|High School:||Gilroy HS|
Top five on the team in points, Perkins appeared in all 17 games and earned 14 starts. She finished the season with two goals, the first of which came unassisted against Maine on Sept. 18.
Perkins made the most of 12 appearances, earning seven starts. Kelly finished fifth on the team in total points (8). She tied for second in total goals (4), one of which earned the Tigers a win.
Perkins appeared in 10 contests and was relied upon to provide an offensive spark off the bench. She collected one assist in a 6-1 win over Davidson. During her freshman campaign, Kelly fired off three shots.
Perkins graduated from Gilroy High School in Gilroy, Calif., in 2007. She helped lead the Mustangs to four consecutive Mission Trails Athletic League (MTAL) Championships from 2003 to 2006. Kelly scored 26 goals and nabbed 11 assists in her varsity career at Gilroy HS. Following her senior season in 2006, Kelly earned All-MTAL First Team honors and was named the Mustang Most Valuable Offensive Player. As a junior, Perkins earned All-MTAL Second Team recognition.
Kelly Perkins was born in Gilroy, Calif. Daughter of Todd and Chipper Perkins, she has three siblings, Scott (39), Meg (25) and Max (19). Perkins is majoring in business marketing with plans of opening a bakery after graduation. Her hobbies include cooking, reading and hanging out with friends and family.
MacDonald on Perkins:
"Kelly has good vision from the midfield and passes well. She has a great touch on the ball in the circle, making her a scoring threat. Her reach makes her tough to beat and she is quick to transition into offense."