High Individual Accolades For Rice Soccer
Rice Meets UTEP In First Round of C-USA Tournament Starting on Wednesday
Start In Charlotte Set For 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Owls-v-Owls In C-USA's Final League Match
Granted a fifth year of eligibility by the NCAA for 2016 (after appearing in only two matches in 2014).
2015: Worked hard to rejoin her teammates on the field in 2015 and finished the year earning NSCAA Third Team All-Central Region honors... Second Team All-Conference USA... Led the Owls in with 1,754 minutes, or 98.7 percent of the team’s total time... Primarily played as a defender but is also versatile enough to provide a unique offensive presence out of the backline... Scored two goals on just 10 shots in 2015.
2014: Played in only two matches before being sidelined for the remainder of the season... Started on the backline on opening day at Big 12 power Baylor (August 22), and was forced to leave the contest with an injury after 21 minutes of action... Returned to game duty on Oct. 3 in a road match at Conference USA foe UTSA... Contributed to the team's fifth defensive shutout of the season against the Roadrunners by coming off the bench to play a total of 13 minutes... Playing time for two matches totaled 34 minutes
2013: Played in 17 of the team's 18 games, all as a starter... Primarily played as a defender, but also versatile enough to provide a unique offensive presence out of the backline with three goals on 17 shots... Became only the 17th player in school history, and the first Owl in two years, to have her first career goal also be the team's game-winning goal... Scored first career goal in 4-0 victory over North Texas, and also took a season-high four shots against the Mean Green... Second on the team with two game-winning goals... Registered the game-winning goal on her only shot of the game against Old Dominion... Scored the go-ahead goal against eventual NCAA Tournament participant Colorado College... Maintained a steady .412 shots-on-goal percentage... Finished seventh on the team with 1,461 minutes played, 86.8 percent of the team's total time... Averaged 85.9 minutes per game and played 90 or more minutes ten times.
2012: Conference USA All-Freshman team; Finished with a sound and solid debut season of Division I soccer... Played in the season-opener and worked her way into a starting assignment for the second game of the season on the road at LSU... Started each of the next 20-consecutive matches, playing both defense and in the midfield... Logged 1,554 minutes of playing time, the sixth-highest total on the team and the most by any of the Owl freshmen... Played 90 or more minutes a total of ten times... Assisted on Lauren Hughes' game-winning goal against C-USA foe UTEP to help the Owls maintain a five-match unbeaten streak... Attempted nine shots.
Club - Longtime standout and team captain for the Lonestars SC ('95) of The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL)... Attended 2011 National Camp in Pomona, Calif.... 2010-2011 ODP state team (Texas) and 2010 ODP regional camp in Alabama... 2010-2011 ODP Region III Pool participant... Helped the Lonestars win back-to-back state championships in 2010 and 2011... Reached the 2011 Regional III Quarterfinals and the 2010 ECNL National Finals... Coached by Don Cameron.
High School - A 2012 graduate of McNeil High School in Round Rock, Tex.... Four-year soccer starter who is versatile enough to start in a host spots on the field... Selected as an all-District 16-5A honoree in both 2011 and 2010... Helped lead the Mavericks to a pair of district titles in 2009-2010... Coached in soccer by Allie Hampton... Versatile student-athlete also averaged 8.0 points per game in basketball... Served on the student council and was a member of the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).
Personal - Full name: Jasmine Eseosa Isokpunwu. Born: August 21, 1994 in Boynton Beach, Fla. Parents: Samuel and Marie Isokpunwu of Austin (has two brothers). Father was a four-year letterman in track & field at Grambling State. Weekly volunteer at Dell Children's Hospital. Rice College: Brown