Kaitlyn Blacha
Kaitlyn Blacha


Avon, Ind.

High School:





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

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


Purdue Recognized For Classroom Excellence By the NSCAA

Boilermakers honored with Team Academic Award.


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.


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.


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.


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

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

• 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

• 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



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