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25 Megan Kerns
  • 5-9
  • Freshman
  • Forward
  • Ames, Iowa (Ames H.S.)
  • 2005 All-SEC Second Team

2005: National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Southeast Region third-team selection at forward…Named to the 2005 All-Southeastern Conference Second and the SEC All-Freshman teams…Soccerfla.com Freshman of the Year…Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Oct. 24 after turning in a goal in Florida's wins versus LSU (2-1) and at Arkansas (1-0)…Started first match of the season, playing 68 minutes versus Drake…Also started UF's last nine matches…Turned in season-high 85 minutes with six shots and a goal versus LSU…Scored another goal following match versus Arkansas, hitting a 20-yard free kick…First Gator freshman to hit a goal and turn in an assist in first collegiate match…Fourth on the Gators in points (11) and tied for fourth in goals (4)…Tied for second in points (8) and tied for third in goal (3) in SEC action…A torn left meniscus forced her out of action for three weeks recovering from surgery…Named to Westfield Cup All-Tournament team (preseason)…Turned in an assist and two shots in her second match back from surgery versus Auburn.

High School: Team captain in her only season of high school soccer (2005)…First-team All-State…Most Valuable Player of Iowa All-Star High School team…Team points champion… Unanimous all-conference first team selection…Coached by Kenny Graham for 2005 regional finalist Ames High School.

Club: Seven year participant in Olympic Development Program (ODP), playing for the Region II ODP team for five years…Attended the 2000, '01 and '02 ODP National Camp…Went on European Tour with the Region II ODP in 2004 and with Iowa ODP in 2001…Member of championship team at 2001 Vildbjerg (Denmark) Cup with Iowa ODP and also part of 2001 Norway Cup quarterfinal team in Oslo, Norway…Forward for the Ankeny Soccer Club for six years and also appeared at midfield…Won seven Iowa State Cup Championships with Ankeny Soccer Club…Ankeny Soccer reached 2005 Region II semifinal round…Coached by Ozzie White at the Ankeny Soccer Club.

Major: Social and Behavioral Sciences


Kern's Collegiate Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
2005 14/10 834 36 4 (2) 3 11
Totals 14/10 834 36 4 (2) 3 11
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