15 Jessica Jackyra
15 Jessica Jackyra
Height: 5-4
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
Position: D
Last School: Apex HS

Before USC Upstate: Was a member of the soccer team all four years at Apex HS... Named to the All-State Defensive Team after helping lead the Cougars to the 2009 State Cup Championship.

Personal: Born on May 14, 1992 in Danburry, Conn... Daughter of Michael and Rose Jackyra... Has two brothers and two sisters...  One of her older sisters, Sarah played collegiate soccer at Tennessee (2006-09)... Favorite actor is Will Ferrell... Favorite singer is Jack Johnson... Favorite song is "Just Lose It"... Favorite season is summer... Favorite TV show is "Supernatural"... Favorite movie is "Shutter Island"... Favorite food is mashed potatoes... Hero growing up was Mia Hamm... Most admires her sister, Sarah... Favorite quotes are "Pain is weakness leaving the body" and "There is no next time, it's now or never"... Dream job is to be a soccer coach... Enjoys drawing and painting.