The Panthers Are a Perfect 4-0 Under New Head Coach Greg Miller
QUOTING MILLER: "Caroline is a versatile player and one of our co-captains. She will play in the back or in the midfield for us in 2013. We're not really sure where we're going to need her just yet, but we will be counting on her leadership abilities with so many young players."
CAREER: A three-year Big East Academic All-Star, has established herself as a defensive leader, starting 54 of her 58 career games played...Named to the All-Big East Rookie Team and the TopDrawerSoccer.com "100 Freshman to Watch" list as a freshman in 2010...In her three-year varsity career, has tallied 12 shots, including six on goal.
2012: Saw action in all 19 games, starting 15...Recorded seven shots with four on goal on the year...As a defender, contributed to three shutouts...Tallied 1,128 minutes of playing times on the year.
2011: One of just four players to start all 19 games on the year...Helped lead the Pitt defense to a shutout in a 1-0 win over Delaware (Aug. 28)...Took lone shot of the season, in season opening 2-2 tie with Eastern Michigan (Aug. 19)...Named a Big East Academic All-Star.
2010: As a freshman, started all 20 games for the Panthers in 2010...A solid defender, she led the team with 1,834 minutes played...Named to the All-Big East Rookie Team as well as TopDrawerSoccer.com "100 Freshman to Watch" list...Tallied four shots including two on goal...Named a Big East Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Moon Area High School in Moon Township, Pa...Led her team to three section championships...Led her squad to the WPIAL quarterfinals in her senior season...Led her team to the state title game in her freshman season...Three-year captain of the Beadling Cup traveling team and six time state champions...Named a top 20 player in Pennsylvania by TopDrawerSoccer.com...Finished fourth all-time in career points at Moon with 184, including 64 goals and 56 assists...Led Moon to a 74-11-4 combined record in four years...Earned All-Section and All-District honors three times, and All-WPIAL twice...Named to the 2009 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review All-Star team, and the 2008 and 2009 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette West All-Star team...Selected to the 2009 All-state Pennsylvania team...Ranked among the top-10 WPIAL goal scorers in 2007-08...Was a member of ODP PA West from 2006-2009, and served as captain in two of those years, and ODP invite to Developmental camp...Earned a four-year Scholar Athlete Award...Member of the varsity track and field team and the National Honor Society at Moon.
PERSONAL: Born May 28, 1992...Daughter of Craig and Beje Keefer...Has two younger siblings: Matthew and Hayden...Mother, Beje, played soccer at UNC-Wilmington and father, Craig, played baseball at University of Pennsylvania...Enrolled in the College of Business Administration with an emphasis on marketing.
Minutes: 110, six times- Rutgers, 9/23/11; USFW, 9/18/11; Colorado College, 9/2/11; Eastern Michigan, 8/18/11; at Syracuse, 10/10/10; Kent State, 9/12/10.
Shots: 2, three times- Villanova, 9/28/12; at Eastern Michigan, 8/17/12; Akron, 9/10/10.