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#23 Jess Figueroa
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'5"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Linwood, N.J.
High School: Mainland Regional
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At Delaware: Third-year team member • will continue to add depth to the goalkeeping unit.

2012 Season: 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 Colonial Athletic Association Tournament quarterfinals for head coach Scott Grzenda.

2011 Season: Did not see action for the Blue Hens • team went 10-7-4 and advanced to CAA Tournament semifinals for Grzenda.

High School: 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.

Personal: 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.

Career Statistics at Delaware

Year GP Minutes GA Saves Record Shutouts
2012 5 332:33 2 0.54 2-1-0 1.1
Totals 5 332:33 2 0.54 2-1-0 1.1
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