Women's Soccer

7  Olivia Jester
Olivia  Jester


Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:




Ohio Elite


Kentucky Ranks Second on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-three Wildcats Recognized by the League


59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs


Women's Soccer Comes From Behind for Fourth-Straight Win

Kentucky scores two in second half to top Auburn


Women's Soccer Earns First Road Sweep in Lipsitz Era

Kentucky downs UGA 1-0 for first time since 1999


No. 16 Missouri Tops UK 2-1 in Fourth-Straight OT Game

Gilliland scores equalizer in 84th minute


WSOC vs. Vanderbilt, 102512

UK defeats Vanderbilt 3-0 to close the home season on Senior Night.


WSOC vs. No. 13 Florida, 091412

Women's Soccer Upsets No. 13 Florida in SEC Opener; UK downs Gators for first time since 2006


WSOC at Louisville, 090712

UK Upsets No. 12 Louisville In Road Opener; Cats get goals from Horner, Hubly; PK save from Louisville native King

2014 (Junior): Anchor of the UK back line as the centerback with Kaitlin Miller ... Had her first goal in over two years against Morehead State on a long-range rifle that found the back of the net ... Has played in and started in every game of her three-year career ... A converted starting midfielder from her freshman season ... Had a shot that was on frame against Georgia.

2013 (Sophomore):
Played holding mid all of her freshman year, and after the opening weekend wasmoved to centerback ... Played every minute of every game in the month of September... Moved up to midfield for second half against Arkansas and registered twoshots ... Only UK player to start every game she has been eligible for in her career ...Had assist on game-opening goal vs. Ohio State in NCAA Tournament.

2012 (Freshman): Tropical Smoothie All-Tournament Team ... Started in every game as a true freshman ... Tallied 19 shots with five on target ... Played career-high 106 minutes in 2-2 draw with No. 6 Texas A&M ... Scored first-career, and game-winning goal vs. Auburn ... Charted a point in successive games, logging an assist vs. Vanderbilt on the game-winning goal ... Logged a shot attempt in 74 minutes of action in first round of NCAA Tournament against UT-Martin.

Pre College:Cincinnati, Ohio native played her club soccer for Tim Lesiak at the Ohio Elite Soccer Academy ... A versatile player on the pitch, having played forward, center mid, and on the back line ... In her time at Ohio Elite, Jester was named to the Ohio South State Team for six consecutive years from 2006-11 ... A part if the OSYSA State Cup in 2010, before lifting the trophy in 2011 ... Named to the ODP Region II Team from 2008-11 ...At McAuley High School in the Queen City, named all-conference 1st-team in 2009, 2010, and 2011 while also SWOSSCA division one 1st team from 2009-11 ... Lettered in basketball her freshman year ... Off the field, extremely involved in the community, serving as an honor-roll student, as well as a Ronald McDonald House volunteer ... The daughter of Dan and Danielle.

Jester's Q&A:

What is your nickname, and why?"O"...I'm not sure.

Who is the most famous person you have ever met? Mia Hamm

Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? Olympic Gold Medal

What is the worst Christmas gift you've ever been given? Some blue basketball toe socks.

What would people be surprised to know about you? I use to be a competitive cheerlead (like on Bring It On)

If you had a horse in the Kentucky Derby, what would you name it? Thatababy

What is your prized possession? My bed, I love my bed.

Why did you choose your jersey number? Just ever since I was little I loved that number

Who is the most famous person in your cell phone? Chad Ochocinco

What song gets you pumped up for a game? Wobble by V.I.C

What is your favorite city to visit? Toss up between Huntington Beach and Siesta Key

Who is your favorite American Idol winner? Carrie Underwood

What is your biggest fear? Public Speaking

What is one food you will absolutely not eat? Ketchup, ew!

What is your dream job? Dolphin trainer

Who have you not seen in concert that you want to see in person? The Kardashian's? I know they don't sing but they are definitely on top of my list to see, even if they were to put on a concert.

What's one of your most interesting life stories that sets you apart from everyone else? When my parents first signed me up to play soccer when I was little, I cried and cried and would not leave my mom's leg. After two weeks, the soccer coach told us, it was ok if I did not play on the team. Two years later, my parents signed me up again and I really liked it...probably because my dad and aunt were the coaches and I got to play with my twin cousins.

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