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Kelly Nelson
Kelly Nelson

RS Senior

Lakewood, Calif.

High School:
Mayfair HS





Club Team:
CRSC Infinity

Kelly Nelson's Honors

Team Co-Captain
Second Team All-Pac-10
SoccerBuzz Magazine West Region All-Freshman Team
UA Most Valuable Player
Pac-10 Player of the Week (Nov. 5)

2003: Team co-captain... Played in 12 matches, starting 11, after missing the first seven games of the season with an ankle injury... 1 shot at Washington (11/9/03)... 3 shots at Washington State (11/7/03)... Had 2 shots against Oregon (11/2/03)... Logged 3 shots, 2 on-goal, against Oregon State (10/31/03)... 1 shot on-goal at UCLA (10/26/03)... 2 shots against Arizona State (10/18/03) and California (10/12/03)... Assisted the goal in 2-1 loss at San Diego (10/3/03)... Had 2 shots in that game... Combined with Candice Wilks for the double-assist on the UA's only goal of 2-1 loss to UNLV (9/27/03)... Also had 2 shots in the match, which was also her first start of the season... Logged 2 shots at Montana (9/26/03) in her first action of the year...

2002: Second team All-Pac-10... SoccerBuzz Magazine West Region All-Freshman Team... UA Most Valuable Player... Played in all 19 matches, starting 13... Led Arizona in scoring, with 13 goals and 1 assist (27 points)... Had 2 multiple-goal performances and 3 game-winning goals on the season... Set a new school record for most goals scored in a season and tied the records for most total points and most game-winning goals in a season... Had 40 shots and a team-high 24 shots on-goal... Finished first in the Pac-10 in goals scored... Named the Pac-10 Player of the Week on Nov. 5 for her performances against the Washington schools... Scored the Cats' second goal against Washington State (11/3/02)... Notched the game-winning goal in the 105th minute of a 2-1 overtime victory over Washington (11/1/02)... Scored the first goal at Oregon (10/25/02)... Assisted the Cats' only goal against No. 19 USC (10/20/02)... Had Arizona's only strike at Arizona State (10/11/02)... Scored the first and sixth goals in 7-0 win over Youngstown State (10/4/02)... Scored the only goal of a 2-1 loss at Kentucky (9/29/02)... Ripped off 5 goals in 29 minutes during 10-0 rout of Belmont (9/28/02), tying the school record for most goals in a game... Had 7 shots in that match... Had first collegiate start at Oklahoma (9/15/02)... Her first collegiate goal was the only one scored in a 1-0 shutout win over Cal Poly (9/1/02)... Had 1 shot against Drake (8/30/02) in first collegiate match...

2001: Redshirted for the season with a torn ACL...

Prep: Named the CIF Division III Player of the Year as a senior at Mayfair High School... Racked up 22 goals and 11 assists (55 points) while leading the Monsoons to a 16-3-3 record and a Suburban League championship in 2000-01... Is second on Mayfair's career goal-scoring list (98) and is 10th all-time in assists (29)... Two-time team Most Offensive Player... Named conference MVP as a junior... Helped Mayfair to three state finals appearances... Team was Far West Regional champion in 1997-98... Also lettered in softball and volleyball... Played for the CRSC Infinity club team in Cerritos, Calif.... Member of the state ODP team from 1997-2001... Was member of regional ODP pool in 1999.

Kelly Nelson's Stats at Arizona

Year    GP  GS  Sh   G  A  Pts  GWG
2002    19  13  40  13  1   27   3
2003    12  11  21   0  2    2   0
Totals  31  24  61  13  3   29   3