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Jordan Ginther
Jordan  Ginther

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eagan, Minn.

High School:
Kaneland (Ill.)

Height:
5-6

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
09/16/1994

08/26/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

08/21/2016

Soccer Falls to Montana in Overtime

Leinert scores early but Purdue suffers first loss when she has scored

08/20/2016

Boilermakers Win Opener vs. Marshall 2-1

Petrina leads the way as Purdue puts together strong second half

08/14/2016

Purdue Posts Another Clean Sheet Win

Petrina assists on goals by Lasky and Arkans in 2-0 victory

08/12/2016

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

11/16/2015

Jordan Ginther, 2015 Player Gallery

Jordan Ginther, 2015 Player Gallery

02/24/2015

Jordan Ginther 2014 Photo Gallery

Jordan Ginther 2014 Photo Gallery

10/22/2014

Nebraska-Iowa Road Trip

Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.

10/01/2014

Purdue vs. Ball State Mega Gallery

Purdue vs. Ball State

09/29/2014

Purdue hosts Minnesota & Wisconsin

Purdue vs. Minnesota and Wisconsin

Photo Galleries: 2015 | 2014 | 2013

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: USA Women's National Team
Favorite Athlete: Megan Rapinoe
Favorite Pro Stadium: Toyota Park
Favorite Field She's Played On (Other Than Purdue): Toyota Park
Favorite Marquee Event: Summer Olympics
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Current Pro Goalkeeper She'd Like to Shoot Against: Tim Howard
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Her Grandpa
In Her MP3 Player: Twenty One Pilots
Last Concert She Attended: Kygo
Favorite Author: John Green
Last Book She Read: Finding Alaska
Favorite Actor, Actress & Director: Robert Downey, Jr., Jennifer Lawrence & Quentin Tarantino
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: Pitch Perfect
Favorite TV Series: Stranger Things
Favorite Month: September
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Food: Deep Dish Pizza
Favorite Dessert: Frozen Yogurt
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Hiking
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Disc Golf
Favorite Purdue Building: Mackey Arena
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Arizona
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Spain
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex:Locker Room
Most Memorable Games at Purdue: 2014 Spring Tournament at Indiana State
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: Terrance Manning, English
Furry Friend: Simba, Cat

JUNIOR / 2015
Ginther played in six games and started five times... started four straight Big Ten games in October, conceding just four goals over that stretch... posted her third career solo shutout in the scoreless draw with Rutgers, blanking an NCAA College Cup qualifier in her first action since Sept. 13... made a season-high seven saves in the overtime loss at Michigan... helped lead Purdue to its first scoreless draw since 2010, making five saves... also had five saves while conceding two goals against Penn State, which went on to win the national title... played the second half of the shutout win vs. Evansville... started the loss to Seattle at the Montana Cup.

SOPHOMORE / 2014
Ginther started all nine games in which she played... opened the season as the starter and also made six starts in Big Ten play... was sidelined by an injury for seven games early in the season but returned in time for the Minnesota-Wisconsin weekend to close out the month of September... also started Big Ten games against Maryland, Rutgers, Nebraska and Iowa... made a career-high eight saves in the 1-0 loss to Wisconsin... shut out Ohio to help the Boilers post their first win of the season... surrendered only one goal in 1-0 losses to Miami (Ohio), Minnesota and Nebraska... made five saves in the loss at Nebraska.

FRESHMAN / 2013
Ginther played in nine games, making four starts... Purdue's first true freshman goalkeeper to start a game since the program's inaugural 1998 season... started four consecutive games in September vs. Dartmouth, Seattle, IPFW and Miami (Ohio)... helped lead the Boilers to wins against Dartmouth and IPFW as well as a draw against Seattle... saw action off the bench five times, finishing off the games against Akron, Xavier, Kansas, Penn State and Nebraska... earned her first collegiate shutout in the IPFW win... made a season-high four saves in the games against Kansas and Dartmouth... kept Xavier off the scoreboard for the final 27 minutes of the game, her longest relief appearance of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Three-year starting goalkeeper for the varsity team, coached by Scott Parillo... didn't play high school soccer as a sophomore in order to train for nationals with her club team... USYS Golden Glove winner in 2011 after helping lead her club to the national title... team MVP as a senior after recording 11 shutouts... two-time all-conference, all-area and all-sectional honoree while breaking the school record for shutouts... conference MVP as a freshman.

Biographical Information

Major: Public Relations

Parents: John & Kelly Ginther

Brothers: Jake & Sam

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