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11 - Kendra Eitniear
Kendra Eitniear
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Swanton, OH
High School: Swanton
Position: Forward

2012: After finishing second on the team in scoring her freshman year, Eitniear was the team's leading scorer as a sophomore with 26 points on 11 goals and four assists. Her goal total was a team-high, while she finished her career as the program's all-time leading scorer with 32 goals and 12 assists. Following the season, Eitniear earned First Team All-Region XII honors, which included receiving the most votes among all region players.

Eitniear, who signed with Tiffin University, became the program's first All-American as she earned NJCAA D-I Honorable Mention honors.

2011: Eitniear was second on the team in scoring last season as she was named Second Team All-Region XII. She accumulated 50 points, while finishing second in goals scored with 21 and third in assists with eight. She scored the program's first goal just minutes into the season's first match against Mercyhurst North East on Aug. 28 and went on to score six goals in that match. Her individual game high in assists (3) came against Lorain County Community College on Oct. 12. Additionally, she added a four goal game on Sept. 7 and a two goal game on Oct. 5.

Prior to Owens: In addition to soccer, Eitniear was also a four-year starter in basketball and track at Swanton. Her accomplishments as a member of the soccer team include being an NWOSSCA First Team All-District selection as a sophomore, junior and senior, Honorable Mention All-Ohio as a senior, the team's offensive MVP as a sophomore, junior and senior, a four-year varsity letter winner, and she was selected as a participant in the NWOSSCA Senior District All Star game under the tutelage of head coach Jim Carpenter.

As a member of the basketball team, Eitniear was a Second Team All-NWOAL selection as a senior. In basketball, she won the Coaches Award, was a three-time Defensive Player of the Year selection, and was twice named Second Team All-League and Second Team All-District.

In track, she was named the team's MVP.

Academically, Eitniear was a member of the honor roll her final three years and won the Leadership Award in 2010. She was named the Toledo Blade Student of the Week for May 18, 2011 and her greatest personal sports thrill was playing in the district finals in 2008.

Personal: Kendra is the daughter of Kenny and Denise Eitniear. She has one sibling, Spud, and she is a social work concentration major at Owens.