Kristen Wolverton
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    Kristen Wolverton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wichita, KS

    High School:
    Wichita Southeast

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    D/M

    Notable: Team co-captain.

    Junior (2007): Recovered from a knee injury suffered sophomore year to start all 18 matches...attempted 14 shots from the defensive midfield position...was a part of the Falcon defense that allowed 1.67 goals per game.

    Sophomore (2006): Appeared in the first seven games, starting one... missed the remainder of the season with a knee injury...attempted four shots, one on goal.

    Freshman (2005): Appeared in 13 matches...all in reserve...attempted one shot...voted most improved player during spring season.

    High School (Wichita Southeast): Lettered four years in soccer...first-team all-state all four years...first-team all-region all four years...three-time all-city selection...Wichita Eagle coaches' all-region class 6A first-team...played on the Kansas state ODP team for six years...National Honor Society vice president...French club president...Kansas honor scholar.

    Personal: Member of cadet squadron 29, the Black Panthers...born Jan. 10, 1987, in Wichita, Kan. ...majoring in foreign area studies and minoring in French...completed Operations Air Force at Little Rock, AFB, Ark. this past summer...is active in her squadron as an element leader...enjoys reading when away from soccer...credits her brother, as having the biggest influence on her sports career...daughter of Randy and Marilyn Wolverton.

    Wolverton's CAREER STATS

    YR	GP-GS	G	A	PTS
    2005 (Fr.)	13-0	0	0	0
    2006 (So.)	7-1	0	0	0
    2007 (Jr.)	18-18	0	0	0
    Career	38-19	0	0	0

    Getting to know Kristin.

    Favorite Food: Chips and Salsa.

    Favorite Class Subject: French.

    Favorite Book: Jane Eyre.

    Favorite TV Show: Anything on the Food Network.

    Something not many people know about you: I would rather read a book than go for a run.

    Advice to young people:"You win some, you lose some...but you have to dress out for all of them."

    What I like most about AFA women's soccer is:We are a family.

    Who's had the biggest influence on your sports career and/or life and why: My brother. He is a respected player and person, and I work to achieve that same status.

    Most noteworthy thing(s) about your hometown: Apparently we are the Air Capital of the world?

    Why is soccer your sport?:There is nothing better than losing yourself in the game that unites the world.

    What do you enjoy doing away from soccer?: Reading.

    Favorite non-traditional sporting event to watch on TV? Dancing is kinda cool. Either that or the American Kennel Club Dog Show. They have some sporty dogs on there.

    Career/Life aspirations after school : I hope to go to grad school at some point, but mostly I want to go into the Intel career field. After that...I'm keeping my options open.

    Inside Women's Soccer