Kansas Jayhawks
Kailey Lane - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks

Kailey Lane

Position Forward
Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Omaha, Neb.
High School Millard North HS

SENIOR (2021)

  • Appeared in all 19 matches making seven starts.
  • Averaged 33 minutes per game.
  • Posted a career-high three shots against Drake (Aug. 19) and at Harvard (Sept. 19).
  • Played a season-high 59 minutes in the season opener against Drake (Aug. 19).
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.

JUNIOR (2020)

  • Saw time in 11 games during the 2020 season making 10 starts.
  • Assisted on Rylan Childers game-winning goal at Kansas State on March 6.
  • Finished the season with six shots, including one on goal in KU’s 0-0 draw with K-State on March 13.
  • Played a season-high 78 minutes in Kansas’ 1-1 draw at Iowa State on March 30.
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.


  • Logged minutes in all 25 matches for the Jayhawks, which included starts in eight contests.
  • Ranked second on the team with four game-winning goals, including the winner in KU’s 1-0 victory over Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (11/16).
  • Turned in five goals and three assists on the year, netting three goals in her first seven outings of the season.
  • Averaged 42 minutes per outing on the season, with a season-high 60 minutes coming against Northwestern (9/13), a match in which she scored the eventual game-winner.
  • Turned in the best shot-on-goal percentage among Jayhawks with 20 or more shots, hitting the frame 47.8% of her tries.
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.


  • Saw action in four matches on the season, averaging 7.5 min/gm.


  • Utilized redshirt season after a preseason injury sidelined her for the year.


  • Helped Millard North to four-straight district titles (2014-17) as well as three state runner-up finishes in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
  • Was named to the Nebraska All-State Second Team as well as the All-Metro Second Team following her sophomore season in 2015.
  • Scored eight goals in her freshman and sophomore seasons and added three assists.
  • Also lettered in basketball, track & field and cross country.
  • Named to the Nebraska Academic All-State Team in 2016.


  • Spent six years with the Elite Girls Academy club team, which claimed the Nebraska State Championship four times between 2012-17 and was the state runner-up in 2013 and 2014.
  • Also member of teams that claimed National Premier League Midwest Championship in 2014 and USYS Midwest Region II title in 2016.


  • Spent time with Nebraska and Regional Olympic Development Program (ODP) in 2014.


  • Daughter of Tad and Kelly Lane.
  • Has three older siblings: Tyler, Kelsey and Trevor.
  • Father, Tad, played football at Nebraska – Kearney, while her sister, Kelsey, played basketball for the Lopes.
  • Brother, Trevor, played football at Morningside College.