The Fahey File
Full Name: Katlyn Anne Fahey
Place of Birth: Ft. Thomas, Ky.
Parents: Tom and Jodi Fahey
Siblings: Drew, Ellen
Club Team/Coach: Cincinnati Classics Hammer, Clay Revis
High School Mascot: Pandas
Q & A
Most interesting thing I did or am doing this summer…I went up to New York City to drop my brother off for his summer internship. Little did I know I would become queen of the subway. I also saw our very own Kristen Kover showing New York what she was made of.
Beckham or Ronaldo? Ronaldo
What was your first paying job? I was a life guard for I think four years. Best job ever!
The first thing I owned that said `Kentucky’ on it was…The first thing I can remember is a UK hat that my club coach randomly gave me when I was 12 and I still wear it.
The book on my nightstand is…The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Something few people know about me is…
I thought about it a long time and I can’t think of anything good to say.
Favorite TV show when I was in Junior High…
Boy Meets World
My favorite color in the crayon box is…Kentucky Blue!!
I chose Kentucky because…I thought it was a great school that had a lot to offer not only athletically but academically. And it’s not too far from home.
Favorite subject in school is…I have found some of the FAM classes I have taken really interesting.
If I was seven feet tall I would…be dominating the WNBA.
When I grow up, I want to…I don’t care as long as I’m having fun.
When I was a child, I always wanted to be a…
If you were stranded on an island what three things would you want most? Lighter or matches, knife to survive and then probably photo albums.
If I were a race horse, my name would be…Fudge … my old nickname.
My biggest pet peeve is…When someone tells me to chill out and I am not even riled up.
Before a game, I have to…Take a shower and brush my teeth.
My favorite place on campus is…Outside the classroom building is a great place for people watching.
Nobody would believe I listen to…The Harry Potter soundtrack during finals week or when I have a big test.
2008: Academic All-SEC … Started 13 of 19 games … Played full 90 minutes against Texas, Duke and South Carolina and 101 minutes in the season finale against Vanderbilt … Recorded career high four shots against Evansville and Oakland … Notched first goal of the season against Cleveland State … Recorded career highs in shots (16), shots on goal (7) and yellow cards (3)
2007: Academic All-SEC … Missed first five games of the season with an ankle injury, finishing with 989 minutes on the year … Played the full compliment of minutes in the last eight matches, including 110 minutes against No. 24 LSU for the third time in her career … Played in her first match of the season at Marshall, totaling 23 minutes … Totaled 41 minutes with a shot and an assist vs. Morehead State
2006: Freshman Academic All-SEC … Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (8/28) … Started 22 of 24 matches in her freshman campaign … Had a breakout match at Northwestern leading UK to a 2-1 overtime victory … Recorded two goals in the match, tallying four points … Recorded an assist against Louisville … Played a then career high 109 minutes against UW-Milwaukee … Played a career high 110 minutes vs. Florida as a well as all 110 minutes at Ole Miss … Played the full game in 13 of UK’s last 14 matches
Pre-College: Fahey served as the team captain as a senior at Notre Dame Academy in Ft. Wright, Ky. … Was a Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati Athletic Association (NKGCAA) first team selection … Named the Southern Ohio/Kentucky Coaches Association All-Star Game MVP … Earned first-team All-State honors from the Cincinnati Enquirer … As a junior, Fahey was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2004 Kentucky high school state tournament … Led her team to the 2004 state championship … Named First Team All-State selection by the Enquirer and was voted NDA’s Top Offensive Player … Also named all-district, all-region and NKGCAA second team in 2004 … Was a two-time Ohio South state champion with the Classics Hammer FC