The Kirkland File
Full Name: McKay Kirkland
Place of Birth: Rocky Mount, N.C.
Parents: John and Chris
Siblings: Tyler and John
Club Team/Coach: CSA Copa 91/ Lee Horton
Q & A
What is your nickname, why? My dad calls me Katiebug.
What is your favorite childhood memory? Being a child, everything was responsibility-free
Why did you choose UK? I like Coach Lipsitz a lot and I believe in the soccer program
Serena or Venus? Definitely Serena
What is your favorite television show? 24
If you could be a superhero, who would it be? I would rather be Harry Potter…he has a wand and an invisibility cloak.
Who is your favorite athlete? Peyton Manning
What do you want to be when you grow up? I wish I knew.
What was the last book you read in its entirety on your own? South of Broad
What is your favorite movie? I never ever get tired of Remember the Titans.
What is your favorite food? Chocolate
Who is your role model? My brother
If you could eat dinner with one person, living or dead, who would it be… And why? Jesus Christ, because I have so many questions.
What is the coolest city you have been to? Barcelona
What is your favorite class? English
If you could do one community service project, what would it be? Anything, I love doing any service project!
If there was a movie of your life, who would play you? If she had blonde hair, Sandra Bullock.
Do you have any pre-game habits? I become mute before games in the lockerroom..it gets me in the zone.
Better 3-hour blockbuster, Titanic, Lord of the Rings or Avatar? Avatar
Beets — Fruit? Vegetable? Or item best left on the shelf? I don’t know what this question is asking… but I like fruit a lot.
Pre-College: Played club ball with CSA Copa 91 … Played on state-title winning teams as a member with Charlotte Latin school as a sophomore and junior … Scored 51 goals and notched 24 assists in three seasons at Charlotte Latin … Named to the CISAA all-conference team as a sophomore and junior … Served as team captain in 2008 … Named to the NCSCA All-Region teams as a sophomore and junior … Also honored as a member of the NCSCA and 3A NCISAA All-State teams a junior, when she scored 47 points