Height: 5'10"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Central
Club: Strikers Fox Valley
Major: Finance/Marketing


Honors & Awards

  • Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2015)
  • Nebraska Outstanding Scholar Award (2017)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2014)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015*, 2016; Spring 2014*, 2015*, 2016, 2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

*-denotes perfect 4.0 grade-point average

2016 (Junior)
Kelly Schatz (pronounced Shots) did not see playing time in 2016, but added depth behind starting goalkeeper Aubrei Corder.

2015 (Redshirt)
Schatz redshirted during the 2015 campaign after suffering an injury.

2014 (Sophomore)
Schatz started all 19 games at goalkeeper and compiled 55 saves. She earned three shutouts and helped with two others during the season. Her first shutout came in the season opener against SMU on Aug. 22, when she collected five saves.

On Aug. 29, she preserved a 1-0 win with two saves against Butler. Her third shutout came against Purdue on Oct. 17. The following game, Schatz earned one save during the first 75 minutes against Indiana, a shutout that was completed by Erika Johnson.

Schatz garnered Big Ten Defender-of-the-Week accolades for her performances against the Boilermakers and Hoosiers. Schatz also contributed 48 minutes to Nebraska's shutout of North Dakota on Sept. 7.

Schatz set a career high for single-game saves with seven against Rutgers on Sept. 25. She matched that total at Minnesota on Oct. 9.

2013 (Freshman)
Schatz competed in four matches for the Huskers. She compiled four saves over 52 minutes of scoreless goalkeeping.

Schatz was called upon after starting goalkeeper Emma Stevens was injured in the second half against Ohio State on Oct. 25. Schatz remained poised against a solid Buckeye attack and made a pair of big saves in a pressure-packed 1-0 victory to keep the Huskers on track for the first of a pair of Big Ten championships.

Schatz was one of two new goalkeepers on the Husker roster in 2013, joining Brazilian Helena Ferraz.

High School
Schatz joined the Huskers from Naperville Central High School in Illinois. A two-time member of the National Honor Society, Schatz graduated with a 4.1 GPA (4.0 scale).

Other Information
During the club season, Schatz played for the Strikers Fox Valley under Pat Fuller and Dave King.

Personal Information
Kelly is the daughter of Mike and Lori Schatz. She was born on Feb. 2, 1995. She has one sister, Molly, and two brothers, Michael and Jeff. Kelly majored in finance and marketing, earning her bachelor's degree from Nebraska in May of 2017. She claimed Academic All-Big Ten honors in 2014. A Big Ten Distinguished Scholar in 2015, she is an eight-time member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll. She is also a four-time selection to the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.

Schatz's Career Statistics









2013 4-0 52:44 4 0 0.00 0/3 0-0-0
2014 19-19 1714:08 55 33 1.73 3/2 8-9-2
2015 Redshirt 0:00 0 0 0.00 0/0 0-0-0
2016 0-0 0:00 0 0 0.00 0/0 0-0-0









Schatz's Career Highs
- 7 (2 times) last at Minnesota (10/9/14)
Shutouts - 
3/2 last vs. Purdue (10/17/14)
Consecutive Scoreless Minutes - 
168:27 (10/17/14 - 10/24/14)

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