32 - Jesse Derksen
Jesse Derksen
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Sr.
Hometown: York, Pa.
High School: Susquehannock
Position: GK
Major: Behavioral Sciences

CAREER STATISTICS AND CAREER HIGHS

2012: Enters his final season for the Green and White . . . an extremely athletic athlete . . . possesses quality experience . . . plays intelligently between the pipes . . . communicates well . . . has outstanding hands . . . has the ability to make both routine and excellent saves . . . reads the game well . . . with added focus has the ability to become on of the nation's best goalkeepers.

2011: Appeared in six games with five starts for the Spartans . . . played a total of 530:29 . . . allowed five goals . . . made 18 saves . . . had a save percentage of .783 . . . recorded one shutout during game against McDaniel on Sep. 11 . . . tallied one win, one loss and three ties in goal. 

2010: Started all 22 games of the season . . . played a total of 1951:45 . . . had 10 goals against . . . made 60 saves . . . ended the season with a save percentage of .857 . . . recorded nine shutouts . . . finished with a 16-5-1 record in goal . . . helped lead the team to the sixth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.

2009: Played in nine games for the Green and White . . . started seven contests . . . totaled 586:47 minutes in goal . . . recorded a clean sheet, making three saves, against eventual national champion Messiah in York's 2-0 victory over the Falcons on October 7 . . . notched 16 saves on the year . . . only allowed four goals for a goals against average of 0.61 . . . helped the Spartans to their fourth CAC Tournament championship . . . was part of York's fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament. 

Prior to York: Attended the University of Central Florida, a NCAA Division I program . . . redshirted during his freshman season.

Personal: Is a behavioral science major . . . the son of Jeffery and Alejandra Derksen . . . born on May 21, 1990 . . . played club soccer for Super Nova . . . was in the US U-17 national pool . . . played EPA ODP for five years . . . was on the regional ODP squad for four years . . . owns the state high school record for most career shutouts, most career starts and best goals average . . . names his grandfather as the person he admires most . . . hobbies include surfing, longboarding and hiking . . . favorite athlete is Clay Marzo . . . choose York because of goalkeeping coach Jim Mustard . . . lists his most significant athletic achievement as being part of the U-17 national pool . . . most memorable athletic moment with the Spartan squad is "getting on the front page of the York Dispatch with a cheesy smile" . . . after graduation he plans on "starting the long journey called life."