Jessi Pope
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Jessi  Pope

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stafford, Va.

High School:
Brooke Point HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defender

Major:
Psychology

03/23/2015

NFHCA Places 14 Bears on National Academic Squad

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association names 14 Missouri State student-athletes to its Division I National Academic Squad Monday, March 23, for the Bears' success in the classroom

03/16/2015

Bears Trio Earns NFHCA Scholars of Distinction Honors

Missouri State field hockey juniors Holly Scherer and Kimberleigh Eng repeat as 2014 Division I Scholars of Distinction while Jessi Pope earns her third consecutive honor from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association

02/06/2015

Five Bears Earn MAC Distinguished Scholar Honors

The Mid-American Conference announces that five Missouri State field hockey student-athletes represent the conference's `best of the best' among each fall sports' academic teams

01/21/2015

Eleven Bears Named to Academic All-MAC Field Hockey Team

The Mid-American Conference announces that 11 Missouri State field hockey student-athletes have earned academic all-conference honors

10/29/2014

Bears Head to Athens to Square off With Bobcats

Bears and Bobcats battle in final conference game of season

09/07/2014

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

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
2014:
NFHCA Scholar of Distinction ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... MAC Distinguished Scholar ... Academic All-MAC Team ... Missouri State Athletics Director's Honor Roll (Fall)
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

2014 Season (Junior)
Consistent presence on defense that played and started in each of the Bears' 18 games ... Averaged 60.9 minuters per game of playing time (fifth highest on team) ... Totaled over 1,000 minutes played during season ... Drew only one green card on the back-line for the Bears ... Earned her lone point of 2014 with an assist on MSU's first goal of the season on Sept. 1 at Villanova ... Took 31 corner opportunities, second most on the team ... Made a defensive save in the first game of the season at Monmouth on Aug. 29

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.

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