Jessica Carter Athlete Profile

#10 Jessica Carter

Jessica Carter
Position: Defender Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2005-2008 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Timpview High School

Personal

  • Parents: Lisa and Kent 
  • Siblings: Chris, Zachary, Skyler and Alex 
  • Married to Austin Carter

Before BYU

  • 2004 All-State Selection (Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune) 
  • All-State First Team in 2002 and 2003 (Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune) 
  • 2001 All-State First Team (Salt Lake Tribune) 
  • 2003 All-Valley MVP (Daily Herald) 
  • All-Region VI Selection First Team, 2001, 2002,2003 and 2004 (Daily Herald)
  • All-State First Team from 2001-04 (Daily Herald) 
  • Member of State Championship Celtic Storm from 2001-04 
  • Named team captain of the Celtic Storm from 2001-04 
  • CSSC Offensive Player of the Year in 2002 and 2003 
  • 2003 CSSC MVP ... 2000 MVP of Utah United 
  • Member of ODP from 2000-04 
  • Attended ODP Region Camp in 2000 
  • 2001 ODP Region Pool
  • Member of ODP Region team from 2002-04
  • Received invitation to ODP National/Interregional Competition in 2002 and 2003 
  • Four-time Utah 4A Semifinalist 
  • Utah Region VI Champions in 2001, 2002 and 2003 
  • Basketball first-team All-Region VI Selection, (Daily Herald) from 2001-03 
  • Basketball Defensive Player of the Year (Daily Herald, Deseret News) 
  • Three-time Utah Region VI basketball Champions 
  • Defensive Player of the Year in 2004-05

Stats

 

Year Games Played Shots Goals Assists Points
2005 21 15 1 3 5
2006 20 11 0 0 0
2007 23 7 0 0 0
2008 23 2 1 0 2
Career 87 35 2 3 7

      

2005 | Freshman Year

  • Part of the defense that only allowed 10 goals 
  • Scored first collegiate goal in season-opener against George Mason 
  • Assisted Katie Larkin to give BYU 2-0 win over Denver 
  • Assisted Jaime Rendich Beck in game-winning goal against No. 14 Wisconsin 
  • Named MWC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 19 
  • Named to the Big Toe Invitational all-tournament team 
  • Posted two assists in win over Arizona State 
  • Started in all 21 games

2006 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 20 games, starting in 19 
  • Took 11 shots on the season 
  • Took two shots against Utah State 
  • Shot the ball three times in tie with Washington State and twice against Arizona 
  • All-MWC First Team 
  • Second-team All-West Region Part of defense that only allowed 11 goals on the season

2007 | Junior Year

  • Soccer Buzz West Region All Regionals 3rd Team 
  • Started all 23 games 
  • Named Hermann Trophy candidate before the 2007 season 
  • Anchored the defense that allowed only 11 goals for the second year in a row 
  • Named MWC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 17
  • Recorded seven shots on the year, with two shots against Michigan State 
  • There were less than 20 minutes total in which Harmon-Carter was not on the field for the entire season

2008 | Senior Year

  • Named to Lowe's Senior CLASS Award Watchlist 
  • Named to the NSCAA/adidas All-West Region 2nd Team
  • Started 23 games
  • Played in all 24 games on the season
  • Scored the lone goal in the Cougars' 1-0 win over Wyoming on 11/01/08 
  • Key member of defense that allowed only 18 goals on the year
  • Defense allowed only one goal at home and one goal in conference play
  • Carter played every minute of every game for BYU
  • All MWC First Team
  • Academic All-MWC
  • MWC All Tournament Team
  • MWC Player of the Week
  • Awarded the Leona Holbrook Spirit of Sport Award and the Lu Wallace Outstanding Senior Female Athlete Award at the Y Awards.