#12 Kayla McKeon

MF | Sr. | 5-10 | Garland, Texas | Sachse HS | Dallas Sting

As a Junior (2018)
>> United Soccer Coaches Third Team All-Southeast Region
>> SEC All-Tournament Team

Played in and started all 23 matches … Tied for the team best with nine goals to go along with career highs in assists (7) and points (25) … The points were the most on the team and fifth most in the conference … Also led the team with six game-winning goals, good for second in the SEC and ninth in the nation … Four of her nine goals came in SEC play, including at Georgia (Sept. 13), at Alabama (Sept. 23), at Ole Miss (Oct. 7) and vs. Kentucky (Oct. 11) … The goals against Ole Miss and Kentucky were in back-to-back matches … Also notched an assist in the 2-1 double-overtime victory over LSU, her only assists in conference play … Finished with 57 shots, good for second on the team, 25 coming on goal for a .439 shot-on-goal percentage … Notched at least one point in four-consecutive matches for the second-straight year between Aug. 31-Sept. 13 with goals against Baylor (Aug. 31), Florida Atlantic (Sept. 7), at Georgia (Sept. 13) and an assist against UConn (Sept. 9) … Totaled a career-high three assists in the 4-0 SEC Tournament victory over five-seed Ole Miss (Oct. 30) … Followed it up with the game-winning goal against eight-seed Florida in overtime to send Arkansas to its third-straight SEC Tournament final … Was named to the SEC All-Tournament Team … Totaled a career-high four points in the 5-1 victory over Little Rock in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, finishing with two assists and a goal … Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll, majoring in Industrial Engineering.

As a Sophomore (2017)
Played in 23 matches, starting 22 in the midfield … Scored four goals with five assists for 13 points, fourth most on the team … The four goals tied for fourth on the team and made her one of six Razorbacks with at least one game-winning goal … Finished fourth on the team with 41 shots, 23 coming on goal to make up a .561 shot on goal percentage … The percentage was best on the team among players with 30 or more shot attempts … Had a season-high five shots against Mississippi Valley State (Sept. 3), at UConn (Sept. 7) and against Vanderbilt (Nov. 2) in the SEC Tournament semifinals … Her five assists were fourth most on the squad … Scored goals against North Texas (Aug. 20), MVSU and Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament semifinals … Secured her third multi-goal game of her career by finding the net twice in the 11-0 win over MVSU … Scored in the 22nd minute against the Commodores to help send the Razorbacks to their second-straight SEC Tournament final … Recorded at least one point in five of the first seven matches, including a four-match point-scoring streak from Aug. 20-Sept. 3 … Scored eight points during that streak, six off goals scored … Had an assist in two of Arkansas four SEC Tournament matches (Ole Miss – Oct. 29; South Carolina – Oct. 31), both 1-0 victories … Played all 90 minutes of Arkansas’ NCAA Tournament First Round match at NC State, registering one shot … Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

As a Freshman (2016)
»  SEC All-Freshman Team (2016)
»  SEC All-Tournament Team (2016)
»  TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (Aug. 23, 2016)
»  Ranked No. 29 on TopDrawerSoccer.com’s ‘Women’s Freshmen Top 100’ list

Appeared in 24 games and earned 22 starts … Collected nine goals, two assists, 20 points and three game-winners during her first season as a Razorback … Tied for ninth in the SEC for goals (9) … Finished third on the team in points, second in goals scored, seventh in assists, third in shots (49) and shots on goal (23) and fourth in game-winning goals (3) … McKeon recorded 49 shots with 23 on goal for a .469 shot on goal percentage … Scored two goals in two separate matches: Against Northern Iowa during the 12th and 21st minutes of play (Sept. 1) and against Mississippi State (Sept. 9) … Assisted Claire Kelley during the 77th minute of play to lift Arkansas past Vanderbilt 1-0 during the SEC Tournament quarterfinals (Nov. 2) … Scored on a penalty kick against second-seeded Auburn during the SEC Tournament semifinal match … Selected into SEC All-Conference Freshman Team … After participating in her first SEC Tournament, McKeon was named into the SEC All-Tournament Team … Selected to the TopDrawerSoccer.com ‘Team of the Week’ list on Aug. 23, 2016 after scoring goals during consecutive road matches to open the 2016 season … Ranked No. 29 by TopDrawerSoccer.com on its ‘Women’s Freshmen Top 100’ list.

Club
Rated by TopDrawerSoccer.com as a three-star recruit and the No. 28 player in Texas in 2016 … Played for the Dallas Sting ECNL ’98 … Club honors received include ECNL PDP – Texas (March 2015), ECNL – ID2 Nike National Training Camp (July 2014), 1997 ODP National Championships – Leading Scorers List (March 2013).

High School
Played for the Sachse High School varsity soccer team from 2012-2016 in Garland, Texas … Served as team captain from 2015-2016 … Received the Academic Athlete Award (2013-15) … Graduated 24th in her class of 698 with a 4.2 GPA.