Kayla Varner Athlete Profile

#8 Kayla Varner

Position: Forward Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2011-2012 Hometown: Henderson, NV Last School: Green Valley High School

Before BYU

  • 2009 NSCAA All-American Team selection
  • NSCAA 2009 All-Region Team selection
  • 2009 & 2011 Nevada High School Player of the Year
  • Nevada State High School All Time Leader in Assists Career 85 
  • 2008,2009 & Nevada State 4a Leader in Goals with 111 Career Goals 
  • 2011 NSCAA Senior Excellence Award Winner 
  • 2011 Las Vegas Athletics Club Outstanding Female Athlete
  • 2011 Nevada State 4A High School Champions 
  • 2008 & 2011 Sunrise Region Champions 
  • 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 All-City Team 
  • 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011  All-Region Team
  • 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 All-State Team
  • 2009, 2010 & 2011 Green Valley High School Girls Soccer Team MVP
  • 2009, 2010 & 2011 Green Valley HS. Girls Soccer Team Captain 
  • Green Valley HS. Athlete of the Month in 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011 
  • 9-year member of  Neusport Soccer Club, Las Vegas, NV (Team Captain 2005 to 2011) 
  • 8 Consectutive Nevada State Championships
  • 2010 Thanksgiving Surf Cup Champions

Personal

  • Daughter of Sean and Lizz Varner
  • Has two younger brothers: McKay and Markus 
  • Major is undecided

Stats

 

Year Games Played Shots Goals Assists Points
2011 16 5 0 1 1
Career 16 5 0 1 1

            


2011 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 16 games
  • Had one assist against Loyola Marymount
  • Took five shots
  • Played against Washington, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Pepperdine and San Diego

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 17 games 
  • Recorded 6 shots, 4 points, 2 assists and 1 goal 
  • Had a season-high 2 shots against UVU in 1-0 victory 
  • Goal against Saint Mary's in 5-0 victory 
  • Scored the game-winning penalty kick in BYU's NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen game against Marquette