#2 Jed Jacobson

Men's Soccer
Class Junior Height 5'7"
Hometown Mercer Island, Wash. Weight 145
High School Mercer Island Position Midfielder
Club Team Eastside FC 90 Red Major Psychology

As a Sophomore (2010) - Scored fourth goal in 5-0 victory over crosstown rival Walla Walla University on 9/21/10 ... Scored third goal in big 3-0 conference win over Puget Sound on 9/27/10 ... Scored the game-winning goal in Whitman's 5-2 win over George Fox on 10/24/10 off a 30 yard free kick. It was Whitman's third goal in three minutes. Assisted less than four minutes later on Sam Freedman's goal, Whitman's fourth of the game.

As a Freshman (2009) - One of three Whitman players to start all 19 games ... Led team in minutes played ... Had one assist in each of two victories over Linfield ... Helped preserve 1-1 tie with Pacific by making a sliding stop of shot in overtime.

Academics - Majoring in psychology at Whitman.

Prep - Was four-year starter and senior captain at Mercer Island High ... Shared in three KingCo titles and reached state 3A semifinals three times ... Two-time All-KingCo First-Team selection ... First-Team All-State as senior; Honorable Mention All-State as a junior ... Helped Mercer Island reach No. 20 national ranking as senior ... Shared in three state titles in eight seasons with Eastside FC with team advancing one year to USYSA Region IV semifinals ... Other Eastside highlights included winning Surf Cup, Pacific Coast Challenge and Crossfire challenge, and rising to No. 15 in national rankings.

Personal - Son of Mike and Kate Jacobson ... Has two younger brothers and one younger sister, all of them soccer players ... Enjoys playing basketball, wakesurfing, kneeboarding and wakeskating. ... Hobbies include intramural sports, listening to music, and enjoying life.

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