Feb. 13, 2013
Defender, 5-11, Pittsburgh, Pa./Madison Edgewood H.S. (Madison, 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 a attitude, work ethic, tenacity and height to our back line.”
High School: Will graduate in June, 2013 from Edgewood High School in Madison, Wis….Enters her senior soccer season this spring where she competes for head coach Chris Martinelli…Named two-time All-Area player by the Wisconsin State Journal and “Best of the Rest” honoree by the Wisconsin Coaches Association…Three-time unanimous All-Badger South Conference selection…Three-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 freshman at Pitt…The sisters were teammates at Edgewood…Nickname is JoJo…Completed over 200 hours of community service during high school.