16 - Kim Kemper|
|Previous School:||Bella Vista HS|
AS A JUNIOR (2008)
Earned first team all-Big Sky honors and earned the conference's Golden Boot award with eight points during conference action...finished the season as the team's leader in goals (six) and points (14)...one of three players to start all 19 matches for coach Dedini...saw time in both the midfield and at the forward position...tallied game-winning goals against Cal State Bakersfield on Sept. 26 and Eastern Washington on Oct. 17...led the team in shots with 47 and shots on goal with 28...she now ranks fifth in school history in goals with 14 while also ranking fifth in career points with 38...also a standout in the classroom, Kemper earned ESPN The Magazine second team District VIII academic all-region honors.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007)
Started 20 of the Hornets’ 21 matches during the season...earned first team all-Big Sky honors after collecting four goals and seven assists...her seven assists tied Katie McCoy’s single-season program record, set in 2006 and 2007, while tying with McCoy for the conference’s lead...named to the Big Sky all-tournament team after posting game-winning goal in conference title game against Northern Colorado.
AS A FRESHMAN (2006)
One of three freshmen on the roster to make considerable contributions, Kemper finished her first collegiate season with four goals and one assist, including two game winners...scored what was arguably the team’s most significant goal of the season, heading in Katie McCoy’s free kick in a 1-0 shutout at Portland State that clinched Sacramento State a spot in the Big Sky postseason tournament...for her efforts that weekend, she was named co-Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week...then scored Sacramento State’s second goal in the team’s 2-2 tie with Idaho State in Big Sky Tournament championship match...also scored the Hornets’ game winner with less than two minutes remaining in a 2-1 victory over San Jose State.
A 2006 graduate of Bella Vista HS in Orangevale, Calif...played three seasons for Broncos’ head coach Chris McCargo...as a junior, earned Capital Athletic League first-team honors after leading the team in scoring and also helping the Broncos to the CIF Division II semifinals...in 2004, led Bella Vista to a CAL championship with 12 goals and six assists...for three years, played for the San Juan Spirits under head coach Derek Evans...helped the Spirits to the 2005 River City Cup championship and three consecutive Cal Cup championships (2003-05)...the Spirits were also the 2004 Cal North Premier League Champions and three-time winners of the US Club Regional Championship.
Born July 6, 1988...parents are Rod and Debbie Kemper...major is liberal studies.