21 Olivia Klei
21 Olivia Klei
Height: 5-6
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pleasanton, Calif.
High School: Foothill HS
Position: Midfielder
College: HS

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.

AT FOOTHILL: 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" ... studying in the College of Arts and Sciences.