Women's Soccer 9/19 & 9/21 Money Maker
#23 Jess Figueroa
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Linwood, N.J.
High School: Mainland Regional
Major: Health & Physical Education
Experience: 2 Letters
Figueroa Photos

Fourth-year team member • will battle for the full-time starting goalkeeper spot after serving as a backup for three seasons • has played in eight career games with five starts (525 minutes) and allowed five goals (0.85 GAA) and made 21 saves (.808 save pct.) • has a 3-3 record and two shutouts.

Team's No. 2 goalkeeper behind senior Jess Levy • played in three games, starting road contests at Georgetown and George Mason • had 1.40 goals against average and .667 save pct. in 192:43 minutes • earned win in 3-0 victory over George Mason when she posted the shutout and made three saves • had two saves in the loss to Georgetown and had one save in 12:43 minutes in backup role vs. William & Mary. • helped team tie for Colonial Athletic Association lead with just 1.0 goals allowed per game • team went 9-7-3 and advanced to the CAA Tournament quarterfinals for head coach Scott Grzenda.

No. 2 goalkeeper behind Levy • saw action in five contests, receiving the starting nod on three occasions • allowed just two goals on 37 shots to register a .882 save percentage • tallied a 0.54 goals against average • earned a 2-1-0 record • recorded first collegiate shutout and win on Sept. 9 at Delaware State • stopped a season-high eight shots against William & Mary on Oct. 12 • team went 9-8-1 and advanced to the CAA Tournament quarterfinals for Grzenda.

Did not see action for the Blue Hens • team went 10-7-4 and advanced to CAA Tournament semifinals for Grzenda.

Four-year member of the Mainland Regional High School team as a goalkeeper • guided her team to a Cape Atlantic league championship • holds school record for most shutouts • three-time CAL first team selection • named third team All-South Jersey twice • played with former Blue Hen player Kelsea Kneisel • named to Merit Roll.

Jessica "Jess" Figueroa ("fig-you-row-uh") • daughter of Victor Figueroa and Alejandra Pedraza • born Apr. 24, 1993 • health & physical education major at Delaware • has an older sister, Adriana, and younger brother Victor Manuel Figueroa Jr. • first member of her family to attend college in America • Spanish was her first language • hobbies include coaching soccer and lacrosse, going to the beach, hanging out with friends, traveling and baking • began playing soccer at age five as a field player and switched to keeper at age 10 • chose the University of Delaware because of its atmosphere, the team, and the coaches.


Year GP/GS Min. GA (Avg.)
Save (Pct.)
Record Shutouts
2013 3/2 192:43 31 (1.40)
6 (.667)
1-1-0  1/0
2012 5/3 332:33 2 (0.54)
15 (.882)
2-1-0 1/1
TOTALS 8/5 525:16 5 (0.85)
21 (.808)

Saves: 8 vs. William & Mary (10/12/12)
Minutes: 90:00 vs. 5 teams

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