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Jenna Nighswonger


Player profile

Huntington Beach, Calif.
high school
Huntington Beach High School

Career Accolades:

* TopDrawerSoccer Best XI Freshman Second Team (2019)
* ACC All-Freshman Team (2019)


* Played in 23 games in her freshman season, including 20 starts.
* Made starts in two NCAA Tournament games.
* Earned 15 points off of five goals and five assists.
* Earned her first assist against UCLA (8/29) and her first goal a game later against USC (9/1).
* Scored points in three consecutive games when she recorded two goals against Colorado (9/12), two assists against Villanova (9/15) and two more goals in her ACC opener against Boston College (9/19).
* Finished fourth on the team in points (15) third on the team in assists (5) and third on the team in goals (5).

National Team:

*Member of the U14, U16, U17, U18, U19, U20 and U23 U.S. National Team
*U.S. National Team U16 – First Delle Nazioni Tournament Gradisca, Italy 2016 (First meeting between USA and Iran in Women’s International soccer at any age level)
*U.S. National Team U19 CFA International Tournament -winners Duyun, China 2017
*U.S. Soccer Development Academy League U18/U19 National Champions
*U.S. Soccer Development Academy Awards
*Southwest Regional Champions

Club Honors:

*Elite Club National League U17 3rd Place Champions league
*Elite Club National League U17 Southwest Regional Champions
*Elite Club National League U15 National Champions
*Elite Club National League U14 National Champions
*Southwest Regional Champions
*2014 ODP Region IV Champions
*2015 ODP Region IV Champions
*2016 ODP Region IV Champions
*2017 ODP National Champions

High School:

*2016 Sunset League Champions, High School award MVP
*2017 South-California State Champions runner–up, High School Award Offensive Player of the Year


*Daughter of Jeff and Leanna Nighswonger
*Magna Cum Laude Award (2019)
*California State Seal of Biliteracy (Spanish) (2019)
*Scholars with Honors (2019)
*Golden State Seal Merit Diploma (2019)
*Honor Roll (2015-2019)