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Kaylee Davis

School

Texas State University

Position
Forward
Major
Nutrition & Food

Classroom

Kaylee Davis entered her senior year with an overall GPA of 3.77 while majoring in nutrition and food, and she is on track to graduate in the spring of 2020. Since transferring from Sam Houston State in the spring semester of 2017, Davis has been named to the Texas State Dean’s List in four semesters. Davis has also been named to the Sun Belt Conference Commissioner’s List in both the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years. Davis is a two-time recipient of the Texas State Star of Excellence, given to student-athletes at Texas State who have a 4.0 semester GPA in the spring or fall semesters of a calendar year.

Davis was named the 2018 Texas State Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, an honor given to student-athletes who excelled in academics, demonstrated leadership qualities and provided service to the university and community. Davis was also selected to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Third Team, the first-ever Texas State soccer player named to any of the teams, and the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-West First Team.

After graduating, Davis plans to pursue a professional soccer career and would be the first player in program history to play professionally. Following her pursuit of a professional soccer career, Davis plans to attend nursing school.

Character

Davis serves as one of the two team captains for the Texas State soccer team for the 2019 season. She is a member of the leadership teams of both the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Athletes in Action. Outside of school and soccer, Davis is a mentor to four fellow members of the soccer team.

Davis began her collegiate career at Sam Houston State before transferring to Texas State for the 2017 spring semester. She joined the soccer team as a walk-on and earned a scholarship after just her first semester at the school.

Community

Davis is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Texas State and has served at the Boys and Girls Club in San Marcos, Texas. Davis has also volunteered her time by helping coach youth soccer teams for the San Marcos Area Youth Soccer Organization and has served as a volunteer at The Heart Church in San Marcos, Texas. As a member of Athletes in Action, she went on a mission trip to Spain with the group in the summer of 2018. Along with competing against other teams from Spain, Davis and the group spent time with the youth in Barcelona and learned how to integrate faith and soccer.

Davis is also a Goals2Cure advocate. Goals2Cure is a charitable initiative created by Texas State soccer Head Coach Kat Conner, whose mission is to promote ovarian cancer awareness and to raise funds in support of women fighting ovarian cancer.

Competition

Through four games in 2019, Davis has helped Texas State to a program-best 4-0 start while scoring three goals and recording an assist. Davis was named the Sun Belt Conference’s Offensive Player of the Week after the second weekend of the 2019 season.

Selected to the 2019 MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List, Davis scored 18 goals in 2018, which tied the Texas State season record and was tied for third most in the nation. She was also named the 2019 Sun Belt Preseason Offensive Player of the Year. Davis’ 2018 performance resulted in her being picked to the United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast First Team. Davis was also the 2018 Sun Belt Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year along with being selected to the All-Sun Belt First Team. She was named to the Sun Belt All-Tournament Team and was a four-time Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week honoree. Her seven game-winning goals set a new TXST season record and tied for third in the country. Davis helped lead the Bobcats to their first-ever Sun Belt regular season championship in 2018.

The 2017 season saw Davis finish with seven goals and two assists to be named to the All-Sun Belt First Team and selected as the Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year after transferring from Sam Houston State.

Davis currently ranks fourth in goals scored (28) and shots (156), fifth in points (60) and tenth in shots on goal (68) in Texas State history.

(All stats as of nomination time.)