Forward Jack Wood describes the thrill of hitting the game-winning goal in overtime against Memphis
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013
2012: Appeared in 12 matches in his first season with the Bears' program...Made his first start at MSU in the season finale against Drake; Also played a season-high 60 minutes against the visiting Bulldogs on Senior Night...Scored his first career goal as a Bear on a free kick from just outside the box against No. 26 UC Irvine...Gave the Bears their fifth and final victory of 2012 with a game-winning free kick against Memphis (Oct. 3)...Tied for the team lead in game-winners (1)...Finished the season with 11 shots and four shots on goal.
Background: Has a year of experience at the university level, playing forward for Hartpury College (University of the West of England) during the 2011-12 school year...Arrives at Missouri State with three years of eligibility remaining...Put up big numbers throughout the 2011-12 season; Found the back of the net 36 times and assisted on 21 goals...Had the opportunity to participate at the international level, playing with the England Schoolboys; In a match versus the Ireland Schoolboys, Wood scored the go-ahead goal for England...Prior to the university level, he recorded 24 goals and 18 assists in 22 matches (2009-10)...Registered another 26 goals and 22 dimes in 2010-11...Represented Hartpury in the English Schools' Football Association (ESFA) and English Colleges Football Association (ECFA) national titles in 2010 and 2011...Also played for Forest Green Rovers F.C. and Cheltenham Town F.C., both English football clubs in League Two.
Personal: Jack Colin Jamieson Wood is the son of Alison Wood...Born on December 15, 1992 in Lancashire, England...Majoring in physical education.