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March 8, 2002 | Dan Loumena
Jill Oakes, a senior at North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake, has been selected the Gatorade national girls' soccer player of the year. Oakes helped lead the Wolverines to their second consecutive Southern Section Division IV title. In 20 games this season, she had 21 goals and 13 assists. Oakes, who has a 3.17 grade-point average, was one of two high school players to join the U.S. women's national team for games this year.
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December 2, 2005 | Ben Bolch, Times Staff Writer
For someone who plays along the back line for the UCLA women's soccer team, Jill Oakes shudders to think where she might be without her goals. Win a national title. Qualify for the national team and play in the Olympics and the Women's World Cup. The words were typed in an e-mail her freshman year at the behest of Bruin Coach Jillian Ellis, who wanted the young defender to realize how good she could be if she were willing to work to maximize her potential.
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July 7, 2002 | From Staff Reports
Jill Oakes, a midfielder for North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake High last season, and Stacy Lindstrom, a midfielder for Aliso Niguel, head a list of six girls' soccer players from the Southland who have been named to Student Sports magazine's All-American teams. Oakes, The Times' player of the year, and Lindstrom were named to the first team and will be teammates at UCLA in the fall.
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July 7, 2002 | From Staff Reports
Jill Oakes, a midfielder for North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake High last season, and Stacy Lindstrom, a midfielder for Aliso Niguel, head a list of six girls' soccer players from the Southland who have been named to Student Sports magazine's All-American teams. Oakes, The Times' player of the year, and Lindstrom were named to the first team and will be teammates at UCLA in the fall.
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December 13, 2001 | Valerie Gutierrez
Playing soccer has taken Jill Oakes, a midfielder from North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake, to many places, including Dokka, Sweden, where she participated in the prestigious Nordic Cup last summer on the U.S. women's under-21 national team. She was one of only two high school players on the team that consisted of elite college-level players, and it would have been easy to sit on the sidelines and watch her teammates.
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February 1, 2001 | CHRIS SHAFFER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Three girls are studying in the stands, the track team is stretching, wide receivers are running post patterns, a kicker is practicing fields goals and basketball players are entering the gym for practice. It's 4:30 p.m. at Harvard-Westlake High. School has been over for almost two hours and Jill Oakes is standing in the middle of 15 cheerleaders. She does not look like a cheerleader. Other cheer members are wearing tank tops and jazz pants. Oakes is dressed in soccer shorts, a U.S.
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December 2, 2005 | Ben Bolch, Times Staff Writer
For someone who plays along the back line for the UCLA women's soccer team, Jill Oakes shudders to think where she might be without her goals. Win a national title. Qualify for the national team and play in the Olympics and the Women's World Cup. The words were typed in an e-mail her freshman year at the behest of Bruin Coach Jillian Ellis, who wanted the young defender to realize how good she could be if she were willing to work to maximize her potential.
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March 31, 2002 | LAUREN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The soccer field is a stage for senior Jill Oakes of Harvard-Westlake High. Her coach believes that someday, the world will be her audience. "She embodies everything that women's professional players aspire to be," said Stacy Schwartz, the Wolverines' first-year coach and former Olympic Development Program under-17 player. "It's just a matter of refining everything." Oakes, 17, is the best player at Harvard-Westlake (23-1-2), which won its second consecutive section title this season.
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February 15, 2002
Six girls' soccer players from Orange and Los Angeles counties have been chosen to Parade magazine's 35-member High School All-America team. Players selected to the team were Amy Burlingham, a forward from Newport Harbor High, UCLA-bound midfielder Stacy Lindstrom of Aliso Niguel, Santa Margarita midfielder Shannon Foley, UCLA-bound Jill Oakes of North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake, Stanford-bound Jenny Farenbaugh of Woodland Hills Louisville and Pasadena Poly senior Hayley Hunt. Lauren Peterson
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June 26, 2001
Midfielder Jill Oakes of West Hills and defender Hayley Hunt of San Marino were two of 18 players named to the U.S. Under-19 women's national soccer team that will play upcoming games in Canada. Oakes (North Hollywood Harvard Westlake) and Hunt (Pasadena Poly) will be seniors in the fall. The U.S. team will play Canada on Saturday in Toronto with a game between the full national teams to follow. The Under-19 teams also will play Monday in Scarborough.
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March 31, 2002 | LAUREN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The soccer field is a stage for senior Jill Oakes of Harvard-Westlake High. Her coach believes that someday, the world will be her audience. "She embodies everything that women's professional players aspire to be," said Stacy Schwartz, the Wolverines' first-year coach and former Olympic Development Program under-17 player. "It's just a matter of refining everything." Oakes, 17, is the best player at Harvard-Westlake (23-1-2), which won its second consecutive section title this season.
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March 8, 2002 | Dan Loumena
Jill Oakes, a senior at North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake, has been selected the Gatorade national girls' soccer player of the year. Oakes helped lead the Wolverines to their second consecutive Southern Section Division IV title. In 20 games this season, she had 21 goals and 13 assists. Oakes, who has a 3.17 grade-point average, was one of two high school players to join the U.S. women's national team for games this year.
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December 13, 2001 | Valerie Gutierrez
Playing soccer has taken Jill Oakes, a midfielder from North Hollywood Harvard-Westlake, to many places, including Dokka, Sweden, where she participated in the prestigious Nordic Cup last summer on the U.S. women's under-21 national team. She was one of only two high school players on the team that consisted of elite college-level players, and it would have been easy to sit on the sidelines and watch her teammates.
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February 1, 2001 | CHRIS SHAFFER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Three girls are studying in the stands, the track team is stretching, wide receivers are running post patterns, a kicker is practicing fields goals and basketball players are entering the gym for practice. It's 4:30 p.m. at Harvard-Westlake High. School has been over for almost two hours and Jill Oakes is standing in the middle of 15 cheerleaders. She does not look like a cheerleader. Other cheer members are wearing tank tops and jazz pants. Oakes is dressed in soccer shorts, a U.S.
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March 1, 2000 | STEVEN HERBERT
Bishop Montgomery 2, Harvard-Westlake 1--Despite taking 18 more shots, the top-seeded Wolverines lost a semifinal playoff game on Gina Scachetti's 35-yard free kick in the 80th minute at Bishop Montgomery. Harvard-Westlake (20-3-4) took the first 10 shots and a 1-0 lead on a goal by midfielder Jill Oakes in the 31st minute. Bishop Montgomery (22-5-3) tied the score on a penalty kick by Maggie Kirchoff in the 61st minute.
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August 30, 2002 | Associated Press
Kelly Wilson scored two goals as the U.S. team advanced to the final of the inaugural FIFA under-19 women's soccer world championships Thursday night with a 4-1 victory over Germany. Wilson scored her eighth and ninth goals of the tournament, and Lindsay Tarpley scored in the first half to give the U.S. team a 3-1 lead at halftime of the semifinal match. Midfielder Jill Oakes of West Hills added a fourth goal. The U.S. will play Canada in the final on Sunday.
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