| Kelsey Carpenter
· Career statistics
· 2007 Preseason All-Big 12
· 2007 U.S. Under-21 Women's National Team Participant (Nordic Cup Champion)
· 2006 Second Team NSCAA All-America
· 2006 First Team NSCAA Scholar All-America
· 2006 First Team NSCAA All-Central Region
· 2006 First Team All-Big 12
· 2006 Big 12 Tournament Offensive Most Valuable Player
· 2006 Big 12 All-Tournament
· 2006 Second Team CoSIDA Academic All-District VI
· 2006 First Team NSCAA Scholar All-South Region
· 2006 First Team Academic All-Big 12
· Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2007, Fall & Spring 2006, Spring 2005 and Fall 2004)
· Soccer America National Player of the Week (Sept. 6)
· Soccer America National Team of the Week (Sept. 6)
· Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 5)
· 2005 Third Team NSCAA All-Central Region
· 2005 Second Team All-Big 12
· 2006 First Team Academic All-Big 12
· 2005 Preseason All-Big 12
· 2004 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team
One of two Longhorns on the 2007 Missouri Athletic Club (M.A.C.) Hermann Trophy Watch List ... All-American forward and scoring leader for Texas for the last two seasons ... uses her speed and ability to create shooting opportunities which makes her the most dangerous attacker on the 2007 UT squad ... selected as a soccer and scholar All-American in 2006 for her play on the pitch and performance in the classroom ... second overall Longhorn in career game-winning goals with 11 ... third all-time in career points with 73 and in career goals with 29 ... eighth on all-time assists list with 15.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM
· Aided U.S. Under-21 Women's National Team in winning the 2007 Nordic Cup Championship in Vassa, Finland from July 12-24 ... the American delegation shut out three opponents (Norway, Sweden and Germany) and outscored the competition 7-0 to win the eighth trophy in U.S. history.
· Included in the 2005 U.S. Under-20 National Team Player Pool.
· Member of the 2002 U.S. Under-16 National Team.
· The most decorated Longhorn on the current roster, both academically and athletically ... 2006 Second Team NSCAA/adidas All-America ... First Team NSCAA Scholar All-America ... made the NSCAA All-Central Region First Team and NSCAA Scholar All-South Region First Team en route to national team accolades.
· UT single season record holder in game-winning goals with a total of eight in 24 games played.
· Team leader with career-high totals in goals (15) and points (35) ... led team with 53 shots and a 4.21 shots per game average ... tallied five assists in 25 games ... one goal shy of UT's all-time single season leader Kelly Wilson, who had 16 in 2004.
· Led the Big 12 in game-winning goals with 8 over 24 games ... second in conference in overall points (35) and goals (15) ... tied for third in the league with a 1.46 points-per-game average and goals per game average (0.68).
· Started 24 games at forward for the Longhorns.
· Scored one goal and one assist in the NCAA Championship first round 4-0 win over Long Island University.
· Named Big 12 Championship Offensive MVP after registering a goal in each postseason championship game, including two game-winners ... second Longhorn in UT school history to ever earn offensive tournament honors and fourth overall to earn all-tournament (offensive and defensive) honors ... marked the first time UT swept the offensive and defensive accolades in the same season.
· Netted the game-tying goal in a 1-1 equalizer with No. 23 Colorado in the Big 12 Championship match which UT won on penalty kicks.
· Set the UT single season game-winning goals record (eight) in a 2-0 win over Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship (11/3).
· Scored the lone goal in UT's 1-0 win over Nebraska (11/1) in the quarterfinal of the Big 12 Championship.
· Became the ninth player in UT history to score three goals in one match ... found the back of the net three times in a 4-2 win over LSU on Sept. 13 ... also netted an assist in the match for a career-best seven point outing.
· Texas went undefeated (13-0-2) when she recorded at least one point.
· Had back-to-back game-winning goals against No. 3 Penn State (9/1) and No. 13 Illinois (9/3) to earn Soccer America National Player of the Week honors.
