25 Jessica Rix
25 Jessica Rix
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carmel, Ind.
Position: D
Last School: Carmel HS
Experience: 3VL

Junior (2009): Played in 17 contests in the back, starting all but two ... Netted first goal of the season against USC Upstate (10/4) ... Recorded two shots on goal versus Stetson (10/18) ... Logged season-high 110 minutes on the field at Jacksonville (10/23) ... Named Atlantic Sun All-Academic.

Sophomore (2008): Anchor of Bruin defensive line ... Tabbed All-Atlantic Sun First Team ... Became only third Bruin to be named NSCAA All-Southeast Region Third Team ... Earned SoccerBuzz.com All-Central Region Third Team distinction, only A-Sun player to receive the honor in 2008 ... One of only two players to start and play in all 23 matches ... Named to Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team ... Led team in minutes played (2,060) and successful penalty kicks (2-2) ... Picked up first assist of the season at Lipscomb in the annual Battle of the Boulevard (9/23) ... Recorded five shots against Jacksonville ... Scored gamewinners in back-to-back contests to close the month of October ... Named Atlantic Sun All-Academic.

Freshman (2007): One of only four players to start and play in all 22 matches ... Was named to the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team ... Was second on the team in minutes logged (1,608) ... Notched lone goal of the season versus Nicholls State (9/23) ... Named to Southeastern Louisiana Lion Classic All-Tournament Team ... Received Atlantic Sun All-Academic honors.

Credentials: Helped her Carmel High team to back-to-back State Championship titles (2003, 2004) ... Received 2006 ISCA All-State, First-Team All-District and All-County recognition ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Named to Indianapolis Star Super and Metro North Teams ... Member of Carmel United Crossfire club team that earned three consecutive Region II National League Championships (2004, 2005, and 2006) ... CUC also advanced to the regional semi-finals twice (2004, 2005) and was also three-time State Champion (2005, 2006, 2007).

Personal: Majoring in Biology ... Born on November 24, 1988 in Indianapolis, Indiana ... Has one sister, Jennifer, who was a member of the Belmont women's soccer team ... Daughter of Don and Liz Rix ... Lists favorite athletes as Reggie Miller and Peyton Manning ... Lists greatest sports thrill as winning State for high school soccer and being ranked No. 1 in the Nation.