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Erin Jacobsen
Erin Jacobsen

RS Senior

Wheaton, Ill.




Erin Jacobsen Photo Gallery

Honors and Awards:
2012: Academic All-Big Ten
2010 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar ... second-team All-Big Ten ... Academic All-Big Ten
2009: Academic All-Big Ten
2008: Named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team

2012: Appeared in 14 matches ... tallied one goal against South Dakota State (8/19)

Missed season due to injury

: Played in all 20 games with 19 starts ... tallied two assists on the season, tying for fourth on the team ... fifth on the team in shots ... recorded first assist of the season against Vanderbilt ... named second-team All-Big Ten ... helped the team advance to the second round of the 2010 NCAA tournament

Started in all 22 games ... second on the team with three goals and two game-winning goals ... fourth on the team with six points and 10 shots on goal ... fifth on the team with 19 shots ... scored lone goal in 1-0 win over NIU (9/3) ... made a penalty kick against Penn State (10/18) for her second goal of season ... tallied last minute game-winning goal against Northwestern in last regular season game (11/2)

Started all 19 games ... third leading scorer for the Badgers with 12 points, four goals and four assists ... had 25 shots and 17 on goal, ranking third on team in both categories ... scored her first goal as a Badger off of a penalty kick against Western Michigan (9/29) ... also recorded goals against Pepperdine (9/19), Nevada (9/21) and the Michigan State game (9/19) ... was the freshman with the second-highest point total on the season ... was one of only three freshmen to start all 19 games

: Named to the USL National Select team in January 2008 ... helped Ohio Elite earn a second star by winning the 2007 USL Super Y-League North American Championship by scoring the winning goal in overtime of the semi-final game and earning a penalty kick that was converted to the lone goal in the final ... five-time State Cup Champion at Illinois (4) and Ohio South(1) ... captured the Kick-it 3v3 Disney World Championship (2006, 2007), contributed to an undefeated 3v3 team that was ranked no. 1 from 2005-2008 ... factored in team's success by winning several prestigious tournaments including WAGS, Disney, Region III Championship Invitational, and a National Indoor Championship ... trained in Brazil in the summer of 2006 and helped the team win the Rio de Janeiro Cup playing the final in famed Maracana stadium

: Parents are Kevin and Sue ... has two younger sisters, Ellyn and Shannon, and a younger brother, Kal ... father, Kevin, played baseball at Wheaton College ... graduated early to join the Badgers in 2008 ... an accomplished pianist ... majoring in pharmacy ... volunteers with Feed My Starving Children, Red and White Hunger Fight and VA Pharmacy

Jacobsen's Career Statistics

Season GP/GS Goals Assists Pts Shots Shot % SOG SOG% GW PK-Att.
2008 19/19 4 4 12 25 .160 17 .680 1 2-2
2009 22/22 3 0 6 19 .158 10 .526 2 1-1
2010 20/20 0 2 2 14 .000 4 .286 0 0-0
2011 0/0 0 0 0 0 --- 0 --- 0 0-0
2012 14/0 1 0 2 4 .250 2 .500 0 0-0
Career 75/61 8 6 22 62 .129 33 .532 3 3-3

Off the Field with Erin Jacobsen

Why did you choose the University of Wisconsin?: Great Atmosphere, great academics, and the competitive attitude of the coaches looking to build a program
What does it mean to be a Badger?: Privileged to be part of a great program

Spot on campus: Terrace
Cartoon Character: Bugs Bunny
Movie: Gladiator
TV Show: Doctor Who
Car: Pickup Truck
Athlete: Jonathan Toews
Soccer Player: Cesc Fabregas
Sports team: Blackhawks

First started soccer (age and/or grade): Age 6
Most memorable soccer game: The game vs Penn State last season
My favorite thing about Wisconsin soccer is: My teammates
Best UW road trip: Beating Penn State at Penn State
Best memory of the coaches: Funny memory - getting lost in Harvard Square
One word that describes me: Focused
Favorite thing to do off the field with my teammates is: Eat
Most memorable soccer achievement: Getting to the Sweet 16 my sophomore year
This summer, I: Played soccer, worked and vacationed in FL, NJ, and MI
Is there something significant about your uniform number? It's the number that I started out with when I first began playing soccer, and the number I've had for most of my career.
The best thing about McClimon is: The atmosphere

The best thing about Madison is: The athletics and the atmosphere
Dream as a collegiate player: Win a national championship
Fantasy job/career: Pharmacist
Person(s) most admired/role models: My parents
My most prized possession is/are: My computer and my scooter
I can't live without: Soccer
My secret addiction is: Ice cream
Weird thing about me that almost no one knows: I normally wear mismatched socks
The community service activity or group I most like: Visiting the Children's Hospital
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be: Grey's Anatomy
The best sporting event you ever attended was: A White Sox game
You won't catch me eating: Pancakes
Nobody knows how much I love to: Body surf in the ocean
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: Internet
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Brazil
A non-athletic talent I have is: Playing the piano
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: Singing
If I had a million dollars: I would travel all over the world
If you could have any talent: Surfing
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: Start a family
Post-college plans: Finish pharmacy school and eventually work in a hospital as a pharmacist
Most famous person I've ever met: Rascal Flatts
If I could have one superpower, it would be: To control time
I am most thankful for: My family and friends
If I could change one soccer rule, it would be: no penalty kicks to end the game - remove 1 player from each team every 10 min. of O.T. until there is a winner
My favorite quote or motto is: Never Surrender

Women's Soccer vs Michigan
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