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Janeke Simpkins
Janeke Simpkins

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Royal Palm Beach, FL

High School:
Suncoast HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
D

Birthdate:
07/11/1986


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2006 & 2007 All-Sun Belt Conference second team honoree
2005 All-Atlantic Sun Conference first team defender
2005 Atlantic Sun Conference All-Freshmen team selection

Junior (2007): Continued to anchor one of the best defensive units in university history... Named an All-Sun Belt Conference second team player for the second straight season... Integral part of an FAU side that posted nine shutouts- including holding No. 12 Florida scoreless on September 21... Also helped the Owls' defense limit opponents to just 6.9 shots per game... Three different times the FAU defense held its opponents to two shots or less... Put shots on goal in three different matches... Scored in FAU's regular-season finale, a 2-0 victory at rival Florida International (11/2).

Sophomore (2006): Named a preseason All-Sun Belt Conference player and earned second team All-Sun Belt honors at season's end... One of three players who started in all 21 games... Helped the Owls post eight shutouts on the season... Part of a defensive unit that allowed just 1.21 goals per game and just 9.2 shot attempts per contest... Eight times the Owls held an opponent to five shot attempts or fewer... Held Troy without a shot attempt (10/15) and Florida International to just one (10/27)... Offensively, fired off three shots, all on goal.

Freshman (2005): Earned first team All-Atlantic Sun Conference honors... One of three FAU players named to the A-Sun All-Freshmen squad... Also named to the A-Sun All-Academic team... Honored as a member of the Southeast Region All-Freshmen squad by Soccer Buzz... Played in 20 matches, starting 19... Missed one game due to a leg injury... Part of a defensive unit that held opponents to just 11 goals all season and a goals-against average of 0.51... Both marks are tops in FAU history... Helped hold opposing teams to just 6.8 shot attempts per game... Key in the Owls' 16 shutouts- a school record... Registered one goal for two points while firing six of seven shot attempts on goal... First career shot on goal came vs. South Florida (8/28)... Registered one shot vs. Richmond (9/11)... Scored her first-career goal vs. North Florida (9/26)... Posted a season-high three shots on goal vs. Gardner-Webb (10/9).

(2004): Received Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic honors... Utilized a redshirt season.

High School: Attended Suncoast Community High School in Riviera Beach, FL... Coached by Daniel Kriedler... All-county selection in 2004... All-conference pick in 2003 and honorable mention in both 2001 and 2002... Helped lead Suncoast to the state finals in both 2003 and 2004... Central defender on a Suncoast defense that shutout 25 straight opponents... Finished her prep career with 16 goals.

Club Experience: Played club soccer for Team Boca's U-18 team... Also a member of the Florida State Olympic Development Program.

Personal: Criminal justice major... Born July 11, 1986, in New York, NY... Daughter of Irving and Yvonne Simpkins.

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