|City/State:||Yorba Linda, Calif.|
2006: Led team in minutes logged with 1,977 ... started all 23 games and has started every game in his first three years as a Blue Devil ... scored his first two career goals on only nine shots, which came against No. 3 Virginia on 10/6 and N.C. State on 10/15 ... dished out the game-winning assist in NCAA tournament game with Brown on 11/15 ... named to the ACC All-Tournament team ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District second team member ... earned All-ACC Academic honors ... captain of the team and Duke's defensive player of the year.
2005: Finished second on the team in minutes played, starting all 20 games and playing 1,821 minutes ... his two assists on the season both came in a 2-0 victory over Western Illinois on 10/11 ... directed the Duke defense that only allowed 24 goals in 20 games with eight shutouts ... All-ACC Academic choice.
2004: In his inaugural season, was one of only four players to start all 24 games ... earned the team’s Iron Duke Award for the most minutes played (2,117) ... showed tremendous poise and confidence in the back, directing a defense that held the opposition to only 0.92 goals per game ... his only shot of the year found the goal, but was turned away.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner and three-year team captain at Esperanza High School in Anaheim, Calif. ... team MVP as a junior and senior ... earned first team All-County honors his senior year after leading his team to the CIF Division I championship ... earned first team All-Sunset League and CIF Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior after scoring 11 goals and 10 assists ... named the Sunset League MVP as a junior after recording five goals and five assists ... garnered All-Sunset League honorable mention accolades as a sophomore ... a two-year member of the ODP state team and regional camp ... a member of the SAFC Premier team for two years ... played for the So. Cal. Seahorses in the Premier Development League ... an excellent student, was named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and the 4.0 Gold Club all four years.
Personal: Son of Randall and Diane Jepson ... born April 30, 1986, in Orange, Calif. ... has two brothers, Danny (24) and Robbie (15).