Jaelene Hinkle
Jaelene Hinkle


Denver, Colo.

High School:
Valor Christian




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Turned in another impressive season along the back line ... NSCAA All-American (Third Team) ... just the second All-American in school history ... named to the NSCAA All-Central Region first team ... first Red Raider in school history to earn All-Region honors three times in a career ... selected to the All-Big 12 First Team as well ... joins teammate Janine Beckie as only Red Raiders to earn first-team honors twice in a career ... appeared in 19 matches on the year while making 17 starts ... missed the first four matches of the year and was limited in two others due to a preseason injury ... member of a Tech backline that posted a school record 17 shutouts and ranked second nationally in the category ... led the Red Raiders with six assists on the season ... marked the most for a Red Raider in a season since Jessica Disabella also posted six in 2010 ... total finished tied for seventh all-time in the Tech single-season record book ... ended the year ranked fourth all-time at Texas Tech with 15 career assists ... IN NCAA RANKINGS ... ranked 144th for total assists and 148th for assists per game ... IN BIG 12 RANKINGS ... finished tied for fourth overall with her six assists ... ranked fifth for assists per game ... her three assists during Big 12 play ranked tied for fourth ... also fourth for assists per game in conference matches only ... dished out first assist of the year in Tech's 1-0 overtime victory over Arizona State ... had assists in back-to-back matches against TCU and Oklahoma ... other assist during Big 12 play was in Tech's 2-0 victory over West Virginia ... found Hayley Haagsma off a corner kick for Tech's first goal of the night ... five of her six assists on the season were on game-winning goals ... recorded final two assists of the year against TCU in the Big 12 Championship and Minnesota in the NCAA Championship opening round match ... played the entire duration of the match in 12 of the final 13 matches of the season ... finished fifth on the team with 1,544 minutes played despite missing the four matches of the year ... Red Raiders finished second nationally in shutout percentage, third for goals-against average in the best defensive season in school history ... first team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... one of three Red Raiders recognized with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

2012 NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team .. .2012 All-Big 12 First Team ... Top Drawer Soccer Big 12 Top 20 Team ... 2012 Preseason All-Big 12 ... Big 12 RANKINGS Tied for fifth with five assists ... appeared in and started all 23 games ... led the Red Raiders with five assists on the season ... one of two Red Raiders to register over 2,000 minutes with 2,001 for the season ... took 20 shots 12 of which were on goal ... recorded a career-high two assists in a 2-1 victory over Oklahoma (9/28) ... registered first assist of the season in a 4-0 shutout of Montana at the TCU Invitational (8/26) ... picked up an assist on Tech's opening goal in a 3-2 double-overtime victory at No. 20 Long Beach State ... registered an assist at TCU (10/19) ... registered two shots in a 2-0 victory over North Texas in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Played in 20 matches with 19 starts during her freshman campaign ... third team NSCAA All-Region selection ... unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 Newcomer Team ... All Big 12 second team selection ... led the Red Raiders with four assists ... scored first career goal against Hofstra (9/9) ... recorded first career assist against Arizona State (9/16) ... recorded three shots and one assist in Big 12 opener against Missouri ... registered over 100 minutes in three separate contests.

Member of Real Colorado for four years ... team captain 2010-11 season ... team was state champions in 2007.

Member of the ODP team that went to regionals in 2006.

Been part of the U.S. National Team program since 2010 ... member of the U-17 National Team player pool ... participated in Team USA U-17 World Cup qualifying ... also part of the team for several matches, including the Dallas Cup against Brazil ... invited in 2011 to the U.S. U-20 National Team Camp ... part of the player pool in 2013 for the U.S. U-23 National Team ... spent two sessions with the U-23 squad in 2014 ... traveled with the team for the Six Nations Tournament held in Spain in March 2014 where the U.S. claimed the tournament title ... started in two of three matches during the trip ... provide an assist during a match against Sweden ... returned to the team in July for a week-long camp in Seattle.

Graduated from Valor Christian High School ... 2010 Parade All-American ... ... Pioneer League Top Scorer in 2010 ... Pioneer League Player of the Year in 2009 ... first team all-conference in 2009 and 2010 ... first team all-state and All-Colorado team in 2009 and 2010 by Denver Post ... named Defensive Player of the Year of her basketball team in 2008.

Born May 28, 1993, to parents Cornell and Betsey Hinkle ... has an older brother, Jeffrey, an older sister, Jordan, and a younger brother, Jamal ... Jordan played two years of soccer at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kan. ... was Summa Cum Laude in 2007 and 2011 and Cum Laude in 2008, 2009, 2010.

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