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Kristen Dodson
Kristen  Dodson


Aurora, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley HS




Sockers FC Chicago


Box to Box: Kristen Dodson

Delve into the details of Kristen Dodson's career on the pitch for the Auburn Tigers


Auburn Soccer Celebrates Record-Breaking Season at Postseason Banquet

The Tigers handed out plenty of hardware following a deep run to the NCAA Quarterfinals in 2016


Tigers Match Program Record, Four Tabbed All-Region

Kiana Clarke, Kristen Dodson, Brooke Ramsier and Casie Ramsier were named to the All-South Region Teams


Dodson, Ramsier Selected to National Team of the Week

Junior Kristen Dodson and senior Brooke Ramsier have earned spots on's National Team of the Week


Auburn Strikes Early and Often in NCAA Tournament Win Over UConn

Tigers score four goals from different sources to power into NCAA Tournament Sweet 16


09-15-17 Soccer vs Texas AM

09-15-17 Soccer vs Texas AM


08-18-17 Soccer vs S. Alabama

08-18-17 Soccer vs S. Alabama


10-09-16 Miss State vs Auburn Soccer

10-09-16 Miss State vs Auburn Soccer Anthony Hall


09-30-16 Soccer vs Missouri

09-30-16 Soccer vs Missouri


9-18-2016 Soccer vs South Carolina

9-18-2016 Soccer vs South Carolina


  • All-SEC First Team (2016, 2017)
  • All-SEC Freshman Team (2014)
  • Top Drawer National Player of the Week (Sept. 27, 2016, Oct. 17, 2017)
  • NSCAA All-South Region (2016)
  • United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region (2017)
  • SEC Player of the Week (Sept. 26, 2016, Oct. 16, 2017)
  • Top Drawer National Team of the Week (Sept. 27, 2016, Nov. 23, 2016, Oct. 17, 2017)
  • SEC Preseason Watch List (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Top Drawer Preseason Best XI Third Team (2017)

  • Played and started in all 20 matches at forward
  • Saw the field for 1,727 minutes, which led the way for attacking players
  • Led the team with eight goals and 20 points, both ranking in the top 10 in the conference
  • Scored a pair of game-winners vs. North Dakota (8/27) and Florida (10/15)
  • Turned in a season-high, five-point performance on two goals and an assist vs. Kentucky (9/24)
  • Also scored a pair of goals in matches vs. North Dakota (8/27) and at Alabama (10/10)
  • Named National and SEC Player of the Week after her two-goal effort at Alabama (10/10) and game-winner vs. Florida (10/15)
  • Became the first player in program history to earn National Player of the Week honors twice in her career
  • Member of Auburn's senior class that became the first in program history to win a NCAA Tournament match in four straight seasons
  • Capped off her Auburn career ranked fourth in assists (28), points (86) and game-winning goals (10) and fifth in goals (29)

  • Competed and started all 24 matches as a striker
  • Saw the field for 1,828 minutes up top
  • Broke the Auburn single-season record with 38 points, topping Tammy Waine's mark of 35 in 2000
  • Touted 13 goals, good for second in the single-season program record books
  • Tied for the team lead with 12 assists, which ranked in the top five nationally
  • Netted five game-winning goals, good for third-highest total in Auburn history
  • Rattled off nine goals in SEC play, including four match-winners
  • Scored first goal in five-point performance in 4-3 win at Samford (8/28)
  • Secured the match-winner in the SEC opener versus Vanderbilt (9/9)
  • Named National and SEC Player of the Week after totaling 10 points in wins at Florida (9/22) and Georgia (9/25)
  • Became first player since Katy Frierson in 2008 to score twice and have two assists in come-from-behind win at Georgia (9/25)
  • Found the back of the net in consecutive matches versus Kentucky (10/6), Mississippi State (10/9) and Arkansas (10/14)
  • Scorched the net once and had two assists in NCAA Tournament win over UConn (11/18)

  • Played in 20 matches, earning 15 starts up top
  • Logged 1,371 minutes of game action
  • Found the back of the net five times and twice for the game-winner
  • Assisted on three goals and totaled 13 points
  • Scored the game-winner in the first half versus Samford (9/4)
  • Put the match out of reach with goal in 3-1 win at Tennessee (9/20)
  • Secured team’s second goal on counter-attack in win versus Florida (9/27)
  • Scored game-winner in NCAA Tournament against SE Louisiana (11/14)
  • Named to SEC Preseason Watch List

  • Started 21 of 22 games on the attacking line, playing 1,458 minutes
  • Led the team in points (16) and 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
  • Total of 10 assists tied for seventh-highest total in a season all-time and second-most in a season by an Auburn freshman
  • Tallied first collegiate point at Clemson (8/22)
  • First collegiate goal came in a 2-1 win over Furman (8/24)
  • Racked up a season-high three points vs. Missouri (10/10)
  • Had at least one point in 12 of 22 matches during the season
  • Had a streak of five-straight matches with at least one point versus Memphis (9/5), Minnesota (9/7), Samford (9/12), Milwaukee (9/14) and South Carolina (9/21)
  • Netted one game-winner, scoring in a victory over Memphis (9/5)
  • Named to SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll.

  • 2011, 2012 U.S. Soccer Regional Training Center

  • 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)

  • Played for David Richardson and Sockers FC Chicago
  • Achieved a national rank of No. 33 as a team
  • Was the No. 6 forward by
  • 2013-14 ECNL Midwest Conference
  • 2012-13 ECNL Midwest Conference
  • 2011-12 ECNL Midwest Conference
  • 2011 Illinois State Cup Champions; USYS Region 2 Semifinalist

  • 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 Captain 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 Honorable Mention
  • 2012, 2013 All Conference
  • 2013 Chicago Sun Times All-Area 3rd Team
  • 2013 Beacon News, Daily Herald All-Area Team
  • 2012 Beacon News, Daily Herald All-Area Team

  • Daughter of Byron and Tina Dodson
  • Has two brothers, Ryan and Derek
  • Brother, Derek, is a forward/midfielder at Georgetown
  • Ryan played soccer at Denver University and the University of North Carolina
  • Cousins Chelsea and Brittany Potts played soccer at LSU
  • Enrolled in the College of Education

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