Kim Love
Kim Love


West Chester, Ohio

High School:
Lakota West





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.


Boilermakers Lose Season Finale at Iowa, 2-0

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


Boilermakers Dominate Shot Count but Lose Game, 2-1

Purdue eliminated from Big Ten Tournament contention.


Kim Love 2013 Photo Gallery

Kim Love 2013 Photo Gallery


Purdue Soccer, 2013 Season in Photos

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


Purdue vs. Minnesota

Purdue vs. Minnesota


Andy Jessop 4-Game Gallery

Photos from Dartmouth, Illinois, Northwestern & Nebraska games


Purdue vs. Louisville

Purdue takes on Louisville at home

2013 Photo Gallery | 2012 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Rajon Rondo
In Her MP3 Player: Beyonce
Last Concert She Attended: Beyonce
Favorite Author: Stephanie Meyer
Film Favorites
Actor: Denzel Washington, Actress: Sandra Bullock, Director: James Cameron
Favorite Month: July
Favorite Holidays: Thanksgiving & Christmas
Favorite Food: Lasagna
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Water Skiing
Favorite Purdue Building: Memorial Union
Favorite Big City: New York
Unique Travel Locale: Jamaica
Country She'd Like to Visit: Spain
Another Sport She Enjoys: Basketball
Furry Friend: Jazz, Golden Retriever

Academic All-Big Ten... Love started all 16 games in which she played... missed the first three games of the season due to injury... went the distance at center back in all 16 games in which she played and has now played every minute of all 35 games in her first two seasons at Purdue... helped Purdue post shutouts against IPFW, Ohio State, Illinois and Northwestern... ranked third on the team in minutes played... averaged 92 minutes per game after logging over 100 minutes in the overtime affairs with Seattle and Miami (Ohio).

Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Sept. 3)... Love started all 19 games, one of only two Boilers to do so... did not leave the pitch all season, becoming the first Boiler to go the distance for the entire season since 2010... only the eighth Purdue freshman since 2000 to start every game... assisted on Kate Fowee's goal in the home loss to Wisconsin... helped Purdue post shutouts against Toledo, Tennessee-Martin, Evansville, Central Michigan and Northwestern... only received two yellow cards all season even while leading the team in minutes played.

Four-year varsity letterwinner for coaches Tara Schafer-Kalkoff and Mark Kalkoff... Also played basketball and ran track as an underclassman... three-time all-conference performer, earning first team honors as a senior... Lakota West Soccer impact player played in the state all-star game as a senior... team MVP as a sophomore and junior; team captain as a senior... tied the school record in the 100m dash and part of the 4x200 school-recording setting relay team on the track as a sophomore... four-year high honor roll student had a perfect 4.0 GPA for her high school career... her aunts Daphne Winston and Laura Chester are Purdue alumni

Biographical Information

Major: Chemical Engineering

Mother: Mary Love

Siblings: Nicole Ballard & Shawn Love