#12 Jessica Skerston | Forward
Hometown: St. Charles, Mo.
Previous School: Lutheran
Major: Elementary Education
2015 GPAC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 22)
2014 First Team All-GPAC
2014 GPAC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 3)
Skerston started all 22 games at striker ... emerged as one of the GPAC's top forwards, scoring 17 goals (third most among GPAC players) and adding three assists ... entered the national tournament tied for first among all NAIA players with a program single-season record eight game-winning goals ... ranked 24th nationally in total goals ... scored at least one goal in the first eight games of her career ... tallied two goals each in wins over Grace (Sept. 5), Bethel (Sept. 6) and Midland (Oct. 22) ... took a team high 83 shots, including 41 on goal ... struck for the game-winning goal in all three GPAC tournament victories, including the 1-0 title game triumph over No. 20 Hastings.
Prepped at Lutheran High School (St. Charles, Mo.) … lettered and started all four years … played three years for current Concordia head coach Greg Henson at Lutheran High … named all-conference all four years … tabbed all-district as a junior and senior … received honorable mention all-state recognition as a junior … broke the school single-season goals record with 32 as a senior ... played basketball for four years, earning all-conference and all-district accolades … led Lutheran High to a 2013 Class 3 state championship.
Born in St. Charles, Mo., on May 14, 1996 … daughter of Jim and Tammy … has an older sibling, Jamie, and younger sibling, Emily.