Kelsey Stokes 22
Kelsey Stokes


Blue Springs, Mo.

High School:
Blue Springs South



Club Team:

Sophomore (2008): Saw action in 21 games and earned four starts ... all four starts came in consecutive games, including contests against No. 6 Texas and No. 10 Texas ... played a season high 55 minutes against the Baylor Bears ... also earned 48 minutes against Eastern Washington and 46 against Francis Marion ... posted two shots against both Baylor and Kansas in the regular season finale.

Freshman (2007): Played in all 22 games in the midfield, helping the Tigers earn six shutouts ... Started three games, including Mizzou's, 2-0, win at Colorado and the Tigers', 4-3, double overtime victory against Texas Tech in the opening round of the Big 12 Championship.

Prep: An all-district defensive player of the year in 2006 for Blue Springs South High School, Stokes comes to Missouri from Blue Springs ... named to the Missouri Western Region first team in 2006...defensive player of the year as a senior ... four-year varsity starter...choose Missouri over Creighton and Oklahoma.

Personal: Daughter of Brenda and Pepper Strokes, Kelsey was born Aug. 24, 1988...intending to major in Fitness and Nutritional Sciences.