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Kelli Pawelko
Kelli Pawelko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lemont, Ill.

High School:
Lemont

Height:
5-4

Position:
D

Birthdate:
10/02/1989

Experience:
4L


01/06/2012

Three Bearcats Named to OCSA All-Academic Team

Seniors Ballinger, Hebbeler and Pawelko end careers with stellar grades

10/22/2011

Bearcats End Season With 1-0 Loss To UofL

10/20/2011

Special Senior Night for Salmon

10/16/2011

Cincinnati Falls To Rutgers 1-0 In Overtime

Loss eliminates UC from postseason contention

10/14/2011

Ballinger's Two Goals Powers UC Past SHU

Sets career high after scoring twice in four-minute span

Career Stats
2011 Stats
2010 Stats
2009 Stats
2008 Stats

2011: Started all 19 matches in 2011 on the backline ... led team with five assists ... took career-high five shots vs. USF (9/30) ... totaled 27 shot attempts on season.

2010: Started 16 games in 2010, at defense ... has taken 22 shots... provided the assist on Logan Ballinger's game-winning goal in overtime at Bowling Green ... scored the game-winning goal in UC's 1-0 victory at No. 20 Wisconsin ... named the BIG EAST Conference Defensive Player of the Week (8/30/10) ... named a CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week #2 ... set up Julie Morrissey's game-winning volley against Western Michigan ... earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors for second straight week (9/6/10)... posted three assists on the season.

2009: Played in all 19 games, starting 18 ... posted four shots on the season, three on goal ... part of a defense that allowed only 25 goals-against in 2009.

2008: Played in 10 games, starting nine as a true freshman ... stepped in for the injured Heather Neiser on the backline ... took one shot on the season ... recorded a season-high 107 minutes against Georgetown.

High School: Won a pair of conference and regional championships at Lemont High School ... two-time all-conference, all-section and all-region selection ... team MVP as a junior ... offensive MVP as a freshman.

Club: Won seven state club championships with Chicago Magic ... Super Y-League national champions in 2005 and 2006 ... Illinois Olympic Development Program team member for two years.

Personal: Full name is Kelli Nicole Pawelko ... daughter of Tom and Robyn Pawelko ... father Tom wrestled at Illinois ... sister Sarah played soccer at Lewis University.

Academic Major: Secondary Education.