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Kristen Dodson
Kristen  Dodson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aurora, Ill.

High School:
Waubonsie Valley HS

Height:
5-3

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L

Club:
Sockers FC Chicago

06/05/2017

Box to Box: Kristen Dodson

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

03/26/2017

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

11/29/2016

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

11/23/2016

Dodson, Ramsier Selected to National Team of the Week

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

11/18/2016

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

09/15/2017

09-15-17 Soccer vs Texas AM

09-15-17 Soccer vs Texas AM

08/18/2017

08-18-17 Soccer vs S. Alabama

08-18-17 Soccer vs S. Alabama

10/09/2016

10-09-16 Miss State vs Auburn Soccer

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

09/30/2016

09-30-16 Soccer vs Missouri

09-30-16 Soccer vs Missouri

09/18/2016

9-18-2016 Soccer vs South Carolina

9-18-2016 Soccer vs South Carolina



  HONORS AND AWARDS

  • All-SEC First Team (2016)
  • National Player of the Week (Sept. 27, 2017)
  • NSCAA All-South Region (2016)
  • SEC Player of the Week (Sept. 26, 2016)
  • SEC Preseason Watch List (2016)
  • Top Drawer National Team of the Week (Sept. 27, 2016, Nov. 23, 2016)
  JUNIOR SEASON (2016)

  • 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)
  SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)

  • 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
  FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)

  • 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.
  NATIONAL TEAM

  • 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 national rank of No. 33 as a team
  • Was the No. 6 forward 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 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
  PERSONAL

  • 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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