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Jessica Badders
Jessica Badders

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southlake, TX

High School:
Carroll Senior HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
06/19/1987


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2005 Atlantic Sun All-Academic team selection

Junior (2007): Had an outstanding junior season... Played in all 19 matches and every minute (1769:52) as the FAU keeper... Posted 10 shutouts and saved 52 shots... Posted a goals against average of .760... Shutout San Diego State (9/2) on the road in the Owls' second match of the season... Posted a string of three consecutive shutouts in mid-September, vs. Toledo (9/14, USF (9/16), culminated by holding No. 12 Florida (9/21) scoreless, a match that was played to a 0-0 tie... Had seven saves at Florida and a season-high eight one week later helping FAU to a 2-1 win at Middle Tennessee State (9/28)... Ended the regular season with four straight shutouts in Sun Belt Conference play.

Sophomore (2006): Appeared in 15 games, making six starts... Allowed 10 goals in 627:42 minutes for a 1.43 goals-against average... Made 29 saves... Combined with Megan Coyne for four shutouts on the year... Did not allow a goal in eight of her 15 appearances... Played the second half against College of Charleston in the season-opener and blanked the Cougars for 45 minutes, making one save (8/26)... Preserved a 1-1 tie with 45 minutes of scoreless play in the second half against Virginia Commonwealth (8/27)... Made her first start of the season against UCF (9/1), allowing one goal in 45 minutes... Faced 14 shots in 65 minutes against South Florida, making five stops and allowing one goal in a 2-2 tie (9/3)... Didn't allow a goal in three appearances from Sept. 8 to Sept. 15 in matches vs. Miami, Stetson and Mount St. Mary's... Made two saves against No. 1 Florida State while allowing one goal in 45 minutes (9/17)... Blanked Middle Tennessee for 45 minutes in the first Sun Belt Conference game in FAU history (9/22).

Freshman (2005): Named a member of the Atlantic Sun All-Academic squad... Split time with Megan Coyne during one of the most successful defensive seasons in FAU history... Posted a 7-3 record in 19 games, making 11 starts... Allowed eight goals in 945 minutes for an excellent goals-against average of 0.76... Registered 32 saves... Contributed to 14 shutouts... Won seven of her last eight decisions after losing her first two... 0.76 GAA is second-best in FAU history... Part of a goalkeeping tandem that helped the Owls post the best shutout percentage in the country, the fifth-best mark in NCAA history (.792)... Posted a shutout streak that lasted 468:23 from Sept. 30 to Nov. 11... Started vs. Florida State (11/11) in the NCAA College Cup, allowing one goal in 45 minutes... Posted 45 scoreless minutes in a 2-0 victory vs. Campbell (11/5) in the A-Sun Championship game... First-career start came in a 2-1 loss against Miami (9/2), allowing two goals in 90 minutes of action while making five stops... Perhaps her most impressive performance came vs. No. 3 UCLA (9/4), where she made a season-high seven stops in 90 minutes, holding the game scoreless until the 70th minute in the 2-0 loss... Opponents found the net in just two other games, once against Virginia-Commonwealth (9/9) and twice vs. Jacksonville (9/30)... Goals vs. JU were the only two an A-Sun team would score against FAU all season.

High School: Attended Carroll Senior High School in Southlake, Texas... Coached by Matt Colvin at Carroll... Earned All-District 7-5A honors as a goalkeeper and was named to the academic all-district team... Helped lead team to district championship... Also honored as a 'Texas Scholar'... Member of Duke University Talent ID Program... Member of the National Honor Society... Competed on the track and cross country teams.

Club Experience: Played club soccer for D'Feeters Soccer Club in Farmers Branch, Texas, from 2002-04 and the Texas American Eagles SC from 1997-02... Was team captain... Member of the NTSSA Olympic Development Program from 1999-04.

Personal: Biology major... Outstanding student, named to the 2008 FAU Honor Roll for earning a 3.0 GPA or higher... Born Sept. 6, 1986, in Bedford, TX... Daughter of James and Debbie Badders.

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