Jeni Willardson Viernes
Parents: Colleen and Tony ... Siblings: Eric, Katie, Lisa and Tina ... Spouse: Spencer.
Hobbies: Snowboarding, rock climbing.
Freshman:Played in all 25 games compiling seven goals
and four assists for her 18 points from 36 shots on goal. Sophomore:Played in all 24 games starting in 11...tallied six goals and seven assists for her 19 points off of 49 shots...named to the MWC All-Tournament Team. JuniorStarted in all 22 games totaling 21 points out of 56 shots with seven goals and seven assists...First Team All-Conference...SoccerBuzz West Region Third Team.
First-team All-State Player in 1998 ... All-time leading scorer at Murray HS ... Member of Utah's ODP in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999 ... Region IV ODP Team in 1997 and 1998 ... Club: Starz Extreme ... Summer 1999: Western Regional Champion with Utah Devastation Club.
Played in 93 games and took 228 shots, netting 37 goals and posting 23 assists for 97 career points ... Three-year starter ... All-MWC First Team as junior and senior ... 2002 MWC Player of the Year.
Year G Shs Gls Asts Pts
2002 22 87 17 5 39
2001 22 56 7 7 21
2000 24 49 6 7 19
1999 25 36 7 4 18
Totals 93 228 37 23 97
1999 | Freshman Year
Played in all 25 games compiling seven goals and four assists for her 18 points from 36 shots on goal.
2000 | Sophomore Year
Played in all 24 games starting in 11 ... Tallied six goals and seven assists for her 19 points off of 49 shots ... MWC All-Tournament Team ... Was credited with seven assists for 21 points which ties for second best in points on the team ... Her first goal of the season came in the 52nd minute against Washington to give the BYU team a 1-1 overtime tie over the Huskies.
2001 | Junior Year
Started in all 22 games totaling 21 points out of 56 shots with seven goals and seven assists ... First-team All-Conference ... Soccer Buzz West Region Third Team ... Her seven goals were off 56 shot attempts during her junior season with the Cougars ... Her seven goals put her in third place in team scoring along with her third place finish in shots attempted.
2002 | Senior Year
NSCAA West Region First Team ... Honored as the MWC Player of the Year ... All-MWC First Team ... MWC All-Tournament Team ... Soccer America College Women's Team of the Week ... Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week ... Twice tabbed as MWC Player of the Week ... Won the Cougar Club's Leona Holbrook Spirit of Sport Award ... Scored two goals on seven shots in season opener to lead Cougars over No. 3 Portland, 2-1 ... Credited with assist to Krissa Reinbold for game winner vs. Cal-State Northridge ... Game-winning goal vs. Montana ... Fifth goal of season was game-winner against Air Force ... Grabbed another game-winner vs. Wyoming in 1-0 win ... Assisted on game winner vs. New Mexico ... Assist in 3-2 win over No. 23 Notre Dame ... Two goals in 3-2 win over UNLV ... Scored in first 90 seconds vs. SDSU to put BYU up 1-0 ... Again scored opening goal vs. Weber State to create 1-0 lead ... Bagged her sixth game-winning goal on a one-timer that gave BYU 2-0 lead over No. 24 and eventual win ... Goal vs. SDSU in 9-2 MWC tourney win ... Incredible four-goal performance gave Cougars 5-1 win over New Mexico in MWC tourney championship and stands as the school record for most goals in a game ... Kneed in unlikely goal with only 11 second left vs. Utah in NCAA first round to send game into OT ... Finished the year with a team-high 17 goals as well as five assists.