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Assa Kante - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks
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Assa Kante

Position Defender
Height 5-10
Class Sophomore
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School Saint Thomas Aquinas HS

SOPHOMORE  – 2023

  • Missed the 2023 season with an injury

FRESHMAN – 2022

  • Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Aug. 30)
  • Appeared in 13 matches (nine starts)
  • Finished the season with one goal at Drake (Aug. 28)
  • Recorded eight shots, including three shots on goal
  • Logged 819 minutes
  • Played all 90 minutes in four different matches

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
  • Helped guide team to winning the 5A High School State Championship
  • Earned Class 5A All-State First Team honors
  • Recognized as the conference Defender of the Year and All-Conference First Team

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Ami and Daouda Kante
  • Has one brother, Baka, and one sister, Mariam
  • Father, Daouda, played soccer at Florida International University, New England Revolution and the Mali youth national team
  • Majoring in business