Women's Soccer



    4 Jessica Boots  
    Jessica Boots

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Carmel, Ind.

    High School:
    Carmel

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Defender


    09/10/2007

    Women's Soccer Vs USC Hoosier Classic 2007

    Women's Soccer Vs USC Hoosier Classic 2007

    09/25/2006

    Women's Soccer vs. Ohio State

    Women's Soccer vs. Ohio State

    SENIOR YEAR: 2009
    Played in 16 games, giving her 77 in her career, which is tied for the seventh-most in IU history ... she also made 76 career starts, tied for fifth-most in school history ... missed the first three games of the season due to injury ... made her season debut in the Hoosiers' 2-1 overtime victory against No. 6 Florida ... finished the year with six shots, with two being on goal ... anchored the defense from her center-mid position ... was instrumental in shutting down the high-scoring duo of Lauren Hill and Laura Heyboer from Michigan State, limiting them to just one shot combined.

    JUNIOR YEAR: 2008
    Served as a co-captain along with Natalie O'Bryan ... was a key player on a Hoosier defense that held Big Ten opponents to just eight goals on the season ... tallied two assists and three shots on the year ... started every game for IU on the back line after spending the offseason rehabbing a season-ending knee injury from 2007 ... helped the Hoosier defense post a shutout victory over No. 14 Tennessee ... sent a stellar through ball to Kristin Arnold to set up her overtime winner against Loyola-Chicago ... also assisted on Arnold's game winner against Michigan in the season finale ... was a key part of a Hoosier defense that kept high-powered Michigan State and the NCAA's leading scorer Laura Heyboer from netting a tally.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR: 2007
    Was a key player for the Hoosiers both on defense and in the midfield, starting the first 22 games of the season before a knee injury ended her season in the NCAA Tournament ... finished the year with one goal and three assists for five points ... set up Leigh Anne Cummings' game-tying tally in the closing seconds in IU's 2-1 win over USC ... set up Jocelyn Moses' first career goal at the end of the first half against Minnesota from 40 yards ... netted her second career game-winning goal with under 10 minutes to play against Oakland ... set up Katy Stewart's goal against Toledo.

    FRESHMAN YEAR: 2006
    Started all 20 matches for the Hoosiers on the left side of the back four ... scored her first career goal, the game-winner, in a 1-0 win over Wisconsin (10/13) ... was named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team ... a key player on a defense that held opponents scoreless for a span of 404:57 from Sept. 1-15, the second-longest such a period in school history ... was named to the Old National Bank Hoosier Classic All-Tournament team after helping IU post a pair of shutout victories ... one of the leaders of an IU defense that allowed just 15 goals on the season, the fewest of any team in IU history.

    PREP/PERSONAL
    Played four years of varsity soccer at Carmel High School ... helped Carmel to three straight state championships from 2002-04 ... was an all-state selection in both 2004 and `05 ... named to the Indianapolis Star Super Team ... has been an eight-time state champion with her club team, the Carmel Cyclones ... helped Cyclones U-19 squad to 2007 USYSA National Championship ... has one brother, Andrew, also an IU student ... parents are Ron and LuAnn Boots.

    Major: Elementary Education
    Birthdate: Feb. 13, 1988

    CAREER STATS

      OFFENSE               GP    G    A  Pts Shots Shot%  SOG  SOG%  GW  PK-Att
      2006................  20    1    0    2    12  .083    7  .583   1   0-0
      2007................  22    1    3    5    18  .056   10  .556   1   0-0
      2008................  19    0    2    2     3  .000    1  .333   0   0-0
      2009................  16    0    0    0     6  .000    2  .333   0   0-0
      TOTAL...............  77    2    5    9    39  .051   20  .513   2   0-0

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