Kelli Corless
15 Kelli Corless
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Acworth, Ga.

High School:
Harrison

Height:
5-6

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
05/14/1989

2010 (SENIOR)
Selected to Preseason All-SEC squad...Started all 21 games for Georgia on defense...score a goal on a corner kick vs. LSU which proved to be the game-winner...added three assists for five points...took 17 shots, eight on goal...finished her career starting all 82 games in which she played...earned Collegesoccer360.com Primetime Performer of the Week honors Sept. 13...named to the TopDrawerSoccer Watch List.

2009 (JUNIOR)
Started all 22 games on the back line...Scored first goal of season and second of career Sept. 12 vs. Charlotte, hooking a corner kick around the post...Her second goal of the season came in the same fashion, off a corner, Nov. 4 vs. South Carolina in the SEC Quarterfinals...Recorded an assist on Jamie Pollock's game-tying goal vs. Mercer Aug. 30...Notched assist Sept. 11 vs. Georgia State...Assisted Caroline Simpson's goal vs. Vanderbilt, off a corner...Finished with two goals and four assists for eight points, tying her for fifth on the team...Played all 90 minutes 15 times...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008 (SOPHOMORE)
Appeared in 15 games making 15 starts...Played every game at left back...Had three assists on the season, including the game-winning assists against Mississippi State and South Carolina in the SEC Tournament...One assist vs. Florida in the SEC Tournament...Was Georgia's primary corner kick and free kick specialist...Named a preseason All-SEC selection.

2007 (FRESHMAN)
Voted the SEC Freshman of the Year...Earned First-Team All-SEC and SEC All-Freshman honors...Named Georgia's Most Outstanding Newcomer...Named a Freshman All-American by SoccerBuzz and Soccer America...Finalist for SoccerBuzz Freshman of the Year...Called in to the United States U-20 National Team Camp...Was second on the team with five assists and added a goal, for a total of seven points...The goal was a corner kick against Nebraska that she bent directly into the net...Started all 24 games at left back, playing almost every minute of every game...Took over right-sided corner-kick duties and some long-range free-kick opportunities.

High School (Harrison)
2007 Parade All-American...2007 NSCAA Adidas Youth Girls All-American...2007 Team Captain...2005 and 2006 Region 6 AAAAA Champion...2006 NSCAA/adidas Youth Girls All-America Team...2006 and 2007 Wendy's High School Heisman Award winner...2007 Atlanta Journal Constitution Cobb County Player of the Year...2006 and 2007 All-County First Team (Cobb County)...2005 All-County Second Team (Cobb)...2006 State Finalist...2005 State Semifinalist...2007 Athletic Leadership Award...2004 KVC Conference Champion (Novi H.S., Novi, Mich.)...2006 Georgia Certificate of Merit...2003 President's Education Award for Acadmic Excellence...Student Council Representative...2004 KVC All-Conference Academic Achievement...Co-Captain Basketball (Novi Freshman team) and Volleyball (Frosh and JV)...Participated in AAU Volleyball and AAU Basketball.

Club/ODP
Member of Tophat Gold 07 2005-2007...2007 Qualified for Region III Regionals in June...2006 Region III Premier League Runner-Up...2006 Georgia State Semifinalist...Member of Michigan Hawks `89 from 1996-2005, captain from 2001-2005...2004-05 U-16 State Champ and Midwest Region II Champion...2003-04 U-15 National Runner-Up...2003-04 U-15 State Champ and Midwest Region II Champion...2002-03 U-14 State Champ and Midwest Region II Semifinalist...U-17 National Team/Pool...2006 U-17 National Team Camp, Carson, Calif....2007 U-19 Region III ODP Team Event - Ventura, Calif....2007 Region III ODP Team - Europe Tour...2005 and 2006 Region III ODP Team - Interregional Event, Boca Raton, Fla....2006 Region III ODP Team - Developmental Camp, Houston, Texas...2004 and 2005 Region II ODP Team.

Personal
Born May 14, 1989...Daughter of Rick and Linda Corless...Has two sisters, Jennifer (26) and Sarah (24)...Rick, Linda, Jennifer and Sarah all graduated from Michigan State.

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