Kansas Jayhawks
Lexi Watts - Women's Soccer - Kansas Jayhawks

Lexi Watts

Position Forward
Height 5-7
Class Sophomore
Hometown Lenexa, Kan.
High School St. James Academy


  • Appeared in all 18 matches for Kansas (17 starts)
  • Attempted a team-best 46 shots, 12 of which were on goal
  • Notched a season-high in points (3) and shots (6) in a 3-0 over Arkansas State (Aug. 31)
  • Scored a goal in a 4-1 win over Loyola Chicago


  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team
  • Two-time Big 12 Freshman of the Week (Oct. 4 + Oct. 28)
  • Appeared in 20 matches (15 starts)
  • Started the final 15 matches of the season
  • Finished the season third on the team in goals (6) and points (15) and fourth in assists (3)
  • Her six goals were the most by a Kansas freshman since Ashley Williams in 2012
  • Tied for ninth-most goals (6) in the conference during the regular season, while her 15 points were tied for 10th
  • Recorded 44 shots (second on the team), including 17 shots on goal (third on the team)
  • Logged 1,191 minutes
  • Played a season-high 75 minutes at Texas (Oct. 9)


  • Attended St. James Academy
  • Leading goal scorer for her team in 2020
  • Earned Class 5A All-State First Team honors
  • Selected as All-EKL First Team


  • Daughter of Wendy and Rian Watts
  • Has one sister, Sydney
  • Mom, Wendy, played soccer, basketball and track at Baker University
  • Dad, Rian, played soccer and inducted into the Hall of Fame at Baker University; drafted to the Wichita Wings professional soccer team
  • Majoring in management & leadership
Women's Soccer ⚽️ Huge Second Half Propels Kansas to 4-1 Victory at Loyola Chicago

Kansas scored four unanswered goals in the second half Sunday to lift the Jayhawks to a 4-1 win at Loyola Chicago and return to Lawrence with a 1-0-1 record after the first road trip of the season. Sophomore Lexi Watts, freshman Montelene Dymond, redshirt junior Hallie Klanke and junior Magali Gagné all scored in the win.