Women's Soccer

26 Jessica Cardenas
26 Jessica Cardenas
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
High School: Liberty HS
Position: D

As a sophomore (2010): Appeared in 14 matches, including seven starts…Recorded three shots.

As a freshman (2009): Appeared in 13 matches, including seven starts…Recorded an assist against Johnson Bible College (Sep. 7).
High School: Graduated from Liberty High School in Bakersfield, Calif.

Personal: Full name is Jessica Marie Cardenas…Born on Mar. 15, 1991 in Bakersfield, Calif…Daughter of Jose Manuel Cardenas, Jr. and Maria Rivera…Has one brother, Jose Cardenas III…Majoring in pre-professional biology…Plans to attend medical school following graduation.

More about Jessica: Favorite midnight snack: Ben & Jerry’s Strawberry Cheesecake ice cream…Favorite movie: “Beerfest”…Favorite sports teams: FC Barcelona and Manchester United…Jessica can’t imagine a week without: Food…Favorite color: Yellow…Favorite foods: Pepperoni pizza, bean and cheese burritos…Best advice Jessica has ever been given: “Don’t be afraid to try something new; you never know where it might take you”…What people don’t know about Jessica: She’s afraid of heights, but she doesn’t let it stop her…When people first meet Jessica, they think: She’s shy.