REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Featured in six matches as a reserve midfielder during her first season with the program in 2014 … Debuted for the Tigers in the team’s 2-0 season-opening victory over Troy on Aug. 22 … Attempted one shot on the season in LSU’s win against Troy to kick off the campaign … Also featured in three other home victories during the non-conference season against Northwestern State on Aug. 29, Rice on Aug. 31 and Nicholls on Sept. 2 … Also made two appearances in SEC play against No. 6-ranked Texas A&M in LSU’s conference home opener on Sept. 26 and on the road at Georgia on Oct. 19 … Earned her first varsity letter with the Tigers.
PRIOR TO LSU
Transferred to LSU following her true freshman season at Ohio State in 2013 … Signed with Ohio State as part of its Class of 2013 following a standout club career as a member of the Mustang Blast in Northern California … Helped lead Mustang Blast Under-16 squad to the Cal North State Championship and Region IV Championship in 2011 … Also an integral member of the Mustang Blast squads that earned fifth-place finishes nationally at the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships in her age group in 2011 and 2012 … Scored the equalizer for the Mustang Blast in a 2-1 win over Hurricane FC 95 Shubert (Okla.) in the final group play match at the 2011 USYS National Championships in Phoenix, Arizona … Also helped lead the Mustang Blast to many top finishes in Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) competition … Was a four-year starter for her high school team at San Ramon Valley High School while playing in the nationally-recognized East Bay Athletic League in Northern California … Was her high school team’s leading scorer in goals and assists during her senior season … Also helped her high school team earn a No. 2 national ranking during her senior season … Played Olympic Development Program soccer with the Utah State ODP Team during her youth career … Was a finalist at the Region IV ODP Championships in 2008 and 2010 while being a member of the 2010 Region IV ODP All-Tournament Team … A three-star rated prospect coming out of high school by TopDrawerSoccer.com.
Full name is Kristen Nalani Pavlick … Born on Oct. 31, 1994 … Parents are Jeff and Barb Pavlick … Comes from a decorated athletic background … Father was a competitive skier in New York … Mother played tennis at Menlo College … Grandfather, Charles “Bud” Finger, is member of the Golf Coaches Association of America Hall of Fame and Stanford Hall of Fame as one of the top golfers of his generation … Grandfather was a member of the 1939 and 1941 national championship golf teams at Stanford University … Grandfather was also the head coach of the Stanford men’s golf program from 1948-76 … Uncle, Randy Finger, played golf at Purdue … Uncle, Tim Finger, played tennis at Weber State … Graduated with honors from San Ramon Valley High School … Currently undecided on a major.