University of Iowa Athletics

#8 Jessica Barnett

Class Fr.
Hometown North Vancouver, Canada
High School Handsworth Secondary
Jessica Barnett - Field Hockey - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item… Started all 77 career games played… earned national All-America honors as a junior and senior… three-time All-Big Ten honoree, regional All-American and Big Ten All-Tournament selection… served as a team captain as a junior and senior … competed for Canadian Senior National Team in four-game test series vs. United States in May of 2012… competed for Canadian Junior National Team that faced Argentina and Chile in Argentina during May of 2012… named to 2014 Canadian Women’s National Team… three-time team most valuable player… named Iowa’s 2013 Female Athlete of the Year.

2012 as a Senior… Named a second team All-American by the NFHCA and Synapse Sports… became the 24th Hawkeye in program history to earn two or more All-America honors in a career… was a regional All-American, earning a first team Longstreth/NFCHA West Region honors… unanimous first team All-Big Ten honoree… named to All-Big Ten tournament team… led the tournament with two assists… selected to play in NFHCA Senior Game… was the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 25… started all 21 games… tied for the team-lead with 24 point… registered 10 goals, ranking second on the team… added four assists… scored game-winning goals against Missouri State (Sept. 2), Michigan State (Sept. 21), and Ball State (Oct. 21)… tallied three goals during conference play, ranking seventh… posted multi-goal games against Missouri State (Sept. 2) and Ball State (Oct. 21)… scored against Virginia in the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 10)… made a team-high three defensive saves, ranking fourth in the Big Ten and 34th nationally… tallied two defensive saves in conference play, second-most in the Big Ten… served as one of two team captains… named team MVP… letterwinner.

2011 as a Junior… Earned Iowa’s 81st national All-America honor in program history… named first team All-Big Ten… selected to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) West Region All-America team… named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team… started all 20 games… earned three Big Ten Player of the Week awards this season (first three of career), becoming the first Hawkeye to accomplish the feat since Kristy Gleason in 1992… recorded back-to-back weekly honors Oct. 25 and Nov. 1 to go along with first career weekly award on Oct. 11… ranked second on the team with 24 points and 11 goals… ranked seventh on the team with two assists… was tenth in the conference in total points and points per game… sixth in the Big Ten in goals scored and seventh in goals per game… ranked tied for first on the team and fifth in the Big Ten with three defensive saves… tallied all 11 of her goals on the season during Iowa’s seven game win streak from Oct. 8 at Ohio State to Nov. 3 against Indiana in first round of Big Ten Tournament… recorded at least one goal in six of the games and multiple goals in four of the contests… registered four or more points in four of the games, including six points at Ball State (Oct. 28)… notched first career ‘hat trick’ at Ball State… tied for third on the team with two game-winning goals (at Ohio, at Northwestern)… served as one of three team captains… named team MVP.

2010 as a Sophomore… Named to the NFHCA Division I West All-Region Second Team… second team All-Big Ten selection… named to the Big Ten All-Tournament Team… started all 17 games… led team in goals (seven), points (14) and game-winning goals (two)… named team MVP.

2009 as a Freshman… Started all 19 games… was a main contributor on the defensive penalty corner unit… recorded one defensive save.

High School… Three-sport athlete, excelling in field hockey, basketball and soccer… from 2004-07, named high school’s athlete of the year… member of the British Columbia Provincial field hockey team in 2007 and 2008… named a first team senior girls field hockey all-star in 2008 and 2009… member of the team that finished second at the Junior National Field Hockey Championships in 2008… member of the 2009 British Columbia Provincial basketball championship team and was named Most Outstanding Defensive Player of the 2009 British Columbia AAA Provincial basketball championship… named first team senior girls soccer all-star in 2008.

Personal… Born June 5, 1991… daughter of Bruce and Sandra Barnett… communication studies major.