FC KANSAS CITY 3RD ROUND PICK

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Updated: January 18, 2013
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WHITNEY-BERRY
Position:-
Midfielder/Forward
Height:-5-5
Hometown:-Wichita,-Kan.
College:-Kansas
HighSchool:
-Goddard

 

 

 

 

College: 2012: Selected NSCAA All-Central Region First Team, All-Big 12 First Team and TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 … Led the team with seven assists and were the second-most in the Big 12 on the year … Ended her career as KU’s career-leader in assists (32), No. 2 in career points (78) and tied for third-most all-time with her 23 goals … Ended the year at No. 2 on the school charts in shots, amassing 267 over her career … Collected three of her assists in conference play, the second most in the Big 12 on the year … Scored three or more points three times, including a season-high four points against UNLV on Aug. 26 … Was 2-for-3 in penalty kicks on the year, the first coming vs. Oklahoma State on Sept. 21 and the second coming against Iowa State on Oct. 19 … Notched two assists in two contests, the first coming at TCU on Sept. 30 and the second against the UNLV on Aug. 26Played 85 or more minutes in 10 matches and averaged just over 84 minutes per game … 2011: Selected NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team, All-Big 12 Second Team, TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 and Academic All-Big 12 First Team … Started all 21 contests in the midfield and led the team with 85 shots, including 41 on goal … Broke KU’s single-season assist record with 13 helpers, which ranked second in the Big 12 and seventh in the nation in 2011 … At season’s end, ranked No. 2 at KU with 25 career assists, No. 4 with 59 career points and No. 6 with 17 goals … Led the Jayhawks and ranked third in the Big 12 with 29 points on the year, fourth all-time at Kansas… Also cracked top 10 of school’s single-season record lists with 85 shots (third) and 41 shots on goal (fifth) … Led the Big 12 averaging 4.05 shots per game … Scored four of her eight goals during league play to lead the Jayhawks … Collected three or more points five times, including season-high four points on one goal and two assists in a 3-2 win versus USC on Aug. 26 … Went 2-for-2 in penalty kick attempts- vs. Baylor on Oct. 7 and at Texas Tech on Oct. 14 … Three assists in overtime victory versus Texas on Sept. 30 tied for the second-most assists in a KU game and earned Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 4 for her efforts … Had one goal and played all 110 minutes of double-overtime tie with Texas A&M on Nov. 2 in Big 12 Championship … 2010: Followed up a standout freshman season by being named All-Big 12 Second Team for the second straight year … Played in, and started, all 19 matches seeing time at midfield and forward … Scored three goals and assisted on three, tying Kortney Clifton for the team lead in points (nine)… Her three assists was also a team-high mark … Paced the Jayhawks offensively with 65 shots including 20 on goal, which ranked seventh in the Big 12 … Assisted on Emily’s Cressy’s game-winner against Oregon in the UNLV Rebel Classic on Sept. 12 … Also assisted on a Kortney Clifton goal against Missouri State in KU’s 2-0 win on Sept. 19 … 2009: Named All-Big 12 second team, as well as to the Big 12′s All-Newcomer team … Started all 22 matches at forward … Ranked third in the Big 12 in assists (nine) and fourth in assists per game (0.41) … Her nine assists were the most by a KU freshman, while her 21 points were tied for the second-most by a first-year Jayhawk … Scored first career goal in season opener at Drake on Aug. 23 … Scored career-high five points (two goals, one assist) against Texas Tech on Oct. 9 … Her five-point match tied for the most by a Jayhawk during the 2010 season.

High School: Lettered four years for head coach Scott Harder … Scored 166 goals with 40 assists with the Lions … Selected NSCAA All-Region following her senior year … Named all-league, all-region and All-6A State four times … A four-time Wichita Eagle All-Metro First Team selection (First athlete to be selected all four years in any sport) … Named a NSCAA/adidas High School All-American following her junior season … Tabbed team MVP … Honor Roll, Quill and Scroll.

Personal: Whitney Lee Berry was born in Wichita, Kan. … Daughter of Shari Berry and Richard Berry … Has one younger sister, Taylor … A community health major.