· Recorded her 10th goal (fifth game-winning goal) and fourth assist of the season at Nebraska (10/15), stretching her consecutive point streak to four games.
· Netted her 11th goal of the season and sixth GWG of the year against Iowa State (10/22), which tied her for most game-winning goals in a season with Kelly Wilson (2004).
· Started 16 of the 17 games in which she played while garnering the starting nod in all 10 of the Longhorns' Big 12 Conference matches.
· Tied for the 2005 overall UT scoring lead with 16 points behind a team-best six goals, four assists and a club-high two game-winning scores.
· Led Texas with 62 shots and tied for second on the team in assists (four).
· Tied for first on the club with three assists during Big 12 play.
· Scored three times and accounted for nine points to tie for second on the club in both goals scored and points during conference action.
· Posted three points on a goal and one assist opposite Texas Tech (10/9).
· Tallied the game-winning goal in overtime versus No. 25 Nebraska (10/16).
· Recorded three points in a 4-1 UT win at Missouri (10/21).
· Assisted on Texas' first goal against UTEP (11/11) during NCAA Tournament first-round action.
· Played in all 24 games while making 12 starts.
· Texas' second-leading overall scorer with 22 points as she ranked second on the team in both goals (8) and shots (71), while third on the club in assists (6). She also held rank among the top 10 league players in points (tied for 8th) and assists (tied for 9th).
· Ranked third on the team in league scoring with 10 points (four goals, two assists).
· Placed 10th among conference players in league goals scored (4).
· Scored her first career goal versus No. 20 Michigan (8/29).
· Scored once and assisted on two other goals versus Tulane (9/17) en route to being tabbed the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (9/21).
· Turned in a six-point weekend by assisting on a score versus BYU (10/14) and tallying two goals and an assist opposite Missouri (10/17) to earn her first career multi-goal game and second career Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honor on Oct. 19.
· Collected her first career postseason goal by scoring against West Virginia (11/14) during NCAA Tournament second round action.
· Member of the Region III and North Texas State ODP squads from 2000-2004.
· A forward for head coach Hugh Bradford's Farmers Branch D'Feeters Soccer Club for three seasons.
· A four-year letterwinner as a forward for head coach Karen Hunnicutt at Allen High School (2000-2004). Also captained the squad as a senior.
· Helped the Eagles capture District 9-5A titles in each of her four years as the team compiled an 83-10-7 mark over that period and recorded a perfect 24-0 season during the 2003-04 campaign to earn No. 1 and No. 2 rankings, respectively, in the state and nationally.
· Named the Dallas Morning News SportsDay Player of the Year as well as the District 9-5A MVP as a junior after playing in 18 games and posting 22 goals to go along with three assists for 47 total points.
· Collected 25 goals and nine assists as a senior en route to garnering Parade as well as EA Sports High School All-America honors, Academic All-America accolades and district co-MVP laurels.
· Selected to play for the West squad during the 2004 McDonald's High School All-American Game.
· Ranked 10th on Soccer America's list of top 25 recruits for 2004.
· Member of the FBC Allen Youth Ministry during high school.
Born Kelsey E. Carpenter on April 13, 1986, in Tulsa, Okla. ... parents are Mark and Kathy Carpenter ... has two younger sisters, Erin and Kayla ... sport management major who, among other national academic awards, was named to the 2005 and 2006 Academic All-Big 12 First Teams ... five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll selection ... named Team MVP for the 2006 season ... recipient of the UT Women's Athletics 2006-07 DeLoss Dodds Academic Award.
OFF-FIELD WITH KELSET CARPENTER
Proudest athletic moment: winning the Big 12 Tournament and earning a number one seed in the NCAA tournament
First job: Mary Kay consultant's personal assistant
Biggest challenge: keeping my temper under control on the soccer field
Inspiration: Leslie Imber
Favorite Class: Sport Law with Dr. Fitzgerald
Favorite Movie: The Princess Bride
Favorite Athlete: Dirk Nowitzki
Favorite Sports Team: Dallas Mavericks
What I like most about UT: our reputation for being an elite athletic AND academic institution