Kiki Pickett

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#23 - Defender

Height: 5’0"

Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA

Country: United States

Date of Birth: April 30, 1999

College: Stanford University

Previous Club: North Carolina Courage (NWSL)

Jersey Number: 23

ACQUIRED: Free Agency, 01/21/24 

HONORS: 2023, 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup. 

2023: Made nine appearances, earning seven starts for North Carolina during the regular season…Recorded one assist against the Houston Dash (7/1) – the first of her NWSL career…Appeared in four Challenge Cup matches, earning four starts…Tallied an assist against Orlando (7/29). 2022: Played in four regular season games all in substitute appearances…Appeared in five Challenge Cup games (three starts)…Registered an assist against Orlando (4/16). 2021: Played in 16 games for the Kansas City Current, earning 13 starts in her rookie season…Made professional debut as a substitute against NJ/NY Gotham FC (7/2). 

2019: Called into camp with the U.S. Women’s National Team in November. Youth National Team: Participated in U-20 and U-17 World Cup qualifying tournaments. 

COLLEGE (Stanford) 
2020-21: Pac-12 Defender of the Year…United Soccer Coaches All-West Region first team…All-Pac-12 first team…Drafted fourth overall by Kansas City NWSL in the 2021 NWSL Draft, but chose to remain at Stanford for the spring season…Started all 14 matches of the season – one of four players to start every match of the season – totaling 1,283 minutes at outside back…Finished the season with three points off a goal and an assist. 2019: Helped lead Stanford to a National Championship, scoring the game-winning PK in the final… College Cup All-Tournament team…All-America third team…United Coaches All-West Region first team…All-Pac-12 first team…Started all 25 games, scoring twice with a career-high nine assists…Both goals came in the postseason. 2018: All-Pac-12 second team…Started in 22 of 23 appearances, finishing with one goal and three assists. 2017: Part of NCAA Championship team as a freshman…All-Pac-12 freshman team…Appeared in all 25 games, starting 24 and playing nearly every minute of the season at right back…Finished the season with one goal and four assists. 

Kiki Pickett

Get to know Kiki

Full Name: Kiara Shaelene Pickett

Best Soccer Memory: 2019 NCAA Championship

Favorite Soccer Player: Ronaldinho

Fun facts about you?: I like elephants, I have a sister who also plays soccer, I am half Mexican

If you were an emoji?: 🤗

Accolades: Challenge Cup winner 2023, Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year 2020, NCAA D1 Champion 2017 and 2019

Favorite Food: Bread

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