FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Played in seven games during her true freshman season as a reserve midfielder ... Saw action in LSU's 7-0 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... Also cracked the playing rotation in three SEC matches, including Alabama, Mississippi State and Florida ... Appeared in non-conference matches against Memphis, South Florida and UL-Lafayette ... Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
Attended camp with the Region III Olympic Development Program Team in 2008 ... Was a member of the Louisiana State ODP Team for three years ... Played club soccer with the Mandeville Soccer Club ... Was a member of the Mandeville Lakers Premier team ... Coached in club soccer by Brad Walker ... Named the 2008 Mandeville Soccer Club Premier Girls Player of the Year ... Led her club team to five-straight state titles in her age group from 2003-07 ... Team advanced to the semifinals of the United States Youth Soccer Association Southern Regional Championships in 2008 ... Also reached the regional quarterfinals in 2005 and 2007 ... Played in such prestigious club tournaments as the Houston Shootout, Las Vegas Showcase, Cincinnati Blue Chip and Jefferson Cup ... Served as the varsity team captain at St. Scholastica Academy ... After receiving a second-team all-state selection in 2006, proved to be one of the state's premier players with a pair of first-team all-state honors in 2007 and 2008 ... Was also named the Louisiana State MVP in 2007 ... Led St. Scholastica to a state championship in 2007 ... Team qualified for the state semifinals in 2006 and 2008 ... Earned St. Tammany News Athlete of the Week honors in January 2008 ... Coached in high school by Mike Ortner.
Full name is Kelly Elizabeth Gautreaux ... Born on April 13, 1991 ... Parents are Dick and Nancy Gautreaux ... Has an older brother, Craig ... Father attended Loyola (N.O.) on a baseball scholarship ... An honor student who was a member of the Alpha Honor Roll at St. Scholastica Academy for four years ... Carried a grade-point average of 4.4 ... Honored as an Outstanding French Student in 2007 and 2008 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, French Club and Excalibur ... Plans to pursue a career in physical therapy.