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Jae Atkinson
Jae Atkinson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mason, Ohio

High School:
Mason

Height:
5-3

Position:
D

Birthdate:
03/31/1993


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2014 (Senior): Helped anchor the backline in posting shutouts against Mississippi State (8/24), Eastern Kentucky (9/5), St. Francis (9/7) and Xavier (9/14) ... assisted on the game-winning goal at Mississippi State (8/24) ... garnered an assist at Vanderbilt (8/29) ... scored a goal and posted an assist in the 2-2 draw with UC Santa Barbara (8/31) ... had a pair of assists in the rout of Easter Kentucky (9/5) ... notched a goal in the shutout win over Xavier (9/14) ... got an assist on a goal in the win over Syracuse (9/21).

2013 (Junior):
Started 18-of-20 matches ... led the team in points (16) and assists (six) ... three of her five goals were scored by bending in corner kicks ... tallied a goal and an assist in the 4-1 win over UMass Lowell (9/1) ... had an assist against Long Beach State (9/6) ... bent in a corner kick to defeat Cornell (9/20), 1-0 ... notched an assist at Houston (10/3) ... assisted Emily Elsbrock in the 1-1 draw versus AAC Champion UCF (10/11) ... recorded a goal and an assist in the 3-2 win over USF (10/13) ... tallied a goal and an assist in the 5-4 loss to Louisville (10/25) ... had a goal in the AAC Quarterfinal loss to Rutgers (11/3).

2012 (Sophomore):
Appeared in all 18 matches, including 16 starts ... totaled nine shots on the season, with one on goal ... set career high of two shots vs. DePaul (9/14) and Georgetown (10/5) ... took one corner kick at Rutgers (10/14).

2011 (Freshman): Saw action in 12 of 19 matches on the season, including 10 starts ... attempted two shots on the season, one vs. Xavier (8/21) and at Providence (9/23).

High School: All-Ohio Division I First Team selection junior and senior seasons at Mason ... helped guide the Comets to regional finals in 2010 ... three-time All-Greater Miami Conference First Team member ... Greater Miami Conference player of the year in 2010 ...named to All-GMC Second Team her freshman season ... member of Cincinnati United Premier club team coached by former UC assistant coach Becki Poeppelmeier ... member of the State Cup champions in 2004 with the Carmel United Soccer Club ... State Cup champions in 2005 with Warren County United ... State runners-up in 2006 and 2007 with WCU ... State runners-up in 2008 and champions in 2009 with the Cincinnati United Premier club team ... a member of the Olympic Development Program (ODP) state team in 2005, 2007, and 2010 ... ODP regional team in 2008 and 2009.

Personal: Full name is Janese Ajali Atkinson ... daughter of Anthony and Karen Atkinson ... chose UC over West Virginia, Florida State, Indiana, Illinois and Louisville.

Academic major: Marketing.


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