8 Jesse Riggs
8 Jesse Riggs
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 150
Year: So.
Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
High School: Hickory
Position: M
Major: Art
g 5
a 2
pts 12
gw 0

Honors:

  • USA South Rookie of the Week (Oct. 10, 2016)
  • USA South All-Academic (2016-17)

Career Match-by-Match Stats: 2016, 2017

2017 (Sophomore): Appeared in 14 matches, starting all 14, before suffering a season-ending injury… Posted five goals, two assists, and 12 points on the season… Tied his career single-game high in shots against Sewanee (Sept. 6)... Scored in back-to-back contests against Methodist (Sept. 16) and at Ferrum (Sept. 22)... Later in the year, produced  goal in three straight matches against Pfeiffer (Sept. 30), at LaGrange (Oct. 4) and against Pensacola Christian (Oct. 7)

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... Earned USA South All-Academic

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... Majoring in art

Riggs' Single-Match Highs:

Points: 4, vs. Huntingdon -- Oct 7, 2016
Goals: 1, 10 times
Assists: 2, vs. Huntingdon -- Oct 7, 2016
Shots: 4, at Sewanee -- Oct 4, 2016; vs. Ferrum -- Oct 15, 2016; vs. Sewanee -- Sep, 6 2017

Recent Games
Oct 17 at Huntingdon L, 1-0
Oct 20 at Greensboro L, 3-2
Oct 21 at William Peace W, 2-1
Oct 25 Berea W, 9-0
Oct 28 at Piedmont W, 3-0
Nov 3 at N.C. Wesleyan L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 6
Games started 14 6
Goals 5 3
Assists 2 0
Points 12 6
Shots 25 11
Shot Pct .200 .273
Penalty kicks 1-1 1-1
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 vs. Wilmington (Ohio) L, 2-1 1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 vs. Eastern Mennonite L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 6 Sewanee W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Belhaven W, 1-0 1 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 at Millsaps L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 N.C. Wesleyan L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 16 Methodist L, 4-3 1 1 0 2 3 .333 1-1 0
Sep 22 at Ferrum L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Sep 23 at Averett T, 2-2 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Piedmont W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 30 Pfeiffer L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 4 at LaGrange W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 7 Pensacola Christian W, 3-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 10 at Berry L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 13 Maryville L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 14 Brevard W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 at Huntingdon L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Greensboro L, 3-2 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 at William Peace W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Berea W, 9-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at Piedmont W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 3 at N.C. Wesleyan L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
  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 15 14 .33 .13 .80 1.67 .200 .80 .480
2018-19 - - - - - - - - -
Total 29 28 .41 .21 1.03 1.69 .245 .93 .551
  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 15 14 5 2 12 25 .200 12 .480 0 0 1-1 0
2018-19 - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Total 29 28 12 6 30 49 .245 27 .551 0 0 3-3 2
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 15 14 .33 .13 .80 1.67 .200 .80 .480
Conference 6 6 .50 .00 1.00 1.83 .273 1.00 .545
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 7 .43 .00 .86 2.14 .200 .86 .400
Away 6 5 .33 .17 .83 1.33 .250 .67 .500
Neutral 2 2 .00 .50 .50 1.00 .000 1.00 1.000
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Wins 6 5 .33 .17 .83 2.17 .154 .83 .385
Losses 9 9 .33 .11 .78 1.33 .250 .78 .583
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September 10 10 .30 .20 .80 1.90 .158 .80 .421
October 5 4 .40 .00 .80 1.20 .333 .80 .667
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 15 14 5 2 12 25 .200 12 .480 0 0 1-1 0
Conference 6 6 3 0 6 11 .273 6 .545 0 0 1-1 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 7 7 3 0 6 15 .200 6 .400 0 0 1-1 0
Away 6 5 2 1 5 8 .250 4 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral 2 2 0 1 1 2 .000 2 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 6 5 2 1 5 13 .154 5 .385 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 9 9 3 1 7 12 .250 7 .583 0 0 1-1 0
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September 10 10 3 2 8 19 .158 8 .421 0 0 1-1 0
October 5 4 2 0 4 6 .333 4 .667 0 0 0-0 0