Jessi Pope set the tone on the backline in a 4-1 win over Saint Louis and spoke to Bears All-Access about the effort
Awards/Honors 2013: NFHCA Scholar of Distinction ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll 2012: NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll
2013 Season (Sophomore) Started four times for the Bears as a sophomore ... Appeared in 14 contests overall.
2012 Season (Freshman) Appeared in 15 games and recorded eight starts for the Bears during her freshman season.
Background Pope started four years for Brooke Point High School as a defender and midfielder ... As a senior, helped lead the Blackhawks to an 11-7 record en route to a fourth-place conference finish ... Also lettered for two years in tennis.
Personal Jessi Lynn Pope was born February 3, 1994 in Woodbridge, Va. ... Daughter of Robert and Mary Pope ... Majoring in psychology ... Has a brother, Darren ... Plans to be a clinical psychologist.