Katz news and features:
Q&A with Jo Jo Katz - Gohuskies.com (Sept. 30, 2005)
2008 (Junior) - All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection for second time in his career...played in 15 matches, starting five...finished fourth on the squad with seven points...tied for third with a career-high three goals, while adding an assist...scored first-ever gamewinner at Oregon State (Oct. 10)...also tallied goals versus Virginia Tech (Aug. 31) and at Furman (Sept. 7)...assisted Raphael Cox's overtime gamewinner at San Diego State (Oct. 19)...took eight shots.
2007 (RS-Sophomore) - Used redshirt season due to injury.
2006 (Sophomore) - Claimed starting position as a wide midfielder...played in all 21 games, starting 17...All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection...finished second on the team and fourth in the Pac-10 with seven assists...tallied a total of five assists in the Husky Fever Classic, with three versus Northern Illinois (Sept. 15) and two versus Marshall (Sept. 17)...assisted George John's goal in 2-0 upset of UCLA (Oct. 22)...attempted 12 shots.
2005 (Freshman) - Only true freshman to play in all 19 matches, starting two...scored one goal and tied for second on the squad with three assists...scored first career goal in a 2-0 win at Denver (Sept. 16)...assisted both goals in 2-1 double overtime victory versus Wisconsin (Sept. 23)...also assisted Ely Allen's equalizing goal in 3-2 win at Gonzaga...half of his eight shots were on goal.
2005 graduate of Capistrano Valley High School...four-year letterwinner and one-year team captain...team MVP as a freshman...four-year member of ODP Region IV team (2000-2004)...state ODP team member from 1998-2004...led Irvine Strikers FC to both the California state championship and National State Cup title in 2005...team also won 2004 National State Cup championship...member of ODP national (2003) and regional championship teams (2003, 2004)...selected to the U.S. Maccabiah Team that competed at the 17th World Maccabiah Games in Israel in July, `05...is the second high school player ever to earn a spot on the U.S. Maccabiah Team behind former MLS and U.S. National Team player Jeff Agoos.
Jordan J. "Jo Jo" Katz...parents are Gary and Marta...mother is a senior bank teller and father is an executive vice president...has two brothers Mark and Joshua...majoring in communications.
JO JO KATZ'S CAREER STATISTICS