|Hometown:||East Palo Alto, Calif.|
|High School:||Edison Academic Center (Bradenton, Fla.)|
2012 WCC Goalkeeper of the Year
2012 NSCAA All-Far West Region Third Team
John Rennie/Nike Invitational All-Tournament Team (@ Duke, Sept. 2012)
2011 All-WCC Honorable Mention
2009 WCC All-Freshman Team
SENIOR (2012): In just the second year that the award has been handed out, Jackson took WCC Goalkeeper of the Year honors in 2012 ... also a 2012 NSCAA All-Far West Region Third Team pick ... in conference play, Jackson led the WCC with a 0.70 goals against average and six shutouts in league play ... Jackson played and started in 18 of SCU's 19 games and posted an 8-2-1 record in WCC play and was 11-5-1 overall with seven shutouts on the year ... made 60 saves, which tied for ninth all-time in SCU single-season history ... logged nearly 1,700 minutes .. posted three consecutive shutouts, all at home, from Sept. 21 through Sept. 30 (NJIT, San Diego and LMU) ... College Sports Madness West Coast Player of the Week (Oct. 1) ... shutout three of the last four Bronco opponents, vs. St. Mary's (Oct. 31), at USF (Nov. 2) and at LMU (Nov. 9) ... made a season-high eight saves twice, first in a 2-1 win at Duke (Aug. 31), then again in a 2-1 (Sept. 16).
JUNIOR (2011): Was terrific for Santa Clara as the team's primary goalkeeper in each of the last seven games of the season ... posted a 5-1-1 record and earned All-WCC Honorable Mention honors ... he posted three shutouts in those seven games ... had backed up record-setting SCU senior goalkeeper Kevin Klasila through the first 13 games, but was inserted into the starting lineup on Oct. 16 at San Diego ... averaged over four saves per game and stopped a career-high seven shots in 4-1 home win over San Diego (Oct. 30) ... shutout back-to-back WCC opponents on the road, at Gonzaga (Nov. 11) and at Portland (Nov. 13) to close out the season and give the Broncos a chance to win the WCC title.
SOPHOMORE (2010): Was on the Broncos roster as a true sophomore but sat out the 2010 season.
FRESHMAN (2009): WCC All-Freshman Team honoree ...starter in all 14 matches he played as SCU's top goalkeeper ... had 45 saves on the year ... allowed only seventeen goals for a goals allowed average of 1.13 ... recorded four shutouts on the season to help Santa Clara tie for the league lead with five... Jackson was terrific in shutouts against Sacramento State (Sep. 13) and at San Jose State (Sep. 27) - saving shots late in the game to keep the opponents scoreless... Jackson's other shutouts included matches vs. Cleveland State (Sep. 5), vs. and vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 4) ... recorded a .726 save percentage.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Fla. ... a two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of American (NSCAA)/adidas Boys Youth All-American in 2006 and `07 ... played with the DeAnza Force 90 and the IMG U-18 teams, as well as the U.S. U-17 and U-20 National teams from 2005-08.
PERSONAL: Born in San Francisco, Calif. ... mother, Connie Gee, is a nurse ... has three siblings Tina, Rachel and Josh ... uncle Garfield Heard is a former professional basketball player ... enjoys hanging out with friends and family in his free time ... majoring in Philisophy.