18 - Jessica Goforth
Jessica Goforth
Birth Date: 06/28/1989
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Visalia, Calif.
High School: Golden West HS
Position: Defender
EXP: 2V

2011 Season
Voted CSUN’s Coaches Award … Named All-Academic by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) … Also named Big West Academic All-Conference for a second straight season … Enjoyed her best season with 25 goals (#7 on the team), 36 steals (#2 on the team) and 22 assists (#8 on the team) … Scored a career-high three goals in the 14-13 victory over UC Davis (4/2/11).

2010 Season
Tallied three goals ... Named an Academic All-American by the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) ... A Big West All-Academic selection.

2009 Season
Scored one goal.

Golden West High School
Played three sports (water polo, soccer and swimming) at Golden West High School ... Earned four letters and swam the 50 and 100 Freestyle as a member of the Blazers' swim team ... Earned four letters as member of the Golden West swim team ... Competed for two seasons as a goalkeeper on the soccer team ... Voted team captain of the swim team during her senior season.

Matador Memo
Born June 28, 1989 in Visalia, Calif. ... Parents are Debi and Don Goforth ... Has two brothers (Danny and Jake) and one sister (Jennifer) ... Likes to watch "Wheel of Fortune" and her favorite movie is "Horton Hears a Who" ... Her favorite food includes cinnamon french toast ... Loves to listen to the music from Gwen Stefani ... The best part of being an athlete is "having awesome teammates and staying in shape" ... The toughest thing about being an athlete are the "time commitments and conditioning" ... When she has time to relax, Jessica hangs out with friends, goes to the beach or just sleeps ... Her favorite website is Google ... The person in history she would most like to have met would have been Jesus Christ ... She would most like to be stranded on a desert island with "my sister" ... Would like to switch places for a day with Barbara Walters ... If she were forced to listen to one CD for the rest of her life, she would listen to Jason Mraz ... The Bible is the one possession she could not live without for the rest of her life ... Her family and the beach always makes her smile ... Her heroes are her parents ... Says her parents have always encouraged her in "every way and helped me through life" ... Kinesiology major.