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  JoJo Chryst
JoJo Chryst

Player Profile

Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Madison Edgewood (Wis.)





QUOTING MILLER: "JoJo is an athletic, hard-nosed defender. She is dominant in the air and competent technically, allowing her to be composed on the ball. She brings attitude, work ethic, tenacity and height to our back line."

HIGH SCHOOL: A June 2013 graduate of Edgewood High School in Madison, Wis....Completed her senior season in the spring at Edgewood where she competed for head coach Chris Martinelli...As a defender, scored two goals and contributed three assists during her senior year...Named three-time All-Area player by the Wisconsin State Journal and "Best of the Rest" honoree by the Wisconsin Coaches Association...Four-time unanimous All-Badger South Conference selection...Four-time All-City selection...Two-year soccer team captain...Helped guide the Crusaders to the 2011 state championship and Badger South Conference title as a sophomore...Team captured a conference title and appeared in the state semifinals during her freshman season...Competed for the Madison 56ers for head coaches Brian Feyrer and John Reddan (2006-12)...Four-year varsity letterwinner in basketball for head coach Lora Staveness...National Honor Society member...High Honor Roll student (2010-13).

Personal: Born Mikayla Jo Chryst on February 9, 1995...Daughter of Paul and Robin Chryst...Daughter of Pitt football coach Paul Chryst...Has an older sister Katy and younger brother Danny...Sister Katy is a sophomore at Pitt...The sisters were teammates at Edgewood...Nickname is JoJo...Stayed with her grandmother in Madison while completing her senior year in high school...Completed over 200 hours of community service during high school...Undeclared major and enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.