17 - Katy Kunkel
Katy Kunkel
Birth Date: 04/03/1983
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dove Canyon, Calif.
High School: Santa Margarita HS
Position: 2-Meter Defender
UC Santa Barbara
2004: Earned All-American honorable mention honors by the Collegiate Water Polo Association as a junior...Also selected Mountain Pacific Sports Federation second team...Earned MPSF Player of the Week honors in April for her performances in UCSB's victories over UC Irvine and Long Beach State...Earned American Water Polo Coaches Association Academic All-American honors...Was the second highest scorer on the team in 2004 with 29 goals...Ranked 39th in the MPSF in goals per game...Scored a team-high four goals against Hawaii...Currently ranks eighth on UCSB's all-time scoring list with 79 career goals...2003: Had a career-best 34 goals in her sophomore campaign...Earned AWPCA Academic All-American honors...2002: Recorded 17 goals as a freshman, fifth most of the team...Voted the 2002 Rookie of the year...AWPCA Academic All-American and Big West Scholar Athlete. High School
All-CIF and All-Sea View League recipient...Part of the 2000 CIF champion team and 2001 CIF finalists at Santa Margarita High School...Coached by Scott Taylor...Competed in club under John Wright...Was also on the swim team and named an Academic All-American and team MVP. Personal
Born April 3, 1983...Parents are George and Candace Keefe...Wishes her mom was here to cook for her...Favorite movie is Braveheart...Enjoys scuba diving and being near the ocean, especially at Campus Point.