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Jessica Destito
Jessica Destito

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Cimarron-Memorial HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
04/16/1986

Experience:
3L


(2006 - Junior): Finished the year with a career-high 10 points, which was fourth-best on the team ... scored three goals and tied for the team lead with four assists ... named to the Blue Jay Classic All-Tournament team after assisting on the game-winning goal against Creighton (Sept. 24) ... played in all 23 games with 21 starts.

(2005 - Sophomore): Was slowed by a hamstring injury, but still finished tied for 3rd on the team with 3 goals, and added 2 assists for 8 points ... scored both goals in UNLV's 2-0 win at Air Force (Oct. 7) ... also posted 4 points (one goal, 2 assists) in a 5-0 win over Nevada, Reno (Aug. 28) ... made 13 starts while playing in 19 games.

(2004 - Freshman): Made a big impact on the UNLV offense as a freshman, scoring three goals, all game-winners, which tied her for second in the MWC ... first two game-winners came in both games of the UNLV FILA Classic, against Northern Arizona (Sept. 3) in a 1-0 double-overtime win, and against Montana (Sept. 5) in a 3-0 victory ... also notched the game-winner in a 3-1 victory over Wyoming on Oct. 17 ... finished with three goals and two assists for eight points, tying her for fifth on the team ... played in 18 games with five starts.

High School: Named Gatorade Player of the Year her senior year at Cimarron ... a two-time All-Southern Nevada selection, and twice named to the All-Sunset Region team ... also a three-time All-Northwest Division selection ... twice named team MVP and team captain ... earned the USMC Distinguished Athlete Award her senior season ... earned three letters in track, and was a state finalist on three relay teams her junior season.

Club: Played for NFC Tabagators 86 club team in Las Vegas ... led team to state championships in 2002 and 2003, and helped Redhots 86 Premier team to second place in 2000, third in 1999, and the state championship in 1997 ... also a member of the ODP state team the past four seasons, and a member of the ODP Region IV 86 Player Pool.

Personal: Jessica Marie Destito ... born on April 16, 1986, in Norwood, Mass. ... daughter of Joe and Debbie Destito ... has one brother Joey (28) and one sister Julie (24) ... majoring in university studies.

DESTITO'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year	G-GS	Shots	Goals	Assists	Points
2004	18-5	18	3	2	8
2005	19-13	19	3	2	8
2006	23-21	41	3	4	10
Totals	60-39	78	9	8	26
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