OUTLOOK -- Co-captain ... A true leader on and off the field ... Battling injuries that gave her limited minutes in 2004 ... Hoping to see more recovery for her senior year ... Communicates well.
2004 -- Started first seven matches of the season before injury sidelined her ... Finished the year with 13 matches played as one of the top defenders in the back for the Gamecocks ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team ... Earned The Inspiration Award at the USC Scholar Athlete Banquet; presented to a USC Student-Athlete who has overcome great adversity with perseverance, dedication and determination.
2003 -- One of five players to start all 21 games played ... Leading defender from the left side ... Tallied an assist for game-winning goal by Amanda Thurber in 1-0 win at Mississippi State (10/26) ... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.
2002 -- Saw action off the bench in 18 matches ... Tallied three assists on the season with one of them coming on the game-winner at Charleston Southern (9/19) ... Assisted on a goal at Alabama (10/29).
PRE-COLLEGE -- Leading scorer for high school team three of four years, including senior year with 33 goals scored and 18 assists ... Earned all-state honors in 2001-2002 season as well as all-region and all-district honors ... 2001 all-region MVP ... Named High School Athlete of the Week in Sept. of 2001 ... Member of Mu Alpha Theta and National Honors Society ... Mentioned in 2001 Who's Who in America High Schools ... High School team reached semifinals of state tournament and finished fourth.
PERSONAL -- Full name is Kimberly Jayne Criss ... Favorite foods are lobster and cheesecake ... Born on April 19, 1984 ... Daughter of George and Jennifer Criss ... Majoring in accounting.