4 - Kelly Mahoney
Kelly Mahoney
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, Ill.
High School: Buffalo Grove
Position: D

2011 - Freshman Season: Earned a starting spot on the back line, playing in every match and starting 19 times...scored one goal and totaled 17 shots...didn't come off the field 18 times and led Bulldogs with 1,776 minutes played...played 90 minutes and attempted two shots at Eastern Illinois (Sept. 4)...totaled three shots and played 110 minutes in tie vs. Xavier (Sept. 29)...scored game-winning goal and took two shots at Youngstown State (Oct. 1)...attempted three shots against Cleveland State (Oct. 5)...played all 200 minutes in two league tournament matches.

High School: An all-conference performer and four-year starter at Buffalo Grove...played club soccer and led her team to a state cup semifinal appearance and league championship in 2010...team also won a Metro United Fall Classic Showcase championship...club team went 21-0-3 with a state semifinal appearance in 2009 and won the Metro United event as well as two other tournaments...National Honor Society student and Illinois State Scholar as well as a Spanish Honor Society member...also played two seasons of basketball at Buffalo Grove, helping the team to the state semifinal as a freshman.

Personal: Born April 15, 1993...daughter of John and Barb Mahoney...has an older sister, Erin...pre-pharmacy major.