2014 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen (11)
2014 SEC All-Freshman Team
2014 College Sports Madness Second-Team All-SEC
2014 College Sports Madness SEC Freshman of the Year
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
One of the top young strikers in all of college soccer in her debut season in 2014 … Recognized among the top young players in the Southeastern Conference as a member of the SEC All-Freshman Team as selected by the league’s 14 head coaches … Also honored as the SEC Freshman of the Year and a Second-Team All-SEC performer by the online publication College Sports Madness following the regular season … Chosen as the No. 11-ranked freshman performer nationally by TopDrawerSoccer.com in its list of the Top 100 freshmen nationally for the 2014 season … Appeared in all 20 matches with 17 starts during her true freshman season … Started all 11 matches against SEC opposition … Wrapped up the 2014 season as LSU’s leading scorer while scoring eight goals with four assists for 20 points in her first collegiate season … Tied for the No. 9 spot on the SEC’s scoring charts in all games with her eight goals scored on the year … Scored four goals and served up two assists for 10 points as the team’s leading scorer in SEC play … Set a team record by scoring her first collegiate goal just 48 seconds into LSU’s season opener against Troy on Aug. 22 for the fastest goal to start a season in LSU Soccer history … Debut goal proved to be the game-winning goal in a 2-0 shutout of the Trojans … Eclipsed the previous fastest goal scored by Joleen Phillips just 1:08 into LSU’s 2005 season opener against Oregon State … Followed her debut by scoring the final goal for the Tigers in the 86th minute in a 6-2 home win over Northwestern State on Aug. 29 … Also assisted Lexi Gibbs’ goal in the 67th minute for a season-high three points against Northwestern State … Matched her season high with three points while scoring a penalty kick in the 64th minute and assisting Emma Fletcher’s game-winning goal in the 79th minute in a 4-3 road win at BYU on Sept. 11 … Also found the scoresheet in non-conference play in the 29th minute of a 3-0 shutout of Nicholls on Sept. 2 … Scored four goals against SEC opposition in the 54th minute against Missouri in LSU’s SEC opener on Sept. 19, the 22nd minute against Arkansas, the 11th minute against Alabama and the 81st minute against Tennessee … Assisted Summer Clarke’s game-winning goal in the 23rd minute in a 2-0 road win at Mississippi State to help lead the Tigers to their first SEC victory of the season … Also recorded an assist against No. 6-ranked Texas A&M in LSU’s SEC home opener on Sept. 26 … Recorded 51 shots with 20 shots on target during the season … Earned her first varsity letter with the Tigers.
PRIOR TO LSU
A feared striker at the youth level who will help give LSU a lethal strike force during her collegiate career … Signed with the Tigers as a consensus five-star recruit as one of the top center forwards in the country in the Class of 2014 … Was the No. 13-ranked player nationally regardless of position in the Class of 2014 by TopDrawerSoccer.com … Also the No. 3-ranked forward in the country and the No. 1-ranked player in the Rocky Mountain & Southwest Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com in 2014 … A product of the U.S. Women’s National Team system as a member of the national player pool at the Under-14, U-15, U-17 and U-18 levels … Took part in two training camps with the U-15 U.S. Women’s National Team in 2011 … Continued her development while training with the U-16 U.S. Women’s National Team in February 2012 … Followed by training with the U-18 U.S. Women’s National Team in November 2012 before serving in the national player pool in 2013 … Received an invitation to the Nike “The Chance” Top 100 national camp held at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, in 2012 … Also a veteran of the Region IV Olympic Development Program Team during her youth career … Competed at the ODP Interregional Tournament in her age group … Played club soccer with SC del Sol from 2012-14 under the direction of Les Armstrong … Was the Elite Clubs National League Golden Boot winner at the U-17 level while scoring 23 goals in ECNL events during the 2012-13 season … Was named to a quartet of ECNL All-Event teams in club events held in San Diego (2011, 2013), Phoenix (2012) and San Antonio (2011) … Led her SC del Sol club team to the team championship at the 2013 Arizona President’s Day Tournament and 2012 Surf Cup in California … Also played at the prestigious Blue’s Cup in California during her club career … Played club soccer at Sereno Soccer Club from 2005-12 under the direction of Paul Taylor before joining SC del Sol … Competed at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships for five-straight seasons in her age group from 2007-11 … Led Sereno SC to the Arizona State Cup title in her age group in six-straight seasons from 2007-12 … Was a member of the prep team at Pinnacle High School from 2010-14 … Enjoyed a breakout freshman season at Pinnacle High School while scoring a hat trick in the state final to help lead the team to the Arizona state championship … Ended her prep career by again leading Pinnacle High School to the state championship during her senior season in 2014 … Also led Pinnacle High School to the team championship at the 2013 Arizona Soccer Showcase as the tournament’s Most Valuable Player… A four-time member of the All-Arizona Girls’ Soccer Team from 2011-14 … Named the Pinnacle High School Offensive Player of the Year for 2013 … Other youth coaches include Darwish Khalil, Paul Lester and Matt Midkiff.
Full name is Jorian Nicole Baucom … Born on Aug. 4, 1996 … Parents are Michael and Renell Baucom … Was an honor student during her prep career at Pinnacle High School … Was a member of the Society of Women Scholars in 2011 and 2012 … Member of the National Honor Society in 2010 … Member of the National Junior Honor Society in 2008 and 2009 … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in human movement.