11 Jordan Goad
11 Jordan Goad
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
High School: Notre Dame Academy
Position: S

Hard work and persistence have helped turn Jordan Goad into one of the top setters in the entire region. Despite battling injuries last season, Goad earned first team All-Horizon League honors for the second straight year, finishing fourth in the league in assists. She continues to develop good chemistry with her attackers and has the benefit of having a majority of them return from last season. Goad is very athletic at the net and has the ability to put the ball in spots for her attackers to terminate points. She can also be counted on to make key defensive plays, whether it be a dig or a block at the net.

CSU CAREER

• Ranks fourth all-time in CSU history with 3,449 assists, needing 1,356 to take over first place.

• Holds two of the top 11 single season assist marks at CSU.

2010 Season (Junior)

• Started 24 of the 25 matches she appeared in, sitting out four matches for rest.

• Earned first team All-Horizon League honors after finishing fourth in the league in assists wtih 10.34 per set (931 total).

• Had at least 30 assists in 22 matches, at least 40 nine times and at least 50 in three contests.

• Added 164 digs, 98 kills, 48 blocks and 20 aces.

• Notched fourth double-double of season with 43 assists and 12 digs in league semifinal match against Butler (11/20).

• Totaled 30 assists, seven digs and six kills in first round league championship match vs. UIC (11/19).

• Amassed 25 assists with 10 digs, five kills and three blocks versus Loyola (11/5).

• Directed team to a .320 attack percentage, handing out 34 assists at Youngstown State (10/29).

• Recorded first career triple-double with 43 assists, 13 digs and career-high 10 kills at Green Bay (10/22).

• Registered 51 assists, eight digs and career-high tying five blocks against UIC (10/15).

• Had 40 assists with career-high tying five blocks against Wright State (10/6).

• Finished with 58 assists, eight digs and seven kills versus Milwaukee (9/24).

• Dished out 33 assists, adding eight digs and seven kills in sweep of George Washington (9/10).

• Just missed double-double with 47 assists and nine digs at Marshall (9/4).

• Handed out 51 assists with six digs in win over High Point (9/3).

• Recorded double-double with 46 assists and 10 digs in season opening win against Liberty (8/27).

• Named to all-tournament teams at Marshall and Cleveland State Invitationals.

2009 Season (SOPHOMORE)

• Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors from the AVCA, as well as first team All-Midwest Region and All-Horizon League accolades.

• Led the Horizon League and ranked 36th in the nation in assists (10.92), while also ranking second in the league in aces (0.33).

• Handed out 1,332 assists, the third most in a single season in school history and the highest total by a sophomore.

• Dished out at least 40 assists in 15 matches and at least 50 assists five times.

• Led CSU to a school-record .247 attack percentage.

• Finished second on the team with eight double-doubles (all were assists and digs).

• Was one of two players to start all 34 matches and one of three players to appear in all 122 sets.

• Named to Horizon League All-Tournament team after averaging 44.0 assists, 8.5 digs and 5.5 kills in two matches.

• Had a double-double of 42 assists and 11 digs in league title match vs. Milwaukee (11/22).

• Dished out 52 assists with career-high tying 15 digs and five kills at Green Bay (11/6).

• Had 47 assists, 11 digs, seven kills and four aces at Loyola (10/30).

• Tallied 56 assists and 10 digs, leading team to a .368 attack percentage vs. Green Bay (10/11).

• Guided team to a season-best .430 hitting percentage with 40 assists vs. Eastern Michigan (9/29).

• Handed out 59 assists, one shy of equaling her career-high, with 15 digs at Butler (9/25).

• Finished with 45 assists and 13 digs in league opener at Wright State (9/15).

• Totaled 58 assists, 11 digs and seven kills in five-set win over Syracuse (9/5).

• Led team to a .409 attack percentage, dishing out 30 assists, at Robert Morris (9/1).

• Named MVP of LaSalle Invitational (8/28-29) with 125 assists and 26 digs in four matches.

2008 Season (FRESHMAN)

• Selected to the Horizon League All-Newcomer team after ranking second in the league and 86th in Division I in assists (10.14).

• Dished out 1,186 assists, the 11th highest single season total in CSU history and the most by a freshman.

• Appeared in 117 of the 118 sets that the Vikings played, starting the final 28 matches.

• Recorded a double-double of 55 assists and 11 digs with five kills in Horizon League Championship match vs. Milwaukee (11/23).

• Went for 58 assists and nine digs in league semifinal win over Valparaiso (11/22).

• Posted 39 assists and 14 digs in league quarterfinal win over Wright State (11/21).

• Had a career-high 60 assists with 12 digs and career-best five aces vs. Wright State (10/25).

• Had 45 assists and 10 digs vs. Milwaukee (10/12).

• Finished with 44 assists, 13 digs and seven kills at Wright State (9/26), her first double-double.

• Notched 50 assists and eight digs at Dayton (9/6).

• Handed out 21 assists, leading squad to season-best .392 hitting percentage against Chicago State (8/30), her first career start.

High School

• Third team all-state pick as a junior and second team selection as a senior.

• City and District Player of the Year as a senior after amassing more than 600 assists and 75 kills.

• First team all-city and all-district selection her final two seasons.

• Led team to city and district titles as a senior.

• Team captain as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Personal

• Born May 24, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio.

• Daughter of Gregory and Mary Goad.

• Has three brothers, Jarrod, Shane and Gabriel.

• Father wrestled at Notre Dame for one season and Ohio State for three seasons.

• Honor student in high school.

• Earned CSU's Athletic Academic Excellence Award in 2009 and 2010.

• Pre-physician's assistant major.