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Megan Kaser
Megan  Kaser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height:
5-5

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Birthdate:
08/29/1994

08/21/2016

Soccer Falls to Montana in Overtime

Leinert scores early but Purdue suffers first loss when she has scored

08/02/2016

Soccer First to Report for New Year

Boilermakers to open preseason practice Wednesday morning

12/04/2015

Roff Era Begins with Winning Season

Annual season recap chronicles highlights of Purdue's 2015 campaign

09/26/2015

Purdue Cannot Overcome Early Deficit

Boilermakers remain winless vs. top-25 opponents since 2009

09/10/2015

Purdue Heads West for Montana Cup

Boilermakers set for first road games of 2015, first at elevation since 2010

02/24/2015

Megan Kaser 2014 Photo Gallery

Megan Kaser 2014 Photo Gallery

10/22/2014

Nebraska-Iowa Road Trip

Rick Szalach photo gallery from Purdue's Nebraska-Iowa road trip.

10/01/2014

Purdue vs. Ball State Mega Gallery

Purdue vs. Ball State

09/29/2014

Purdue hosts Minnesota & Wisconsin

Purdue vs. Minnesota and Wisconsin

09/18/2014

Purdue vs. SIUE Mega Gallery

Purdue vs. SIUE

2014 Photo Gallery | 2013 Photo Gallery

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Pro Team: USA Women's National Team
Favorite Athlete: Carli Lloyd
Favorite Pro Stadium: Lucas Oil Stadium
Favorite Country to Root for at World Cup: USA
Favorite Marquee Event: World Cup
Pro Goalkeeper She'd Most Like to Shoot Against: Hope Solo
Person She'd Like to Have Dinner With: Captain Jack Sparrow
In Her MP3 Player: The Weekend
Last Concert She Attended: O.A.R
Favorite Author: Jodi Picoult
Last Book She Read: Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban
Favorite Actor & Actress: Tom Hanks & Rachel McAdams
Favorite Movie to Watch on Team Bus: WALL-E
Favorite Super-Hero/Sci-Fi Series: The Dark Knight
Favorite TV Series: Scandal
Favorite Month: August
Favorite Holiday: Halloween
Favorite Meal: Steak with mashed potatoes & corn on the cob
Favorite Dessert: Strawberry ice cream with chocolate syrup
Favorite Outdoor Activity: Water Skiing
Another Sport She Enjoys Playing: Basketball
Favorite Purdue Building: Soccer Complex
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale:Toledo, Spain
Country She'd Most Like to Visit: Italy
Favorite Thing About the Boilermaker Soccer Complex: The Locker Room
Most Memorable Game at Purdue: Beating Miami (Ohio) in OT in 2013
Enjoyed This Professor's Class: David Bos, Biology
Furry Friends: Albert & Gipper, Mixed-Breed Dogs

JUNIOR / 2015
Big Ten Distinguished Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Kaser played in 16 games and started three times... started at center back and went the distance in the home games against Baylor, Missouri and Evansville... logged double-figure minutes in 13 of the 16 games in which she played... helped Purdue post shutouts against Ohio, Evansville, Rutgers and Indiana... played 30 minutes in the scoreless draw with Rutgers, her most action in a reserve role... logged at least 20 minutes in six of the 13 games she played as a reserve.

SOPHOMORE / 2014
Academic All-Big Ten... Kaser played in 17 games and started four times... assisted on Soraya Toppin-Herbert's goal in the victory against Ball State... started the season opener against Miami (Ohio) as well as non-conference wins against Ball State, SIU Edwardsville and Marshall... played in 11 of the 13 Big Ten games, all but Michigan State and Michigan... recorded a shot on goal at Iowa... played a season-high 82 minute in the Ball State win... logged double-figure minutes in 13 of the 17 games in which she played... averaged 33.8 minutes per game.

FRESHMAN / 2013
Kaser played in 15 games, making 13 starts at outside back... started each of the first eight Big Ten Conference games as well as nonconference contests against Akron, Xavier, Northern Illinois, Dartmouth, Seattle and IPFW... helped Purdue post shutouts against Akron, IPFW, Ohio State, Illinois and Northwestern... went the distance in the home game against Nebraska... served in over 30 corners throughout the season, including all eight in the Illinois win... recorded shots on goal against Kansas and Nebraska... logged over 80 minutes in the games against Seattle and Illinois... averaged 57.5 minutes per game.

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB
Four-year varsity starter played defender her first three seasons before moving to the midfield as a senior... helped lead Carmel to four straight conference titles and the 2011 state title... the team was also selected as the ESPN high school national champions in 2011... team captain as a senior... also part of an ECNL national championship team in 2011 on the club level... first team all-conference, all-metro north and all-district as a senior... finished her high school career with four goals and 15 assists... honor roll student had the highest GPA on her team as a senior.

Biographical Information

Major: Pre-Medicine

Parents: David & Cindy Kaser

Siblings: Kevin, Erin & Allison

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