Duke Women's Soccer BIO
18 Kelly McCann
Senior (2008): Started all 24 matches at defense, registering nine complete games ... recorded three assists, one in each contest against Coastal Carolina, Kentucky, and Wake Forest ... had a season-high two shots against N.C. State ... played the most minutes on the team with 1,965 ... helped lead Duke to a school-record tying 13 shutouts as a team.
Selected co-captain as a senior ... member of both the women’s soccer and track & field teams as a freshman but did not run track as a sophomore or junior.
Junior (2007): Started all 23 contests in the backfield ... recorded three assists, two against Elon ... logged 2,035 minutes for the season, second most on the team ... helped guide Duke to nine shutouts as a team.
Sophomore (2006): Saw action in 19 games while starting two of them ... took three shots and garnered 607 minutes on the year ... saw defensive action in eight of Duke’s shutouts on the season.
Freshman (2005): Saw action in all 21 matches for the Blue Devils, starting two ... recorded one assist and took three shots ... first career assist came in the season opener against UNC Greensboro as the Blue Devils won, 1-0 ... garnered 775 minutes, helping Duke to its 11 shutouts ... on the track & field team, earned All-East honors as part of the distance medley relay team at the ECAC Indoor Championships ... broke into Duke’s top-five performance list by running a 1:15.61 in the 500m.
Prep: Led her La Costa H.S. team to a No. 1 national ranking in 2004 and to start the 2005 spring season ... played for the San Diego Surf Club team for the last nine years ... led her team to the CYSA-South National State Championship in 1999, 2001 and 2003, Far West Regional Championship in 2003, Far West Regional Finals in 1999 and 2001, and the Surf Cup/Girls Surf Cup Championship seven times ... MVP of her track squad for four straight years ... finished third in the state championship of the 800m in 2004 ... CIF Division I 400m champion in 2002, 800m champion in 2003, 2004 and 2005 and second in the state championship of the 800m in 2003 ... member of the California ODP pool in 2004 ... owned a 4.43 grade point average in high school.
Personal: Kelly Jean McCann was born on May 22, 1987, in Southern California ... daughter of James and Paula McCann ... has one sister, Allison (19), and one brother, James (15) ... majoring in art history and visual arts along with obtaining a markets and management certificate ... three-time member of the ACC Honor Roll.