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#6 Alyssa Jara
Position: Forward/Midfielder
Height: 5'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Folsom, Calif.
High School: Folsom HS
Club: San Juan
Experience: 1 Letter
2013 (Sophomore):
Jara was the most recognized Bluejay as she earned a spot on the
NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region Third Team as well as
All-BIG EAST Third Team ... Alyssa closed the season with two goals and an assist, appearing in 17 matches as a sophomore ... Jara scored goals in consecutive matches, scatching the scorebook in Creighton’s 6-0 win over North Dakota (Aug. 30) and in the Bluejays’4-1 win over Northern Colorado (Sept. 1) ... Jara’s assist came in another victory as she set up the game-tying goal late in the match with Montana on Sept. 15.

2012 (Freshman):
Alyssa appeared in 19 matches in her first season as a Bluejay, including eight starts ... She earned the start in her first intercollegiate match against Iowa State on Aug. 19 ... Jara exploded for a goal and an assist (both firsts as a Jay) in Creighton’s 3-1 win at South Dakota on Aug. 28 ... The goal against the Coyotes, proved to be the game-winner as it gave the Jays the lead midway through the second half ... Late in the season, Alyssa reached career-highs in shots (five), shots on-goal (three) and minutes played (80) in the Bluejays’ 3-2 loss to Drake on Oct. 11.

High School:
Jara graduated from Folsom HS in 2012 ... A four-year letterwinner for the Bulldogs, Jara was a two-time offensive player of the year ... She led Folsom to the San Joaquin League Championship and a 15-1-3 record in 2012 ... She finished 2012 with 18 goals and four assists, a combined 40 points.

Club Team:
Alyssa played club soccer for the San Juan Spirits, where she was a teammate of former Bluejays Kelsey O’Donnell and Kyla Booker.

Personal:  
The daughter of Raul and Marissa Jara, Alyssa was born on Dec. 22, 1993, in San Jose, Calif. ... She has one sibling, Anne-Marie (12) ... Alyssa is majoring in psychology.
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