Mollie Kuramoto
Mollie Kuramoto

RS Senior

Loveland, Ohio

High School:





64 Purdue Student-Athletes Named Fall Academic All-Big Ten

Purdue improved its Academic All-Big Ten total by 18 student-athletes from merely a year ago.


Purdue Garners NSCAA Academic Award for 5th Straight Year

Boilers recognized for 3.20 team GPA to make the list for eighth time since 2007.


Season Recap: Boilers Score Consistently Throughout 2013

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


Kuramoto Named Academic All-District

Redshirt-junior has compiled a 3.99 cumulative GPA.


Purdue Hosts Indiana & Minnesota for Home Finales

Boilermakers look to win back the Golden Boot traveling trophy Thursday vs. IU.


Mollie Kuramoto 2013 Photo Gallery

Mollie Kuramoto 2013 Photo Gallery


Purdue Soccer, 2013 Season in Photos

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


Purdue vs. Indiana

Purdue vs. Indiana


Purdue vs. Minnesota

Purdue vs. Minnesota


Andy Jessop 4-Game Gallery

Photos from Dartmouth, Illinois, Northwestern & Nebraska games

2013 Photo Gallery | Photo Gallery Thru 2011

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Lionel Messi
In Her MP3 Player: LCD Soundsystem
Last Concert She Attended: Avett Brothers
Favorite Author: J.K. Rowling
Film Favorites
Favorite Actor: Heath Ledger, Actress: Jennifer Lawrence, Director: David Fincher
Favorite Month: December
Favorite Holiday: Christmas
Favorite Food: Sushi
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Tennis
Favorite Purdue Building: Wiley Dining Court
Favorite Big City: London
Unique Travel Locale: Brazil
City She'd Like to Visit: Barcelona
Another Sport She Enjoys: Basketball
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: 2011 Win vs. Indiana
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Jason Doty, Film & Video Studies
Furry Friend: Sebastian, Calico Cat

JUNIOR / 2013
First Team Academic All-District... Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Kuramoto started all 19 games, one of only three Boilers to do so, as a central midfielder in her return to the active roster after missing the 2012 season with a knee injury... scored goals against Akron, Xavier and Dartmouth... became the third player in program history to score in each of the first two games of the season... assisted on Maddy Williams' game-winning goal in the victory against Illinois... helped Purdue post shutouts against Akron, IPFW, Ohio State, Illinois and Northwestern... selected as Purdue's first Academic All-District honoree since 2009... also selected to the Purdue Mortar Board for 2013-14 school year... recorded a career-high eight shots in the Xavier game... went the distance in the Michigan game and also logged over 90-plus minutes in the overtime affairs with Seattle and Miami (Ohio)... averaged 68.3 minutes per game... Purdue is 4-1-0 when she has scored during her career.

Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Kuramoto did not see action, redshirting due to a knee injury sustained during the spring training season... still served as a team captain... honored by the Big Ten for having a 4.0 GPA entering the 2012 fall semester.

Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Illini/Boilermaker Cup All-Tournament Team... Kuramoto played in all 20 games, one of nine Boilers to do so, and started 18 times... came off the bench at West Virginia and Northwestern... led the team with five assists, setting up goals by Chinyelu Asher vs. Cal State Northridge, Hadley Stuart and Alex Hairston vs. Indiana State, and Hairston vs. Michigan State and at Northwestern... also scored twice, registering her first collegiate goal to open the scoring in the 8-2 blowout win of Indiana... accounted for the game-winning goal late in the first half in the win at Minnesota, Purdue's first victory versus the Gophers in St. Paul since 2005... assisted on four of Purdue's seven goals over a four-game stretch from Sept. 9 through Sept. 18... ranked fourth among the field players in minutes played, logging 90-plus minutes three times... went the distance in the wins against Indiana and Minnesota and played a season-high 92 minutes in the overtime loss to USC.

Kuramoto started all 17 games in which she saw action... missed the Big Ten games against Northwestern, Illinois and Michigan State after suffering an injury in the first half of the Big Ten opener against Wisconsin... assisted on Kellie Phillips' goal in the season finale at Iowa... also put both of her shots on goal at Iowa... logged a season-high 80 minutes at Minnesota... recognized as a Durham Brothers Leadership Award recipient at the 2011 Boilers Back in Action event.

2009 all-state and all-city honoree as a senior... three-time all-conference... 2007 All-Southwest Ohio... served as student council president senior year at Loveland.

Biographical Information

Major: Interdisciplinary Film & Video Studies/English

Parents: Todd & Mary Kuramoto