Men's Soccer
Jason Griffiths - Men's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 8


  • height 5-11
  • Weight 165
  • class Senior
  • High school Garth Hill
  • 2008 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
  • 2008 NSCAA All-Region
  • 2008 first-team All-Conference USA
  • 2008 Conference USA All-Tournament Team

One of the top midfield players in the nation, Griffiths is coming off a four-goal, three assist season … A 2008 first-team All-Conference USA selection … Played and started 20 games, totaling the fifth-most minutes on the club, 1812 … All four goals came on penalties, going 4-for-4 on the season … Is 6-for-6 in penalties in his career … Eleven points ranked fourth-best on the team … Fired 31 shots, with 12 on goal … Had two goals in conference play … Got first goal of the year on a penalty kick against Detroit in the second game of the season … Got another penalty-kick goal and added an assist at Cincinnati … Added goals against Marshall and FIU … Dolled out assists in back-to-back games, both coming in the C-USA Tournament, against Marshall and UCF … Played every minute of 13 games … Fired a season-high five shots against FIU.

Battled injury early in the season, making season debut vs. Michigan State six games into the season … Played and started 11 games, logging 918 minutes … Recorded one goal in 2007, a game-winning penalty kick at Central Florida … Fired five shots on goal.

Played in 16 games while starting 15 … Logged 1324 total minutes and went the distance six times … Was third on the team in goals with four while ranking second in assists with six … Six assists is tied for ninth-best in UK single-season history … Ranked fifth in Conference USA in assists per game … Four of six assists went on Riley O’Neill goals … Scored a pair of game winners, including in the Conference USA Tournament semifinal win over Tulsa … Buried two goals and added an assist in the C-USA Tournament win over Golden Hurricane to record five points, which is tied for eighth best in school history … Had the game-winning goal and an assist in win at UNC Asheville … First goal came on a penalty kick against Georgetown College … Assisted on game-winning goal in each of first two collegiate games.

Played for Beaconsville SYCOB FC in the English Southern Football League … Named the first team MVP and the Youth Team MVP in 2004-05 as well as the Young Player of the Year … Led team to Minerva Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division championship in 2003-04, which ensured a promotion to the Southern Football League … Won the Berks & Bucks Senior Trophy in 2004 … Beaconsfield P.A.S.E. team finished as runner up for the National Cup in 2004 and was the league runner up in 2005 … Also played for Garth Hill School, winning four county and four district championships … Was one of top 16 teams in country in 2003.

Full name is Jason Robert Griffiths … Son of Ricky Griffiths and Karen Clark … Has one brother, Jake (13), and one sister, Lucie (20) … Born on March 22, 1987 in Berkshire, England.

Griffiths in the Record Books
Points (game): t9th – 5 at Tulsa (11/3/06)
Assists (season): t8th – 6 (2006)

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