Jessica Carnevale
Jessica Carnevale

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Princeton, N.J.

High School:
West Windsor-Plainsboro

Height:
5-4

Position:
Midfield

Birthdate:
07/19/1988

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On Carnevale: Excellent decision maker on the field and a key part of Villanova's midfield during her collegiate career ... Showed a knack for being able to get to the goal ... Was a part of the Wildcats NCAA Tournament teams in 2006 and 2009.

Awards: BIG EAST Academic All Star (2008).

Career: Played in 71 games with 41 starts during her career ... Scored seven goals and tallied three assists to register 17 points ... Netted one game-winning goal ... Attempted 60 shots (.117 shot percentage) and recorded 28 shots on goal (.467 shot-on-goal percentage).

BIG EAST Regular Season: Appeared in 37 games with 23 starts ... Totaled three goals and six points, with one game-winning goal ... Registered 40 shots (.075 shot percentage) and 20 shots on goal (.500 shot-on-goal percentage) ... Scored the first two goals of her career in a 2-0 win over Pittsburgh in 2006 ... Netted lone Villanova goal in 2-1 loss at Cincinnati in 2008.

BIG EAST Championship: Has played in three games with two starts in Big East Championship play ... Registered one shot in a 2-0 win over USF in the quarterfinals of the 2007 tournament ... Appeared in quarterfinal games against Marquette in 2006 and West Virginia in 2007.

NCAA Tournament: Came off the bench in both of the Wildcats games in the 2006 NCAA Tournament against Toledo and Penn State ... Registered an assist in a 5-1 first-round victory over the Rockets.

2009: Played in 15 games and earned six starts ... Scored one goal and had two points ... Tallied 12 shots (.083 shot percentage) and placed five shots on goal (.417 shot-on-goal percentage) ... Netted her lone goal of the season in a 2-2 tie against Big 12 opponent Nebraska during the Villanova Classic; BIG EAST: Saw action in eight games with one start in conference play ... Attempted 10 shots and managed four shots on goal (.400 shot-on-goal percentage).

2008: One of only eight players that appeared in all 19 games for Villanova, making 17 starts ... Ranked sixth on the team with 1,306 minutes played ... Tallied two goals and four points ... Recorded 16 shots and nine shots on goal ... Scored goals against Hofstra and Cincinnati; BIG EAST: Started 10 of 11 regular season games and notched one goal on 11 shots, including six shots on goal.

2007: Played in all 21 games and earned 15 starts ... Notched two goals and two assists for six points ... Netted both goals and dished out one of the helpers in an 11-0 win over St. Peter's ... Also had an assist in a win over Penn; BIG EAST: Played in all 11 regular season games and had nine starts ... Took 16 shots and had eight shots on goal; BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP: Started against both USF and West Virginia in the first round and quarterfinals of the conference tournament.

2006: Saw action in 16 games and made three starts ... Tallied two goals and one assist for five points ... Scored just 23 seconds into second half against Pittsburgh to break a scoreless tie with her first collegiate goal ... Had just six shots total on the season and only one other shot on-goal aside from her two scoring tallies; BIG EAST: Played in seven games with three starts, netting a pair of goals on her only two shots on goal; BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP: Came off the bench during quarterfinal game against Marquette; NCAA TOURNAMENT: Saw time in games against Toledo and Penn State in the tournament ... Recorded an assist in a 5-1 win over the Rockets in the first round.

Club Team and ODP Experience: Club team is Parsippany Gazelles ... Won a national championship in the Super-20 League during the summer of 2007 ... Has also won State Cup, Region I and Y-League titles ... Played ODP from 2001 to 2005.

West Windsor-Plainsboro High School: One of 20 players named to all-state and All-Central teams ... Selected four straight years from 2002-05 ... Adidas All-Region pick from 2003-05 ... Mercer 33 selection from 2002-05 and four-time All-CVC first team choice each of those years ... Voted a first team performer by the Trenton Times/Trentonian all four years ... Princeton Packet Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005 ... Gatorade Rookie of the Year in 2002 ... WWPHSN Most Valuable Player 2002-05 ... Team was Patriot Division champions.

Personal: Born 7/19/88 in Princeton, N.J. ... Oldest of four children of Gary and Mary Ann Carnevale ... Siblings are Courtney, A.J. and Catherine ... Chose Villanova because of its comfortable location and environment ... Geography major.

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