2007: Played in two games as a reserve midfielder, both coming off the bench....Appeared in the games vs. West Chester (9-14) and Bucknell (10-23).
Played on two state championship teams and two district championship teams at Crestwood High School for coach Elvetta Gemski....Team also was the district runner-up as a senior, in which she scored nine goals and recorded 14 assists on the season....Finished her career with 16 goals and 25 assists....First team All-State as a senior, All-State honorable mention as a junior...Also lettered in soccer for two years and played on a district runner-up team as a freshman.
Full name is Jordan Leigh Petchel....Was born on August 29, 1989 in Hazelton, Pa....Is the daughter of Woody and Sharon Petchel....Has an older brother, Jared (19) who attends Penn State....Father played football at Penn State from 1972-75 and grandfather, Elwood Petchel, also played football for the NIttany Lions from 1944-47....Planning to major in communications.
Char Morett on Jordan Petchel
"Jordan is a pure back. We look for her to play on the right side to add to our attack. She has improved her tackling skills and is more confident in defensive situations.s. It was exciting to see her level of confidence rise."