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#8 Abby Dahlkemper
Position: Defender
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart Prep
U.S. National Team
Has been a member of the Under-23 and Under-20 U.S. National Team pools … Played with U-23s at the 2014 Six Nations Tournament and the 2013 Four Nations Tournament, which were both won by the U.S. … Starting defender on the U-17 National Team.

2013
Became UCLA’s first-ever Honda Award winner for soccer … First defender in 10 years to be named a finalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy … First-team NSCAA All-American and All-Pacific Region … Selected to Soccer America’s MVP team and Top Drawer Soccer’s Best XI first team … First-Team All-Pac-12 for the third-straight year … NSCAA Scholar All-America Player of the Year … First-team NSCAA Scholar All-American and All-West Region … Second-team Capital One Academic All-District and honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection … Starter in all 24 of 25 games played and ranked second on the team in minutes played, playing in 2,194 of a possible 2,311 minutes … Leader of UCLA defense that finished first in the nation with a team goals against average of 0.30 and totaled 18 shutouts … UCLA’s defense allowed just eight goals all season, second-fewest in school history … Contributed a goal and two assists offensively, scoring in the regular season win over San Diego State and assisting on goals in the Duke and Oregon games … Defensive MVP at the Notre Dame adidas Invitational … Named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Team of the Week for Nov. 5.

2012
Earned second-team NSCAA All-America and first-team All-Pacific Region honors … Selected to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List … First-Team All-Pac-12 and honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection … Starter in all 23 games and ranked second on the team in minutes played, playing in 2,016 of a possible 2,120 minutes … Recorded three goals, including game-winners against UMass and Fresno State, and added three assists … Leader of a UCLA defense that surrendered just 13 goals all season (first in the Pac-12) … Also helped the Bruins rank first in the conference in goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (14) … Twice named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week (Aug. 20-27 and Oct. 1-7) … Selected to the Soccer America Team of the Week for Aug. 20-27.

2011
Third-Team NSCAA All-American … First-Team All-Pacific Region … First-Team All-Pac-12 selection … Member of the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team … One of five UCLA players to start all 21 matches … Leader of a UCLA defense that surrendered just 12 goals all season (2nd in the Pac-12) … Also helped the Bruins rank second in the conference in goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (13) … Finished the season with two assists … Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 home victory over Oregon State … Other assist came in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against San Diego (1-1 draw) … Had 13 shots on the season.

High School/Club
Member of UCLA’s No. 1 ranked 2011 recruiting class … Widely considered the top incoming defender heading into college … 2010 Gatorade Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the state of California … 2010 Parade All-American … Three-time NSCAA Youth All-American (2008-2010) … Rated as the No. 18 recruit in the country according to Top Drawer Soccer … Played high school soccer at Sacred Heart Prep … Two-time West Bay Athletic League (WBAL) Most Valuable Player (2009 & 2010) … San Mateo Times Player of the Year (2009) … Two-time Palo Alto Daily News First-Team selection (2009 & 2010) … Plays club soccer for the MVLA Avalanche … Captained the team to a CYSA Cal-North State Championship in 2008 ... Won W-League title with Pali Blues in 2013 and again with the LA Blues in 2014.

Personal
Full name is Abigail Lynn Dahlkemper … Born May 13, 1993 in Lancaster, Pa. … Daughter of Andrew and Susan Dahlkemper … Brothers names are Andrew and Joe … Enjoys hanging out with friends and family in her spare time … Also enjoys going to the beach … Has organized soccer fund raisers to help provide shoes for children in Africa … Sociology major.

Career Statistics:

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2011 21-21 13 0 2 2
2012 22-22 21 3 3 9
2013 25-24 25 1 2 4
Totals 69-68 59 4 7 15
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