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8  Jason Griffiths
Jason Griffiths

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bracknell, England

High School:
Garth Hill

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
MF


  • 2008 C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll
  • 2008 NSCAA All-Region
  • 2008 first-team All-Conference USA
  • 2008 Conference USA All-Tournament Team

2008
One of the top midfield players in the nation, Griffiths is coming off a four-goal, three assist season ... A 2008 first-team All-Conference USA selection ... Played and started 20 games, totaling the fifth-most minutes on the club, 1812 ... All four goals came on penalties, going 4-for-4 on the season ... Is 6-for-6 in penalties in his career ... Eleven points ranked fourth-best on the team ... Fired 31 shots, with 12 on goal ... Had two goals in conference play ... Got first goal of the year on a penalty kick against Detroit in the second game of the season ... Got another penalty-kick goal and added an assist at Cincinnati ... Added goals against Marshall and FIU ... Dolled out assists in back-to-back games, both coming in the C-USA Tournament, against Marshall and UCF ... Played every minute of 13 games ... Fired a season-high five shots against FIU.

2007
Battled injury early in the season, making season debut vs. Michigan State six games into the season ... Played and started 11 games, logging 918 minutes ... Recorded one goal in 2007, a game-winning penalty kick at Central Florida ... Fired five shots on goal.

2006
Played in 16 games while starting 15 ... Logged 1324 total minutes and went the distance six times ... Was third on the team in goals with four while ranking second in assists with six ... Six assists is tied for ninth-best in UK single-season history ... Ranked fifth in Conference USA in assists per game ... Four of six assists went on Riley O'Neill goals ... Scored a pair of game winners, including in the Conference USA Tournament semifinal win over Tulsa ... Buried two goals and added an assist in the C-USA Tournament win over Golden Hurricane to record five points, which is tied for eighth best in school history ... Had the game-winning goal and an assist in win at UNC Asheville ... First goal came on a penalty kick against Georgetown College ... Assisted on game-winning goal in each of first two collegiate games.

Pre-College
Played for Beaconsville SYCOB FC in the English Southern Football League ... Named the first team MVP and the Youth Team MVP in 2004-05 as well as the Young Player of the Year ... Led team to Minerva Spartan South Midlands League Premier Division championship in 2003-04, which ensured a promotion to the Southern Football League ... Won the Berks & Bucks Senior Trophy in 2004 ... Beaconsfield P.A.S.E. team finished as runner up for the National Cup in 2004 and was the league runner up in 2005 ... Also played for Garth Hill School, winning four county and four district championships ... Was one of top 16 teams in country in 2003.

Personal
Full name is Jason Robert Griffiths ... Son of Ricky Griffiths and Karen Clark ... Has one brother, Jake (13), and one sister, Lucie (20) ... Born on March 22, 1987 in Berkshire, England.

Griffiths in the Record Books
Points (game): t9th - 5 at Tulsa (11/3/06)
Assists (season): t8th - 6 (2006)

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