Get To Know: Kassidy Christensen

Sophomore forward Kassidy Christensen is a consistent offensive threat for the Cougars. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Name: Kassidy Christensen


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Who is your favorite athlete and why? LeBron James, because he dominates.

How old were you when you starting playing soccer? Five years old.

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Every game here at BYU.

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection? A Knight's Tale

If you could be a character on any TV show, who would it be? Wanda, Fairly Odd Parents

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be? Michaelangelo

What is your worst peeve? When people sing the wrong words to songs.

Do you have any phobias? The dark.

What is your nickname? "Kasey and KCD"

What is your favorite thing about BYU in general? Men's Volleyball

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Kassidy's Stats -

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At BYU

FRESHMAN - (2007): 2007 NSCAA/adidas NCAA Women's Division I All-West Region Third Team ... Soccer Buzz 2007 Freshman All Americas 4th Team and West Region All Regionals All Freshman Team ... played in every game during the season and started the final eight ... received First Team All-MWC honors ... ranked second on the team in goals (7), points (16), and shots (48) as a true freshman ... four of her seven goals were game-winners ... named MWC Player of the Week on Oct. 29 ... honored as member of the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week on Oct. 31 ... scored first collegiate goal in first game in a 1-0 win at Michigan State ... scored second goal at Weber State in a 2-0 win ... also scored against Montana ... recorded first multi-goal game in first collegiate start with two goals at Air Force ... scored lone goals in 1-0 wins at Wyoming and at home against New Mexico in the following two games ... recorded season-high six shots against TCU in the MWC Tournament, and again against Texas in the NCAA Tournament ... tallied two assists in a 2-0 win in the semifinal match of the MWC Tournament against San Diego State.

Before BYU

First Team All-State 2004, 2005 and 2006 ...2005 Class 4A State MVP, led Woods Cross to State Championship ...Team captain & MVP Woods Cross soccer 2006 ...Woods Cross leading scorer 2003-2006 ...ODP State Team 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 ...Two-year varsity basketball player ...Defensive Player of Year basketball 2005 ...2006 Academic All-State ...4.0 GPA, class rank No. 1

Personal

Parents: Dan and Janna ... Siblings: Riley, Shelby, Tad and Trevor.

Statistics

Year GP Shs Gls Asts Pts

2007 23 48 7 2 16

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