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5  Jacob Speed
Jacob Speed

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Mansfield

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 165

Position:
D


11/14/2012

Soccer Hosts No. 19 Xavier in NCAA Tourney

Wildcats to Face School-Record 10th Ranked Foe; Kickoff Thursday at 7 p.m. ET

11/06/2012

Record Seven Soccer Standouts Earn C-USA Honors

Matt Lodge, Steven Perinovic Named First-Team All-Conference USA

10/17/2012

Asher's Goal Topples NCAA's Second-Best Defense

Junior Dylan Asher Starts at Forward, Nets First Career Goal as Game-Winning Tally

10/16/2012

UK Soccer Travels to Face Marshall

UK to Face NCAA's Second-Best Defensive Unit on Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET

09/18/2012

Men's Soccer Hosts ETSU Wednesday Night

Wildcats coming off 1-0 win at No. 18 Louisville; Kickoff set for 7 p.m. ET

Pre-College
Earned three letters for coach John Frazekas at Mansfield High School ... Played with the club team Dallas Texans and coach David Hudgell from 2008-12, joining UK signee Caleb Richardson on the Texans ... Was on the NTX ODP State team (92 boys) and the NTX ODP State team (93 boys) ... With club team in 2011, led the team to an undefeated season, a USSDA Regional Championship and a third-place USSDA National Finalists ... Led high school to the bi-district championship as a freshman and sophomore ... In 2009, Mansfield finished as a regional quarter finalist and in 2010 was a regional semi finalists ... Was a first-team all-district honoree in 2010 and honorable mention all-district as a freshman ... Was named the Mansfield High School Utility Player of the Year in 2009 as a freshman ... Was named the Man of the Match at the USSDA Finals in 2011 ... Was the team captain of the Dallas Texas U-18 academy in 2011 ... Was named to the all-district academic team in 2010.

Personal
Full name is Jacob Aaron Speed ... Son of Ricky and Jeriann Speed ... Born Sept. 9, 1993 in Fort Worth, Texas ... Has a younger brother, Jordan (16) ... Interested in pursuing a major in kinesiology ... Was active in the community through his involvement in the Walnut Ridge Baptist Church youth group in Mansfield ... Father Ricky played basketball at Southwestern Oklahoma State University ... Cousin, Richard Reed played football for Oklahoma and professional with the Denver Broncos.

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