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Clara Kridler
Clara Kridler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Arlington, Ohio

High School:
Upper Arlington

Height:
5-8

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
12/11/1990



11/08/2013

Season Recap: Boilers Score Consistently Throughout 2013

Williams & Stuart reach double-figure benchmarks for goals & assists, respectively.

11/02/2013

Boilermakers Lose Season Finale at Iowa, 2-0

Hawkeyes clinch Big Ten Tournament berth & keeps NCAA Tournament hopes alive.

10/31/2013

Purdue Looking to Play the Spoiler in Season Finale at Iowa

Boilermakers in search of their first .500 record since 2009.

10/27/2013

Boilermakers Dominate Shot Count but Lose Game, 2-1

Purdue eliminated from Big Ten Tournament contention.

10/24/2013

Indiana Scores Two in the Second Half to Rally Past Purdue

Boilermakers record 11 shots on goal by IU goalkeeper stands tall & makes 10 saves.

11/11/2013

Clara Kridler 2013 Photo Gallery

Clara Kridler 2013 Photo Gallery

11/11/2013

Purdue Soccer, 2013 Season in Photos

A season-long photo gallery from Purdue Soccer's 2013 campaign.

10/31/2013

Purdue vs. Minnesota

Purdue vs. Minnesota

10/21/2013

Andy Jessop 4-Game Gallery

Photos from Dartmouth, Illinois, Northwestern & Nebraska games

09/03/2013

Purdue vs. Louisville

Purdue takes on Louisville at home

2013 Photo Gallery | Photo Gallery Thru 2011

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Roger Federer
In Her MP3 Player: Yo-Yo Ma
Favorite Writer: Chelsey Handler
Favorite Month: October
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Favorite Meal: Steak & Potatoes
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Kayaking
Favorite Purdue Building: Lily Greenhouses
Favorite Big City: Buenos Aires
Unique Travel Locale: Barcelona
Region She'd Like to Visit: Patagonia (Argentina & Chile)
Another Sport She Enjoys: Swimming
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2011 Draw vs. Iowa
Furry Friends: Zippy & Maxine, Cats

SENIOR / 2013
Kridler played in 16 games, making 14 starts... finished her career as a three-year starter ranked among the program's all-time top five goalkeepers in saves, shutouts, wins, games started and minutes... ranked third in program history with 246 career saves... led the way in three consecutive shutout wins vs. Ohio State, Illinois and Northwestern, Purdue's first streak of three straight shutouts in Big Ten play since 2007... compiled a consecutive scoreless minutes streak of 324 midseason... made her 200th career save in the loss at No. 8 Penn State... made a season-high seven saves in games against Illinois, Michigan and Indiana... played the first half of the season-opening shutout win against Akron... regained the starting job at the beginning of the second half of the overtime win at Miami (Ohio)... went the distance in nine of the 11 Big Ten games.

JUNIOR / 2012
College Sports Madness Second Team All-Conference Goalkeeper... Kridler played in all 19 games, starting every game but the senior night season finale against Penn State... one of only six Boilers to see action in all 19 games... finished the regular season as the Big Ten leader with 86 saves... finished the year ranked second in saves per game (4.53) and fourth in total saves among Big Ten goalkeepers... became just the second Purdue goalkeeper to record 80-plus saves in consecutive seasons, moving into fourth place on the program's all-time list... helped Purdue post shutouts against Toledo, Tennessee-Martin, Evansville, Central Michigan and Northwestern... made a season-high nine saves in the overtime win at Nebraska and the home loss to Minnesota... had eight saves in the loss at Michigan... also made seven saves in games against West Virginia, Central Michigan, Illinois and Ohio State, helping Purdue post a 1-1-2 record in those games.

SOPHOMORE / 2011
Illini/Boilermaker Cup All-Tournament Team... Kridler started all 20 games in goal, one of only four Boilers to start every game, in her first season as the starting goalkeeper... became the first Purdue goalkeeper to start every game since 2008... went the distance in 15 of the 20 games... with 92 saves, finished only five shy of the program's single-season record... ranked second in the Big Ten and second in Purdue history in saves... shutout Toledo and Colorado in 1-0 Purdue wins... also played 70 minutes in the rainy shutout of Indiana State... made a season-high eight saves in the season-opening win at Toledo and the home draw with Iowa... finished with seven saves in the losses to Kansas and Nebraska... made six saves on five occasions, including the Colorado victory.

FRESHMAN / 2010
Kridler saw action in five games and made her first collegiate start in goal against Michigan State... saw action as an attacking player in the game against Denver... made four saves in her start at MSU... did not surrender a goal in 20 minutes of relief in the St. Bonaventure win... also saw action in relief of Carianne Betts in the Minnesota and Ohio State games.

REDSHIRT YEAR / 2009
Did not see action while redshirting

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB Four-year varsity starter... as team captain, led Upper Arlington to 2008 state semifinal, three rounds further than school had ever advanced... saved penalty kick in final two minutes in 2008 state quarterfinals to protect 1-0 lead... 2008 OCC honorable mention... graduated with records for career saves (178), single-season saves (81, 2008) and single-season shutouts (15, 2008)

Biographical Information

Major: Natural Resource Management

Parents: Doug & Monica Kridler

Brothers: Fred & Lex

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