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Raena Childers - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks

Raena Childers

Position Midfielder
Height 5'6"
Class Freshman
Hometown Grain Valley, Mo.
High School Grain Valley HS
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  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team
  • Appeared in 19 matches making 18 starts
  • Named Big 12 Freshman of the Week on Oct. 12 after a goal and assist in the double overtime victory against No. 9 West Virginia
  • Finished the season with three goals and one assist
  • Tallied 23 shots on the season
  • Team rankings: 3rd – shots (23), T-3rd – goals (3), 4th – points (7)
  • Played a season-high 80 minutes against Kansas State (Sept. 30)

Grain Valley High School

  • Was a two-time All-District First Team selection
  • Named to the Cap Conference All-Conference First-Team twice
  • Selected as a two-time All-Region honoree, Second Team All-State her freshman year and First Team All-State as a sophomore
  • Was Grain Valley’s Varsity Newcomer of the Year as a freshman and team captain and the school’s Offensive Player of the Year as a sophomore
  • Helped the Eagles to becoming District and Conference Champions from 2018-21
  • Helped lead Grain Valley to becoming State Championship Runner-Ups in 2021
  • Once scored six goals in a game to help finish the season with over 100 goals


  • Daughter of Brad and Kenda Childers
  • Has six siblings: Coleman, Reighan, Cooper, Rylan, Campbell and Radleigh
  • Her older sister, Rylan, is a senior on KU’s soccer team
  • Older brother, Coleman, played college soccer at MCC Blue River and at Greenville College
  • Older sister, Reighan, played college soccer at Kansas City
  • Older brother, Cooper, played college soccer at Westminster