Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#8 Jazmin Ponce
Position: Forward/Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lawndale, Calif.
High School: Redondo Union HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Ponce Photos

2012: Competed in all 20 games earning 19 starts... Led Arizona in goals with eight and shots with 85, 40 on goal... Also led the Pac-12 for seven weeks in shots... Recorded two goal-winning-goals on the season... Earned Pac-12 All-Conference First Team honors... Named to Pac-12 All Conference Second Team by College Sports Madness.

2011: Started and played in all 19 matches.. Logged 1,377 minutes and registered two goals with 42 total shots taken... One goal was scored in the 6-1 loss against UCLA and the other was in the 2-1 loss against ASU... Leader for the Wildcat offense.

2010: Started and played in 19 of team's 20 games on the season ... Logged 1,639 minutes as a true freshman ... Scored three goals and attempted 49 shots on the season ... Placed 20 shots (.408) on goal during the season ... Scored team's only goal in 4-1 loss at Washington (Oct. 8) ... Earned first career game-winning goal in the 97th minute in 1-0 victory over Utah (Sept. 26) ... Scored first collegiate goal in 4-2 win over Cal Poly (Sept. 5) ... Attempted first career shot against Pepperdine (Aug. 29) ... Made collegiate debut against San Diego (Aug. 27).

Prep: Brings significant regional and national experience to the UA program after years in the Olympic Development Program ... An aggressive, attacking midfielder who plays with great passion and will bring immediate creativity and diversity to the UA attack ... Ranked the No. 60 player overall by ... Four-year letterwinner as an attacking forward and midfielder for Shelly Marsden at Redondo Union High School ... Team captain junior and senior seasons ... Named team's most valuable player in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Recognized on school's Honor Roll all four seasons and earned Principal's Award her junior year ... Played club soccer for Force SC before joining Surf Soccer Club under the direction of Jenni Tanaka ... Member of the ODP Cal South Team for four years ... Participated in ODP 92' Regional Camp for three years ... Participated in National Camp for one season ... Club teams won Placer United Cup and finished amongst top-25 teams in the nation

Personal: Born Jazmin April Ponce in May 1992 in Los Angeles, Calif. ... Daughter of Jesus and Norma Ponce ... Has two older brothers, Jesus and Grady, and one younger brother, studing nursing at Arizona.