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    Jessica Palo
    Jessica Palo

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Ames, Iowa

    High School:
    Ames

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    F



    2009: Appeared in all 19 games and started three ... Tied for second on team with two goals and five points scored ... Recorded first game-winning goal of career to beat Iowa in overtime in front of home-state crowd on 10/22 ... Also scored at Michigan (10/4) to cap off a Northwestern rally that earned a draw on the road ... Assisted on game-winning goal to beat Illinois on Senior Night (11/6) ... Earned starts in the final three matches of collegiate career ... Put three of five total shots on goal (.600) ... Named Most Improved Player ... Academic all-Big Ten.

    2008: Valuable reserve ... Played in 17 games off the bench ... Scored a goal against San Diego on 9/5 ... Took five total shots and three landed on goal ... Academic all-Big Ten.

    2007: Appeared in four games at forward ... Recorded a shot on goal against Loyola on 9/12.

    2006: Played in 15 games, starting three ... Tallied an assist and a goal against Morehead State (9/8).

    High School: Helped the West Des Moines Storm to two Club State Championships in 2004 and 2005 ... A two-time all-Central Iowa Metropolitan League selection and member of the Iowa ODP State Team ... Tallied 22 goals and four assists in 2003 and 20 goals and three assists in 2004 ... Holds the school record with six goals in one game ... Also a 2005 all-state sprinter in track.

    Personal: Born Jessica Murielle Palo ... Daughter of Pierre and Bertne Palo ... Majoring in art theory and practice.

    Palo's Stats:

    Year GP/S Shots G A Pts GWG
    2006 15/3 11 1 1 3 0
    2007 4/0 1 0 0 0 0
    2008 17/0 5 1 1 3 0
    2009 19/3 5 2 1 5 1
    CAREER 55/6 22 4 3 11 1