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Kaycie Tillman

#12

Player profile

position
Midfielder
height
5'6"
year
Junior
hometown
Rowlett, Texas
high school
Bishop Lynch

CAREER ACCOLADES:

* NSCAA All-Southeast Region First Team (2016)
* ACC All-Freshman Team (2015)
* TopDrawerSoccer Freshman Best XI First Team (2015)
* TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (10/6/15, 12/1/15)

2016 HIGHLIGHTS:

* Started in 22 games and earned 21 starts during her sophomore season.
* Finished fourth on the team with 11 points on three goals and a team-leading five assists.
* Received NSCAA All-Southeast Region First Team honors.
* Recorded an assist in back-to-back games at Vanderbilt (August 25) and Middle Tennessee (August 28).
* Scored her first goal of the season against No. 17 UConn, and added an assist as well.
* Posted a goal on the road at Pitt on October 1.
* Scored the game-winning goal in overtime in a 1-0 victory over No. 4 Duke.
* Assisted on Megan Connolly’s game-winning goal against No. 9 Clemson in the semifinals of the ACC Tournament as the Seminoles advanced to win their fourth conference championship in a row.

2015 HIGHLIGHTS:

* Started all 25 games as a midfielder during her freshman season as the Seminoles earned their third consecutive ACC Championship and fourth overall in program history.
* Finished with 16 points on four goals and eight assists on the season.
* Her eight assists finished in a tie for fourth in the ACC and No. 40 overall in the NCAA.
* Was a member of the best freshman team in the nation, as the eight FSU freshmen combined for 89 points on 29 goals and 31 assists, which was 35 points more than the second-place team Texas A&M (54).
* Scored on the first shot of her career, opening the scoring in the second minute against Southeastern Louisiana on August 28.
* Matched a school-record with three assists – all in the first half – against Pitt on October 3. She was the eighth Seminole to register three assists in a single game, and the second to do it all in the first half (Mami Yamaguchi, 2007).
* Became the first FSU player to record three assists in two different games in a career, let alone a season, with a trio of assists against No. 21 Texas A&M in the NCAA Quarterfinals as the Seminoles advanced to the College Cup for the fifth consecutive season.
* Scored the game’s first goal in three matches – Southeastern Louisiana (Aug. 28), No. 7 Clemson (Sept. 24) and No. 19 Auburn (Nov. 22).
* An efficient shooter as four of her seven shots on goal found the back of the net.
* Assisted on Cheyna Williams’ game-winner against Grand Canyon on September 13.
* Found Elin Jensen for the game’s first goal against Boston College on November 1.
* Played the entire match in six games, including the full 110 minutes at Duke (Sept. 20) and versus Boston College (Nov. 1).

HIGH SCHOOL:

* Four-time All-State selection in both soccer and basketball
* Named Newcomer of the Year as a freshman
* Earned Most Valuable Player honors her senior season
* Named to the Honor Roll during her sophomore, junior and senior years
* Member of the Student Council, Tech Club and Multicultural Club

ODP/CLUB:

* Member of the Sting Soccer Club
* Two-time National Champions – 2012 USAYAS and 2014 ECNL

U.S. NATIONAL TEAM:

* Played on the U-17 National Team
* Called into camp with the U-20 National Team

PERSONAL:

* Daughter of Andrew and Yolanda Tillman
* Majoring in Risk Management and Insurance