COLLEGIATE CAREER: 2011 (Creighton) - Started in 10 of the 20 matches in his first season as a Bluejay ... Had his lone assist of the season in the 3-0 win over Northern Illinois (Nov. 20) ... Took four shots on the season, including three straight games against Providence (Sept. 17), Kentucky (Sept. 21) and Saint Mary’s (Sept. 24) ... Named Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 12) following a double overtime win at DePaul ... Part of the record-setting Creighton defense that surrendered just five goals on the season for a 0.20 goals against average.
2009-10 (Saint Louis) – Started 29 of 31 career matches played for the Billikens ... Started all 18 matches for the Billikens as a sophomore ... Totalled one goal and three assists for five points in his two seasons at SLU ... Scored his only collegiate goal, the game-winner, at Temple (Nov. 6, 2009) ... Named Atlantic-10 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 9, 2009) following his goal and helping SLU to two shutouts ... First career point came on an assist against Tulsa (Sept. 26, 2009) ... Assisted the game-winner against Saint Bonaventure (Nov. 11, 2010) ... SLU posted 15 shutouts in his two seasons.
PREP CAREER: Played club soccer for Arsenal United, winning five Nebraska state championships ... Attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s in Faribault, Minn., for junior and senior seasons after attending Omaha Millard North his first two prep seasons ... Named team MVP following his senior season ... Starter on undefeated Millard North team, which finished 22-0-0 and posted 17 shutouts in 2007 ... High school teammate of former Bluejay teammate Bryan Hoie.
PERSONAL: The son of Steve and Colleen Brown, Jake was born Sept. 23, 1990, in Wheaton, Ill. ... Has two older sisters, Michaela (26) and Kelsey (25) ... Michaela played soccer at Nebraska Omaha and was on the 2005 NCAA Division II Championship team ... Marketing major ... Enrolled at Creighton in January 2011 and trained with the Bluejays that spring.