18  Jenny Matteson
Jenny Matteson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cinnaminson, N.J.

High School:
Cinnaminson HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
D


2009: Named preseason All-Conference ... Started in all 19 games for the Catamounts ... Second on the team with 38 shots and tied for the team-lead with 13 shots on goal ... Finished the year with a team-high 1,775 minutes played ... Scored a goal in the 2-0 win over Davidson on Sept. 25 ... Recorded a season-high five shots against Jacksonville State on Sept. 18 ... Finished two matches shy of tying Arlan Whittle for the all-time record in games started with 82 games ... Completed her career with three goals, five assists and 11 points. 2009:Named to the preseason Southern Conference All-Conference team.

2008: For the second-straight season, became one of only three players on the team to start all of the season's matches with 23 ... Scored her only goal against The Citadel (10/26) in a 6-0 victory ... Tallied two assists on the year and four points overall ... Ended the season with 12 shots ... Played the second-most minutes on the team with 1,985 on the year, starting as a defender ... Named to the Southern Conference All-Tournament team and 2008 SoCon Fall Academic All-Conference Team.

2007: Was one of only three players on the team to start all of the season's 20 matches... Notched her lone goal against Chattanooga (10/14)... Took a season-high seven shots in the same game... Ended the season with 18 total shots, seven of which were on goal... Played a total of 1,704 minutes on the year, averaging 85 minutes per match...Named to the 2007 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference Team.

2006: Played in 21 matches and started 20 ... Ranked third on the team in assists with three ... Notched a season-high three shots against UNC Greensboro (10/01) ... Scored a total of three points, had 12 shots and 10 shots on goal.

High School: Was named to the South Jersey Coaches Association (SJCA) first team and dubbed the SJCA Defensive Player of the Year as a senior, helping Cinnaminson High to a 13-3-1 record ... Was also named an all-star by the New Jersey Girls Soccer Coaches Association (NJGSCA) ... Was a two-time, first team All-Burlington County selection, earning the distinction as both a junior and senior ... Tabbed third team all-state as a sophomore and first team in each of her final two seasons ... Scored a total of eight goals, including a game-winner during her junior campaign, as a defender ... In addition to playing soccer, she also ran track & field during her first two years as a prep, winning the South Jersey Championship and finishing fifth in the state as a part of the 4x400-meter relay team during the indoor season.

Club: Played for the Medford Strikers Shockers with WCU classmate, Danielle Tesoriero ... Helped lead her squad to the USYA Region I Championship, as well as winning the East Brunswick Labor Day tournament ... In 2003, was on the Kirkwood College Showcase championship team.

Personal: Full name is Jennifer Lynn Matteson ... Daughter of Thomas and Beth Matteson ... Has two younger siblings; Kellyann and Taylor.

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