At a glance: 2015 Big Ten Players to Watch List ... one of the top strikers for the Buckeyes ... fast, strong with the ball, leading the team with 20 shots on target in his sophomore season ... has collected nine goals in the last two years for 22 points ... named to B1G All-Freshman Team in 2013.
2015 (Junior Season): Second Team All-Big Ten selection ... second on the team with 16 points (5g, 6a) … tallied three goals and three assists during the 10-game unbeaten streak … has started 17 games this season and appeared in 20 total … scored the game-winners vs. Louisville (Sep. 29), at Michigan State (Oct. 4) and at Kentucky (Oct. 14) … named two-time Big Ten Offensive Player of the week (Oct. 6 and Oct. 20) and TopDrawerSoccer National Team of the Week (Oct. 6) .. College Soccer News Team of the Week (Oct. 19) ... collected an assist in the 3-1 win over Michigan (Nov. 3) ... posted a season-high three points has registered 32 shots, including 15 on target.
2014 (Sophomore Season): Has started in 21 games this season … led the team in shots (49) and shots on goal (20), also second in points (6g, 1a)… named to UNCW All-Tournament Team … tied a career-high four points in a 4-1 win vs. Rutgers (Oct. 25) with his first two-goal performance as a Buckeye … earned first career conference award with B1G Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 27) … scored goals in both wins over Michigan to be named to MLS.com “Man on Campus” Nov. 11 … matched a season-high four shots and scored a goal in the Buckeyes Nov. 5 victory over Michigan to clinch the No. 2 seed in the 2014 Big Ten Tournament … posted the gamewinner vs. the Wolverines in the quarterfinals of the B1G Tournament in Columbus (Nov. 9) … converted on both penalty kicks in the 15-round shootout vs. Akron in the NCAA first round (Nov. 20) ... scored the team’s goal in NCAA second round at Notre Dame (Nov. 23) … posted at least one shot in 21 of 22 games … 2.33 shots per game, 0.29 goals per game … OSU Scholar-Athlete … Academic All-Big Ten.
2013 (Freshman Season): Named to 2013 Big Ten All-Freshmen Team ... led the team in points (3g, 3a) as a true freshman in 2013, making 12 starts for the Buckeyes ... 12 of 24 shots on the season were on target in 1145 minutes played ... collected first career point and assist in road match at Tulsa (Sept. 6) ... had a season-high four points in 4-0 home win vs. Oakland (Oct. 23), picking up his first career goal ... had three-consecutive matches with a goal to end the year, including the gamewinning double overtime goal against Big Ten regular-season champion Penn State on Senior Night (Nov. 2) ... OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Cypress Bay: Won back-to-back state titles and finished as the POWERADE FAB 50 No. 1 winter team ... Scored two of the team's four goals in the state final.
Weston FC: Was among leading goal scorers in the Development Academy Under-17/18 age group ... Helped Weston to the USSDA Southeast Conference Championship and Disney Showcase Championship in 2012-13 ... Club teammate of fellow freshman Diego Aguirre.
Personal: Majoring in business ... Son of Jeff and Celia Jensen ... Has three siblings: Steve, Jenny and Joey.
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