On Jejna: Great target and presence with his size ... has a lot of potential to score goals ... puts himself in the right place in offensive situations ... one of the top reserves at forward who has also proven a solid starter.
Junior (2008):Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in three games-against Charlotte (11/9), Vermont (9/28), and Siena (9/6).
Sophomore (2007):Game-by-Game Statistics
Saw action in 22 games as one of the top reserve forwards ... his first career goal was the gamewinner against Boston University (11/23) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... had one assist on the season which came in the A-10 Championship game against Charlotte (11/18) ... played nearly 600 minutes.
Freshman (2006):Game-By-Game Stats
Appeared in 17 games starting 12 ... fueled the Minutemen's season opening win against Maine (8/25) with his assist on Price Ofosu's goal ... dished out a helper on the lone UMass goal in a 2-1 overtime loss at Rhode Island (10/22) ... took nine shots during the season ... averaged 53 minutes per game ... notched a season high 110 minutes at Boston University (8/27).
Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Pinnacle High School where he played as a freshman and sophomore ... played club soccer for the Sereno Soccer Club during his final two seasons of high school ... club team won eight consecutive Arizona State Championship titles (1999-2006) and was a four-time Region IV Finalist (2000, 2002-2004) ... member of the 2001 Arizona Olympic Devolopment Team
Personal: Michael Orest Jejna (pronounced YAY-na) ... born Dec. 18, 1987 in Phoenix, Ariz. ... son of Orest and Lynne Jejna ... has one brother, Matthew ... majoring in pre-med ... hopes to attend medical school following college ... father played college soccer at Alabama and is a city court judge.