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Max Jentsch
Max Jentsch

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hartland, Wis.

High School:
Arrowhead High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185

Position:
GK

Honors:Awarded Big Ten's sportmanship award (Nov. 14, 2013) ... named Big Ten Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2011) and Co-Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 17, 2011) ... Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 8, 2010) ... College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Nov. 8, 2010)

2013: Appeared in nine games, starting in eight ... recorded five wins, four coming in shutout fashion ... made 17 saves ... posted a a 1.12 goals against average, putting career goals against average at 1.01, good enough for fourth-best all-time ... awarded Big Ten's sportmanship award (Nov. 14) ...shut out 17th-ranked Michigan State (Oct. 27) and 25th-ranked Northwestern (Nov. 3) ...made season-high four saves in 1-1 draw at Milwaukee (Oct. 23).

2012: Started four games for a total of 307 minutes ... posted a 2-1-0 record ... earned two shutout victories ... allowed 3 goals, while recording 9 saves ... earned a save percentage of .750 ... posted a goals against average of 0.88.

2011: Appeared in 15 games ... earned a start in UW's final 15 games ... posted an 8-5-2 record ... earned five shutout victories ... enjoyed a five-game unbeaten streak ... allowed 13 goals, while recording 56 saves ... ranks second in the Big Ten with a save percentage of .812 ... posted a goals against average of .83

2010: Played in 11 games with 10 starts ... posted a 3-6-1 record with a 1.28 goals against average and a .794 save percentage ... earned three shutouts ... made 54 total saves ... made first career start against Marquette (Sept. 28) ... made one save in first career shutout against Milwaukee (Oct. 27) ... made career-high 11 saves against Ohio State (Nov. 11) in opening round of the Big Ten tournament ... had a shutout streak of 435:34 (Oct. 31-Nov. 12), including complete-game shutouts of UIC (Nov. 3), Penn State (Nov. 6) and Ohio State (Nov. 11)

High School: Posted 17 shutouts and 0.56 goals-against average for Arrowhead as a senior in 2009 ... named to Wisconsin Soccer Coaches Association All-State first team as a senior ... named state's top goalkeeper by ESPN Rise ... named first-team all-area by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ... helped Arrowhead to Wisconsin Division 1 semifinals and 19-3-3 overall record in 2009 ... team also advanced to state semifinals in 2008, finishing with 19-4-1 overall record ... posted 12 shutouts and 0.88 goals-against average as a junior in 2008 ... Classic 8 Conference champions in 2008 and 2009 ... two-time all-conference selection ... plays for Elm Grove Soccer Club ... led Elm Grove U-17 squad to state title in 2009 ... four-year honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... named Student Achiever by Milwaukee Brewers and Bradley Foundation ... also played basketball as freshman and sophomore

Personal: Parents are Lisa and Jeff Jentsch ... has a brother, Ben ... has spent time volunteering with the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and with Arrowhead Youth Soccer camps, among other service projects

Trask on Jentsch: "Max is a celebrated goalkeeper that will compete for playing time right from the start at UW. He is a physically imposing keeper with excellent shot-stopping skills. Max controls the box and is a true presence on the field."

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