Anna Jurken
Anna  Jurken

RS Freshman

Elm Grove, Wis.

High School:
Catholic Memorial



2015 (R-So.): Did not play.

2014 (R-Fr.): Played in three games .... Made collegiate debut against Texas A&M (9/14) ... Logged 11 minutes in MU's 7-2 win over Creighton (9/25).

2013 (RS): Did not play.

Prior to Marquette
: Jurken was a four-year letter winner in soccer at Catholic Memorial ... Helped her team to three state championships in her high school career, one in 2009-10 and the other two in 2011-12 and 2012-13 ... Held the record for most game-winning goals in her junior season that included one in the state semifinal game and one to win the state championship ... Earned a second team all-conference honor her junior season ... Helped her team receive academic all-American honors for four consecutive seasons ... Made the first team all-conference, second team all-state, second team all-area and the Wisconsin Masonic All-Star Team her senior season ... Completed her high school soccer career with 12 goals and eight assists ... Played for FC Milwaukee and FC Wisconsin Eclipse soccer clubs.

Personal: Daughter of Mary and Joseph ... Youngest of four with three older brothers...Majoring in international business and marketing.


MEET THE 'FAMILY'- August 2015

What does being a part of the FAMILY mean to you?
Being a part of the Family means win or lose we are always there for each other, even after we graduate, we'll always be sisters.    

What accomplishment during your time at Marquette are you most proud of to-date?
I am most proud of being on this team.   

At the conclusion of your collegiate career, what are your professional goals (soccer, career, etc.)? I'm not sure what my future plans are yet.  

How did you spend your summer?
I spent my summer working at soccer camps, as well as working at a cheese shop in the Milwaukee Public Market.   

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat?

Are there any pre-game rituals or superstitions that you have on match day?
I like to pray before games. 

Who is your biggest inspiration (athletic or otherwise)?
Both of my parents.   

Favorite professional sports team?
The Packers   

Favorite sport other than soccer?

If you had to win at a random sport, which teammate would you select to play with?
Jacie Jermier- she's an all around athlete.   

Best athlete (non-teammate) at Marquette?
Too hard to choose.   

Favorite meal/food? Favorite Milwaukee eatery?
My favorite food is any kind of pasta and my favorite Milwaukee eatery is Elsa's.   

Favorite thing to do in Milwaukee?
Shopping in the Third Ward.   

Funniest teammate?
Erin Holland    

Most talented teammate outside of soccer (what area/discipline)?
Lisa Roman with her journalism skills.   

Is there anything that others are surprised to learn about you?
I played hockey until the 8th grade. 

Interesting fact about your hometown?
My hometown is technically a village.   

Favorite vacation destination?
I love the mountains, but also love New York City.   

What type of music do you prefer to listen to? Any favorite artists?
My favorite artists are The Head and The Heart and Mat Kearney.   

My favorite class at MU?
French 1002 with Diakite!


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