Jordan Christopher enters her first season as an assistant coach under first season head coach Tanya Kotowicz. Christopher comes over from the University of Connecticut where she spent the last five years playing under the direction of Katie Woods.
Christopher graduated from UConn with a degree in psychology and sociology. She was a member of the Big East All-Academic team and a two-time captain of the Huskies.
Her career at UConn:
AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR (2014): Appeared in all 17 games, starting 12 of them... Finished the season with 17 points on 12 goals and five assists... Netted a season-high two goals against Fresno State (March 16) and had an assist in five games throughout the year... Scored a goal in UConn's Big East Semifinal game against Georgetown (May 1)... Recorded a season-high four assists in Connecticut's first game of the season against UMass (Feb. 15)... Totaled six caused turnovers and seven ground balls.
AS A SENIOR (2013): Saw time in only three
games before redshirting... Finished the season with one goal and
AS A JUNIOR (2012): Saw time in 13 games, starting six... Finished her junior campaign with 12 points on nine goals and three assists... Totaled 15 ground balls, 10 draw controls and eight caused turnovers... Notched a career-high four points on a career-high three goals and one assist to go with four ground balls at Cincinnati (April 20)... Ended the season with a two-goal performance against No. 14 Loyola (April 29).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 16 games, starting nine... scored 12 goals including one from a free position shot at St. Bonaventure (March 27)... recorded seven assists... finished the season with four multi-goal games... collected 20 ground balls... had 18 draw controls... ranked fourth on the team with 15 caused turnovers... registered a .293 shooting percentage with a .732 shots on goal percentage... Ended the season on a three-game scoring streak with five goals from April 23-May 1.
AS A FRESHMAN (2010): Part of the starting lineup in 15 of 16 games played...started each BIG EAST contest of her rookie campaign...led the field players with 11 caused turnovers...joined the offensively productive rookie class with her first goal against Quinnipiac (March 3)...scored one goal, had a career-high four ground balls and won two draw controls at Binghamton (March 7)...had an assist against Marist (March 10)...caused two turnovers in road win at Sacred Heart (March 13)...scored once against St. Bonaventure (March 19) adding two draw controls and a ground ball...had a goal, two ground balls and won two draw controls at Rutgers (April 3)...had two ground balls and two draw controls at Georgetown (April 5)...scored a career-high three goals and won two draw controls to lead team over Villanova (April 16)...scored once and had three draw controls at Louisville (April 23)...caused one turnover and collected two ground balls against Notre Dame (May 1).
BEFORE UCONN: Played four years of lacrosse at Villa Maria Academy...earned All-American and All-Area honors as a senior...was a member of the Upper Atlantic second-team twice (2006; 2008)...received Upper Atlantic fourth-team honors in 2007...was named to the All-Main Line team for four years, including three times to the first team (2007, '08, '09)...a four-time AACA League All-Star in 2006, '07, '08 and '09...helped Villa Maria to a pair of league championships in 2006 and 2008...selected to the United States U-19 trials in 2006...an honorable mention All-American in 2008...was a team tri-captain in soccer (2008)...earned first-team All-Main Line honors in 2007 and 2008...was a second-team All-Main Line selection in 2006...a four-time AACA League All-Star (2005-08).