Wildcats Picked to Host Xavier on Thursday in NCAA Tournament First Round
2011 Earned the back-up keeper position in the preseason, making three starts in place of an injured Tyler Beadle ... Started consecutive games vs. IUPUI and IPFW and the season finale at No. 25 South Carolina ... vs. IUPUI, totaled on save and allowed two goals in a 2-2 weather-shortened draw and vs. IPFW totaled two saves in a 4-2 win, facing 10 shots ... With Beadle out at South Carolina, Van Arsdale was the lone keeper to travel and he turned in his best outing of the year, saving three shots in 17 shots faced, including helping UK manage to battle through a 19-0 advantage in corner kicks, with UK playing with 10 men the majority of the contest ... Made the biggest save of the year on a penalty kick late in the game vs. South Carolina, allowing UK a chance to finish the game in a draw ... Totaled a 1.86 goals-against average in his three games, saving six shots and posting a 1-0-2 record.
2009-10 Played two years at Virginia Commonwealth for coach Dave Giffard ... As a freshman, played in five games and four starts ... Totaled 18 saves and a .692 save percentage ... In his second career game in 2009, totaled 10 saves against high-powered North Carolina ... Did not see game action as a sophomore.
Pre-College Earned three letters for Herb Modrac at Mills E. Godwin ... As a senior, earned first-team All-Colonial District, a second-team All-Central Region, second team All-Metro Richmond, first-team All-DigitalSports and team MVP and captain honors ... As a senior totaled 15 shutouts in 22 games, good for a 0.49 goals-against average and a 18-2-1 record ... Led team to the Colonial District regular-season and tournament championship as a senior ... Played for club tem Richmond Strikers and coach Erwan LeCrom from 1996-2009 ... Also played basketball for three years ... Had a staggering 4.2 GPA in high school.
Personal Full name is Jackson Conner Van Arsdale ... Son of Dean Van Arsdale and Betsy Swanson ... Has an older brother, Nathan (24) and older sister, Lane (22) ... Brother, Nathan played soccer at Longwood University ... Interested in pursuing a career in medicine.