Jessica Javelet

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Jessica Javelet
Date of birth (1985-06-25) June 25, 1985 (age 33)
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb; 9 st 11 lb)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2017 United States 3 (5)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2014 United States -

Jessica Javelet (born June 25, 1985) is an American rugby union player. She attended the University of Louisville from 2003-2007, where she played field hockey. She led the nation in scoring her junior season (2005), and she finished her career as a three-time All-American and the school record-holder for both points and goals. She was also a three-time academic All-American, a finalist for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award, and the valedictorian of her 2007 class, having graduated with a 4.0 GPA in marketing.[1] She is a former field hockey player and played for the United States women's team from 2006 to 2009.[2][3] She made her debut for the sevens team at the 2014 USA Women's Sevens. Javelet was selected for the sevens team for the Rio Olympics.[4][5] She and her team won their first Olympic match in Rio against Colombia by 48 points to 0 points.[6]


  1. ^ "No Stranger To Second Chances, Jessica Javelet Taking Another Olympic Shot". Team USA. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  2. ^ "Former Field Hockey Standout Javelet Named to USA Rugby Women's Sevens Olympic Roster". University of Louisville. 18 July 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-04.
  3. ^ Billing, Karen (8 April 2016). "Former field hockey player is Rio rugby hopeful". Encinitas Retrieved 2016-08-04.
  4. ^ Wise, Chad (18 July 2016). "USA Rugby Names 2016 U.S. Olympic Women's Rugby Team". USA Rugby. Retrieved 2016-08-04.
  5. ^ Jackson-Gibson, Adele (2016-07-18). "Olympic rugby: Team USA names first-ever women's team for Rio". Retrieved 2016-08-04.
  6. ^ "U.S. women's rugby wins first Olympic match ever by 48 points". NBC Olympics. August 6, 2016. Retrieved September 8, 2016.

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