12 Jenna Banta
12 - Jenna Banta
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Montville, Conn.
High School: Montville
Position: M
Major: Nursing
Previous School: Montville
gp 3
p 9
g 8
a 1

At USJ: Banta made the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) second team all-conference as a freshman on the soccer team. She also won the most improved player award this fall.

2018-19: Banta bested all Blue Jays, leading the team in goals (35), the most since Rose St. Hilaire 2016. She also led in draw controls (66), and was tied for 3rd in ground balls (23). She scored a team-high 9 goals in a 19-2 route of Dean College on March 11. It was the most goals scored by a single player since Rose St. Hilaire in 2016. Scored a goal in all but two games.

Before USJ: A native of Montville, CT, Banta played four years of varsity soccer and lacrosse at Montville High School. She won Eastern Connecticut Conference (ECC) honorable mention her junior and senior years on the soccer field. As a lacrosse player, defense was her identity, winning defensive player of the year four straight seasons, and leading the Indians to the ECC Division III Championship as a junior. She also made first team All-ECC twice (2017-2018). Banta was a high honors student her entire high school career, winning multiple school awards.

Recent Games
Mar 7 Bay Path W, 17-2
Mar 10 vs. Me.-Farmington L, 9-7
Mar 11 at Thomas (Me.) W, 13-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 3 -
Points 9 0
Goals 8 -
Assists 1 -
Shots 15 -
Shooting percentage 53.3 -
Shots on goal 10 -
Shots on goal percentage 66.7 -
Free position goals-shots 1-2 0-0
Ground balls 7 -
Draw controls 10 -
Turnovers 9 -
Caused turnovers 5 -
Fouls 0 -
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Mar 7 Bay Path W, 17-2 2 1 3 0-0 4 3 5 2 4 50.0 3 75.0
Mar 10 vs. Me.-Farmington L, 9-7 2 0 2 0-0 1 2 1 2 2 100.0 2 100.0
Mar 11 at Thomas (Me.) W, 13-7 4 0 4 1-2 2 5 3 1 9 44.4 5 55.6
Mar 14 Saint Joseph's (Me.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 17 at Johnson & Wales (RI)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 21 at Colby-Sawyer   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 24 Mitchell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 26 MCLA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 28 at Norwich   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 31 Anna Maria   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 4 Lasell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 7 Emmanuel (Mass.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 11 at Rivier   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 14 at Regis (Mass.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 18 Simmons   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 21 at Albertus Magnus   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2018-19 13 13 35 0 35 4-20 23 66 37 5 98 35.7 66 67.3
2019-20 3 3 8 1 9 1-2 7 10 9 5 15 53.3 10 66.7
Total 16 16 43 1 44 5-22 30 76 46 10 113 38.1 76 67.3
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 3 3 8 1 9 1-2 7 10 9 5 15 53.3 10 66.7
Conference - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 1 1 2 1 3 0-0 4 3 5 2 4 50.0 3 75.0
Away 1 1 4 0 4 1-2 2 5 3 1 9 44.4 5 55.6
Neutral 1 1 2 0 2 0-0 1 2 1 2 2 100.0 2 100.0
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Wins 2 2 6 1 7 1-2 6 8 8 3 13 46.2 8 61.5
Losses 1 1 2 0 2 0-0 1 2 1 2 2 100.0 2 100.0
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March 3 3 8 1 9 1-2 7 10 9 5 15 53.3 10 66.7