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J.P. Rafferty

  • position Midfield/Defense
  • height 6-1
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Raleigh, N.C.
  • High school Sanderson
  • position Midfield/Defense
  • height 6-1
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Raleigh, N.C.
  • High school Sanderson

J.P. Rafferty Bio


2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
2011, 2012, 2013 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

2013 (Senior)
Team captain that started all 19 matches of the season…notched his first multi-goal game of his career in a 5-2 win over High Point (Sept. 6), scoring twice in a 15-minute stretch…netted an equalizer in the match at Marshall (Oct. 19) off a free kick from Kurtis Turner to collect a point in the conference race…notched his fourth goal of the season against Tulsa (Nov. 13) in the C-USA Tournament, finding the back of the net with a header in his final match as a Gamecock….named to the C-USA and SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2012 (Junior)
Saw action in 16 contests with 14 starts on the year … Tallied 12 shots, including six on goal … Posted a season high three shots vs. No. 25 Northwestern (Sept. 2) … Posted two shots at SMU (Sept. 24) and at No. 13 Wake Forest (Oct. 27) … Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll and the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2011 (Sophomore)
Saw action in all 19 games with two starts … Tallied two goals and one assist for five points … Posted 13 shots, including seven on goal … Posted two shots in season opener at College of Charleston (Aug. 28) … Scored first career goal in 2-2 tie vs. Bradley (Sept. 11), competing at the Dartmouth Classic … Scored second goal of the season in 2-1 win vs. Tulsa (Sept. 30) in league play … Tally vs. the Golden Hurricane was from just inside the 18-yard box on a long shot to the far post over the Tulsa goalkeeper … Earned an assist in 2-0 victory vs. NC State (Oct. 18) … Tallied two shots in NCAA Tournament match vs. Wake Forest (Nov. 17) … Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll and the C-USA Academic Honor Roll.

2010 (Freshman)
Saw action in seven contests, posting five shots and collecting one assist … Saw action in last six games of the season … Posted two shots in 2-1 win over SMU (Nov. 12) in Conference USA Tournament semifinals … Along with Stephen Morrissey, earned assist on game winner vs. Duke in second round of NCAA Tournament … Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll, and the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
All-state as a sophomore, junior and senior … Named an ESPNRise.com ‘Best of North Carolina’ as a senior … Scored 18 goals and collected 26 assists as a senior … Four-year letterwinner for coach Todd Worley at Sanderson High School … Named Cap 7 All-Conference and all-region all four years of prep career … Team MVP … Earned academic all-conference honors (2006-2009) and was an honor roll student during prep career … Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC Academy and coach Rusty Scarborough … Club squad team captain (2003-08)

Personal
Son of Stephen and Martha Rafferty … A business major.

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