Feb. 1, 2017
Boise State women's soccer signed Jennifer Turnek to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Jim Thomas announced Wednesday. Turnek is a midfielder from Oak Harbor, Wash., where she attends Oak Harbor High School. She was selected to the Philippines Women's National Team in 2015.
"Jennifer is a tremendously-talented, technical attacking center midfielder," "She's part of a trio of Seattle players that will be joining us this year. We feel like she's going to come in and give us a different lens to the game, which is really important to
Turnek was named first-team all-conference as a freshman and sophomore at Oak Harbor. Her senior season was cut short by injury.
Turnek plays club ball for Northwest United FC, along with fellow Bronco signee Delaney Watson. She helped the team to four consecutive Puget Sound Premier League titles, four Washington State Cups and three appearances at Nationals, including a national runner-up finish in 2014.
"She's part of a trio of Seattle players that will be joining us this year," said Thomas. "We're trying to keep that Pacific Northwest pipeline going strong."
An American with dual citizenship in the Philippines, Turnek participated in a closed camp for the Philippines' national team in April 2015, after which she was named to the team. She is yet to make her international debut.