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15 Kelsey Kimball

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2018
Took over as starting center back after missing 2017 season ... Earned first college start in opener at Concordia Irvine (8/30) and played full 90 minutes, a high for career ... Contest marked first action since 2016 West Region final on Nov. 18, with previous long of 31 minutes at Cal State East Bay on Oct. 23, 2016 ... Played all 90 minutes at center back of season's first two shutouts, both 1-0 wins, in home opener vs. No. 7 Western Washington (9/1), and vs. Hawai'i Hilo (9/9) in neutral-site affair on O'ahu ... Added first career assist vs. UHH, on lone winner, providing one-timed, left-footed cross from left side to set up freshman Christina Oddone's first collegiate goal with two seconds left in first half.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2017
Redshirted season due to injury suffered during 2017 spring activity.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
Appeared in 17 games off the bench as a forward, midfielder and defender ... Came on for final 4:26 in opener vs. No. 12 Azusa Pacific (9/1) ... First career points came in the form of her first collegiate goal to cap scoring in CCAA opener at Cal State San Marcos (9/21), as she came on at 82:34 and headed home fellow sophomore Danielle Nunn's corner kick at 86:00.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
Appeared in nine games off the bench, primarily in central midfield ... Made collegiate debut vs. Cal State East Bay (9/25), coming on for 12 second-half minutes ... Credited with first career shot vs. Stanislaus State (9/27) ... Season-high 25 minutes vs. Cal State San Marcos (10/21).

CLUB
Played for Eagles Soccer Club from 2006-15 ... Team captain.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2015 graduate of Westlake High School in Westlake Village ... Helped the Warriors to three straight Marmonte League titles from 2012-14 ... Two-time All-Marmonte League First Team as a junior and senior after second-team selection as a sophomore ... Also All-CIF as a senior team captain.

PERSONAL
Born Jan. 20 in Tarzana ... Parents are Tim and Kristy Kimball, who both attended CSUN ... Father played football and mother competed in volleyball for the Matadors ... Has an older brother named Tyler and an older sister named Katelyn ... Katelyn played soccer at Cal Lutheran from 2013-16 ... Political science major with law and society minor at Sixth College ... Plans to go to law school after graduating from UC San Diego ... Cheers for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Green Bay Packers ... Favorite athletes are JuJu Smith-Schuster and teammate Mary Reilly ... Top movie is Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ... Listens to Drake, Lorde and Louis the Child ... Loves burritos.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS MIN G A Pts SHOT SHOT% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2015 9 0 96 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0-0
2016 17 0 213 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0-0
Totals 26 0 309 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 0 0-0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2015
2016
2018

Position: Defender
Height: 5'10"
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: Thousand Oaks, CA
High School: Westlake HS
College: Sixth
Major: Political Science
Experience: 2 Letters
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