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Kara Gudmens
Kara Gudmens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Milford

Height:
5-9

Position:
Goalkeeper

Experience:
2L



2007 (JUNIOR): Was named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll ... did not participate in any games for the Crimson Tide.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Was named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week ... played in all 19 games and made 14 starts in between the pipes ... led the Crimson Tide with 88 saves and five shutouts ... her 4.63 saves per game ranked second in the SEC ... logged 1566:17 minutes in goal ... also played the field against LSU and Georgia ... recorded back-to-back shutouts twice on the season ... blanked Memphis on the road on Sept. 2 and then returned home to tally the blank sheet against Arkansas State on Sept. 4 ... also recorded shutouts against Mercer on Sept. 15 and Birmingham Southern on Sept. 17 ... final shutout on the year was her lone SEC blank sheet on the season against Mississippi State on Oct. 6 ... allowed 44 goals for a 2.53 goals against average ... tallied a record of 5-12 on the season ... recorded five or more saves in a game 10 times ... tallied a season-high nine saves against Vanderbilt on Sept. 29... played in all 11 SEC games while making eight starts ... logged 840:42 minutes in net during SEC play ... recorded 54 saves and one shutout ... allowed 34 goals for a 3.64 goals against average.

2005 (FRESHMAN): Was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... led the team as a freshman with 18 games played and 13 starts in net ... led the Crimson Tide with 66 saves while her 3.67 saves per game ranked fifth in the SEC ... logged a team-leading 1116:02 minutes in goal ... tallied a record of 3-4-2 in her first season at the collegiate ranks ... did not allow a goal her first 315 minutes of action ... first career start came at Tulane where she played 45 minutes and made two saves and did not allow a goal ... her first career SEC start came in an overtime draw at Florida on Sept. 23 where she also recorded a season-high eight saves ... earned her first career victory against Akron on Sept. 4 ... first career SEC victory came against LSU on Oct. 14 ... played in all 110 minutes in a 1-1 tie against Kentucky on Sept. 30 ... recorded five or more saves on six different occasions ... played in all 11 SEC contests while making nine starts in between the pipes ... logged 801:02 minutes in goal during SEC play ... tallied a 1-4-2 record over that span ... allowed 16 goals for a 1.80 goals against average versus SEC opponents ... tallied 53 saves for a .768 save percentage ... summer team Chantilly Inter Milan won the region I championship and advanced to the U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Attended Milford High School in Cincinnati, Ohio ... was named the offensive MVP in 2003 and led the team in goals and assists ... was named to the All-Southwest Academic Team ... was team captain of her club team at the U-17 and U-18 levels ... also played volleyball where she led the squad in kills ... was the leading scorer on her basketball team ... was a member of the National Honor Society and Academic Honor Roll ... was born on Sept. 27, 1986 ... daughter of Jim and Sherry Gudmens ... has an older brother Mark and older sister Jaimee ... gave up playing on the field at 14 to concentrate on playing goalkeeper ... was the editor of her high school newspaper.

  GOALIE                GP  Minutes    GA  GaAvg Saves   W   L   T  Sho
  2005................  18  1116:02    18   1.45    66   3   4   2    0
  2006................  19  1566:17    44   2.53    88   5  12   0    5
  2007................  Did not play in any games
  TOTAL...............  37  2682:19    62   2.08   154   8  16   2    5
     
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