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Kelly Ann Craig
Kelly Ann  Craig

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Stratford HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
D

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Albion Hurricanes FC

08/09/2016

Six Ladyjacks Earn Preseason All-Southland Conference Accolades

SFA's six selections, including four first teamers, lead all conference institutions

02/23/2016

Drive To Five

The SFA women’s soccer team won its fifth straight SLC title to highlight a memorable 2015 season

12/09/2015

Dunnigan Named SLC Student-Athlete of the Year

Ladyjacks place a league-best six student-athletes on the 2015 SLC All-Academic Teams

11/06/2015

SFA's Tremendous Season Comes to an End in SLC Semifinals

The Ladyjacks fall to Southeastern Louisiana 1-0 at the SLC Tournament in Conway

11/05/2015

Ladyjacks Ready for SLC Tournament in Conway

SFA will play the winner of Southeastern Louisiana/Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Friday at 4:30 p.m.

Craig's 2015 Game-By-Game Statistics
Craig's 2014 Game-By-Game Statistics
Craig's 2013 Game-By-Game Statistics

Career Honors/Highlights:
- 2015 Honorable Mention All-SLC
- 2015 Second Team Academic All-SLC

As a Junior (2015):: Helped the Ladyjacks win their fifth straight Southland Conference regular season championship with an 8-1-2 league record … Honorable Mention All-Southland Conference selection as a defender … Second Team Academic All-SLC … Started all 19 games and logged a total of 1,599 minutes … Registered two assists during the season to finish with two points … Assisted on SFA’s first goal of the year at Arkansas (8/21) and also provided an assist in a 4-0 victory against Nicholls (10/16) … Led all Ladyjack defenders with 21 total shots taken and ranked third overall on the team with 11 shots on goal … Part of the best defensive unit in the SLC as SFA ranked first in the league in goals allowed (5), goals against average (0.43) and shutouts (6) during conference play … Named SLC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20 … Member of SFA squad that built the longest conference unbeaten streak in the nation to 32 games after a 2-0 win at Abilene Christian on Oct. 27.

As s Sophomore (2014): Helped the Ladyjacks win an unprecedented fourth consecutive Southland Conference regular season championship with a perfect 11-0 league record … One of seven Ladyjacks to appear in all 20 games during the season, making 10 starts … Logged a total of 1,158 minutes … Registered three shots, putting one on frame … Key member of a defensive unit that was one of the best in the country as the Ladyjacks ranked sixth in the nation in shutout percentage (.650) and 11th in goals against average (.588), leading the conference in both categories … Helped SFA win 14 straight games from Sept. 12 – Nov. 7, representing the longest winning streak in the nation over the stretch and the longest win streak in program history.

As a Freshman (2013): Appeared in 20 games, making six starts as a true freshman ... Totaled 989 minutes ... Scored one goal and recorded one assist for three total points ... Took eight shots, four of which were on goal ... Made collegiate debut at Houston (8/30), recording one shot on goal across 34 minutes played ... Made first start in SFA’s next game, playing 14 minutes against Arizona State (9/1) ... Picked up SLC Defensive Player of the Week honors after helping the Ladyjacks shutout New Mexico State (9/6) and recording first career goal in a 2-1 comeback overtime win at UTEP (9/8) ... Recorded first assist at Southeastern Louisiana (10/18) ... Also took one shot at Lamar (9/27), two at Central Arkansas (10/27) and two against Sam Houston State (11/8) in the Southland Conference Tournament ... Played a key part in the SFA defense that set a new single-season record with 14 shutouts and ranked as high as first in the country in shutout percentage and fourth in goals-against average.

High School: A native of Houston, Texas, Craig was a four-year starter at Stratford HS where she set school records in career goals (106) and assists (40) ... In 2013 helped lead Stratford past the regional quarterfinals for the first time in school history, eventually becoming Region III finalists ... In senior season was named Houston Chronicle First Team All-Greater Houston, TASCO Second Team All-State and District 42-4A Offensive Player of the Year ... In Craig’s junior campaign she was named TASCO Region III 4A Second Team All-Region, Houston Chronicle Second Team All-Greater Houston and District 42-4A First Team All-District ... Was also named the 42-4A MVP her sophomore year as well as First Team All-District ... Was an 18-5A District MVP as a freshman ... Excelled in classroom by being tabbed TASCO Academic All-State, 42-4A Academic All-District and graduated cum laude her senior year.

Personal: Daughter of Steven and Dena Craig ... Brother, Ryan, played linebacker at Rice from 2005-09 ... Played club ball for the Albion Hurricanes FC- 95 ECNL (2009-13), ODP (2008-11), and Westside Soccer Club (2005-08).

Craig's Career Statistics

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