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Abby

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Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.
High School: St. Teresa's Academy
Experience: High School

Bio

2018 (Kansas City): Started 19 games on the season ... Scored two goals on nine shots and four shots on goal ... Scored the game winning goal against Iowa State along with recording an assist in the same game (9/14) ... Her shot percentage on the year (.222) ranked 11th in the conference and her in-conference shot percentage (.500) ranked third in the conference

2017 (Kansas City): Played in and started all 20 matches on the season ... Finished the year with 2 goals on 10 shots and 5 shots on goal for a .500 shot-on-goal percentage ... Served as a key member of the UMKC defensive line that pitched 11 shutouts, including shutouts in 6 of 7 WAC contests ... Scored her first goal of the season against Oklahoma State (8/20) and picked up her second against Creighton (9/8), which came in the final minutes of regulation to send the match into overtime ... Took a season-high three shots in a 1-0 win over New Mexico State (10/22) ... Earned WAC Defensive Player of the Week for Oct. 2-8, playing all 180 minutes of two shutout victories over Seattle U and Utah Valley ... 2017 WAC Defensive Player of the Year and 1st Team All-WAC Selection ... 2017-18 Academic All-WAC Selection. 

2016 (Kansas City): Played in 21 matches making 20 starts … Scored three goals on 17 total shots, nine of which were on goal for a .529 shots-on-goal percentage … Made her first-career appearance at Omaha (8/19), playing 39 minutes in the 2-0 loss, posting one shot on goal … Made her first-career start at Creighton (8/21) playing all 110 minutes of the 1-1 draw … Took a career-high two shots at South Dakota State (9/16) … Registered an assists at South Dakota (9/18) … Scored her first-career goal against Drake (9/21) … Scored her second goal of the season against CSU Bakersfield (10/16) … She scored her third goal of the season in a 4-0 win over CSUB (11/4) in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament.

High School: Took home four varsity letters at St. Teresa’s Academy in Kansas City, Mo. … Part of the only graduating class that reached the state tournament every season, placing first or second each year … A member of the All-District team her sophomore, junior and senior seasons … Obtained an overall high school record of 82-10-5 … An honor roll student all eight semesters of high school …  Competed for the Futura Academy Premier club, finishing as the FCKC Forte Elite R2 Champions in 2015.

Personal: Daughter of Mike and Kimala Small … Has an older sister, Molly … Majoring in Electrical and Chemical Engineering.  

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2015 UMKC Women's Soccer Highlights
HIGHLIGHTS: UMKC Women's Soccer vs. NMSU
Game Replay: Women's soccer vs. NM State