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Moira Kelley - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks

Moira Kelley

Position Defender
Height 5'8"
Class Sophomore
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School St. Thomas Aquinas HS
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  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Started all 13 games in her first season in the Crimson and Blue.
  • Recorded her first-career assist on Rylan Childer’s goal against Iowa State on March 20 and earned Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors.
  • Finished the season with six shot attempts, including a two against Texas Tech on Sept. 25.
  • Finished the season with 1,214 minutes played.
  • Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team.
  • Ranked No. 43 on the TopDrawer Soccer Freshman Top 100 Midseason list.


  • In her one season playing for Saint Thomas Aquinas, helped the Saints to the league, district and regional championships as a freshman in 2017.
  • Only freshman named to Mo-Kan All-Tournament team in 2017.
  • Newcomer of the Year for the Saints in 2017.
  • Graduated with a GPA of 4.37.


  • Played on US Soccer Development Academy team, Sporting Blue Valley, that finished with a top-10 ranking and allowed the second-fewest goals among all DA teams with 14 shutouts.
  • Selected for Generation Adidas Olympique Lyonnais international team that competed in Lyon, France in 2018.


  • Daughter of Tim and Kim Kelley.
  • Has two brothers, Liam and Aidan.
  • Brother, Liam, currently attends KU, while mother, Kim, aunt, Laurie, and Uncle, Chad, attended KU.