Jessica O'Rourke

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Jessica O'Rourke
Personal information
Full name Jessica Lynne O'Rourke
Date of birth (1986-01-03) January 3, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Midfielder/Defender
Club information
Current team
Zvezda 2005 Perm
Number 6
Youth career
1999–2004 Medford Strikers Scream
2000–2003 Cherokee High School Lady Chiefs
2001–2004 New Jersey State ODP Team
2004–2007 NC State Wolfpack
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Zvezda 2005 Perm 13 (2)
2009 Sporting de Huelva 16 (0)
2009 Buffalo Flash 16 (3)
2009 Chicago Red Stars 0 (0)
2008 F.C. Indiana 12 (1)
2007 New Jersey Wildcats 7 (2)
2005 Carolina Dynamo 5 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Jessica Lynne O'Rourke (born January 3, 1986) is an American professional soccer player from Marlton, New Jersey. She is currently playing internationally for the club Zvezda-2005 in the Russian Women's Football Championship league and the UEFA Women's Champions League for the 2010/2011 season.

In 2009, she competed in the United Soccer Leagues' W-League as team Vice Captain for the Buffalo Flash; then played in the Spanish Superliga Femenina with the Club Cajasol Sporting de Huelva.

On January 16, 2009, she was drafted by the Chicago Red Stars of Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) with the 2nd pick of the 9th Round (58th overall).

Jessica started her professional career in 2008 with the only professional team in the US at that time, the F.C. Indiana Lionesses. She played a significant role as a defensive midfielder for F.C. Indiana as they won USL W-League Central Conference in 2008 and then advanced to the Championship Finals.

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