Kristen Dodson
Kristen  Dodson


Aurora, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley High School




Sockers FC Chicago

All-SEC Freshman (2014)
SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll (2014)
College Soccer 360 Primetime Performer (2014)
SEC Freshman of the Week (2014)

Started 21 of 22 games on the attacking line...Played 1,458 minutes as a freshman leading the team in points (16), assists (10), joined with three goals...One of nine Auburn players with multi-goal season...Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team as the third-highest point scorer in the SEC, most among all freshmen...Her 10 assists tied for seventh highest total in a season by an Auburn player all-time and second-most in a season by an Auburn freshman, trailing only Kellie Evans, who had 13 in 2000...Tallied her first collegiate point at Clemson (8/22)...Followed it up in the next game with her first collegiate goal in a 2-1 win over Furman (8/24); The goal was the equalizer in the 28th minute, scoring off the header after a great cross from Hannah Alspach...Tallied a season-high three points vs. Missouri (10/10) with one goal and one assist...Had at least one point in 12 of the 22 matches during the season, including a streak of five-straight matches with at least one point vs. Memphis (9/5), Minnesota (9/7), Samford (9/12), Milwaukee (9/14) and South Carolina (9/21)...Had one game-winner, scoring the first of a 3-0 victory over Memphis, en route to leading Auburn to the Rebel Classic championship...Named to SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll.

2011, 2012 U.S. Soccer Regional Training Center ODP: 2011 Illinois State and Regional (Region 2 Team)...Feb. 2012 USYS National Development Camp (Region 2 Team)...Nov. 2011 USYS Thanksgiving Inter-Regional Event (Region 2 Team)

CLUB: Played for David Richardson and Sockers FC Chicago...Achieved a No. 33 national ranking and was ranked No. 6 at her position by TopDrawerSoccer.com...2013-14 ECNL Midwest Conference...2012-13 ECNL Midwest Conference...2011-12 ECNL Midwest Conference...2011 Illinois State Cup Champions; USYS Region 2 Semifinalist

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for Julie Bergstrom and Waubonsie Valley High School...2014 NSCAA High School All-American...2014 All-Midwest-NSCAA...2014 All-State - Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA)...2014 IHSSCA All-Sectional...2014 Upstate Eight All-Conference...2014 IHSSCA Player of the Year...2014 Chicago Sun Times Player of the Year...2014 Aurora Beach News Player of the Year...2014 Daily Herald All-Area Team Captai of DuPage County...2014 Chicago Sun Times, Naperville Sun Times, Aurora Beacon News and Daily Herald All-Area First Team...2013 All Sectional...2012 All Sectional H.M....2012, 2013 All Conference...2013 Chicago Sun Times All-Area 3rd Team...2013 Beacon News, Daily Herald All-Area Team...2012 Beacon New, Daily Herald All-Area Team

PERSONAL: Daughter of Byron and Tina Dodson...Has two brothers: Ryan (21) and Derek (15)...Ryan played soccer at Denver University and the University of North Carolina...Her cousins Chelsea and Brittany Potts played soccer at LSU

COACH HOPPA SAYS: "Kristen is a dynamic forward who is dangerous every time she touches the ball. She can play anywhere in the front line and is explosive as well as a great goal-scorer."

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