#5 Molly Gordon

Women's Soccer
Class Senior Height 5'6"
Hometown Kent, Wash.
High School Kentlake Position Midfielder
Club Team FC Marauders,
FC Royals,
HSA Eagles
Major Psychology

 

Junior season (2007) - Played in all 20 games, six as a starter, while battling injuries all season ... Contributed three assists in conference wins over Lewis & Clark and Pacific Lutheran ... Received her team's Most Inspirational Award.

Sophomore season (2006) - Played in all 17 games, contributing three assists ... Had a corner-kick assist in a 1-1 tie with Willamette ... Her corner kick also triggered one of Whitman's goals in a 5-1 victory over Pacific.

First-tear season (2005) - Played in nine games, scoring her first college point with an assist in a 4-2 win over Lewis & Clark.

Prep - Won four varsity letters for coaches Shena Mouring, Al Svalstedt and Rick Malloy and the Falcons at Kentlake High ... Served as varsity team captain in 2004, earning All-Puget Sound League First-Team honors ... Twice named her team's Most Inspirational player ... Led the Falcons in assists in 2003, when she was named WIAA State Athlete of the Week after contributing one goal and three assists to a pair of late October victories that boosted Kentlake into first place ... Was part of Kentlake's league and district championships in 2002 and 2003, when the team advanced to the Sweet 16 of the state championships ... Received Scholar Athlete Award in 2001 and Outstanding Scholastic Individual Award in 2002 ... Played club soccer for the H.S.A. Eagles (2001-05, Premier Division I, coach John Norberg), FC Royals (2000-01, coach Brian Narramore) and FC Marauders (1999-00, coach Rick Ransom).

Academics - Majoring in psychology at Whitman with a minor in Spanish ... Graduated as Kentlake High School's 2005 valedictorian with a 4.0 grade point average ... Washington Scholar Award recipient ... National Honor Society vice president, student government treasurer, and Students Against Drunk Driving treasurer in high school ... Volunteered as a Spanish tutor (fourth grade students) and soccer/basketball camp counselor in high school.

Personal - Daughter of Terri and Kelly Gordon of Kent, Wash. ... Father Kelly played for Seattle Pacific University, sharing in a 1978 NCAA Div. II national championship (the Falcons were the national runner-ups in 1977) ... Has one younger brother and one younger sister ... Hosted a radio show (with teammate Kristen Mittelsteadt) on the Whitman student radio station during her first two years on campus ... Joined with men's and women's soccer teammates to win 2007 Division II intramural championships in basketball and dodgeball .. Worked summer 2007 as a group employment specialist and job coach intern for a consulting service, helping individuals with developmental disabilities ... Enjoys writing, playing guitar, learning Spanish and traveling.

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