Ursuline MF is state girls soccer player of year

Senior midfielder Jana Jeffrey of Ursuline Academy (Dallas) was named the 2011-12 Gatorade Texas Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Wednesday.

Jeffrey scored 32 goals and had 23 assists for TAPPS power Ursuline, which won its 22nd consecutive state championship (TAPPS is the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools).

The Boston College signee, who finished her high school career with 54 goals and 40 assists, is now a finalist for the Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year award.