|Jill Porto - 12
2006: Played in all 21 games, getting the starting nod in 19 of those matches ... finished second on the team with four goals during the year, including two game-winners ... scored her first goal of the season on Sept. 17 in UAB's 1-0 win over Mercer ... also tallied goals at UTEP, versus Rice and in UAB's 3-2 win over Colorado College in the C-USA tournament championship game on Nov. 5 ... also contributed a pair of assists during the year ... also ranked second on the team in points with 10 ... led the team in shots and shots on goal, with 74 and 42, respectively ... named to Soccer America's National Team of the Week on Nov. 8 ... ranks second in the UAB career record books in shots (190) and is listed as third in game-winning goals (7) ... earned her third varsity letter.
2005: A first-team all-conference selection, Porto started in 18 of the Blazers' 19 contests as a sophomore ... ranking second on the team in points with 20, she finished the year tied for a team-high nine goals...named C-USA's Offensive Player of the Week after she recorded a hat trick in UAB's 6-0 win over Marshall...end-of-the-year accolades included team co-MVP and a spot on the NSCAA all-region squad...earned her second varsity letter.
2004: Enjoyed a stellar freshman season as she scored eight goals and added four assists as she earned all-C-USA freshman honors ... played in 23 games and started 14 ... ranked third on the team in goals and had one game-winning goal ... scored two goals against Houston on Oct. 24 and had a goal and an assist versus DePaul on Oct. 29 ... had an assist in UAB's 2-0 victory over Wake Forest in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
High School: First-team all-district member in both 2002 and 2003 ... a two-time all-district performer ... named to the Prince William Daily Journal All-Area team ... two-time varsity captain ... named the MVP of her high school team following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... led her squad to the 2002 Raleigh Shootout Championship and was named a first-team all-region member in 2003 ... at Potomac was also a three-time MVP of the cross country team ... competed for the highly-respected Prince William Soccer Incorporated Club team ... was coached at Potomac by Al Borges ... member of the National Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society and Honor Roll.
Personal: Full name is Jillian Marie Porto ... born on Oct. 29, 1986 ... daughter of Jean Porto and Justin Porto ... has three siblings; Jeremy, Josh and Juli ... majoring in marketing.