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Kelly Haxton
Kelly Haxton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Calgary, Alberta

High School:
Dr. E.P. Scarlett

Last College:
Nebraska

Height:
5-9

Position:
Midfield/Defense

Birthdate:
09/05/1982

Experience:
4VL



2003: Played in her 80th career game on Nov. 16 against Western Michigan in the second round of the NCAA tournament ... assisted on Lauren Sesselmann?s goal in the 89th minute vs. Northwestern (10/17), helping Purdue extended its consecutive game scoring streak to 27 games ... played an outstanding defensive game at Michigan (10/12) clearing out several shots ... scored a game-tying goal at Michigan State (10/10) with 3:07 left in the first half ... received corner kick from Shannon Bradbury and headed in her second goal of the season ... was her lone shot of the game ... did not start match against the Spartans, snapping a 12-match streak ... blocked several shots against the Iowa Hawkeyes (10/5), to preserve a 4-1 Purdue victory at Iowa City ... served up a game-winning assist to Annette Kent in win over Penn State (9/26) ... recorded a fine defensive performance at Wisconsin (9/21) ... made a team save off a Jenny Kundert shot ... blocked a second shot taken by Amy Vermeulen, and cleared out a corner kick ... became the seventh person in Purdue history to record two assists in one match ... accomplished this feat against Illinois State (9/12) ... dished first assist to Shannon Bradbury at the top of the penalty box ... second assist was served to Emily Whetter on a ground cross ... recorded first goal as a Boilermaker at Missouri (9/5) ... her game-tying goal was launched from beyond the penalty box area and into the top right corner past Missouri goalkeeper Stephanie Krawczyk ... was the first goal allowed by MU this season ... named to Nike/Missouri Tiger all-tournament team as a starting defender, for her exceptional play against Missouri and Arkansas (9/7) ... started game against Marshall (8/30) on defense in her regular-season debut as a Boilermaker ... spent last three seasons with the University of Nebraska ... traveled to the Pan-Am Games in August, where she and her Canadian National teammates earned the silver medal ... lost to Brazil in gold-medal game, 2-1 (OT).

2002: First season at the defender position ... started the first 11 games of the season on defense and 14 overall ... took 10 shots, four of which were on goal ... honored as a Verizon/CoSIDA Academic All-District VII pick ... named to the first-team academic All-Big 12 Conference team for the second consecutive year.

2001: Saw significant action in all 23 games ... scored four goals and recorded one assist ... first scoring shot was Nebraska?s game winner in a 2-0 victory over Kansas ... scored Huskers? fifth goal in their 8-1 win against Texas Tech ... third goal came in a 5-1 win over Baylor in the Big 12 Tournament ... scored NU?s last goal in a 5-0 win over Boston College in the NCAA Tournament ... first-team academic All-Big 12 selection.

2000: Scored 11 points for the Huskers in 14 games, before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee ... posted four goals and three assists helping Nebraska to a 14-0 start ... scored her first career goal on Aug. 29, against Southwest Missouri State ... notched first multiple-goal game of her career with back-to-back scores against Drury ... scored a goal in Nebraska?s 2-0 victory over 24th-ranked Missouri.

High School: Graduated from Dr. E.P. Scarlett High School in 2000 ... won provincial championships with the basketball and volleyball teams ... also competed for the track team for three seasons ... finished second in both the 100- and 200-meter events at the Alberta provincial championships ... earned substantial international experience playing with the Canadian National Team during the summer of 2000 at the Pacific Cup and the Gold Cup ... in 1999, was a member of the Canadian Under-20 National Team at the Pan American Games ... played club soccer for the Calgary Celtics coached by Bill Khouri.

Personal: Given name is Kelly Leanne Haxton ... born Sept. 5, 1982 ... majoring in mangement ... parents are Hugh and Marlene Haxton ... has an older sister, Keri, and a younger brother, James.

Haxton?s Career Statistics

Year	GP-GS	G	Ast.	Sh.	SOG	Pts.
2000    14-0    4       3       20      10      11
2001	23-0    4       1       29      10      9
2002    21-14   0       0       10      4       0
2003    23-22	2       4       26	9	8

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