Coach Rudy On Caldwell: "Had a really good year as our left-sided defender ... Most likely will end up being a four-year starter here, starting almost every game ... This spring, she showed some flashes in attacking brilliance, getting forward into the final third ... Steady, dependable defender who's very technical under pressure."
As A Senior In 2007: Game-by-Game Statistics
As A Junior In 2006: One of the best defensive players on the team, played and started in all 17 games and had one point on the season ... It was the first time in her career starting every game ... Was part of a UMass defense that allowed less than one goal per game (0.94) to rank first in the A-10 and posted seven shutouts which ranked second in the league ... Recorded five shots, one of which was on goal ... Had an assist in UMass' 2-1 win over UConn (9/19) ... Named A-10 Academic All-Conference Performer and CoSida All-District Academic Honoree.
As A Sophomore In 2005: Played in 18 games starting 17 ... Tallied one assist ... Took a season-high two shots vs. Fordham (9/30) ... Contributed an assist in 2-0 win over Charlotte (10/28) ... Took seven shots with five in conference play ... Was named to the Athlantic 10 All-Academic team.
As A Freshman In 2004: Started 10 of 13 games played and took four shots in a reserve roll.
Before UMass: A 2004 graduate of Puyallup High School in Seattle, Wash. ... Three-year letterwinner where she played for Mark Harris ... Was twice named to the All-South Puget Sound League team ... Was two-time All-Western Washington selection ... Earned Puyallup's "Most Respected Award" ... Spent eight years with the F.C. Royals on the club level, leading her team to four state titles in 1999, 2000, 20002, and 2003 ... Was a member of National Honor Society after maintaining a 3.96 GPA and ranking 13th in her class out of 504 students.
Personal: Kaelyn Marie Caldwell ... Born November 8, 1985, in Bellevue, Wash. ... Daughter of Jim and Christy Caldwell ... Grandfather, Jim Tupper, competed in crew at the University of Washington ... A psychology major.
Kaelyn Caldwell's Career Statistics