Megan

Kinneman

MeganKinneman
Assistant Coach
City/State Missouri City, Texas
High School Elkins HS
Major Sport Administration
Experience 1st Year

Bio

2013 College Sports Madness SEC Player of the Week (Sept. 9)
2013 Minnesota Gold Classic All-Tournament Team
2012 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 1)
2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC Community Service Team
2012 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 SEC All-Freshman Team
2010 SEC All-Tournament Team
2010 SEC Freshman of the Week (Oct. 4)
2010 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana

CAREER CAPSULE
One of the most prolific goalkeepers in the history of the LSU Soccer program … A four-time letterwinner at LSU from 2010-13 … Ended her collegiate career as LSU’s school-record holder with 284 saves during her tenure, nearly 50 more than Mo Isom’s 235 saves for the No. 2 spot on the school’s all-time list … Ranked No. 2 in team history with 17 clean sheets during her career … Made the second-most appearances by a goalkeeper in team history with 60 career appearances and 57 starts for the Tigers in four years … Also ranked No. 3 among goalkeepers in school history with 24 wins and a 1.22 goals against average … Set LSU’s single-season school record with a 0.66 goals against average in her 14 starts as a freshman in 2010 … Also ranked No. 2 with 117 saves in 2012 and No. 5 with 85 saves in 2013 on LSU’s all-time single-season list for goalkeepers … The top scoring goalkeeper in program history with three penalty kick goals during her collegiate career … Was a perfect 3-for-3 on penalty kicks taken during the 2011 and 2012 seasons … A leader in the classroom and community for her tenure as a member of the SEC Community Service Team in 2012 and the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2011 and 2012 … A member of the SEC All-Freshman Team in 2010 … Twice an honorable mention selection to the Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Team in 2010 and 2011.

