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Jenna Goar Athlete Profile

#24 Jenna Goar

Position: First Base Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 2011-2014 Hometown: Littleton, CO Last School: Heritage High School


  • 2014 NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete

Conference Honors

  • 2013 PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • 2012 WAC Scholar-Athlete


  • Daughter of Ed and Patti Engel
  • Born in Littleton, CO
  • Has three brothers and one sister
  • Married husband, Wes, in summer 2011
  • Wes played on the BYU club lacrosse team
  • Enjoys all sports, watching movies and playing games
  • Major is exercise and wellness
  • Plans to attend Physical Therapy school
  • Serves as a member of the Cougar Council representing all BYU student-athletes

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Heritage High
  • Continental All-League First Team
  • All-Conference First Team all four years
  • 5A state honorable mention
  • Top five conference batting stats all four years
  • 4.2 weighted GPA
  • Student body vice president
  • Played for the Colorado Stars Gold club team

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 11 games, starting 1
  • Had 1 hit and 1 RBI vs. Utah in the season finale
  • Had 1 at bat and 1 putout at Colorado State
  • Came in at first base vs. UNLV, getting one putout
  • Went 2-for-2 with 1 run and 1 hit vs. Seattle
  • Had 1 run and 1 walk vs. Cleveland State
  • Made first start of her career against Long Beach State, drawing a sac fly
  • Saw first action of her career in a pinch hitting role vs. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, drawing a walk

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • WAC Scholar-Athlete
  • Hit a walk-off double vs. New Mexico State in a pinch hitting appearance
  • Hit first-career home run in season opener vs. Oregon State
  • Went 2 for 4 with a double, 3 RBI and 1 run in a start vs. Memphis
  • Started in wins over No. 11 Oregon & No. 15 Texas A&M
  • Team Academic Player of the Year with a 3.97 GPA over fall and winter semesters
  • Played in 23 games, starting in 9, including 8 games at first base and 1 game at designated player

2013 | Junior Year

  • Named Academic Player of the Year by the coaches
  • PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Hit a solo home run against Maine
  • Had a pinch-hit double against CSU Bakersfield to bring in one run for BYU
  • Appeared in 48 games and started in 15

2014 | Senior Year

  • Went 2-for-4 against No. 22/24 Minnesota.
  • Had a sacrifice fly in a 9-2 victory over Idaho State.
  • Started a 3-6-4 double play against Saint Mary's on an attempted sacrifice bunt
  • Started six games of 17 played
  • NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete