6   Kayra Thompson
Kayra Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

High School:
Blue Valley Northwest

Height:
5-5

Position:
D/M

Experience:
3V


10/28/2012

Gritty Huskies Fall at No. 2 Central Michigan in MAC Quarterfinals

Huskies and Chips were deadlocked 0-0 at haftime

10/26/2012

Huskies to Face Central Michigan in MAC Quarterfinals

NIU is looking for first tournament win since 2007

10/25/2012

Come From Behind Win Launches Huskies to MAC Tournament at Toledo

Huskies score two goals in final 21 minutes to clinch seventh seed of MAC Tournament

10/14/2012

Tale of Two Halves Sinks Huskies Versus Cardinals, 1-0

Failed clearance leads to a goal in the ninth minute goal

09/23/2012

Defense Leads Huskies in 0-0 Draw Over Western Michigan

Carr picks up fourth shutout of the season

08/15/2013

Coach Ross and Amy Carr talk about Fall camp

Head Coach John Ross and goalkeeper Amy Carr talk about the Huskies fall camp and look ahead to their exhibition match with Valparaiso Friday August 16 versus Valparaiso.

08/08/2012

Women's Soccer : Fall Camp Report

2013 SEASON:
Appeared in two games during her final season as a Huskie ... totaled of 59 minutes played ... Saw action against Toledo (Oct. 31) and Miami (Ohio) (Nov. 3).

2012 SEASON:
Played in 17 matches starting five throughout the pitch ... Totaled one goal and six shots ... Began season at outside back before moving to the attacking third at season's end ... Notched the game-tying goal at Toledo to help the Huskies clinch a Mid-American Conference Tournament berth against the Rockets (Oct. 25) ... Played all 110 minutes against Western Michigan to shutout the Broncos (Sept. 23) ... Aided in six shutouts defensively ... Part of a Mid-American Conference best defense that only allowed 19 goals in 2013 ... Part of a back line that did not allow a shot on goal at Eastern Illinois (Sept. 9).

2011 SEASON:
A key box-to-box, high tempo midfielder for the Huskies ... Made 17 appearances and 12 starts ... Tallied one goal and one assist (three points) during the season for third-most on the team ... Scored the equalizing goal 40 seconds into the second half at Kent State (Oct. 9) ... Recorded an assist on Samantha Hill's equalizing goal against Ohio (Oct. 2) ... Also posted a season-high four shots against the Bobcats (Oct. 2).

2010 SEASON:

Appeared in 18 contests, recording starts in nine matches ... netted a goal in the Huskies 3-2 victory over Northern Iowa ... fired six shots on goal on 14 shots during the season ... notched shots on goal against Northern Iowa, Illinois State, SIU Edwardsville, Green Bay, Ball State, and Eastern Michigan ... recorded starts against SIU Edwardsville, Green Bay, Toledo, Ball State, Buffalo, Miami, Bowling Green, Western Michigan and Central Michigan.

2009 SEASON:
Recorded time in six matches ... recorded shot attempts in contests against Southeast Missouri and Loyola Chicago.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Four-time varsity letter-winner ... Was a second team All-Eastern Kansas League selection by Kansas City Star during junior season ... Scored one goal on EKL state-qualifying squad as a junior and named team MVP of Missouri-Kansas Tournament ... Played 17 matches on fourth-place squad during sophomore season ... Tailed two goals during freshman campaign on varsity squad that finished second in conference ... Earned EKL Scholar Athlete honors all three seasons ... Earned varsity basketball letter during sophomore year and named Defensive Player of the Year on undefeated freshman squad.

PERSONAL/MISCELLANEOUS:
Daughter of Herbert and Belinda Thompson ... Participated in club soccer for KC Comets Select 90/91 from 2004-2009 under Coach Neil Kelly and was member of 2006 Kansas State Cup Champions ... Helped the Comets be Kansas State Cup Finalists in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008 and Midwest Regional Champions form 2004-08 ... Cousin Bri Devereaux played for the Central Missouri State University women's soccer team ... Cousin Jarrett Devereaux played for the University of Cincinnati men's soccer team ... Cousin Philip Cosey participated on the Track and Field team at Texas Southern University ... Intends to major in nursing.

Season GP-GS Goals Assists Shots SOG SOG% Points
2009 6-0 0 0 2 1 .500 0
2010 18-9 1 0 14 6 .429 2
TOTAL 24-9 1
0
16 7 .465 2