Kenzie

Coons

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Midfielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Texas Tech/Millard West
Club: Elite Girls Academy
Major: Psychology

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2018)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2018; Spring 2019)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2019)

2018 (Freshman)
Kenzie Coons earned Big Ten All-Freshman Team accolades after playing in every game during her first year at Nebraska. Coons, who started 12 of her 21 appearances, scored one goal and tallied one assist, while taking 10 shots (three shots on goal) in 1,224 minutes. She netted her first career goal on Sept. 9 in the 39th minute of Nebraska's 2-1 road win over 13th-ranked NC State. On Sept. 20, Coons assisted Faith Carter's game-winning overtime goal against Indiana in the 91st minute. Coons progressively played more minutes as the season went on, tallying 70 or more minutes in nine of the last 13 games. NU posted a 9-7-5 mark and tied for fifth in the Big Ten at 5-3-3.

Before Nebraska (Texas Tech)
Coons spent one semester at Texas Tech as a mid-year enrollee in January 2018 before coming to Nebraska.

High School
Coons played for Millard West under Coach Jackie Tevis Butler. A first-team all-state performer, Coons helped the Wildcats win the 2015 state title, while making the semifinals in 2016 and 2017. In the classroom, Coons earned academic all-state honors.

Other Information
Coons played club soccer for Elite Girls Academy under Coach Marcus Kelcher. A winner of the team’s leadership award, Coons helped Elite Girls Academy capture the State Cup in 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018, while making the regional finals in 2018.

Personal Information
Kenzie is the daughter of Shannon and Jerry Garcia, and was born on Oct. 19, 1999. Kenzie has one sister, Jordan, and one brother, Christopher. Kenzie is majoring in psychology and earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2018-19.

Coons on Nebraska
“I chose Nebraska because of the family atmosphere and amazing soccer and academic programs.”

Coons' Career Statistics

Year

GP-GS

Shots

SOG

Goals

Assists

Points

2018

21-12

10

3

1

1

3

Totals

21-12

10

3

1

1

3

Coons' Career Highs
Points
- 2 at NC State (9/9/18)
Goals - 1 at NC State (9/9/18)
Assists - 1 vs. Indiana (9/20/18)

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Highlights vs. Michigan State 10/24
Highlights vs. Indiana 9/20
Highlights vs. Purdue 9-23