22
Kaitlyn Blacha
Kaitlyn Blacha

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Avon, Ind.

High School:
Avon

Height:
5-4

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/04/1990



12/07/2011

Fifty-Nine Purdue Student-Athletes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Recognition

Cross Country (21) & Football (20) lead the way with the most honorees.

12/06/2011

Purdue Recognized For Classroom Excellence By the NSCAA

Boilermakers honored with Team Academic Award.

10/26/2011

Boilers Head To Happy Valley Needing a Positive Result to Extend Season

Purdue enters weekend with tiebreakers on its side, but most likely still needs a win.

10/19/2011

Boilers Bound For the Upper Midwest on Their Biggest Road Trip of the Year

Purdue hits the road needing points to remain in Big Ten Tournament chase.

10/16/2011

Ezurike's Hat Trick Spoils Purdue's Senior Day

Phillips scores for the third game in a row & for the 12th and final time at the VSC.

10/10/2011

Purdue in Red, White & Blue vs. Ohio State

Purdue sports red, white & blue uniforms as it hosts Ohio State at the Varsity Soccer Complex.

Photo Gallery Thru 2011

SENIOR / 2011
Academic All-Big Ten
• Blacha played in 19 games and started four times
• Started back-to-back games twice: at Missouri and vs. Colorado, and at Northwestern and Illinois... missed only the Nebraska game
• Accounted for the game-winning goal against Ohio State and also scored at Missouri
• Put 13 of her 19 shots on goal... tallied multiple shots in a game five times
• Logged a season-high 52 minutes at Missouri and Illinois

JUNIOR / 2010
• Played in 15 games and made her first career start in the home finale against Penn State
• Saw action in seven of the 10 Big Ten games
• Scored her first collegiate goal 21 seconds after the opening kickoff of the PSU game, accounting for Purdue's fastest goal since the 2009 win at Texas A&M
• Assisted on Lauren Montenegro's equalizer in the draw with Miami (Fla.)
• Logged a season-high 55 minutes in the Penn State game

SOPHOMORE / 2009
Academic All-Big Ten
• Recorded season-high totals with two shots, one shot on goal and 33 minutes played in 1-0 win vs. Valparaiso
• Took one shot in 2-1 win at Butler and in 6-1 win vs. Ball State
• Missed final 13 games due to injury

FRESHMAN / 2008
• Scored first collegiate point on game-winning assist to Katie Becker in 3-0 win vs. Morehead State
• Also took two shots vs. Eagles
• Played 48 minutes in 5-1 victory vs. Eastern Illinois
• Recorded shots in consecutive games vs. Illinois State and at Louisville
• Missed final 12 games due to knee injury

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
• Graduated with honors
• Registered 14 goals and six assists while serving as team captain senior season
• 2006 and 2007 All-State
• 2007 All-Conference
• 2007 ISCA All-District
• Helped lead Avon to 2005 and 2006 sectional and regional championships and state semifinal appearances
• 2004 All-County first team and Best Attacker while at Terre Haute South High School
• Won 2007 State Cup with Carmel United U17 Crusaders
• Won regional championship with Indiana Girls 90 ODP state team
• Invited to ODP Region II Summer Camp for selection to Region II U19 team

Biographical Information

Major: Psychology

Father: Francis & Diane Blacha

Sisters: Lauren & Cassidy

Loading...