SENIOR SEASON (2013)
Wrapped up her collegiate career with an outstanding senior season in goal for the Tigers in 2013 … Started all 20 matches for the Tigers on the campaign, posting a 9-9-2 record in goal … Set a career-high with six clean sheets on the season … Made 95 saves to rank No. 5 on LSU’s all-time single-season list … Ended the season with a 1.49 goals against average while surrendering 31 goals to LSU’s opponents on 322 shots faced on the year … Named the SEC Player of the Week by College Sports Madness on Sept. 9 following her performance in leading the Tigers to a historic victory with a 1-0 shutout of the 13th-ranked USC Trojans on Sept. 8  at the Minnesota Gold Classic … Made seven saves in goal and scored the game-winning penalty kick in the 65th minute against the Trojans to lead the Tigers to their highest-ranked non-conference victory in program history … Was also named to the Minnesota Gold Classic All-Tournament Team with her performance against the Trojans … Opened the 2013 season with three-straight clean sheets in a pair of home wins of 1-0 over Louisiana Tech and 6-0 over Louisiana-Monroe before a 0-0 draw with TCU … Also wrapped up the non-conference season with a clean sheet at Rice (1-0) before pitching a shutout against Missouri (1-0) at home during the SEC season … Made a season-high 13 saves on 31 shots faced at 23rd-ranked Texas A&M in LSU’s regular-season finale … Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Regained her freshman form as one of the elite shot stoppers in the Southeastern Conference during her junior season in 2012 … Started 21 matches for the Tigers while playing all 2,028 minutes in goal on the season … Faced 366 shots while allowing just 27 goals to LSU’s opponents on the campaign … Made a career-high 117 saves on the year to rank No. 2 on LSU’s all-time single-season list behind the 128 saves by former Tiger goalkeeper Aja Lanclos during the 1997 season … Also ranked No. 2 among SEC goalkeeper with 117 stops on the year … Finished the season with a 1.20 goals against average … Posted a 9-8-4 record on the season with five shutouts … Pitched shutouts against the likes of Oklahoma, Houston and Florida International during the non-conference season and Mississippi State and Vanderbilt in SEC play … Wrapped up the season as the No. 5-ranked goalkeeper on LSU’s all-time list with 11 clean sheets during her collegiate career … Followed her fourth shutout of the season in a 1-0 win at Mississippi State on Sept. 28 by setting a career-high with 15 saves on 34 shots faced in a 2-2 draw at Georgia on Sept. 30 for an unbeaten road swing in SEC play … Her 15 saves against Georgia was a single-game high by an SEC goalkeeper in 2012 … Was honored as the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career with her performance against the two Bulldog clubs … First set her career-high for saves in a game with 10 stops in a thrilling 2-1 victory over Memphis in LSU’s non-conference finale as she also saved a penalty kick in the 29th minute to lead the defensive effort … Saved 11 shots in a 1-1 home draw with Alabama before raising her career-high to 15 saves at Georgia … Also made 10 saves in a 3-2 overtime setback at 23rd-ranked Tennessee … Became LSU’s all-time leading scorer amongst goalkeepers with two penalty kick goals during the SEC season … Was a perfect 2-for-2 in penalty kicks as she scored the game-winning Golden Goal in the 93rd minute of overtime in a 3-2 win at Ole Miss and LSU’s lone goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to 18th-ranked Kentucky in SEC play … Honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association as an honorable mention selection to the LSWA All-Louisiana Team following the season … Also recognized for her community service efforts with a selection to the SEC Community Service Team for the first time in her collegiate career … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season in 2012 … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Made five appearances with three starts in goal for the Tigers as a sophomore in 2011 … Helped the Tigers claim their fourth SEC Western Division championship and at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament in five seasons … Also helped the Tigers earn a runner-up finish in the final SEC standings for the third time in four seasons with a 13-8-1 overall record and 8-3 mark for 24 points in SEC play … Posted a 2.44 goals against average while allowing seven goals to LSU’s opponents in 258 minutes between the posts … Made 15 saves on 22 shots on goal for a .682 save percentage … Faced a total of 45 shots in her five appearances … Earned the start in LSU’s match against No. 3-seeded Texas A&M in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … Faced a total of 23 shots by the Aggies in for a new career-high … Started a pair of non-conference matches against Memphis and NC State … Came off the bench for appearances in home matches against Mississippi State and South Carolina during the regular season … Honored for her performance in the classroom with her first career selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Emerged as one of the SEC’s elite goalkeepers with her performance as a rookie in 2010 … A member of the SEC All-Freshman Team and SEC All-Tournament Team following the regular season … Also honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association with an honorable mention All-Louisiana selection for her performance … Started all 14 games in which she played during her freshman season … Played nearly 1,362 minutes on the season while allowing just 10 goals for a 0.66 goals against average in 14 appearances … Her 0.66 GAA ranked No. 1 among all goalkeepers in the SEC for the 2010 season and established a new LSU single-season record … Made 57 saves on 167 shots faced … Posted a 6-4-4 record with six shutouts on the year … Made her collegiate debut in a 1-0 shutout of in-state rival Louisiana-Lafayette on Sept. 12 … Pitched five shutouts against SEC competition on the year, including Alabama (0-0), Kentucky (1-0), Ole Miss (0-0), Arkansas (1-0) and Tennessee (1-0) in the first round of the SEC Tournament … Helped LSU earn a spot in the SEC Tournament semifinal for the fourth-straight season with the team’s 1-0 overtime win over the Lady Volunteers in the first round … Matched her career high with nine saves in a 1-1 draw against 17th-ranked and No. 2-seeded South Carolina in the semifinal round of the conference tournament … Also credited with a total of nine saves in her first road start in a 1-0 defeat at the hands of 21st-ranked Illinois … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the top goalkeepers in the country for the Class of 2010 … A four-star recruit and the No. 96-ranked player in the country by TopDrawerSoccer.com for the Class of 2010 … Ranked as the No. 9 goalkeeper in the country and the No. 14 player in the state of Texas by TopDrawerSoccer.com for the Class of 2010 … A member of the Under-15 U.S. Youth National Team player pool in 2007 … Attended a training camp with the U-15 U.S. Youth National Team at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. … A four-year veteran of the Region III Olympic Development Program Team from 2006-09 … Competed internationally with the Region III ODP Team in tours of Costa Rica in 2007, Italy in 2008 and Portugal in 2009 … Also competed with the Region III ODP Team in the prestigious Thanksgiving Interregional in Florida for three-straight years from 2006-08 … A member of the South Texas State ODP Team in her age group for five years from 2005-09 … Was a member of the Challenge Soccer Club after joining the team in 2009 ... Coached in club soccer by Pat O’Toole … Played for Eclipse Soccer Club prior to her arrival at Challenge SC … A three-year member of the varsity soccer team at Elkins High School … Served as captain of her high school team in each of her last two seasons … A first-team all-district performer as a sophomore in 2008 and as a junior in 2009 … Honored as District Most Valuable Player following the 2009 season after leading her team to the regional quarterfinal … Voted her team’s MVP in each of the last two seasons.

PERSONAL
Full name is Megan Rae Kinneman … Born on June 10, 1992 … Daughter of Jeff and Dorothy Kinneman … Has an older sister, Nicole, and an older brother, DJ … An honor student at Elkins High School in Missouri City, Texas … A member of the National Honor Society … Served on the Student Council at Elkins HS from 2007-09 … Also enjoys community service as a member of Habitat for Humanity … Pursuing a degree in sport administration with a concentration in sport commerce.

 

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