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Colton Jackson

School

University of Denver

Position
Midfield
Major
Accounting

Classroom

Colton Jackson has a 3.849 GPA in accounting. He is a Hornbeck Scholar, Dean’s List honoree and All-Big EAST Academic Selection. He was the 2017 Elite 90 Award winner.

Character

“He’s a super student and a great kid who has started since his freshman year, so he’s been all that and more to our program over the last four years ending his career as a captain. With all that said, he’s been so much more than that as a person. Colton is the kid that every coach wants to lead their team, and the kid that every kid’s mother wants to marry their daughter. He’s that kind of guy.” - Head Coach Bill Tierney

Community

Jackson has participated in the annual Unified Lacrosse game at Peter Barton in all four years of his career. He delivered “Bags of Fun” to the children’s hospital in Aurora and participated in the “Bags of Fun” Fundraiser at Wings over the Rockies and the Denver Broncos Stadium. He has also volunteered at the Denver Rescue Mission.

Competition

Jackson is a 2017 and 2018 USILA Honorable Mention selection. He was a 2018 media honorable mention Midseason All-American. In 2017 and 2018, he was named to the All-Big East First Team, and in 2018 and 2019 he was named to the All-Big East Preseason Team. He has 63 career goals and 22 career assists in 50 games played out of Denver’s midfield in his first three seasons. He netted 22 goals and tallied 12 assists in 17 games in 2018, including four game-winning goals, and he scored 23 goals in his sophomore season in 2017. Jackson netted eight multi-goal games in his junior year, including a career-high four in games against Furman and Albany. He ranked 36th in the country in man-up goals with five.