Women's Soccer
Jenna Goblirsch - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 11


  • height 5-8
  • class Senior
  • High school Elizabethtown

2010: Academic All-SEC … Played full compliment of minutes six times … Logged five straight games playing 90 minutes to start the season … Netted game-tying goal against No. 15 Virginia Tech, her first goal of the season

2009: Academic All-SEC … Started every match during her sophomore season … Played a team high 1786 minutes … Scored game-winning goal in season opener against Cincinnati … Assisted on game-winning goal against Louisville … Scored second goal of the season against Tennessee Tech … Played full allotment of minutes 17 times this season including 110 minutes against Morehead State, Western Kentucky and Arkansas … Assisted on game-winning goal at Auburn

2008: Started every game … Played full 110 minutes against Oakland and Auburn … Recorded first collegiate goal against Duke … Recorded first collegiate assist against Cleveland State … Took season high two shots against Tennessee … Assisted on a goal at UT … Scored season best three points with a goal and an assist against Mississippi State … Tallied first collegiate game-winning goal against Vanderbilt

Pre-College: Kentucky’s Miss Soccer, 2007 … All-American, 2007 … Gatorade Player of the Year, 2007 … Three-time First Team All-State, 2005-07 … Second Team All-State, 2004 … Four-time All-Region, 2007-2004 … Three-time News-Enterprise Player of the Year, 2007-05 … Helped lead Elizabethtown to four straight Sweet 16 appearances, 2007-04 and two Elite Eight appearances, 2007 and 2004 … Helped lead club team, Javanon, to two State Cup championships, 2006 and 2004 and three runner-up finishes, 2007, 2005 and 2003 … Member of the 2003 state ODP team … Sister Anna played for Mississippi State

  • Full Name: Jenna Mari Goblirsch
  • Place of Birth: Elizabethtown, Ky.
  • Parents: Tim and Laurie Goblirsch
  • Siblings: Sara, Anna and Jack
  • Club Team/Coach: Javanon/Val Bole
  • High School Mascot: Panthers

Goblirsch’s Q & A

What is your nickname, why? Saucy Kwon, Kwon Kweezy, the Sauciest of the Kwons; ask the one and only Emily Rogers about that, she just has one creative mind, and the nicknames never stop coming.

Better bicycle kick: Pele or Rooney? Pele

Would you rather make a nice, hard clean-tackle to stop a goal or execute a perfect corner kick that leads to a goal? I’ve heard my celebrations are pretty good, but I’m a defender so…I’m torn.

Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? World Cup

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? To Fly

Who is your favorite athlete? Natalie Horner, she has lightning speed, a fabulous vertical jump, and have you ever seen her diving header?

What do you want to be when you grow up? Still, America’s Got Talent million dollar winner.

When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? An auctioneer

What is your favorite vacation destination? Hawaii with Mr. Schlonga and the gang.

What is your prized possession? My retainer

What is your guilty midnight snack? Ice cream

When you leave Kentucky, what do you want people to say about you? What a gal.

Favorite breakfast … Chocolate chip pancakes served by Tonya.

Without looking it up, what’s a rutabaga? It’s when you rut a bag … and that definition is left open for interpretation.

Who has the quickest temper on the team? Natalie Horner

If you had a Derby horse, what would you name it? The Sauciest of Kwons

What’s one thing you’ve always wanted to do, but have never been able to? Travel abroad

People would be surprised to know that I … Hate cotton balls and lose my keys at least once a day.

What is one interesting story in your life? This one time when I was little, I thought if you stuck a ping pong ball in the microwave it would un-indent the ball, so I did. It caught the microwave on fire and turned the microwave black … all that was left was ashes, not the dent-free ping pong ball that I was expecting – sorry mom, you were probably always wondering what that was.

I chose my jersey number because … Kelsey Hunyadi stole my other one … awkward haha.

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