Jessica Swoboda
Jessica Swoboda

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hanover Township, Pa.

High School:
Wyoming Seminary

Height:
5-8

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
12/29/1992

11/05/2014

Field Hockey's Kenney Named All-BIG EAST First Team, Swoboda to Second Team

Kenney earns All-BIG EAST First Team; first Wildcat since Megan Foster in 2006

11/02/2014

Field Hockey Falls in Season Finale, Neutral Matchup to Quinnipiac, 4-2

Final game for Villanova's Class of 2015

11/01/2014

Field Hockey Falls to Providence in BIG EAST Finale, Plays Quinnipiac Tomorrow

The Wildcats play its season finale tomorrow on West Chester University's campus

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

11/01/2014

VUFH Senior Day vs. Providence, 11.01.14

VUFH Senior Day vs. Providence, 11.01.14

Last modified 11/10/2014

Final Appearance: November 2, 2014 vs. Quinnipiac
First Start: August 30, 2011 vs. Robert Morris
First Appearance: August 30, 2011 vs. Robert Morris

2014: Served as one of three team captains ... Started all 18 contests on the season with two defensive saves, six goals, 12 points and 51 shots ... Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team ... Played her final game for Villanova on Sun., Nov. 2 against Quinnipiac in West Chester, Pa. in the final game of the season ... Made her final start at Villanova Stadium on Sat., Nov. 1 against Providence ... One of five Wildcats with a double-digit point total on the season ... Ranked first on the team with six goals and 51 shots ... Tied for first on the team with 12 points ... Four of her goals came on penalty strokes (4-for-4) ... Finished seventh with 51 shots, sixth with 2.83 shots/game and tied for fourth with two defensive saves in the BIG EAST regular season ... Named the Phila Field Hockey Student-Athlete of the Week (10/1) ... Took five shots three times this season (Sacred Heart, Saint Joseph's, Penn) ... 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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