| Niki Arlitt
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HONORS & AWARDS
· 2008 Preseason All-Big 12
· 2007 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team
· 2007 All-Big 12 Second Team
· 2007 Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week (Sept. 17)
· Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2009) SOPHOMORE (2008)
· Saw action in 20 matches, including 13 starts.
· Tallied one goal and three assists for five points.
· Dished out the game-tying assist against Arizona (9/7).
· Recorded one helper in 2-0 victory over UTSA (9/5).
· Fired the gamewinner from 25 yards out in the Longhorns 1-0 double-overtime win at No. 25 Louisville (8/31).
· Registered an assist in UT's 3-1 victory over Kentucky (8/28).
· Tied with UT standout Kelsey Carpenter for highest scorer in 2007 ... totaled 25 points with 10 goals and five assists ... also netted four game-winners.
· Posted at least one goal in her first six matches at UT ... longest goal-streak for the Horns last season.
· Finished the season fifth in the Big 12 in points and fourth in goals.
· In her first match as a Longhorn, registered first career goal and game-winner at Arizona State (9/7).
· Recorded back-to-back multi-goal games, one of only two Horns to net more than one ball in a match in 2007.
· Tallied two goals in UT's 4-0 shutout vs. Houston (9/21) ... added a second multi-goal game in the 4-0 shutout of Stephen F. Austin (9/23) and dished out an assist for a game-high five points.
· Scored the game-winner and assisted Kelsey Carpenter to help tie the game at the half against Wright State (9/28).
· Registered fourth assist of the season against Texas Tech (9/30) helping Caitlin Kennedy with the game-winner.
· Her 10 goals tie for seventh most in a season in UT's season record books.
· Enjoyed a five-year stint with the Challenge '89 coached by Pat O'Toole
· Played for the Region III (2004, 2006-07) and the South Texas State Team (2002-06) while in high school.
· Four-year letterwinner and All-District selection for coach Paul Larrea at Clear Lake High School
· Earned All-Region VI accolades in 2004 and 2005 and was captain in 2007
· Scored 38 of Clear Lake's school record-setting 98 goals in 2004
· Member of the District Championship Team
Daughter of Michael and Christine Arlitt ... born Kristen "Niki" Arlitt on September 25, 1987 in Houston ... has an older brother, Ryan and a younger sister, Alex ... majoring in corporate communication.
OFF-FIELD WITH NIKI ARLITT
Full name: Kristen "Niki" Arlitt
Nickname (s): Niki
The coolest thing about UT is...the crazy fans
Movie you know pretty much every line to? Heavyweights
Favorite Austin Restaurant? Chuy's!
Favorite book: The Bible
My heroes are...my parents.
Advice to young athletes? Have a positive attitude in everything you do, it makes a HUGE difference.
I can't live without...Tony's creole seasoning.
Favorite hobbies: Beach, shopping and playing pick-up games of any sport.
My teammates would say I'm...a nutcase.
Sports hero: Michael Phelps