Head Coach John Ross and goalkeeper Amy Carr talk about the Huskies fall camp and look ahead to their exhibition match with Valparaiso Friday August 16 versus Valparaiso.
2014 SEASON: Returning from a significant leg injury suffered last season, Wandt has played in 13 games and started three as defender, giving the Huskies solid depth at right back.
2013 SEASON: Appeared in 17 games with 12 starts ... Played 1152 minutes on the season ... Recorded an assist on an insurance goal against Akron (Oct. 4) ... Recorded five shot attempts, three on goal.
Top Drawer Soccer Midwest Top-20 in Class of 2013 ... Named to ESPN RISE's Top-150 Players to Watch list.
BROOKFIELD EAST HIGH SCHOOL: Four varsity letters in soccer and two-time swimming letter winner ... Three-time all-conference soccer player ... Honored as All-Conference, All-State, and All-Area in 2013 ... Named 2013 Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year ... Wisconsin All-Star in 2013 ... Honorable mention all-conference swimmer ... Member of the 500-meter freestyle relay team that won the conference championship and holds the conference record ... Soccer team won the regional championship and was sectional finalist in 2011 ... Conference champions in 2010 and 2011 ... Did not allow a goal in conference play in 2009, finishing season 21-2-3 and ranked as high as No. 1 in Division I.
CLUB/ODP: Member of FC Wisconsin Eclipse ... U23 National Finalist in 2013 ... ODP regional camp participant ... Wisconsin State Champions in 2009 ... Region II semifinalist in 2009 ... Coached by Christian Lavers.
PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS: Born December 1, 1994 ... Daughter of Hugo and Debra Wandt ... Mother, Debra, played tennis at Carthage College ... Plans to major in nursing and minor in Spanish ... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... Also involved with the Key Club, Latin Club and the Water Polo Club team ... Worked with the Special Olympics, La Casa de Esperanza, Despensa and various church service opportunities ... Lists water skiing, hiking, swimming and spending time with friends and family as interests ... Admires Missy Franklin, Megan Rapinoe and Jordyn Wieber because "they prove hard work goes a long way and sometimes you have to make sacrifices to achieve your dreams."
COACH ROSS ON WANDT: "Jackie is very athletic and can play a number of positions for us on the field. She is very technical, aggressive and a leader on the field. She has been rated by a few publications as a player to watch in the Class of 2013 as well so we're looking forward to her potential."