Senior Year (2015): Appeared in eight games and made her first career start against Harvard on May 1 ... played in the Ivy opener at Dartmouth and vs. Cal ... had a ground ball against Cal ... caused two turnovers at Yale ... earned her first career start against Harvard in the Ivy League semifinal and had one ground ball.
Junior Year (2014): Played in five games.
Sophomore Year (2013): Did not play.
Freshman Year (2012): Played in her first game at Columbia ... also played vs. Yale.
Before Princeton: A three-year letterwinner at Northport High School ... helped the Tigers to an impressive 52-4 record during her tenure ... played both defense and midfield ... elected team captain as a senior ... Northport has won the league all three years and were Suffolk County Champions in 2009 and 2011 ... the team won the Class A state championship and the Long Island championship in 2011 ... a two-time all-county selection ... named to the 2010 All-Tournament Team Division I ... earned all-league honors as a senior ... named to the Newsday Top 50 Long Island list ... a two-time US Lacrosse All-Academic ... the Tigers awarded her the MVP Midfielder of the Year in 2010 ... played for the Yellow Jackets Blue, Metro New York Women's National Team in 2009 and 2010 and the gold-medal winning Empire State Team in 2010 ... also earned three letters in volleyball and was team captain.
Personal: Full name is Jessica Lauren Nelson ... born June 8, 1993 ... parents are Robert and Terri Nelson ... has two younger brothers, Bobby and Sean ... major is undeclared.