18 Jessica Goforth
18 Jessica Goforth
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Visalia, Ca.
Position: Defender
Previous School: Golden West HS

2012 Season
Named All-Academic by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Also named to the Big West All-Academic team … Scored 15 goals, the second straight season she has scored in double-figures … Scored a season-high three goals against #15 UC Santa Barbara (1/12/12) … A shooting percentage of .441 (15-for-34) … Also tallied 25 steals and 12 assists in 39 games … Voted the Red Cape Award.

2011 Season
Graduated from Cal State Northridge and is currently in the Teaching Credential program ... Voted CSUN’s Coaches Award … Named All-Academic by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Also named Big West Academic All-Conference for a second straight season … Enjoyed her best season with 25 goals (#7 on the team), 36 steals (#2 on the team) and 22 assists (#8 on the team) … Scored a career-high three goals in the 14-13 victory over UC Davis (4/2/11).

2010 Season

Tallied three goals ... Named an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... A Big West All-Academic selection.

2009 Season
Scored one goal.

Golden West High School
Played three sports (water polo, soccer and swimming) at Golden West High School ... Earned four letters and swam the 50 and 100 Freestyle as a member of the Blazers' swim team ... Competed for two seasons as a goalkeeper on the soccer team ... Earned two letters in water polo ... Voted team captain of the swim team and water polo team during her senior season.

Matador Memo
Born June 28, 1989 in Visalia, Calif. Her favorite foods include cinnamon french toast, pineapple pizza and trail mix ... Loves to listen to the country music ... The best part of being an athlete is "having awesome teammates and staying in shape" ... The toughest thing about being an athlete are the "time commitments and conditioning" ... When she has time to relax, Jessica hangs out with friends, does anything outside or just sleeps ... Her favorite website is Google ... The person in history she would most like to have met would have been Jesus Christ ... She would most like to be stranded on a desert island with "my sister"... Her family can always makes her smile ... Her heroes are her parents ... BS in Kinesiology, currently pursuing a secondary education credential to teach biology.

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