Saw action in two contests, a 3-1 win over Northwestern and a 4-0 victory over Eastern Illinois Assistant Captain
Made four starts while playing in seven contests Fired a shot on goal from her defensive position against Marquette Also took a shot at Minnesota.
First career goal was a put-back off of a deflection against Ohio State Also scored a goal against Western Illinois Fired three shots on goal in seven attempts Played in 15 games.
Four-year starter Named All-State Second Team by the Chicago Sun-Times and Chicago Tribune Team MVP Captain Two-time All-Central Suburban League Named All-State by the IHSSCA Team won conference, regional and sectional titles in 2000 after placing third in the state in 1998 Coached by Jim Burnside at New Trier Played for Eclipse U-18 (coached by Rory Dames) and Trevian (coached by Alec Coxe and Larry Beschel) Soccer Clubs.
Born on April 28, 1982 Daughter of Scott and Laurie Walker Majoring in elementary education Coaches Special Olympics Involved in church and community services Earned the EMH Service Award (for helping kids with special needs) and the Special Olympic Coach Award Earned Penelope Brett Schneider Memorial Scholarship (citizenship/leadership award).
Getting to know Kelly
Nickname: Kelz, KK Favorite movie: Tommy Boy Favorite TV show: Friends Favorite book: Its not about the Bike - Lance Armstrong Favorite quote: Oh boy this is gonna be great! - Flounder, Animal House Favorite thing about Coach Rayfield: her love of the game I have been told I look like: Julianne Moore Biggest sports thrill: beating Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament in 2002 Three words that describe me: fun, energetic and compassionate I chose Illinois because: its an all around amazing school!
Coach Rayfield on Kelly
Emerging as an off the field leader, Kelly has been elected as a co-captain with Meghan Kolze. Moving from the back into a wing midfield position this spring allowed Kelly to play with less apprehension and as a result her play improved significantly. Her growing confidence will make a difference on the field.
K. Walkers Career Statistics
Year GP-GS S SOG G A Pts. GWG 2000 15-0 7 3 2 0 4 0 2001 7-4 2 1 0 0 0 0 2002 2-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Total 24-4 9 4 2 0 4 0