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Jessica Swoboda

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hanover Township, Pa.

High School:
Wyoming Seminary

Height:
5-8

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
12/29/1992

03/19/2014

Twelve Wildcats Earn Spots on National Academic Squad

Team honored for maintaining above a 3.0 GPA

11/04/2013

Harding Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll

Junior back scored twice over weekend

11/03/2013

Wildcats Drop in Season Finale to No. 19 Delaware

Harding scores second goal of weekend

11/02/2013

Wildcats Earn BIG EAST Shutout Over Georgetown

Harding scores her team-leading seventh goal in the game

11/01/2013

Wildcats Finish Season on Road Trip

Villanova travels to Georgetown, No. 19 Delaware

Last modified 10/21/2014

2014: Serving as one of three team captains ... Has started all 14 contests on the season with two defensive saves, six goals, 12 points and 42 shots ... One of five Wildcats with a double-digit point total on the season ... Ranks first on the team with six goals and 42 shots ... Tied for first on the team with 12 points ... Four of her goals have come on penalty strokes (4-for-4) ... Ranks sixth in the BIG EAST with 3.00 shots/game ... Named the Phila Field Hockey Student-Athlete of the Week (10/1) ... Notched her sixth goal at Saint Francis (10/12) ... Recorded her fifth total goal, and fourth via penalty stroke, at home against Monmouth (10/3) ... Scored her fourth goal in the 5-2 victory over Saint Joseph's (9/21) ... Notched a goal at La Salle on a penalty stroke (9/10) ... Recorded her second penalty stroke goal at Fairfield (9/5) ... Scored her first goal of the season on a penalty stroke in the 4-1 victory over Missouri State (9/1) ... Recorded a defensive save and five shots in the season opener at Sacred Heart (8/29).

2013: Started all 17 games for Villanova, ranking second on the team with five goals and a team-best eight assists for 18 points ... Ranked second behind Maddy Harding with 18 points on the season ... Attempted 17 shots, 10 on goal with a .588 SOG% ... Selected to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll twice on the season (9/16, 9/30) ... One of 12 Wildcats to be named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) 2013 Division I National Academic Squad ... One of three Wildcats to tally four points in a single game in 2013; only Wildcat to do it twice ... One of three Wildcats to record two defensive saves on the season (Abigail Freitag, Maddy Harding) ... Record a goal in the season opener against Sacred Heart (8/31) ... Scored two goals in the 4-2 victory over Saint Louis (9/14) ... Notched an assist against Connecticut (9/28) ... Recorded a goal and two assists in the 3-0 shutout victory over UMass-Lowell (9/29) ... Scored her fifth and final goal of the season at Saint Joseph's (10/2) ... Recorded an assist and a defensive save against Rutgers (10/5) ... Notched her fifth assist against Providence (10/19) ... Tallied her sixth assist against Louisville (10/27) ... Recorded an assist in the 1-0 win over Georgetown (11/2) ... Tallied her eighth assist in the regular-season finale against Delaware (10/3).

2012: Started in all 19 games at forward ... notched five goals and seven assists on the season ... named to the BIG EAST's Weekly Honor Roll ... Led the team in shots (65) and shots on goal (31) ... Tallied three assists in a win against Georgetown (10/26) ... Netted a goal against Penn (10/24) ... Scored twice in a win against Bryant (10/30) ... Earned an assist in a win against Rutgers (9/ 29) ... Notched a goal and an assist against No. 2 Syracuse (9/14) ... Netted her first goal of the season in a win over St. Francis (9/7) ... Recorded two assists in a win over Central Michigan (8/26).

2011: Started all 19 games during her freshman season ... led the team in goals (7), assists (7), and game-winning goals (3) ... Registered 29 shots on goal ... Earned two individual game-highs in goals and points when she scored two goals (four points) against Radford (9/18) ... Also made three other individual game-highs tallying two assists vs. Rutgers (9/24) and registering six shots and five shots on goal vs. Penn (9/21) ... One of six players named to NFHCA's National Academic Squad.

Wyoming Seminary: Earned four varsity letters under head coach Karen Klassner as a team captain ... 2010 PIAA AA State Champions ... 2010 Academic all-american and all-state ... 2010 PHSHCA First Team All-State ... 2010 Citizen's Voice All-Star Team ... 2010 Wyoming Seminary Gold Award and Coaches Award Winner ... 2010 District II Runners-up ... 2010 Wyoming Valley Conference Champions ... Member of the 2011 USFHA Futures Pennsylvania Junior High Performance Training Squad ... 2011 U19 National Futures Championship ... Member of Futures Elite ... also lettered in basketball and soccer ... Dean's List ... 2011 Presidential Education Award for Excellence.

Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1992 in Hanover Township, Pa. ... Parents are Rick and Cathy Swoboda ... One brother, Jason ... Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as an English and Humanities double major.

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