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#14 Jaden DeGracie
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Gilbert, Ariz.
High School: Highland HS
Experience: High School
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2014 Pac-12 All-Academic First Team

2014: DeGracie played in all 21 matches for the Wildcats and started in seven of them … She was second on the team in assists with four … Her flip throw-ins provided the team with another valuable asset to the attack … Between her and Paige Crouch, in most cases the Wildcats had one in throughout the most of the game, giving them that added element going forward … DeGracie had 11 shots and three were on target … She registered 846 minutes of action on the season. 

2013: Competed in all 20 matches … Recorded 19 shots, including 10 on goal …  Led the team in assists with eight … Registered her first career goal in a 2-0 victory over in-state rival Arizona State … Earned Pac-12 Second-Team honors by College Sports Madness.

Prep:  Three-year letterwinner at Highland High School … Team captain her senior year … Voted team’s Most Valuable Player both junior and senior years … First-team all-conference and all-city both junior and senior years … First-team all-district, all-region and all-state first team junior and senior years … Named to the National Scholar All-America Team junior and senior years … Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 … Arizona Player of the Year in 2012 … Recorded 48 assists with eight goals in her final campaign … Junior year, led team to Arizona State Championship … Finished high school in the top-two percentile of her class … East Valley Tribune Top of Class Distinguished Student.

Personal: Daughter of Dan and Becky DeGracie … Has one brother, Jake … Majoring in chemistry.