6 - Jessie Steinberg
Jessie Steinberg
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Northridge, Calif.
High School: Granada Hills HS
Position: Defender
UC SANTA BARBARA 2007: Jessie Steinberg should receive plenty of playing time, either in a reserve role or as a starter, on the back line. 2006: Steinberg played in 11 matches as a sophomore, making six starts...She Did not play in any of the team's final six matches...The Gaucho defense allowed 10 goals in the 11 matches in which she played...Steinberg attempted one shot, did not score. 2005: After starting the first three games of the season, Steinberg was forced to sit out the remainder of the season due to medical reasons...She received a medical redshirt year. 2004: Steinberg played in all 21 UCSB games as a freshman, making 20 starts...She started more contests than any other freshman on the team...Proved to be one of the Gauchos' top stay-at-home defenders...Steinberg did not score a goal or an assist in 2004...Attempted just two shots on the season, and just one in the final 20 matches. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Steinberg attended Granada Hills Charter High School...As a defender, she played stopper and sweeper...Scored ten career goals and 20 assists in four years from her defensive spot...A four-time First Team All-West Valley League and All-Los Angeles City selection...In fact, in 2001 she became the first freshman in history to be selected First Team All-Los Angeles City...On the club level, Steinberg played for West Valley Samba...Helped West Valley Samba to the 2002 U-16 National and Regional Championships...In the Olympic Development Program, Steinberg attended the U-17 Regional Camp in 2003 and played for the U-17 ODP State Team...Attended ODP Regional Camp and was on the U-16 ODP State Team in 2002...In 2001, she attended the U-15 ODP Regional Camp and was on the State Team. PERSONAL
Born April 21, 1986 in West Hills, Calif... .A sociology major, she hopes to become an elementary school teacher...A four-year member of the Honor Roll at Granada Hills High School...Competed for the Los Angeles Maccabi Team, the U.S. Champions in 2001 and 2002 and in 2002 Steinberg was the MVP...Daughter of Dorie and Stuart Steinberg.