UC SANTA BARBARA
Kueny returns to the Gauchos as the 13th most prolific scorer in UCSB history and is expected to continue to be a boon to the Gaucho attack as a starter.
In her junior season, Kueny started all 19 games for the Gauchos, finishing the season with three goals and 15 points, both of which were second on the team...Kueny's nine assists led Santa Barbara as well as the Big West conference...In UCSB's 2-1 victory over UC Davis on Sept. 30, Kueny recorded a season-high two assists...In the next game at UC Irvine, Kueny posted both a goal and an assist in the Gauchos' 3-0 victory...Kueny's39 shots led UCSB...Selected Big West Player of the Week Sept. 12 after scoring a goal in the championship game and recording an assist in the semifinal of the Maryland/Adidas Classic...Kueny was also chosen the tournament's Most Valuable Offensive Player.
Kueny earned Second Team All-Big West honors after scoring five goals, four assists and 14 total points...Her goal total ranked second on the team, and she was fourth on the team in points...Kueny scored all five ofher goals, three of her assists and 13 of her 14 points during the first 14 matches of the season...Had game-winning goals at UC Riverside and UC Irvine...Also tallied goals at Oregon, at Oregon State and against Arizona State...UCSB went 4-1 when Kueny scored a goal in a match...Ranked second on the team with 42 shots...11 of her 42 shots came in the same weekend against Pacific and Cal State Northridge...She had a career-high six shots against Cal State Northridge...Overall, Kueny had two or more shots 13 times in 2004.
Kueny had a very good freshman season for UCSB...She finished with four goals and four assists for 12 total points...Her 12 points ranked fourth on the team and first among freshmen...Four goals tied Kueny for third on the squad...She played in all 21 matches for the Gauchos, starting 17...UCSB posted a perfect 4-0 record when Kueny scored a goal.After scoring just one goal in the first 16 matches of the year, she scored one goal in each of the last three regular season matches...Tallied her goals against Utah State, Cal State Northridge, Idaho and Eastern Washington...In the Gauchos' final regular season match in 2003, a 4-1 home victory over Utah State that clinched second-place in the Big West, Kueny not only scored a goal, but she assisted on two others for a total of four points...Not only did Kueny score three of her four goals in the final three regular season matches, she scored nine of her 12 points in those matches as well...Kueny had 24 shot attempts on the season, including a season-high four in the regular season finale against Utah State.
Kueny competed for Cerritos Infinity U-18...Helped Infinity to Premiere League Championship...They were also the Nomad champions...Coached at the club level by Mauricio Ingrassia...Attended Brea Olinda High School...As a senior, Kueny was the Century League Offensive MVP, First Team All-CIF and First Team All-Century League...She was also selected a Senior All-Star ...Set a school record with 23 goals as a senior...Also finished her career with a school-record 74 goals...In addition to 74 career goals, she tallied 38
assists for a career total of 186 points...Brea Olinda advanced to the CIF
semifinals in Kueny's senior season and they recorded tournament
championships at San Gorgonia HS and Sunny Hills HS...Coached by Mike Knaus in high school.
Born August 1, 1984 in Fullerton, Calif....Kueny was a decorated student and
athlete in high school, earning Scholar Athlete recognition at Brea Olinda
as well as Girl of the Month...She was a member of the National Honor
Society...In addition to soccer, Kueny competed in track & field all four of
her high school years...She was a long jumper and a triple jumper...Kueny is
majoring in psychology...The daughter of John and Teresa Kueny.