21 - Olivia Klei
Olivia Klei
Height: 5-6
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Foothill HS
Position: Defender
Major: Business

AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: 2011 Preseason All-WCC ... started all 17 games she appeared in ... collected three assists ... attempted 11 shots ... had an assist in season-opener at San Jose State on Aug. 19 ... registered one assist at UC Santa Barbara on Aug. 26 ... had one assist in 3-0 win vs. Cal on Sept 25.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:  A second-team All-WCC selection ... WCC All-Academic honorable mention ... played in 18 games, starting 14 and totalling 1,113 minutes played ... scored one goal and had four assists for six points ... was second in the WCC in conference-only assists (4) and assists-per-game (0.57) ...  assisted Anessa Patton's game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over San Diego in the Broncos' WCC Opener on Oct. 10 ... registered a 2010 WCC single-season best three assists in one game in a 5-0 win over Gonzaga on Oct.22 ... scored Santa Clara's first goal in the regular-season finale against Pepperdine.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2009: Immediately became a starter in her first collegiate season ... started the season-opener and registered a pair of shots in a lopsided 4-0 victory over San Jose State (Aug. 21) ... scored the game-winning goal two days later against UC Santa Barbara (Aug. 23) ... distributed an assist against Purdue (Sept. 13), a game Santa Clara won 3-1 ... assisted in the winning goal during SCU's 1-0 victory against Colorado (Sept. 20) ... totaled eight shots - five on goal and two assists ... started 11 times in 14 appearances, playing in all three NCAA Tournament games - starting against No. 1 Stanford in the third round.

NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE: Member of U15-17 and U20 teams.

CLUB TEAM: Three year captain of Pleasanton Rage ... member of 2007 National Championship team ... 2007 Surf-Cup MVP ... and member of U17 World Cup team.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Foothill High School in Pleasanton, Calif. ... coached by Ron Lambert ... three-time NCS finalist ... member of 2009 EBAL undefeated championship team ... named No. 9 recruit by ESPN ... two time All-American ... volunteered with the National Charity League.

PERSONAL: Born in San Ramon, Calif. ... daughter of Steve and Katy Klei ... both parents graduated from Central Michigan ... has three siblings Marissa, Matt and Jeff ... great-grandfather is in the College Football Hall of Fame for coaching at Notre Dame ... hobbies include shopping, scrapbooking and traveling ... describes Santa Clara as: "the school of her dreams" ... majoring in marketing.