S. Development Academy unit ... He finished with 10 goals in the 2014-15 season ... In addition, he was voted "Best 11" at the USYS National Championship, U16 division, Germantown, Md., July 2014.