Get to know… Kellie Drenner
Date of birth: June 26, 1988
Place of birth: Van Nuys, CA
High School: Highland HS, Palmdale
Major: Political Science
Food: “Everything, as long as it’s made well.”
Music: Reggae and classic rock
Movie: The Departed
Athlete: Tim Howard
Class: Political theory
Greatest Difficulty: Tearing her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) last year
Greatest goal accomplished: “Coming back from the injury and getting to start this year”
Hobbies: “Soccer is my life and I go to the beach when I can; also, reading the newspaper.”
Strengths: Distribution, playing the ball quickly out of the back for the counter-attack, and good communication.
Weaknesses: Being dominant in the air on crosses.
Pre-game rituals: Listening to her iPod to get pumped up.
Superstitions: Always puts her left glove on before her right.
Team: “Win the Big West Conference and make the NCAA Tournament.”
Individual: “Bring it every day and continue to play well and start … or get minutes.”
Drenner started playing soccer in kindergarten, and it is the only sport she has played. To keep in shape during the off-season, she runs all the time and lifts three times a week. If there was one person in the world that she could choose to meet it would be President Barack Obama.