1 Kari Naerdemann
1 Kari Naerdemann
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Herne, Germany
Position: GK
gp 8
gs 8
min 724:21
ga 5
gaa 0.62
sv 35

2016 (Sophomore): Naerdemann started in all 21 matches, playing each and every minute between the pipes for the second consecutive year…broke her own school record with a single-season 1,985 minutes played as a goalkeeper, while also tying teammate Lauren Brewer for the most minutes overall by a player in a single season in program history…named the Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the second-consecutive season, the first Golden Eagle to win the award in back-to-back seasons since Kelly McCoy 1999-2000…named the TTU Female Athlete of the Year…named to the All-OVC first team for the second-consecutive season, joining teammate Abi Gearing as the only Golden Eagles to earn back-to-back All-OVC first team honors since TTU hall of famer Jill Burns in 2002-03… named the OVC Goalkeeper of the Week on Sept. 13…set the single season record and tied for the OVC lead with 11 shutouts…broke own school record and led the OVC with a 0.59 goals against average…broke own school record and led the OVC with a .869 save percentage… tallied 86 saves and allowed only 13 goals, the lowest mark in a single-season in school history…surrendered one goal or fewer in 19 of 21 matches…allowed only two goals in final 797 minutes of the season…registered three saves en route to shutout in season opener at UNC Asheville on Aug. 19…recorded a career-high 12 saves at UNC Greensboro on Aug. 21…collected four saves in shutout win at Middle Tennessee on Sept. 9…made eight saves, tied for the second most all season in a 1-1 draw against ETSU on Sept. 11…notched seven saves in scoreless draw at Austin Peay on Oct. 9…had eight saves, tied for the second most all season in 1-0 win over SIUE on Oct. 21…registered six saves in Tech’s first playoff victory since 2009 in 3-0 win against Belmont in first round of the OVC Tournament on Oct. 30…made seven saves in shutout against Eastern Kentucky in semifinals of OVC Tournament on Nov. 4.

2015 (Freshman): Naerdemann started in all 20 matches, playing each and every minute between the pipes for the Golden Eagles…set a TTU goalkeeper single-season record with 1,936 minutes played, tying teammate Kalyn Pruett for the most minutes overall by a player in a single season in program history…named the Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year, the first Golden Eagle to win the honor in 15 years…named to the All-OVC first team, the first Tech player to be recognized on the first team since 2009…twice named OVC Goalkeeper of the Week…named team Most Valuable Player…anchored a TTU defense that allowed only 19 goals, the lowest in a single season in program history…set the program single-season record and is current career leader for save percentage with a .847 mark…finished second in the OVC in save percentage…set the program single-season record and is current career leader in goals against average with a .88 mark…registered seven shutouts, second-most in a single season in program history and most in 14 years…finished tied for second in the OVC in shutouts…tallied 105 saves, the seventh-most in a single season in program history…finished third in the OVC in total saves…fifth-most wins in a single season in program history with five…recorded a career-high 10 saves, allowing only one goal against Middle Tennessee on Aug. 23…collected first win of career in a 2-1 nod over Alabama for the program’s first ever victory over an SEC school on Aug. 30…notched first career shutout at Mercer on Sep. 4…tallied six saves in a shutout win over Radford on Sep. 13…made four stops en route to a shutout victory in the OVC opener at Belmont on Sep. 24…recorded seven saves in a shutout win over Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 2…made eight saves to pick up a shutout victory at SIUE on Oct. 11…made nine saves against UT Martin on Oct. 22…tallied back-to-back shutouts at SEMO on Oct. 25 and against Morehead State on Oct. 29, making five saves in each match.

Club/ODP Experience: Naerdemann suited up for SG Essen in the Bundesliga in Germany from 2009-15…member of the first team and starting goalkeeper on the second team…2011 squad were Vice Champions of the FVN Cup…2012 team was promoted to the U17 National League Team…2013 club was first women’s National League Team…2014 squad were Vice Champions of the BFV Cup.

Personal: Daughter of Peter and Ute Naerdemann… born July 10, 1996… full name is Kari Naerdemann.

Academic: Majoring in international business.

Recent Games
Sep 1 Middle Tennessee
Sep 3 Georgia State W, 1-0
Sep 8 at UAB L, 2-0
Sep 10 at Alabama L, 1-0
Sep 15 at Southeast Missouri L, 1-0
Sep 17 at Jacksonville State W, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 8 2
Games started 8 2
Minutes 724:21 182:26
Goals against 5 1
Goals-against average 0.62 0.49
Saves 35 8
Save pct .875 .889
Wins 4 1
Losses 4 1
Ties 0 0
Shutouts 4/0 1/0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Aug 8 Kennesaw State L, 2-1 - - - - - -
Aug 11 Chattanooga T, 1-1 - - - - - -
Aug 18 at Vanderbilt L, 1-0 1 91:55 1 0.98 1 .500
Aug 20 at East Tennessee State W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 8 1.000
Aug 27 Western Carolina W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 5 1.000
Sep 1 Middle Tennessee   - - - - - -
Sep 3 Georgia State W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 3 1.000
Sep 8 at UAB L, 2-0 1 90:00 2 2.00 4 .667
Sep 10 at Alabama L, 1-0 1 90:00 1 1.00 6 .857
Sep 15 at Southeast Missouri L, 1-0 1 92:26 1 0.97 4 .800
Sep 17 at Jacksonville State W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 4 1.000
Sep 21 Murray State   - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Belmont   - - - - - -
Oct 1 Austin Peay   - - - - - -
Oct 6 at SIUE   - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - -
Oct 13 Morehead State   - - - - - -
Oct 15 Eastern Kentucky   - - - - - -
Oct 22 UT Martin   - - - - - -
Oct 27 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
Oct 29 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
Nov 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
Nov 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
2015-16 20 19 96:46 .95 0.88 5.25 .847
2016-17 21 21 94:32 .62 0.59 4.10 .869
2017-18 8 8 90:33 .63 0.62 4.38 .875
Total 49 48 94:48 .76 0.72 4.61 .859
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
2015-16 20 19 1935:17 19 0.88 105 .847 8 8 4 7/0
2016-17 21 21 1985:13 13 0.59 86 .869 11 6 4 11/0
2017-18 8 8 724:21 5 0.62 35 .875 4 4 0 4/0
Total 49 48 4644:51 37 0.72 226 .859 23 18 8 22/0
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 8 8 90:33 .63 0.62 4.38 .875
Conference 2 2 91:13 .50 0.49 4.00 .889
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
-
Home 2 2 90:00 .00 0.00 4.00 1.000
Away 6 6 90:44 .83 0.83 4.50 .844
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - -
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Wins 4 4 90:00 .00 0.00 5.00 1.000
Losses 4 4 91:05 1.25 1.24 3.75 .750
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August 3 3 90:38 .33 0.33 4.67 .933
September 5 5 90:29 .80 0.80 4.20 .840
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 8 8 724:21 5 0.62 35 .875 4 4 0 4/0
Conference 2 2 182:26 1 0.49 8 .889 1 1 0 1/0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Home 2 2 180:00 0 0.00 8 1.000 2 0 0 2/0
Away 6 6 544:21 5 0.83 27 .844 2 4 0 2/0
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Wins 4 4 360:00 0 0.00 20 1.000 4 0 0 4/0
Losses 4 4 364:21 5 1.24 15 .750 0 4 0 0/0
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August 3 3 271:55 1 0.33 14 .933 2 1 0 2/0
September 5 5 452:26 4 0.80 21 .840 2 3 0 2/0