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At Missouri State:As a senior, Kim Kinsella remains the Bears' primary stopper between the pipes. As a junior, Kinsella had 16 starts with one shutout against Saint Louis (9/13). For the second year in a row, Kinsella was named to the MAC All-Conference second team, Academic All-MAC team, and the 2006 NCAA Division I Statistical Champion in saves per game (10.5) and save percentage (.816). Kinsella also posted a 2.44 goals-against average with 156 saves. In the summer of 2007, Kinsella was named to the Midwest squad for the USA Field Hockey National Championship womans' tournament in Virginia Beach, Va. In 2005, Kinsella started and played in 17 matches after sitting out two due to injury. She posted a 4-13 record, and had a save percentage of .825 with one shutout in the 2005 season. She was also named to the MAC All-Conference and Academic All-MAC Team. As a freshman, she played in four games with three starts. Kinsella had a goals-against average of 1.59 and one shutout.
Background:Kinsella was a four-year letterwinner in field hockey at Ursuline Academy in St. Louis before joining the Bears for the 2004 season. In her final prep season, she had a save percentage of .830 and was named to the MWAA Second Team. As a junior, Kinsella was named the number one goalkeeper by the MWAA with a save percentage of .940.
Personal:Kinsella was born on Oct. 5, 1985, in St. Louis, Mo. Her parents are Christopher and Mary Beth Kinsella.