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  Alicia Jenkins
Alicia Jenkins

Player Profile

Diamond Springs, Calif.

High School:
Union Mine



At Stanford: Returning starter at outside back ... could play either inside or outside defender ... fast, skillful, very competitive ... strong in the air ... excellent leadership skills.

As a Senior in 2009: Started all 26 matches ... moved from outside back to central defense and anchored a back line that allowed only 0.58 goals per match and totaled 14 shutouts ... had three assists, mostly on long balls played into the box ... named All-Pac-10 honorable mention ... received Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention honors ... selected as one of collegesoccer360.com's Primetime Performers of the Week for Sept. 8 after Stanford's shutouts of UNC-Greensboro and Virginia Tech ... twice assisted Kelley O'Hara on long through balls that O'Hara's one-touched into the goal ... in NCAA quarterfinals, assisted Christen Press on Stanford's third goal.

As a Junior in 2008: Provided a stunning assist to Kelley O'Hara's tying goal in the 87th minute of a 1-1 draw against eventual NCAA champion North Carolina (9/12) ... sent a long ball from deep in her own half into the path of O'Hara just outside the penalty area for a breakaway score ... helped the defense to the nation's third-best regular season goals-against average of 0.32 and sixth-best shutout percentage of 0.68.

As a Sophomore in 2007: Saw action in 21 matches, starting in 11 ... took nine shots. As a Freshman in 2006: An All-Pac-10 freshman selection ... one of four players to start all 23 games ... started at all three field positions during the season ... tallied 15 shots ... scored an insurance goal against Cal Poly (9/3), for the first goal of her collegiate career.

National Team Experience: A U-16/U-17 U.S. women's national team camp invitee in 2004, attending three camps at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. ... also invited to the U-17 camp in 2005 and 2006 ... competed with the U-17 team at the 2005 Houston Shootout ... selected to the U-20 U.S. roster in May, 2007, for a competition in Manchester, England.

High School/Club: A 2006 graduate of Union Mine High School in El Dorado, Calif. ... named an NSCAA Youth All-American ... a Soccer Buzz Top 50 recruit ... lettered in soccer and track, winning the team MVP ... a four-year member of the Region IV Olympic Development Program team, which traveled to Costa Rica in 2004 ... member of the 2005 Super Y national select team ... played club for the Pleasanton Rage ... reached the national finals in 2004 and 2005.

Personal: Daughter of Robin and Mary Ellen Jenkins ... has an older sister, Melissa ... majoring in human biology ... enjoys horseback riding, reading and all sports.

Jenkins' Career Statistics

Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts
2006 23-23 15 1 0 2
2007 21-11 9 0 0 0
2008 25-22 1 0 1 1
Career 69-56 25 1 1 3

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