Kelly Kochevar

Kelly Kochevar

Event:
Women's Soccer: 1991-94

Hall of Fame:
Class of 2008

Among the top offensive players in the history of UCF women's soccer ... was a four-year starter at forward from 1991-94 ... led the Knights in scoring three of her collegiate seasons in 1991 (39 points), 1993 (36) and 1994 (33) ... her 53 career goals scored and 20 game-winning goals rank first all-time, while her 122 points place second ... also put together an impressive five hat tricks (three goals in a game) five times during her career ... she is presently tied with inaugural 1998 UCF Hall of Fame inductee Michelle Akers with six consecutive matches with a goal scored ... made an immediate impact as a freshman in 1991, UCF's final season as a Division I Independent, leading the team to the NCAA Tournament with a 10-5-1 overall record ... in 1991, Kochevar scored 16 goals with seven assists for 39 points, along with seven game-winners - a mark that still stands as a school-record over 15 seasons later ... her 39 points scored was one point shy of Akers' school record set in 1986 ... her freshman feats were recognized by being named to the Soccer America All-Freshman Team, NSCAA All-Southeast Region Team and FISCA All-State Team ... despite playing through nagging injuries as a sophomore, UCF's first as a member of the Trans America Athletic Conference (TAAC), still finished second on the team with five goals, four assists and 14 points ... returned to form as a junior in 1993, starting all 16 games for new head coach Karen Richter, a 2000 UCF Athletics Hall of Fame inductee ... the team would share the TAAC title that year while Kochevar tallied a career-best 17 goals with two assists for 36 points ... against Stetson, Oct. 26, 1993, Kochevar set the school's single-game scoring record with her five goal, 10-point outburst on the Hatters ... as a senior in 1994, led UCF to its second consecutive TAAC championship, while racking up 33 points on 15 goals and three assists ... She would earn a spot on the TAAC All-Tournament Team after the Knights took home the title finishing the season with a 13-5-1 record, their best during her four-year career ... came to UCF from her hometown of Plano, Tex., where she had earned NSCAA All-American honors at Plano High School.

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