• Kick-off
  • HometownMississauga, Canada
  • PositionForward
  • Number16
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National Team and achievements:

  • Bronze Medalist 2012 Olympic Football Tournament in London – started in the final four matches and scored the game-winner against Great Britain in the quarterfinals
  • Was the 29th female footballer to make her 50th appearance for Canada (August 9, 2012)
  • Represented Canada at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany 2011
  • First place finish at the Cyprus Women’s Cup 2011
  • Gold Medalist 2010 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
  • 2008 Olympic Football Tournament in China (Quarterfinals)
  • Gold Medalist 2008 U20 CONCACAF Women’s Championship Mexico
  • Silver Medalist 2008 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying
  • Represented Canada at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Chile 2008
  • 2x Canadian Soccer Association’s U20 Female Player of the Year
  • Made her debut with the Canadian Women’s National Team on January 16, 2008 at 17 years old
  • Was 15 years old when she made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2006

College soccer career and highlights:

  • Holds RU record of 17 game-winning goals
  • NSCAA All-Northeast Region Second Team 2013
  • American Athletic Conference First Team 2013
  • Senior Class Award Nominee 2013
  • Big Apple Soccer Player of the Year 2012
  • NSCAA All-American Second Team 2012
  • All-BIG EAST First Team 2012
  • Led the BIG EAST in points (35), goals (15) and game-winning goals (7)
  • Top Drawer Soccer’s Top 100 Upperclassmen List 2011
  • Top Drawer Soccer’s National Top 100 Freshman List 2010
  • All-Big East Second Team 2010
  • Rutgers University Dean’s List Spring 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2013

Personal:

  • Spends the majority of her free time with family and friends, especially with her two nephews (Cristian and Gabriel)
  • Most memorable soccer moment – “Winning the Bronze Medal in the 2012 London Olympic Games.”

Jonelle Filigno

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