Jill Oakes
Jill Oakes

Player Profile

West Hills, CA

High School:



U.S. National Team
Earned her first cap with the Full U.S. Women's National Team this past July, appearing in a match against Denmark at the Algarve Cup in Portugal ... Starter on the Under-21 U.S. National Team ...Recently helped the Under-21s capture their seventh-straight Nordic Cup title in Karlskoga, Sweden ...Helped the U-21s to their sixth-straight Nordic Cup tile a year earlier in Iceland ... Was one of only two high school players on the U-21 team that captured the Nordic Cup title in 2001 ...Former member of the Under-19 U.S. World Cup Team ...Has been in several training camps with the Full U.S. National Team ...The only high school player nominated for U.S. Soccer's "Chevrolet Young Athlete of the Year" Award.

2004 - Junior
Appeared and started in all 25 matches ... NSCAA/adidas and Soccer Buzz Second-Team All-American ... First-team NSCAA/adidas All-Far West Region ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Honorable mention All-Pac-10 Academic selection ... Ended the season with eight points on three goals and two assists ... Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-0 victory over San Diego in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Also registered the game-winner in a 4-1 victory over Oregon State on Oct. 8.

2003 - Sophomore
Appeared in 19 matches, starting 18 ...Sat out the first six matches of the season while recovering from an injury suffered during the 2002 NCAA Tournament ...Second-team All-Pac-10 selection ...Honorable mention All-Pac-10 Academic selection ...Ended the season with four points on a goal and two assists ...Scored the game winner in a 2-1 overtime win over Washington State on Oct. 9 ...Registered one of her two assists in a 2-0 victory over Pepperdine in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ...Other assist came against Oregon State on Nov. 7.

2002 - Freshman
Played in 19 matches, starting 18 ...First-team All-Pac-10 selection ...Earned All-America honors from Soccer Buzz and freshman All-America accolades from Soccer America ...Tallied the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Arizona on Oct. 18 ...Ended the season with 10 points on three goals and four assists ...Suffered a season-ending knee injury during UCLA's 1-0 NCAA Second Round overtime victory over USC ...Following the season, she and teammate Nandi Pryce were named finalists for U.S. Soccer's Chevy Young Female Athlete of the Year Award.

High School/Club
One of the top recruits in UCLA women's soccer history ...Prepped at nearby Harvard-Westlake in North Hollywood, CA ...Named Gatorade Circle of Champions National High School Player of the Year ...Also named Parade Magazine National Player of the Year ...Los Angeles Times Player of the Year ... ...Named the No. 1 recruit in the country by Soccer America ...NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2001.

Daughter of George and Cheryl Oakes ...Sisters are Angela, Kristine, Kathleen and Michelle ...Has one brother, George ...Co-captain of the cheerleading squad at Harvard-Westlake ... Enjoys dancing in her spare time ... Born July 18, 1984 in Tarzana, Calif.