20 - Jessa Yukihiro
Jessa Yukihiro
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Alamitos, CA
High School: Los Alamitos HS
College: Southern Utah
Position: Defender
EXP: 1V

2011

Yukihiro appeared in 14 matches and made three starts in her second season with the Matadors … scored her first two career goals as a Matador … tallied goals at UC Davis and against CSU Bakersfield … finished the year with six shots. 

2010

Yukihiro appeared in eight matches for CSUN during sophomore season, her first with Matadors ... had three shots during the year, putting one on-goal.

2009

Yukihiro spent the 2009 season with at Southern Utah... appeared in all 19 matches, making nine starts ... finished with one goal, 24 shots and 13 shots on goal for the season ... scored first goal of the match in Southern Utah's 2-2 draw with Murray State on Sept. 20, 2009.

Los Alamitos HS

Earned four varsity letters in soccer at Los Alamitos HS ... led LAHS to a No. 2 ranking in the CIF Division I ... all-Sunset League second-team honoree as a junior and first-team CIF-Division I honors as a senior ... played for Slammers FC (90 Premier), helping the team to back-to-back Far West Regional League championships in 2007 and 2008 ... led the team to the Region IV title in 2005 and a semi-final appearance in 2009 ... member of the 2009 Far West Region championship team.

Personal

Born on March 15, 1991 ... daughter of Richard and Misty Yukihiro ... has three brothers: Cory, Richard and David ... favorites include Denzel Washington, Mia Hamm and "Remember the Titans" ... once met George Clooney ... says her family is her greatest hero because they are always there for her and support all her decisions ... majoring in Psychology.