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Kara Kasten
Kara Kasten

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, Ga

High School:
Blessed Trinity Catholic

Height:
5-5

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/28/1986

Experience:
3L

Club:
United Quest 86 Red

2007 - Started 17 games on the frontline and three in the midfield ... 26 shots was fourth on the team ... Fifth on the team in minutes played (1457) ... Had a string of five matches where she registered at least one point in each (Sept. 21-Oct. 5) ... Scored the GW goal at Samford ... Assisted on Caitlin King's goal in 4-1 win over Kentucky ... Had second assist on Becca Howell's GWG vs. Vanderbilt ... Assisted on Becca Howell's game-tying goal at Ole Miss ... Scored the game-winner vs. Arkansas ... Had the first assist on Chelsea Yauchs GWG at Alabama ... Took two shots and scored on both in SEC Tournament tie with LSU ... It was the first multi-goal game of her career ... Team co-captain with Lauren Stewart.

2006 - Played in 15 games, starting 10 ... Missed most of October with a lower leg injury ... Tied for second on the team with three goals ... Also had three assists to give her nine points on the year ... Scored the game-tying goal against Portland State ... Also scored against Alabama in the regular-season finale and vs. Tennessee in the SEC Tournament ... Had a pair of assists in the 3-1 win over Samford, collecting the first assist on Kristin Stewart's game-tying goal and the second assist on Jac Schwarz' game-winner ... Also assisted on Caitlin King's goal vs. Florida ... Academic All-SEC ... Auburn Top Tiger.

2005 - Was one of only two freshman to play in all 21 games, starting 10 ... Earned her first career point in Auburn's 3-0 win over Rhode Island, getting the first assist on Kristin Stewart's game-winner ... First career goal came in the first half of the Miami game ... Played a season-high 81 minutes in Auburn's scoreless tie with New Mexico.

High School - Attended Blessed Trinity Catholic High School and was coached by Gilbert Jean-Baptiste ... 2002-05 First Team All-County ... 2002-05 Most Valuable Player ... 2004 and 2005 Northside Atlanta Journal Constitution Player of the Year ... 2002, 2003, 2005 Student-Athlete of the Year ... Blessed Trinity Catholic High School all-time leading scorer with 107 goals ... United Quest 86 Red club team 2004 and 2005 state champions coached by Eric Ritter ... Summa Cum Laude all four years of high school ... 2003, 2004 Spanish Award ... 2003 Basketball Coca-Cola Scholar Athlete Award ... 2003, 2004 Basketball All-County Honorable Mention ... 2002, 2004 Basketball Coaches' Award ... 2005 Sports Champions of Greater Atlanta recipient ... Nominated for Governors' Honors Program.

Personal - Daughter of Ray and Kathy Kasten ... Brothers are Brett (25) and Court (18) ... Father played basketball at Upsula College and brother Brett played baseball at Western Carolina.

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