|12 Annie Kadota
Exciting player to watch... Speed allows her to get behind defenses and create goal-scoring opportunities... Tremendous work-rate puts pressure on the opposition... Has a knack for getting the offense started.
2010: Conference USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice Honor Athlete; Played in 19 games with a career-high nine starts, all at forward... Team posted a winning 4-3-2 record in her starts... Shared the team lead in game-winning goals (2)... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime in her first start of the season, against San Francisco in her home state of California... Took four shots on-goal against USF to tie for the most by an Owl all year... Tied a career-high with 83 minutes that game against the Dons... Tallied a new career-high with five shots in a start against Texas-San Antonio the next week... Scored what proved to be the game-winning goal on her first shot of the game in the 19th minute against C-USA foe Southern Miss... Maintained a .500 shots-on-goal percentage, the second-highest mark on the team... Finished third on the team in shot-percentage (.100)... Played a total of 858 minutes... Averaged 56 minutes per game as a starter.
2009: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice University Honor Athlete; Appeared in 18 games, most-often in the attacking third but also in the midfield... Notched two assists, including the assist on Nikki Storness' game-winning goal against C-USA foe Southern Miss... Ignited a comeback on the road at Stephen F. Austin with an assist on Alexa Coralli's goal off a corner kick late in the first half... Took shots in back-to-back games at UTSA and New Mexico... Played a season-long 46 minutes against previously undefeated-untied New Mexico... Contributed 40 or more minutes on three occasions (vs. New Mexico, UTSA and UW-Milwaukee).
2008: C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Began a solid freshman season with a sensational start by becoming the first Owl in school history to score a goal and record an assist in her first collegiate game... Started at forward on opening day against Sam Houston State and scored the team's first goal of the year (the game-winning goal in an eventual shutout victory)... Only the sixth Owl in school history to score a goal in her first Division I game... Scored in the 31st minute against Sam Houston, then assisted on Erin Scott's goal a minute later in the 2-0 win... Became the fifth Rice freshman to notch an assist in her collegiate debut... Also registered an assist on Scott's game-winning goal against C-USA foe SMU... Played in all 19 games with seven starts... Made six starts at forward and one in the midfield... Played 827 minutes for the full season... Averaged more than 58 minutes per start... Saw a season-best 83 minutes twice, against Sam Houston and in the C-USA win over Colorado College... Tied for seventh on the team in shots (12)... Took a season-high three shots against UTSA.
Veteran starter in the Southern California Coast Premier League, one of the top leagues in the state... So Cal Blues finalists... Helped the Rancho Santa Fe Attack win the Albion Cup Tournament and reach the State Cup quarterfinals... Coached by Jimmy Murphy.
A 2008 graduate of The Bishop's School in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif... Led the soccer team to the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) championship... Prep coach was Brian Quinn, the former head coach of a professional league franchise the San Diego Sockers... Versatile athlete who was the only member of her 2008 class (male or female) to earn varsity letters in three sports (soccer, track and cross country) for four-straight years... Served as the team captain for both the soccer and cross country squads in 2007-2008... Exceptional student who was named to the Headmaster's Academic Honor Roll for three years... Twice named a Scholar-Athlete by the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Full Name: Anne Ostrom Kadota. Born: July 12, 1990 in San Diego, Calif. Parents: Dr. Richard Kadota and Dr. Nancy Ostrom (one brother). Uncle, played baseball at Carleton College. College: Jones