2003: Established season bests with two goals and six points ... corner kick with 22 seconds remaining doubled as a game-tying assist to Lauren Sesselmann at Michigan (10/12) ... was her second helper of the season ... made first two starts of the season at midfield against Penn State (9/26) and Ohio State (9/28) ... was the first Boilermaker this season to score off a penalty kick ... goal came against Evansville (9/14) after Purple Ace goalkeeper Liz Hains was yellow carded for her foul against Emily Whetter in the goal box ... assisted on Jorie Grundstrom’s goal against Arkansas (9/7) ... scored game-tying goal against Eastern Michigan in the 52nd minute ... was assisted by Courtney Coppedge ... was her first goal since 9/21/01 against Portland State.
2002: Academic All-Big Ten ... started and competed in twenty contests ... key defensive member of all 10 Purdue shutouts ... picked up one of two Boilermaker assists on Lauren Sesselmann’s game-winning score vs. Wisconsin ... recorded one shot consecutive matches against Big Ten rivals Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio State ... one of four Boilermakers to play all 110 minutes vs. the Buckeyes in their second-round conference tournament match ... also recorded a shot against the Scarlet and Gray’s defense ... did not receive a single card all season.
2001: Academic All-Big Ten selection ... played in all 19 games, starting 17 ... played the fourth-most minutes on team with 1,348 ... named to annual Boilermaker Challenge Cup All-Tournament Team ... scored one goal and recorded three assists for five points ... took six shots, including five on goal ... was 83 percent accurate with her five of six shots on goal ... scored her lone goal of the year at Portland State on Sept. 9 ... was the game-winning goal for the Old Gold and Black ... tallied multiple-assist game against Butler on Oct. 28 on goals by Kim Comisar in the eighth minute and Annette Kent in the 29th minute.
2000: Academic All-Big Ten ... saw time in 19 games, starting seven ... took seven shots, two on goal, during the campaign ... recorded her first collegiate assist on Jennie Moppert’s game-winning goal against Michigan State on Sept. 29 ... part of all eight Purdue shutouts.
High School: Earned four varsity soccer letters and two basketball letters ... named soccer MVP, while earning first team all-conference honors as a junior ... slowed down by an ACL tear her senior year ... member of the Houston Challenge club team ... member of the Region II Olympic Development Team in Ohio and the Region III team in Texas ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Given name is Krystal Michelle Pepper … born April 7, 1981 … visual communication design major … parents are David and Pam Pepper … has a younger sister, Nicole.
Pepper’s Career Statistics
Year GP-GS G Ast. Sh. SOG Pts.
2000 19-7 0 1 7 2 1
2001 19-17 1 3 6 5 5
2002 20-20 0 1 5 1 1
2003 21-4 2 2 7 5 6
Career 79-48 3 7 25 13 13