FC KANSAS CITY 3RD ROUND PICK
WHITNEY-BERRYPosition:-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. 26 … Played 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.