At Missouri State: Coming off injury, Jenna Compton will add depth to the defense and challenge for key playing time. Last season, Compton excelled in the classroom was named to the NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad after earning a 3.67 GPA in Dietetics.
Background: Compton came to Missouri State after being a four-year letterman for the Edwardsville High Tigers field hockey team. As team captain her senior year, Compton was named to All-Metro and Metro Women's Athletic Association second-teams, helping her team to a 13-8 record. She also played for Missouri State Athletics Hall of Famer Kelly Stuckel Yates for Team Gateway St. Louis, a club field hockey team, which she helped advance to the National Field Hockey festival each year.
Personal:Compton was born on March 16, 1990, in Naperville, Ill. She is the daughter of Doug and Lori Compton. Compton has a 3.74 cumulative GPA in Dietetics.