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KeLeigh Hudson

F

Height
5' 8"
CLASS
JR
Hometown
Marietta, Ga. (Pope H.S.)
School

2007 All-SEC Second Team

2007: All-Southeastern Conference second-team selection at forward… NSCAA/adidas All-Southeast Region third-team member…Second among the Gators in goals (9) and shared lead with four game-winning goals…Second in points (23) and assists (5)…In final SEC standings (all games) No. T5 in points (23), No. 8 in points per match (0.96 ppg), No. T6 in goals (9), No. T6 in goals per game (0.38 gpg)…Tore right anterior cruciate ligament early in NCAA Second Round match versus UCF and missed remainder of the season…Started every match played…Named to TopDrawer, Soccer America and SoccerBuzz.com National Teams of the Week after turning in first collegiate hat-trick versus LSU…Hit game-winners in season-opener versus Indiana, versus then No. 9 Florida State, versus Auburn and versus LSU…Scored UF’s second goal in 4-0 win versus Kentucky in SEC Tournament opening round…Contributed third goal in UF's 4-1 win over then No. 13 Georgia in SEC Tournament final.

2006: Appeared in 20 matches, starting 12…Started first two matches, but suffered a right medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprain versus Kennesaw State and was out for five matches recovering from the injury…Worked back into Gator lineup and made her first start since the injury versus Mississippi, playing 90 minutes and assisting on the game-winning goal in overtime…Assisted on Megan Kerns’ tying goal versus Georgia (regular-season)…Turned in goal versus Georgia in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament… Florida's first shooter in penalty kicks versus Marquette in NCAA Second Round, successfully converting her shot…Member of 2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2005: Appeared in every match, starting 13…Led Gators in 2005 with six goals and tied for third in the league with four goals in SEC action… Tied for second on UF's 2005 list for points (13)…Successfully converted her first collegiate penalty kick versus Connecticut…Also scored on penalty kicks versus Alabama and at Georgia…Assisted on goal versus defending NCAA champion Notre Dame…Played four complete matches with season-high minutes (110) versus Alabama…Scored two goals on four shots against Alabama to tie the match… SEC Academic Honor Roll member.
 
2004: Appeared in every match, starting 13…Tied for third among the Gators with 14 points off of five goals and four assists…Hit the golden goal in the 105th minute to give Florida a 2-1 2OT win in the regular-season finale at South Carolina…First collegiate goal came versus Cincinnati…Hit both of Florida’s goals in a 2-1 win at LSU…Also scored a goal versus Georgia…Assisted on two goals versus Duke…Member of SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Georgia 5A Player of the Year after leading Cobb county with 28 goals and 30 assists…2004 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Cobb County Player of the Year…Marietta Daily Journal Player of the Year as a senior…Leading scorer in the 2004 Georgia DiVarsity.com All-Star match, turning in two goals and one assist…MVP of Pope High School team in 2004…Member of two-time state championship (2001 & ’02) Alan C. Pope High School team…Team also reached state semifinal in 2003…Finished prep career with five school records, including points (137) and assists (71)…Coached by Jim Haskin at Pope H.S…Also a three-year starter for the Pope H.S. basketball team, claiming the team’s best offensive player award three times.

Club: A four-year member of the State of Georgia Olympic Development Program (ODP) team…Region III pool player in 2002 & 2003…Led United Quest to the 2004, ’03, ’02 and ‘00 state championships…2004 region champions and took third at the national championships…Recipient of the Golden Boot Award at the 2004 state championship…Club team also reached semifinals of the 2002 and ’01 Disney Showcase and took third in 2000 Nike Premier Cup World Finals…Member of 2005 state runner-up team, playing with the Atlanta Silverbacks 85 Red…Coached by Dave Smith.
 
Major: Sport Management


Hudson’s Collegiate Statistics
Year GP/GS Min. Shots G (GW) A Pts.
2004 23/13 1114 25 5 (3) 4 14
2005 20/13 1074 33 6 (3) 1 13
2006 20/12 1147 25 1 (0) 3 5
2007 24/24 1637 57 9 (4) 5 23
Totals 87/62 4972 140 21 (10) 13 55
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