Duke Women's Soccer BIO
13 KayAnne Gummersall
One of four captains in 2009.
Career: Ranks tied for ninth on Duke's career goals list with 23 ... her 34 points in 2008 is the fourth-highest total in school history ... notched 15 goals in 2008 to rank tied for third on Duke's single-season ledger ... along with teammate Elisabeth Redmond, the duo registered 27 goals, which is the highest-scoring tandem in Blue Devil history.
Junior (2008): Named to the Soccer Buzz Second Team All-Southeast Region team, TopDrawerSoccer.com Third Team of the Season, NSCAA/adidas All-Region Third team, and All-ACC First Team ... started all 24 matches, tallying 15 goals, five game-winning goals, and four assists ... scored two goals in three different games -- against Coastal Carolina, Florida State, and Clemson ... recorded a goal and an assist in three different games -- Kentucky, N.C. State, and Radford ... tallied a goal in each of the last four matches of the season, all NCAA College Cup contests ... had the game-winning goal against William & Mary in the second round of the College Cup ... ranked third in points, tied for third in goals, third in points per game (1.42), and fourth in goals per game (0.62) among ACC players ... tied Elisabeth Redmond with five game-winning goals ... played 1,677 minutes, sixth most on the team ... her 24 matches started tied a school record ... named to the ACC All-Academic team.
Sophomore (2007): Was hindered for most of the season with an ankle injury, but was still able to play in 18 matches, starting seven ... had one goal and one assist during the campaign ... played 827 minutes ... the lone goal came against Indiana in the NCAA Tournament and was the game winner.
Freshman (2006): Selected to the Soccer Buzz & All-ACC Freshman teams ... played in every match for the Blue Devils, starting six ... led the Blue Devils in goals, with seven on the year, and points, with 16 for the season ... also added two assists for the season ... scored first career goal in the season opener against St. Louis ... her three game-winning goals, including two in ACC play, tied for first for Duke ... led Duke with four goals and 10 points in ACC play ... had goals against Virginia Tech, Boston College, N.C. State and Miami, while notching assists against Florida State and Clemson ... named ACC Co-Player of the Week and to the Soccer America Team of the Week on Oct. 3 ... also led the Blue Devils in shot percentage at 21.2 on 33 shots ... garnered 1,058 minutes on the season.
Prep: Soccer Buzz top-50 recruit ... three-time All-State and Chicago Tribune All-State selection ... scored 136 career goals, had 77 assists and 213 points at New Trier, which were all school records ... as a senior, scored 48 goals, had 26 assists and 74 points, which were all school records ... led her high school team to a 28-2 record her senior year ... earned NSCAA All-America All-Region, All-State and Illinois Player of the Year for Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune and NSCAA Coaches Player of the Year as a senior ... Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior ... Sun Times 2005 Player of the Year ... member of 2003, '04, '05, '06 State IL ODP team ... member of Region II team from 2003-06 ... played on the Under-17 National Team ... led her high school team to the 2003, 2004 and 2006 state championships and 2005 state runner-up ... as a junior, led her New Trier H.S. team to a 29-1 overall record, while posting 40 goals and 21 assists ... NSCAA All-America and EA Sports All-America ... as a sophomore, led New Trier to a 30-0 mark with 35 goals and 16 assists ... went 28-0-2 as a freshman on the New Trier squad ... registered 16 goals and 15 assists ... in 2004 and 2005, traveled with Region II 88 team to Holland, Austria, Germany and France ... member of the Eclipse Club team which is a three-time state, three-time regional and two-time national USYS Champion ... led Eclipse to the 2004 Disney Showcase title ... two-year letterwinner in basketball ... member of New Trier Girls Club, which raises money for girls scholarships, SALT (Student-Athlete Leadership Team) and honor roll.
Personal: KayAnne Gummersall was born on February 19, 1988, in Evanston, Ill. ... daughter of Geoff and Anne Gummersall ... has three sisters- Ginny (19), Gwen (17) and Glory (14) ... selected to the ACC Honor Roll as a sophomore and junior ... majoring in political science.