|High School:||Durham Academy|
2011: All-Southern Conference Second Team Selection after earning preseason all-conference honors…started 18 games in net for the Spartans, posting a 8-8-1 record and a 1.68 goals against average….allowed 30 goals in 1608:32 of work…turned in three shutouts, including back-to-back shutouts in SoCon play against Furman (Oct. 16) and Western Carolina (Oct. 21)…made 68 saves on the season, good for a .694 average…season-high 10 saves on 23 shots against Duke (Sept. 11)….shutout Furman for 105:11…faced more than 10 shots in nine of 18 matches…finished her UNCG career as one of the best goalkeepers in school history…12th in school history with career matches started (77)….fourth in saves (254)… finished first in school history in minutes played with 6,921:44, shutouts (34) and goals against average (0.87)….team captain…UNCG’s Female Spartan Award winner…candidate for Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award
2010: Earned a slew of honors a junior, when she was third-team NSCAA Women’s Collegiate Scholar All-America, second-team NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-Southeast Region, first-team All-Southern Conference, SoCon Championship All-Tournament, SoCon Championship MVP, Academic All-SoCon and North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State ... also earned the SoCon’s Coleman Lew Leadership Award … started all 22 games in net for the Spartans, posting a 19-2-1 record and a 0.55 goals against average, the second-best mark in school history and 11th-best in NCAA Division I on the season … allowed 12 goals in 1952:07 of work … turned in 12 shutouts, matching the single-season school record, and became UNCG’s leader in career shutouts (31) … made 59 saves on the season, good for an .831 save percentage … was the SoCon Player of the Week on Aug. 31 after posting two shutouts and a win over No. 10 Wake Forest in the first week of the season … named to the Under Armour Invitational All-Tournament Team after shutting out Southern Cal for 110 minutes in a scoreless draw … member of the Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List both semesters … team captain.
2009: Followed up her stellar first season with a solid sophomore campaign, earning All-Southern Conference Second Team honors … started 19 matches and posted a 0.80 GAA, which was the third-best mark in single-season school history at the time … made 64 saves and turned in eight shutouts, the sixth-best mark in school history at the time … put together an .810 save percentage … logged 1,679 minutes in the net … matched her win total from 2008 with a 13-6 mark as the keeper of record … four of her six losses on the season came against teams that were either ranked at the time or appeared in the rankings later in the season … blanked then-No. 11 Duke on Aug. 28, 1-0, with a season-high nine saves … allowed just one goal each to then-No. 1 North Carolina (8/30) and then-No. 4 Stanford (9/4), two teams that would end up playing for the national title … had eight saves against the Tar Heels and Duquesne (9/13) …was named one of CollegeSoccer360’s Primetime Performers for her efforts against Duke and North Carolina at the Carolina Nike Classic … missed the Southern Conference tournament with a knee injury … finished the season as UNCG’s career leader in goals against average with a 0.64 mark and tied for fourth in career shutouts with 19 … was an Academic All-Southern Conference selection.
2008: Earned spots on the All-Southern Conference First Team, the SoCon All-Freshman Team and the SoCon All-Tournament Team … was also a North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association All-State pick … appeared in 19 games with 18 starts … went 13-2-3 as a starter, compiling a school-record and SoCon-best 0.48 goals against average, which ranked eighth in the nation … allowed just nine goals in 1,682:34 of work … posted 11 shutouts, one shy of the school record and the most in the SoCon on the year … made 63 saves, the 14th-best mark in school history … turned in an .875 save percentage, the sixth-best mark in NCAA Division I … recorded six straight shutouts in a school-record streak of 647 consecutive scoreless minutes from Sept. 19-Oct. 19 … blanked No. 15 Santa Clara 1-0 on Sept. 12 in just her second career start, making five saves … her two losses came in back-to-back games against ranked opponents, a 2-0 setback at No. 3 Stanford on Sept. 14 and a 3-0 loss at No. 14 Wake Forest on Sept. 19 … made a season-high 10 saves against the Cardinal … was a two-time SoCon Player of the Week, taking the award on Sept. 16 and Oct. 14 … posted a pair of shutouts in the SoCon tournament, with both going to penalty kicks after neither side could score in regulation or overtime … stopped a pair of penalty kicks to help UNCG advance past Furman on Nov. 7 and saved another in the title game against Western Carolina on Nov. 9.
High school: A five-year letter winner for the Durham Academy Cavaliers … named to the All-Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference team as a junior and senior … the Cavaliers earned back-to-back conference championships and an appearance in the state finals in 2006 … was a 2008 all-state performer for Durham Academy … played her travel ball with the Triangle Futbol Club … helped lead her team to the 2008 USL Super Y U-20 North American Championship, making two saves in the penalty kick portion of the match, and a title repeat in 2009 … also helped Triangle win the 2007 NCYSA State Cup championship, the 2007 Washington Area Girls Soccer Tournament finals and the 2006 Orange Classic Championship … played travel ball with fellow UNCG sophomore Kimberly Murphy … also played basketball and tennis in high school and was selected as an all-conference honoree in 2006 and 2007 for basketball while also winning the Coach’s Award during her one year on the tennis courts for the Cavaliers.
Personal: Kelsey McBane Kearney … born Feb. 25, 1990, in Durham, N.C. … daughter of Philip and Connie Kearney … has a younger sister, Sarah … majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in fitness leadership.