Women's Soccer
Kirsten Robinson - Women's Soccer - University of Kentucky Athletics 27


  • height 5-0
  • class Senior
  • High school Homewood

2012 (Senior): Came off the bench to provide valuable minutes in 20 of 22 games this season … Launched four shots … Scored first goal of season at Arkansas as well as charting a season-high 46 minutes.

2011 (Junior):Played in every game … Was a mainstay at the left fullback spot … Earned a starting slot in all but 11 games … Inserted into the front line for final few games of the season.

2010 (Sophomore): Saw action in 17 matches including a start at Louisville … Recorded two shots against Marshall … Had an assist vs. Auburn … Played a career-high 110 minutes vs South Carolina

2009 (Freshman): Saw action in 17 games, earning nine starts … Played personal high 71 minutes against South Carolina … Took first career shot against Akron … Scored a team season high on first career goal and assist against Tennessee Tech … Recorded personal best two shots against Georgia … Lone shot against Arkansas was on goal … Received first yellow card at Auburn

Pre-College: Played her club soccer with the BUSA ’91 Elite … Helped lead club team to the 2008 Disney Soccer Classic U18 championship as well as a No. 15 national ranking … Trained and competed in Denmark where she scored six international goals in the Dana Cup … Helped lead club team to 2008 state championship, scoring 17 goals and five assists … Participated with the 2007-08 Alabama Olympic Development team … 2007 Alabama All-State Honorable mention … 2007 All-Metro … Helped lead Homewood High School to 5A State Semi-Finalist finish … Sisters, Bailey (Montevallo) and Monica (Shelton State) played soccer collegiately

  • Full Name: Kirsten Nichole Robinson
  • Place of Birth: Birmingham, Ala.
  • Parents: Cedric Robinson, Helen Bahakel
  • Siblings: Monica Robinson, Bailey Robinson
  • Club Team/Coach: BUSA 91′ Elite/Eric Dade
  • High School Mascot: Patriots

Robinson’s Q & A

What is your nickname, and why? Mini – because I am kinda short

What team member is most likely to be a head coach? Cassie Ransdell

Who is the most famous person you have ever met? Smokey Robinson

Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? Word Cup

What is the worst Christmas gift you’ve ever been given? Underwear

What would people be surprised to know about you? I am really tall for my age

If you had a horse in the Kentucky Derby, what would you name it? Shebad

What is your prized possession? My candy

Why did you choose your jersey number? The numbers complement each other

Who is the most famous person in your cell phone? My Dad

What song gets you pumped up for a game? Background by Lecrae

Who is the funniest player on the team? Alyssa Telang

What is your favorite city to visit? Nashville

Who is your favorite American Idol winner? Reppin #205 Ruben Studdard

What is your biggest fear? Coming up short

What is one food you will absolutely not eat? I will not eat any type of bugs

What is your dream job? To work with kids one day

What’s one of your most interesting life stories that sets you apart from everyone else? My grandfather worked for Martin Luther King and was very involved in the Civil Rights Movement.

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