8 Jesse Riggs
8 - Jesse Riggs
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 150
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Hickory
Position: M
Major: Art
g 7
a 4
pts 18
gw 2

Honors:

  • USA South Rookie of the Week (Oct. 10, 2016)

Career Match-by-Match Stats: 2016

2016 (Freshman): Earned USA South Rookie of the Week honors for the week (Oct. 10) after scoring two goals and assisting three more over three matches, as the Scots finished the week 2-0-1... Appeared and started in 14 matches... Scored seven goals on the season, the second most for the season... Took 24 shots, putting 15 on goal and going 2-2 in penalty kicks... Scored two game winners, one in a 6-1 win over Huntingdon (Oct. 7) and the second in a 2-1 win over Ferrum (Oct. 15), scoring the second goal early in the match on a penalty kick... Led the team with four assists on the season

High School: Attended Hickory High School... During his career, was named first team All-Conference, first team All-Region, first team All-State and first team All-Tidewater... Also earned Atlantic Conference Player of the Year honors as a senior... Was a member of the United States Soccer Development Academy with the Virginia Rush... Member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society

Personal: Parents are Todd and Theresa Riggs... Has two sisters, Elyssa and Emma, and one brother, Aaron... Both parents attended Covenant and played sports... Father, Todd, played soccer for the Scots from 1990-93 and mother, Theresa (Tucker), played volleyball and basketball from 1989-92... Favorite Bible verse is Ephesians 2:13... Plans to major in Art

Riggs' Single-Match Highs:

Points: 4, vs. Huntingdon -- Oct 7, 2016
Goals: 1, 7 times
Assists: 2, vs. Huntingdon -- Oct 7, 2016
Shots: 4, at Sewanee -- Oct 4, 2016; vs. Ferrum -- Oct 15, 2016

Recent Games
Oct 8 LaGrange W, 6-1
Oct 14 Greensboro L, 4-2
Oct 15 Ferrum W, 2-1
Oct 18 at Piedmont W, 1-0
Oct 22 Emory L, 4-0
Oct 29 at Greensboro L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 9
Games started 14 9
Goals 7 5
Assists 4 4
Points 18 14
Shots 24 15
Shot Pct .292 .333
Penalty kicks 2-2 2-2
Game-winning goals 2 2
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 Berry L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 3 at Wilmington (Ohio) L, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 Belhaven T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 10 Millsaps L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Sep 16 Averett L, 3-2 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 17 William Peace W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 23 at N.C. Wesleyan L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Methodist L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 27 at Birmingham Southern L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Maryville L, 4-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 4 at Sewanee T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Oct 7 Huntingdon W, 6-1 1 1 2 4 1 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 8 LaGrange W, 6-1 1 1 1 3 3 .333 1-1 0
Oct 14 Greensboro L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 15 Ferrum W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 1-1 1
Oct 18 at Piedmont W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Emory L, 4-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Greensboro L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 14 14 .50 .29 1.29 1.71 .292 1.07 .625
2017-18 14 14 .36 .14 .86 1.79 .200 .86 .480
2018-19 20 20 .40 .15 .95 1.95 .205 .70 .359
2019-20 20 19 .30 .40 1.00 .85 .353 .45 .529
Total 68 67 .38 .25 1.01 1.54 .248 .74 .476
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 14 14 7 4 18 24 .292 15 .625 0 0 2-2 2
2017-18 14 14 5 2 12 25 .200 12 .480 0 0 1-1 0
2018-19 20 20 8 3 19 39 .205 14 .359 0 0 5-5 3
2019-20 20 19 6 8 20 17 .353 9 .529 0 0 3-3 2
Total 68 67 26 17 69 105 .248 50 .476 0 0 11-11 7
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 14 14 .50 .29 1.29 1.71 .292 1.07 .625
Conference 9 9 .56 .44 1.56 1.67 .333 1.11 .667
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .50 .50 1.50 1.75 .286 1.00 .571
Away 6 6 .50 .00 1.00 1.67 .300 1.17 .700
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 4 4 .75 .75 2.25 2.00 .375 1.25 .625
Losses 8 8 .50 .13 1.13 1.50 .333 1.13 .750
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September 8 8 .50 .13 1.13 1.38 .364 1.00 .727
October 6 6 .50 .50 1.50 2.17 .231 1.17 .538
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 14 14 7 4 18 24 .292 15 .625 0 0 2-2 2
Conference 9 9 5 4 14 15 .333 10 .667 0 0 2-2 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 8 4 4 12 14 .286 8 .571 0 0 2-2 2
Away 6 6 3 0 6 10 .300 7 .700 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 4 4 3 3 9 8 .375 5 .625 0 0 2-2 2
Losses 8 8 4 1 9 12 .333 9 .750 0 0 0-0 0
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September 8 8 4 1 9 11 .364 8 .727 0 0 0-0 0
October 6 6 3 3 9 13 .231 7 .538 0 0 2-2 2