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Jared Watts
Jared Watts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Statesville, N.C.

High School:
Bradenton Preparatory Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 155

Position:
Midfielder

Club Team:
North Meck Soccer Club

08/18/2014

Soccer Gameday: Wake Forest vs. Gardner-Webb

Wake Forest hosts Gardner-Webb in an exhibition match on Monday night

07/25/2014

Deacs in the MLS - July 25

A look at how several former Demon Deacons are doing in the professional ranks

07/09/2014

Deacs in the MLS - July 9

A look at how several former Demon Deacons are doing in the professional ranks

02/27/2014

Men's Soccer in the News - Preseason Edition

An update on the former Wake Forest players joining new squads in 2014

01/16/2014

Duvall and Watts Picked in MLS SuperDraft

Chris Duvall was selected by New York, Jared Watts was picked by Colorado

09/27/2013

North Carolina Preview with Jared Watts

North Carolina Preview with Jared Watts

09/12/2013

Under the Lights

Wake Forest Men's Soccer: Under the Lights

08/19/2013

A Dominating Style of Play

The Wake Way

07/18/2013

Earn the Jersey

Earn the Jersey

10/17/2012

Deacs and Pack to Play in 5th Annual Genna Wiley Memorial Match

Wake Forest vs. NC State Promo

11/24/2013

Wake Forest - Navy Men's Soccer

Wake Forest defeated Navy 2-1 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 24, 2013

11/12/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Virginia

Wake Forest lost to Virginia 1-0 in the ACC Championship quarterfinals on 11/12/13.

11/02/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Notre Dame

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame - November 2, 2013

08/24/2013

Wake Forest vs. Furman (Exh.) - Aug. 24, 2013

Wake Forest defeated Furman 3-2 in an exhibition game on Aug. 24, 2013.

08/19/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer at Campbell

The Deacs beat the Camels 2-1 in an exhibition game on Aug. 17, 2013.


Career Accolades
- First Team All-ACC (2011, 2012, 2013)
- All-ACC Freshman Team (2010)
- TopDrawerSoccer All-Rookie Team (2010)

2013 (Senior)
Selected 33rd overall in the MLS SuperDraft by the Colorado Rapids...Named First Team All-South Region ... Earned First Team All-ACC honors for the third straight season ... He is now just the second Deacon all-time to earn First Team All-ACC honors three times (Jeremiah White 2001-03) ... Was named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List in the preseason ... Has started every game of the season so far ... Dished out a pair of assists in a win over Monmouth (9/1) ... Scored his first goal of the season in a win at Boston College (9/13) ... Got the assist on Sam Fink's game-winning goal in a 2-1 win vs. VCU (9/24) ... Scored the game winner vs. Virginia Tech (10/4) ... Dished out an assist in a 2-2 tie at NC State (10/8).

2012 (Junior)
Selected First Team All-ACC for the second consecutive season ... Started and played in 19 of the team's 20 games on the season ... Was one of just three players on the team to play more than 1,600 minutes on the season ... Scored two goals and had four assists on the season ... His eight points were the fifth-most on the team ... Played all 90 minutes in the season opener vs. Wofford (8/25), taking two shots ... Took two more shots in 90 minutes vs. West Virginia (9/2) ... Picked up his first point of the season with an assist at Louisville (9/11), while also recording a helper vs. Georgia Southern (9/18) ... Recorded his first-career three-point game vs. Appalachian St. (9/25) with his first goal of the season and an assist ... Scored his second goal at Davidson (10/2) ... Assisted on Sean Okoli's goal in a 4-1 win at Virginia (10/12).

2011 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 18 matches, including 17 starts, and was selected All-ACC First Team after playing a big role in the midfield ... Logged 20 minutes off the bench in the season opener versus USF (8/27) ... Started and played 73 minutes against No. 1 Louisville, firing two shots including one on frame (9/2) ... Started and played 100 minutes in a double OT contest with Oregon State, firing off one shot on goal (9/4) ... Took three shots, including two on frame, and assisted on the game-winning goal in the 43rd minute against Clemson (9/9) ... Took two shots and one on target vs. UNC (9/16) ... Took two shots against Davidson (9/28) ... Struck for a golden goal in the 110th minute to defeat Virginia Tech 1-0 with his first-career goal (10/1) ... Had two shots on goal in a 5-2 win at NC State (10/22) ... Made NCAA Tournament debut in the Deacs' Second Round match at James Madison (11/20).

2010 (Freshman)
Named to first team Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie Team ... Earned All-ACC Freshman Team accolades ... Played in 18 games, including 16 starts, and had an assist ... Made collegiate debut against Seton Hall (9/3), playing 45 minutes ... Recorded first collegiate assist in Wake's 2-1 win against Clemson (9/10) ... Attempted first shot of collegiate career at Virginia (9/18) ... Tied for the team high with two shots against College of Charleston (9/21) ... Had two shots, both on frame, in win at Davidson (11/2).

High School/Club
Enrolled in Wake Forest in January 2010 ... Has extensive international experience, seeing time with the U17 and U20 U.S. Youth National Teams ... Played and was a captain with the U.S. U17 team at the FIFA U-17 World Cup held in Nigeria ... Named an NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2008 and 2009 ... Ranked as the 17th best recruit in the country in the class of 2010 according to Top Drawer Soccer ... Member of National Honor Society.

Personal
Born February 3, 1992 ... Son of Steve and Sherry Watts ... Majoring in communication.


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