Deb McKinney
Deb  McKinney



  • One of the principle organizers of soccer as a women's sport at UC and a team leader on those early squads.
  • Helped UC compile a 12-2 record and the Midwest Intercollegiate Women's Soccer League championship in 1980, the sport's first season on the varsity level.
  • Earned All-American honors for her efforts in 1980 (NSCAA).
  • Significant defender on the 1981 team that was ranked 13th nationally and finished ninth at the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women national championships.
  • Captain of the 1982 team.
  • Served as assistant coach at UC in 1983 and 1984.
  • Participated in the 1984 Olympic Sports Festival.
  • UC Athletic Hall of Fame 2001.