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Jossalyn Downey

  • NCAA ID: 2112400579
  • Status: Committed to Saint Mary's University
  • Class of 2023

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My goal is to play university level soccer while obtaining a degree in Health Science, Biochemistry or Biology.  An aggressive and smart Defender with excellent vision on the field to join or create attacks while maintaining focus of defensive duties.  Brave with the ball, ability to outrun opponents, possess excellent endurance, strength and agility, and quality on the ball with both feet.  An asset to any team, multi-positional player who can play both sides of the pitch and lead through knowledge and love of the game.

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Health Science




School Name
Kitchener Collegiate Institute
School City
Grad Year


Currently playing for BVB International Academy Waterloo Women’s League One Ontario Reserves.  I am a call-up for the Women’s League One Premiere team. My goal is to play high level soccer with the assistance of an athletic scholarship at the University level while attaining a degree with an academic scholarship. Played soccer for over ten years with Waterloo Minor Soccer Club. Played Rep Soccer (one age group older due to recognition of skill) for three years followed by OPDL (Ontario Player Development League) for three more years. (See dates in Team History).


135 lb

Adolfo Plaza (Current Coach)

Becky Sanzsole (Current Coach)

Sam Gevaux (OPDL Coach)




Primary Position: Full Back

Secondary Position: Centre Back

Proficient at Mid Field, Wing, Striker

Player Style:

Playmaker and Backbone Defender

Player Strengths:

Fearless, fast, explosive, strong tackler, technical skill, great passing, crossing and shooting, excellent vision on the field, quick and smart decision-making and strong use of both feet,


2022 – BVB International Academy Coach (for youth soccer)

2019-2020 – Waterloo Minor Soccer Leadership Academy

2019 – Waterloo Minor Soccer Summer Camp Coach



Team History:

2021-2022 – BVB International Academy Waterloo Women’s League One Ontario Reserves

2020-2021 – Waterloo United U17 OPDL (Ontario Player Development League)

2019-2020 – Waterloo United U15 OPDL

2018-2019 – Waterloo United U14 OPDL

2015-2018 – Waterloo United Rep (Played up an age group for 3 years due to recognition of skill)

2009-2015 – Waterloo Minor Soccer Club

Individual Accomplishments:

2019 & 2022 – School Soccer Team Captain (2020-2021 Covid19)

2019 – Soccer Referee Certification

2018 – Leadership and Perseverance Award

2016 – MVP Ancaster Heritage Days Soccer Tournament

2016 – Track and Field 80 m, 100 m, High Jump Champion

Honour Role – Grades 9, 10, 11

Over 80 Volunteer Hours with Waterloo Minor Soccer Club

Multiple MVP Awards for Soccer and Hockey

Multi-Sport Athlete accomplished in Hockey, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Basketball




Team Accomplishments:

2019 – Umbro Top Rated Super Cup Tournament Champions

2019 – School Basketball Champions

2019 – School Soccer Champions

2018 – Waterloo County Regional Relay Team Winner and Record Breaker

2018 – Waterloo County Divisional Relay Team Winner

2018 – Waterloo Ravens Hockey Provincial Silver Medalists

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