Jamie Shoma enters her fourth year in the Lions? program?a talented defender who brings experience to the defensive line?is an aggressive tackler?will compete for playing time at right back.
Appeared in 11 games, making the start in nine?posted two shots against San Diego State?saw a total of 574 minutes of playing time.
Played in 12 games and made six starts.
Eearned one point on an assist as a freshman?played in 12 of the Lions? 19 games on the season?earned the assist against Arizona (Sept. 24), a 3-2 win at Sullivan Field.
Shoma is a 2000 graduate of Iolani School in Honolulu, HI?led team to 1999 Hawaii State title?her and Nishikawa were part of 1998 & 1999 league championship teams?was first-team All-ILH Conference her junior and senior seasons?nominated as a first-team all-state selection her final two seasons?was a four-year letterwinner?prep coaches were Kari Morioka and George Anne Derby.
Jamie Kayo Shoma was born on Dec. 29, 1981 in Honolulu, HI?the daughter of Leighton and Jennifer Shoma?has one sister, Kay Lynn?chose LMU for its soccer program, academics, location and size?also recruited by St. Mary?s, Pacific, Pepperdine, USF and UTEP?played against Shaina Nishimoto in high school?played soccer in Thailand in the summer?a psychology major.