PEPPERDINE 2013: Saw action in 10 games as a freshman and made three starts ... All three starts were in league play ... First career start came vs. Gonzaga (10/11).
ODP: Spent three seasons playing in the Colorado ODP system.
CLUB: Competed four seasons with the Colorado Rush Nike for head coach Erik Bushey ... Club collected Region IV titles in 2012 and 2013 and was a finalist for the 2013 national championship ... Helped club team to State Cup Championship in 2011 and the Colorado Super League U-18 Championship and a Region IV Semifinalist showing in 2011 ... Colorado Rush Nike earned three consecutive top-10 finishes in the ECNL (2011-13) and owned the top offensive unit in the league in 2013 ... Club teammate of fellow Wave freshman Rachael Collins.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Mary's Academy, located in Englewood, Colo., in 2013 ... Collected two varsity letters (freshman - sophomore) as a central midfielder under the direction of head coach Kelli Wilson ... Earned 3A All-State Second Team honors after getting an honorable mention nod following inaugural prep campaign ... Helped the Wildcats to back-to-back 3A State Semifinal appearances ... Earned All-State honors in field hockey as a freshman ... Served two years on the student council ... National qualifier for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Show ... Earned Certificate of Award for Excellence in Ceramics ... A member of the National Arts Honor Society and National Spanish Honors Society ... Four-year member of the honor roll.
PERSONAL: Born in Denver, Colo. ... Daughter of Thomas and Catherine Kite ... Sister to Anna and Rebecca ... Grandfather, William McDougal Kite, played football at Princeton ... Chose Pepperdine for the quality of the school, the beauty of the campus and the tradition of the soccer program.
FAVORITES: Lionel Messi (favorite professional athlete); FC Barcelona (favorite pro team); The Great Gatsby (book); Just Friends (movie); Breaking Bad (TV show); John Mayer (musical artist); sushi (food); football (sport other than soccer) ... Favorite thing about soccer is the complexity, the art required to play it and the collaboration and focus necessary to be successful ... Lists Michael Phelps as her biggest sports hero ... Enjoys photography, snowboarding, hiking, playing tennis and spending time with friends and family during free time.