8 - Kelly Penston
Kelly Penston
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Suwanee, Ga.
High School: North Gwinnett
Position: Midfielder
g 18
a 5
sh % .220
gw 3

2012: Penston started 21 of the 22 games for the Nighthawks...She led the team with twelve goals and also had four assists...Was named to the Peach Belt Conference All-Conferene team...Was voted to the PBC All-Tournament team...Landed her a spot on the NSCAA’s first team All-Region...Penston was also named to the Daktronics All-Southeast Region second team...Garnered PBC Presidential Honor Roll Bronze list status.

2011: Started and played in all 20 games in the midfield...Scored six goals and finished with two assits...Converted on three game-winning goals including a key goal against Mount Olive...Earned Peach Belt All-Conference first team honors...Named to the NSCAA All-Region team for the second time.

2010:
Logged 58 minutes of action, while playing in two games before receiving a Medical Redshirt

2009: Earned NSCAA Third-Team All-Region honors and named Peach Belt All-Conference first team...Played and started in all 17 games for the Saints in 2009, while tallying six goals and four assists for 16 total points...Recorded 1,297 minutes of action, while picking up a game-winning goal against Armstrong Atlantic University...Attempted 27 shots, with 16 of those on goal for a .593 shot on goal percentage...Named to Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll.

North Gwinnett High School:
Named Offensive MVP...Winner of the Bulldog Award for the hardest worker on the team...Member of the All-County team

Personal: Daughter of Robert and Susan Penston. 

Hobbies:
Hanging out with friends, laughing, joking around.

Favorite Professional Athlete: Alex Morgan.

Favorite Professional Team:
USA Women’s National Team.

Something You Do Not Know About Me:  I love others more than myself.

Biggest Sports Thrill:
Any goal I score or my team scores is a thrill.

Favorite Food:
Tater tots.

Favorite Quote:
 Now if you are going to win any battle you have to do one thing. You have to make the mind run the body. Never let the body tell the mind what to do. The body will always give up. It is always tired morning, noon, and night. But the body is never tired if the mind is not tired. - George S. Patton

Favorite TV Show:
Friends.

Why I Chose UNG:
The outdoors and the mountains.
Recent Games
Oct 19 Univ. of North Carolina at Pembroke T, 0-0
Oct 23 at Columbus State University W, 3-2
Oct 26 Flagler College W, 2-0
Oct 30 Lander University L, 1-0
Nov 2 at Univ. of South Carolina Aiken W, 2-0
Nov 5 at Lander University L, 5-3
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 11
Games started 18 11
Goals 18 9
Assists 5 5
Points 41 23
Shots 82 53
Shot Pct .220 .170
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 3 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 6 vs. Florida Institute of Technology L, 3-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 vs. Florida Southern College W, 1-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Sep 11 Lincoln Memorial University W, 2-1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Sep 14 at Lees-McRae College W, 1-0 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Sep 17 at University of West Georgia W, 3-0 2 0 4 6 .333 0-0 0
Sep 21 at Young Harris College W, 3-2 1 0 2 7 .143 0-0 0
Sep 28 at Georgia College W, 4-2 1 3 5 6 .167 0-0 1
Oct 1 University of Alabama-Huntsville W, 4-1 1 0 2 8 .125 0-0 0
Oct 5 Armstrong Atlantic State University L, 3-2 2 0 4 3 .667 0-0 0
Oct 9 at University of Montevallo W, 3-0 1 0 2 6 .167 0-0 0
Oct 12 Georgia Southwestern State University W, 13-0 2 0 4 11 .182 0-0 0
Oct 16 at Clayton State University L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 Univ. of North Carolina at Pembroke T, 0-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 23 at Columbus State University W, 3-2 1 2 4 7 .143 0-0 0
Oct 26 Flagler College W, 2-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 30 Lander University L, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 at Univ. of South Carolina Aiken W, 2-0 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Nov 5 at Lander University L, 5-3 3 0 6 4 .750 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 18 18 5 41 82 .220 46 .561 0 0 0-0 3
Conference 11 11 9 5 23 53 .170 28 .528 0 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 7 7 6 0 12 37 .162 18 .486 0 0 0-0 0
Away 9 9 11 5 27 41 .268 25 .610 0 0 0-0 2
Neutral 2 2 1 0 2 4 .250 3 .750 0 0 0-0 1

Wins 12 12 13 5 31 66 .197 38 .576 0 0 0-0 3
Losses 5 5 5 0 10 11 .455 7 .636 0 0 0-0 0

September 7 7 7 3 17 30 .233 18 .600 0 0 0-0 3
October 9 9 7 2 16 46 .152 23 .500 0 0 0-0 0
November 2 2 4 0 8 6 .667 5 .833 0 0 0-0 0
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -