Freshman GK Sarah Dilling Registered Career-High 10 Saves
Senior Katie Dorman Scores Twice While Sarah Dilling Registers Eight Saves
Kick-Off Slated For 11 A.M. MT Wednesday
Miners Honored Seniors Katie Dorman, Chandra Morden & Jessie Pettit
Miners Look To Send Out Katie Dorman, Chandra Morden & Jessie Pettit In Style
Cross Talk: (11/02/11) : Coach Cross with Katie Dorman, Jessie Pettit & coach Chisan Jones
2010 (JUNIOR): One of five individuals to start every match on the year ... contributed a goal and an assist in the 3-1 downing of Utah Valley University (8/29) ... played at least 80 minutes 14 times, including 11 contests where she secured all 90 minutes ... efforts on defense helped limit opposition to one goal or fewer in 15 of the 19 games during the campaign ... overall UTEP permitted 22 goals, tying for the third-fewest single-season sum at the school.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Fought through injuries to earn 281 minutes of playing time in 14 games ... credited with an assist on UTEP's lone goal vs. UAB at the 2009 Conference USA championships ... played a season-high 44 minutes at Colorado College (10/29).
2008 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 16 games, including 11 starts, before year was ended early due to an injury ... led all UTEP freshmen field players in minutes played (1,041) and starts (11) ... seamless transition to collegiate play with a goal and three assists in the first five matches of the year ... two of her three helpers on the year served as match winners ... was a fixture in the starting line-up early on in the campaign.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year starter at MacArthur High School for coach Lisa Mazur ... unanimous all-area, first-team All-District and TASCO Region IV honoree each year ... paced MSH in scoring and assists her final three years ... named the Class 5A MVP and was runner up for Player of the Year aware as a sophomore ... tabbed the Express-News' Newcomer of the Year as a freshman ... squad appeared in state semifinal games in 2005 and 2006 ... played club ball for the San Antonio Elite 90s squad, and started for seven years ... was a regional qualifier as part of the 400m relay team on the track at in 2007 ... graduated in the top-20 percent of her class.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jessica Erin Pettit, but goes by Jessie ... has yet to declare a major ... daughter of Janet and Steve Pettit ... has a sister, Shannon ... began playing soccer at the age of eight ... born 4/9/90 (San Antonio, Texas).