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Jessica Rightmer
Jessica Rightmer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Manor

Height:
5-1

Position:
Midfielder/Forward

Birthdate:
07/29/1991

Club:
Lonestars 91 Red

2011: Starting midfielder in all 24 matches and played 2175 out of 2207 minutes, the most of any non-defensive player on the team ... Had a goal and an assist while taking eight shots ... Took one shot in the 2-1 NCAA Tournament First Round win over Utah State ... Played the full 90 minutes in all three matches of the SEC Tournament and registered two shots, both coming in the 2-0 win over Tennessee ... Scored her only goal of the season in the 22nd minute of the 4-1 win over Kentucky, giving Auburn a 1-0 lead after Katy Frierson chipped a free kick over the wall to her ... Had the only assist on Katy Frierson's goal in the 40th minute of the 4-0 win over Kennesaw State.

2010: Third Team ESPN Academic All-District ... Played in all 21 matches, starting 19, including each of the final 17 ... Scored three goals and has an assist on 25 shots ... 25 shots were tied with Ashley Marks for fifth-most on the team ... Earned the first start of her career against UW-Milwaukee in the MKE Cup and responded with her first career goal, it coming in the 26th minute ... Scored the goal that sent the match against #5 Florida State into overtime, finishing a Mary Coffed assist in the 88th minute ... Had the second assist on Katy Frierson's goal in the 21st minute of the 3-0 win over Western Carolina, marking her third consecutive game in which she recorded at least one point ... Scored the game-winner, the first of her career, in the 87th minute of the 3-2 win at Arkansas, knocking it in from inside the six ... Named to the Trojan Invitational All-Tournament Team ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Played in 10 matches, tallying 154 minutes ... Recorded two shots ... Played a season-high 27 minutes at Florida ... Made her debut late in the first half against Dayton ... Auburn Top Tiger ... SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

ODP: STYSA ODP (2004-05 & 07-08) ... Regoin III Pool (2005, 2007-2008) ... 2005 Region III Team ... USSF National Pool (2005) ... USSF National ID Camp (Middlesex, Mass. - 2005) ... 2007 ODP Regional Championship Finalst ...

CLUB: Played for J.D. Cochran and Lonestars 91 Red ... Helped Lonestarts 91 Red to the Region III Premier League West Championship in 2008 ... USYS National Cup Region III quarterfinalist as a junior ... Also helped Lonestars 91 Red to the Texas Cup Championship and Austin Labor Day Cup Champion.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Manor High School where she played for Barney Guerra ... Scored 23 goals and had 18 assists as a senior ... 2009 TopDrawerSoccer.com Player to Watch ... 2008 All-District First Team midfielder ... Also was a 2008 All-Central Texas Second Team choice after scoring 12 goals and eight assists ... Had three goals and nine assists as a sophomore at St. Stephens Academy ... 2006 Academic All-District Team ... Scored 10 goals with five assists as a freshman ... Also ran cross country and track in high school.

PERSONAL: Jessica Rose Rightmer ... Daughter of Charles and Karen Rightmer ... Major: Communication Disorders ... Has two siblings: Kelsey (18) and Caleb (15) ... Father, Charles, was a gymnast at the United States Air Force Academy ... Chose Auburn over Tennessee, South Carolina, TCU, Texas State and Stephen F. Austin.

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