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08/10/2015

2015 Pitt Women’s Soccer Preview

The Panthers will field a young but experienced squad this season.

QUOTING MILLER: “Jo is a hard working and very coachable player. Her simple play and good vision of the field helps to settle our midfield and keep possession. Once again, she will give us needed depth in that area.”

2014: Played in 10 matches as a true freshman and recorded 242 minutes of action on the season…Saw a career-high 40 minutes of field time vs. Akron (Aug. 22).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Friends Central High School in Wynnewood, Pa....Four-time varsity soccer starter for head coach Ben Davey...Led Friends Central to two Friends School League championships in 2011 and 2012...Two-time First Team All-League selection and First Team Main Line selection (senior and sophomore seasons)...Injured as a junior...Selected as the Southeastern Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association Player of the Year after leading the league in assists as a sophomore...Named Friends School League Player of the Year as a sophomore...Scored winning goal in the Phoenix's 1-0 win over GFS in the Friends School League championship game...Started at forward as a freshman and led the league in goals...Played with FC Delco from 2007-14...Led FC Delco to the Bethesda tournament title in 2010, U.S. Club regional title in 2010 and an EPYSA state title in 2010...Played for the Spirit United Fire from 2004-07.

PERSONAL: Born Josephine Audrey Fischer on October 11, 1995...Daughter of Henry and Cindy Fischer...Has a younger sister Daphne...Always known that she wanted to play soccer in college...Volunteers at a barn, where she boards, rides and competes with horses...Undeclared major and enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences.

CAREER HIGHS:
Minutes: 40, Akron, 8/22/14.
Goals: N/A.
Assists: N/A.
Points: N/A.
Shots: 1, Robert Morris, 8/27/14.

 

Jo Fischer
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Jo  Fischer

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newtown Square, Pa.

High School:
Friends Central

Height:
5-7

Position:
MF

Birthdate:
10/11/1995

Experience:
1L

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