Brizard on Watkins: "Jacquie will provide us with an excellent option in the midfield. She will be competing for not only playing time in the midfield, but also a starting role. Jacquie is a tenacious player who combines hard work and technical ability."
In 2010 (Sophomore): Jacquie played in 16 games as a sophomore in 2010, starting two matches, and tying for third on the team in points with four. She scored a goal and was second on the team in assists with two. Her only goal on the season played a crucial role in helping Tech launch a comeback to take Louisiana Tech into sudden-death overtime on Sept. 15. She also provided a timely assist to help the Golden Eagles score their only goal of the game just before halftime in a 1-0 win over Southeast Missouri on Oct. 15.
In 2009 (Freshman): Appearing in all 22 games for Tech, Jacquie posted a very efficient .647 shots-on-goal percentage in 2009. She was tied for third on the team in assists with two.
HIGH SCHOOL: Jacquie comes to Tennessee Tech
from Mililani, Hawaii, as a forward. Through three seasons at Aiea
High School, she has earned all-division first and second-team
honors, two team Most Outstanding Offensive Player awards, and has
served as a team captain for soccer as well as cross-country.
CLUB/ODP EXPERIENCE: Jacquie has been to two US Club U-18 National championship tournament’s, including a third place finish in 2007. She is a six-time ODP participant, and traveled to ODP camp five times. In 2008 she was selected as one of five soccer players from Hawaii to attend region IV camp in California.
PERSONAL: The daughter of Gearl and Janet Watkins...born June 4, 1991...full name is Jacqueline Leigh Watkins...majoring in Psychology.