Jessica Fischer (born November 16, 1974) is an American former soccer player who played as a sweeper, making two appearances for the United States women's national team.

Jessica Fischer
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-11-16) November 16, 1974 (age 45)[1]
Place of birth San Diego, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[1]
Playing position Sweeper[2]
Youth career
0000–1992 Mira Mesa Marauders
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1992–1995 Stanford Cardinal 82 (23)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001 San Diego Spirit 0 (0)
National team
1993 United States 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

CareerEdit

Fischer played for the Mira Mesa Marauders in high school.[3] In college, she played for the Stanford Cardinal from 1992 to 1995.[4] She was an NSCAA, Soccer America, and Soccer News First-Team All-American in 1994 and 1995, as well as a Soccer News Second-Team All-American in 1993. She was included in the NSCAA All-West Region second team in 1992 and first team in 1994 and 1995, as well as the Soccer News All-West Region first team in 1993, where she was the defensive MVP. Fischer was included in the All-Pac-10 first team in 1995. In total, she scored 23 goals and recorded 13 assists in 82 appearances for Stanford.[5]

Fischer made her international debut for the United States on June 12, 1993 in a friendly match against Canada. She earned her second and final cap for the U.S. on June 21, 1993 in another friendly against Canada.[1]

Fischer was included on the San Diego Spirit roster during the 2001 WUSA season, but did not make an appearance.[6] In 2007, she was inducted into the Stanford Athletics Hall of Fame.[7] In 2015, she was named to the Pac-12 All-Century Reserve Women's Soccer Team.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Fischer grew up in the Mira Mesa neighborhood of San Diego.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

InternationalEdit

United States[1]
Year Apps Goals
1993 2 0
Total 2 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "2019 U.S. Women's National Team Media Guide" (PDF). United States Soccer Federation. 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 8, 2019. Retrieved August 18, 2019.
  2. ^ Cuza, Bobby (November 21, 1995). "Great talent finishes career on Farm". The Stanford Daily. 208 (43). pp. 6, 8. Archived from the original on August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Jessica Fischer". Stanford Cardinal. Archived from the original on August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  4. ^ "Women's Soccer All-Time Roster". Stanford Cardinal. January 1, 2017. Archived from the original on August 21, 2019. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  5. ^ "2003 Stanford Women's Soccer Media Guide" (PDF). Stanford Cardinal. 2003. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 21, 2019. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Jessica Fischer". Stats Crew. Archived from the original on August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  7. ^ "Jessica Fischer". Stanford Cardinal. Archived from the original on August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
  8. ^ "Pac-12 All-Century Women's Soccer team announced". Pac-12 Conference. San Francisco. October 6, 2015. Archived from the original on August 26, 2019. Retrieved August 26, 2019.