2013 (Senior): Jessie Givens played in 17 games during her
senior year, making seven starts. She had three shots and one shot on goal.
2012 (Junior): Jessie Givens appeared in 16 games for the Razorbacks, starting in three games – Missouri State, Alabama, and in the SEC Tournament against South Carolina. She played at least 45 minutes five times and played 390 minutes on the season.
2011 (Sophomore): Givens once again made major contributions, appearing in 15 games with six starts and playing 622 minutes. The midfielder started games against Kansas, Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Missouri State, Georgia and Alabama. She also played against Ole Miss and Mississippi State as the Razorbacks started 2-0 in the SEC. Givens took five shots on the season with one on goal. She had two against Kansas, and one against Colorado College, Ole Miss and Alabama. Her shot on goal was at CC. She played 30 or more minutes 11 times with a high of 65 against SMU and Oklahoma State. Givens was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and to UA’s Athletic Director’s List, and to the SEC Community Service Team.
2010 (Freshman): Another freshman who made significant contributions in 2010, Givens played in all 19 games with 14 starts. The only games she did not start were the first two against Florida International and Stephen F. Austin, and Alabama, Kentucky and South Carolina. She played 1,025 minutes and took nine shots with four on goal for a .444 shots on goal percentage. Her percentage ranked fifth on the team among the 10 players with nine or more shot attempts. Givens had two shot attempts against Saint Mary’s and Mississippi State, with two shots on goal against Saint Mary’s. Givens helped the Razorbacks record six shutouts, including the 0-0 double-overtime tie at No. 17 Georgia, which was just the second non-loss in 27 all-time meetings with ranked teams. She played all 110 minutes at Georgia. Givens was named to UA’s Athletic Director’s List honor roll.
ODP: Givens’ Olympic Development team advanced to regionals in 2006.
Club: She played for the Dallas Sting, along with fellow Razorback Bethany Labac. They were 2007 state cup finalists, and 2008 and 2009 semifinalists. They were also CASL Showcase flight champions in 2008 and 2007 CASL shootout finalists. They won championships at the Groundhog Shootout, the Pikes Peak Invitational and at Winterfest.
Rockwall HS: Givens was the 2005 Female Athlete of the Year and the 2006 Volleyball Player of the Year. Her junior year, she led Rockwall to area and bi-district titles, and into the sectional finals. She was team captain as a junior and senior.
Personal: Born Sept. 28, she is the daughter of Greg and Jennifer Givens. She is majoring in childhood education.