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Kelsey

Mothershead

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#9

Forward
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Smithville, Mo.
High School: Smithville
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

2017: Played in all 20 games, making 19 starts on the season ... Finished 2nd on the team with a career-high 20 points and goals (7), led the team and ranked 2nd in the WAC with 6 assists, 5th-most in UMKC single season history ... Ended the season ranked 6th in the WAC in points in 2017 ... Recorded points in 9 of the team's 20 matches on the year ... Scored game-winning goal against Missouri State (9/15) ... Notched a season-high 4 points (1 goal, 2 assists) in an 8-0 win over Chicago State (10/28) ... Earned 1st Team All-WAC honors ... 2017-18 Academic All-WAC selection ... Finished juinior season ranked 4th on the UMKC career record list in points (49) and goals (19), 6th in assists (11) and 5th in game-winning goals (4).

2016: Played and started in 21 game for the Roos … Earned First-Team All-WAC and Third-Team NSCAA All-Midwest Region honors … Finished the season with seven goals and two assists for a team-high 16 points … Scored her first goal of the season at Creighton (8/21) in a 1-1 draw … Scored a goal in a 3-2 loss at South Dakota State (9/16) … Scored in a 2-1 win over South Dakota (9/18) … Recorded the third hat trick in UMKC women’s soccer history, scoring three goals on four shots in a 4-0 win over Oral Roberts (9/25) … Recorded an assist in a 1-1 draw against New Mexico State (10/9), and also tallied a season-high nine shots … Scored a goal against Chicago State (10/29) … Recorded an assist in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament championship match against Seattle U (11/6).

2015: Appeared in and started 20 games for the Blue and Gold... Scored five goals and recorded three assists for a total of 13 points on the season... Put 28 of her 54 shots on goal for a .519 shots-on-goal percentage... Score her first collegiate goal in a 4-1 victory over UT Martin (9/6)... Took a career-high nine shots in a 1-0 victory over Eastern Illinois (9/18) and later matched that total in a 6-0 victory over Chicago State (9/27) where she scored the game-winning goal in the sixth minute... Scored a game-tying goal in the 83rd minute against CSU Bakersfield (10/9) which led to a 3-2 win for the 'Roos in two overtimes... Scored UMKC's only goal in a victory at UTRGV (10/16)... Recorded a season-high two assists against UTRGV (11/5) in the opening round of the WAC Tournament, helping the 'Roos win 3-0, and earning her a spot on the All-Tournament team.

High School: Lettered four years for head coach Jonathan Reed at Smithville High School in Smithville, Missouri... Was selected to the All-Conference, All-District, All-Region and All-State team all four years of high school and was a four-time selection as the St. Joseph News Press Soccer Player of the Year... She was the State Offensive Player of the Year and Regional Player of the Year her freshman season where she scored 48 goals and registered 12 assists... She was named to the National Soccer Coaches of America Association (NSCAA) Girls High School All-Central Region Team and was named Co-Offensive Regional Player of the Year her senior year where she scored 53 goals and tallied 21 assists... She holds the record at Smithville High School for most goals in a season (53) and most career goals (180).

Personal: Daughter of Kimbal and Stacey Mothershead... Sister to twin brothers Taylor and Tanner... Undecided on a major.

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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