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Kaitlyn Steckel

Kaitlyn Steckel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
Plant

Height:
5-11

Position:
F

Prior to UCF: Played for Tampa Bay United under the direction of Adrian Bush and Jim Cote...Won three championship titles at the Disney Qualifier and advanced to the State Cup Final Four in 2008 and 2011 with Tampa Bay United...Named to the Super Y ODP...Named to the ODP Florida State team in 2006 and 2007...Emerged as a 2010 regional champion and national finalist at the National Cup IX...Also an accomplished softball shortstop, she competed in the 2008 Little League World Series... Served as captain her senior year and was name the most athletic female of the Plant High senior class...A two-time all-conference honoree at Plant...A straight-A student, she will graduate in the top 1 percent in her class...A member of the National Honor Society, BETA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and was honored with the Sewanee award for excellence in writing.

Personal: Daughter of Laurie and Paul Steckel...Her mother played basketball at the University of Tampa...Intends to major in engineering.

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