|2012 alumnus named Big 12 Conference Player of Week|
|Wednesday, September 9, 2015|
Kailey Utley, Class of 2012 - Utley, a senior forward on the West Virginia University (WVU) women’s soccer team, was named the Big 12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 1, 2015.
According to the team's website, "Utley’s honor follows a five-point weekend for the St. Louis, Missouri, native, as she tallied the game-winners in a 1-0 victory at Maryland on Aug. 28 and in a 5-0 defeat of Duquesne on Aug. 30 at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. The goal against the Dukes came 2:47 into the match and was the 10th-fastest score in Mountaineer history. Utley has notched a goal in three straight games and ranks No. 1 in the Big 12 in goals (3) and game-winners (2)."
Utley was also featured in a WVU's School of Medicine video on the WVU Women's Soccer Facebook page. She is working toward a degree in biology and hopes to pursue a career in optometry.