1 Kari Naerdemann
1 Kari Naerdemann
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Herne, Germany
Position: GK
gp 15
gs 15
min 1375:02
ga 20
gaa 1.31
sv 71

2017 (Junior): Naerdemann started in all 17 matches, playing each and every minute between the pipes for the third-straight season…played in 1,612 minutes on the year…named the Ohio Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year for the third-consecutive season, becoming the first player in school and conference history to win the honor three separate seasons and three straight seasons…named to the All-OVC first team for the third-straight season, joining Kelli McCoy (1998-2000) as the second ever player in school history to be named to the All-OVC first team three times in a career…led the OVC and set a school record with a .045 goals against average, finishing one percentage point behind the OVC’s all-time mark…led the OVC and set school and conference records for the best save percentage in a single season with a .890 mark…made 65 saves and allowed only 8 goals, shattering the 2016 school record of 13 goals allowed for lowest in program history...tied for first in the OVC with 10 shutouts to bring her career total to 28 shutouts, the most in school history and tied for the most in OVC history…secured nine victories to tie Carly King (2001-04) for the most in program history with 28 career victories…named OVC Goalkeeper of the Week on Aug. 22 after carding a shutout at ETSU and blanking Vanderbilt through regulation with nine total saves in the two matches…named to the United Soccer Coaches All-South Region Third Team…recorded one save and held Vanderbilt scoreless through regulation to help Tech force overtime for the first time against an SEC team in school history on Aug. 18…made a season-high 8 saves in a 1-0 win at ETSU on Aug. 20, the first of three straight shutouts after blanking Western Carolina with five saves on Aug. 27 and blanking Georgia State with three saves on Sept. 3…made six saves and allowed one goal at SEC foe Alabama on Sept. 10…collected four saves in a 1-0 win at Jacksonville State on Sept. 17…secured five stops and held first-place Murray State scoreless in double-overtime draw on Sept. 21…notched a 2-1 win at Belmont with six saves on Sept. 29…ended the regular season with school-record five consecutive shutouts…made four stops in scoreless draw at SIUE on Oct. 6…collected two saves in scoreless draw at EIU on Oct. 8…made two saves in 1-0 win vs. Morehead State on Oct. 13…notched one stop in 1-0 win against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 15…registered two saves in 1-0 shutout victory over UT Martin on Oct. 22…made five saves in OVC Tournament semifinals against Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 3.

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 21 at UT Martin L, 3-1
Sep 28 at Murray State L, 2-0
Oct 2 Belmont W, 2-0
Oct 5 Southeast Missouri T, 0-0
Oct 12 at Morehead State L, 2-0
Oct 14 at Eastern Kentucky T, 1-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 15 8
Games started 15 8
Minutes 1375:02 760:00
Goals against 20 9
Goals-against average 1.31 1.07
Saves 71 47
Save pct .780 .839
Wins 6 2
Losses 7 4
Ties 2 2
Shutouts 5/0 3/0
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv%
Aug 5 Vanderbilt L, 1-0 - - - - - -
Aug 12 Chattanooga T, 2-2 - - - - - -
Aug 17 at Georgia State W, 1-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 3 1.000
Aug 19 at Lipscomb L, 2-1 1 90:00 2 2.00 5 .714
Aug 24 East Tennessee State W, 2-1 1 90:00 1 1.00 2 .667
Aug 26 North Alabama L, 4-0 1 71:39 4 5.02 4 .500
Aug 31 at Evansville L, 3-0 1 90:00 3 3.00 4 .571
Sep 2 at Purdue Fort Wayne W, 4-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 2 1.000
Sep 7 Troy W, 2-1 1 93:23 1 0.96 4 .800
Sep 9 Tennessee   - - - - - -
Sep 14 Jacksonville State W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 1 1.000
Sep 16 at Austin Peay L, 1-0 1 90:00 1 1.00 2 .667
Sep 21 at UT Martin L, 3-1 1 90:00 3 3.00 7 .700
Sep 28 at Murray State L, 2-0 1 90:00 2 2.00 8 .800
Oct 2 Belmont W, 2-0 1 90:00 0 0.00 10 1.000
Oct 5 Southeast Missouri T, 0-0 1 110:00 0 0.00 7 1.000
Oct 12 at Morehead State L, 2-0 1 90:00 2 2.00 6 .750
Oct 14 at Eastern Kentucky T, 1-1 1 110:00 1 0.82 6 .857
Oct 19 SIUE   - - - - - -
Oct 21 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - -
Oct 26 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
Oct 28 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
Nov 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - -
Nov 4 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 17 17 94:51 .47 0.45 3.82 .890
2018-19 15 15 91:40 1.33 1.31 4.73 .780
Total 73 72 94:38 .82 0.78 4.48 .845
  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 17 17 1612:25 8 0.45 65 .890 9 5 3 10/0
2018-19 15 15 1375:02 20 1.31 71 .780 6 7 2 5/0
Total 73 72 6907:57 60 0.78 327 .845 34 26 13 33/0
  gp gs min/g ga/g gaa sv/g sv%
Total 15 15 91:40 1.33 1.31 4.73 .780
Conference 8 8 95:00 1.13 1.07 5.88 .839
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - -
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Home 6 6 90:50 1.00 0.99 4.67 .824
Away 9 9 92:13 1.56 1.52 4.78 .754
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - -
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Wins 6 6 90:34 .33 0.33 3.67 .917
Losses 7 7 87:23 2.43 2.50 5.14 .679
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August 5 5 86:20 2.00 2.09 3.60 .643
September 6 6 90:34 1.17 1.16 4.00 .774
October 4 4 100:00 .75 0.68 7.25 .906
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% wins losses ties shutouts
Total 15 15 1375:02 20 1.31 71 .780 6 7 2 5/0
Conference 8 8 760:00 9 1.07 47 .839 2 4 2 3/0
Exhibition - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Home 6 6 545:02 6 0.99 28 .824 4 1 1 3/0
Away 9 9 830:00 14 1.52 43 .754 2 6 1 2/0
Neutral - - 0:00 - - - - - - - 0/0
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Wins 6 6 543:23 2 0.33 22 .917 6 0 0 4/0
Losses 7 7 611:39 17 2.50 36 .679 0 7 0 0/0
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August 5 5 431:39 10 2.09 18 .643 2 3 0 1/0
September 6 6 543:23 7 1.16 24 .774 3 3 0 2/0
October 4 4 400:00 3 0.68 29 .906 1 1 2 2/0