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  Kaila Jenkins
Kaila Jenkins

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Montclair, N.J.

High School:
Montclair

Height:
5-5

Position:
D

Birthdate:
02/24/1995

Experience:
HS

QUOTING MILLER: "Kaila will undoubtedly be one of our most fit players coming into the season. She was able to carve out a limited role last season. How much time she spent on her technical game this summer will affect how much she can increase her role moving forward."

2013: As a freshman, saw action in 13 matches with three starts and 612 minutes played on year in the Pitt backfield...Played a career-high 90 minutes at Miami (Oct. 10)...Made starts vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 20), at Miami (Oct. 10) and at Duquesne (Aug. 25)...Made first career start in season opener at Duquesne (Aug. 25).

HIGH SCHOOL: A June 2013 graduate of Montclair High School in Montclair, N.J., where she was a four-year varsity starter in soccer...Named the New Jersey State Player of the Year as a senior...Two-time All-State selection (First Team as a senior and Second Team as a junior), three-time All-Conference, three-time All-Group selection and four-time All-County honoree...Played centerback, led the Mounties to the New Jersey group sectional title, an Essex County championship and 18-3-3 record and earned 13 shutouts as a senior in 2012...Also limited opponents to one goal or fewer in 20 of 24 matches as a senior...Scored a goal on a 40-yard free kick blast...Earned her team's Matt Reisig and Best Defender awards following her senior season...Led team to the New Jersey group sectional championship, Essex County regular season and tournament titles and 22-1-1 record as a junior...Played defender and helped lead team to a 12-6-0 record as a sophomore...Started in the midfield, scored six goals and guided her team to a 13-2-3 overall record and state final appearance as a freshman...Played for the Montclair United Bluehawks from 2003-07...Played with the SDFC Lynx...Helped guide the Lynx to a state cup, earned a trip to regionals, won the Jefferson Cup and earned a spot in the US Club nationals in Virginia Beach, Va....Also played varsity lacrosse and served as team captain...Scored eight goals and added two assists during her senior year in lacrosse.

PERSONAL: Born Kaila J. Jenkins on February 24, 1995...Daughter of Mr. Glenn and Pamela Jenkins...Has three siblings: Tiffany, Erinn and Drew...Brother Drew plays lacrosse at Syracuse...Sister serves as Montclair High School field hockey coach...Father played football at Hampton University...Has volunteered with an organization called "Goals for Life," which raises funds for breast cancer through an adult soccer match...Also involved with an organization called "Sisters on the Run," which combats domestic violence against women... Undeclared major and enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences.

CAREER HIGHS:

Minutes: 90, at Miami, 10/10/13.

Goals: N/A.

Assists: N/A.

Points: N/A.

Shots: 0.

CAREER STATISTICS

Season

GP-GS

Min.

G

A

Pts.

Shots

Shot%

SOG

SOG%

GW

Pk-Att.

2013

13-3

612

0

0

0

0

.000

0

.000

0

0-0

Totals

13-3

612

0

0

0

0

.000

0

.000

0

0-0