37 Julia Downing
37 Julia Downing
Height: 5-4
Year: So
Hometown: Seekonk, Mass.
High School: Seekonk
Position: M
Major: History
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- “I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because of the great atmosphere. I loved the campus, people, and staff, not to mention the soccer team and coaches are awesome.”
- Selected VWC over the University of Massachusetts and American University

Career Highs
Goals: 1 - (2x, most recent, Washington and Lee - 10/17/15) 
Assists: NA
Points: 2 - (2x, most recent, Washington and Lee - 10/17/15)

2016-17 ODAC All-Academic Team
2015-16 ODAC All-Academic Team

2015 All-ODAC Third Team

Sophomore (2016): Appeared in four matches as a reserve midfielder for the Marlins.

Freshman (2015)Appeared in 18 games for the Marlins, starting 16 of those contests... Scored goals against two of the best teams the Marlins faced, at then-No. 3 Messiah College and against Washington and Lee University.

Before VWC: Four-time South Coast Conference All-Star… Four-time Sun-Chronicle All-Star… Two-time Eastern Massachusetts All-Star… Earned First Team All-State recognition… Three-time team MVP… Two-time MVP of the South Coast Conference… Scored 62 goals and recorded 41 assists, both program records… Held the position of Class President… Member of the Peer Helping Network and Key Club… Graduated with High Honors… Also ran indoor track.

Personal: The daughter of James and Kristen Downing… Has a sister, Jill, and a brother, Marcus.

Get to Know Julia

- Enjoys camping, hiking, or going to the beach when she is not playing soccer
- A fan of soccer great Mia Hamm and the New England Patriots
- Favorites include the movie “Forrest Gump”, the novel “Catcher in the Rye”, and the TV series “How to Get Away with a Murderer”

  • Self-description in 10 words or less: “hardworking, determined, adventurous, reliable”
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: “constantly pushing yourself to become the best that you can be.”
  • If you could spend one day with a famous person from any time period, who would it be and why?”: “Mia Hamm, because she has been my role model since I started playing soccer.”
  • It’s the year 2030 and I am doing this… “Hopefully I will have a family and be working for a law firm.”
Recent Games
Oct 26 Sweet Briar W, 14-0
Oct 29 Shenandoah W, 1-0
Nov 2 #7 Randolph-Macon W, 3-0
Nov 5 vs. #3 Lynchburg W, 1-0
Nov 6 at #1 Washington and Lee L, 2-1
Nov 12 vs. #23 Brandeis L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 4 3
Games started - -
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Points 0 0
Shots 0 0
Shot Pct - -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 2 TCNJ L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 vs. Wheaton (Ill.) W, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 vs. #6 Carnegie Mellon L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at #11 Chris. Newport W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at #23 Rowan L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 at Randolph W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 25 at Salisbury W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 #8 Lynchburg T, 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 30 at Emory & Henry W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 4 at Catholic L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 Roanoke W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at Randolph-Macon T, 1-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 Guilford W, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Bridgewater (Va.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 at Washington and Lee T, 2-2 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Sweet Briar W, 14-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 Shenandoah W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 #7 Randolph-Macon W, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 vs. #3 Lynchburg W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 at #1 Washington and Lee L, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 vs. #23 Brandeis L, 3-0 - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 18 16 .11 .00 .22 1.00 .111 .22 .222
2016-17 4 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2017-18 1 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Total 23 16 .09 .00 .17 .78 .111 .17 .222
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 18 16 2 0 4 18 .111 4 .222 0 0 0-0 0
2016-17 4 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
2017-18 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Total 23 16 2 0 4 18 .111 4 .222 0 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 4 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Conference 3 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 1 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Away 3 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Losses - - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 4 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 3 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Home 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Away 3 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Wins 3 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
Losses - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
September 4 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0