DePaul sophomore notches a goal and an assist playing forward during international competition
Chastain one of eight coaches to qualify for NSCAA National Coach of the Year award
Blue Demons give up a goal in 79th minute to end a highly successful season
Blue Demons take on Indiana at 6 p.m. Saturday in NCAA Championship opener
DePaul returns to NCAA Championship for first time since 2003
Nov. 5, 2013
Photos of women's soccer player Kylie Nordness.
2013 (Senior): Preseason All-BIG EAST First Team selection was the leader of the best back line in the conference and had a knack for being in the right spot during the most dangerous situations... behind Nordness, DePaul gave up the fewest goals in the BIG EAST during the regular season... she was a big reason why the Blue Demons tied the school record with nine shutouts... had an assist in a victory over Colgate... selected BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week and also chosen for the BIG EAST Honor Roll.
2012 (Junior): Competed in 21 matches, starting all but one... scoredfirst collegiategoal against Villanova in DePaul's 3-0 victory... proved herself to be a strong defensive force, contributing to six impressive shutouts against Ohio, Cincinnati, Saint Louis, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall, and Villanova... named to BIG EAST Honor Roll.
2011 (Sophomore): Competed in 13 matches with starts against Illinois State, Loyola Chicago, Minnesota, Cincinnati, Louisville, Marquette and Rutgers... took her first collegiate shot against Louisville.
2010 (Freshman): Played in 19 matches with 18 starts... helped solidify the Blue Demons back line in her rookie season... earned BIG EAST Conference Academic honors.
High School: First-team All-State... Greater Metro Conference Player of the Year... central midfielder led Divine Savior Holy Angels to back-to-back state championships... scored 35 goals and had five assists in final two seasons at Divine Savior... selected for the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) All-Region Team... played outside back for nationally renowned club team KUFC... four-year starter in cross country and helped lead school to eighth-place finish in the 2008 state meet... All-State cross country in 2006... National Honor Society in 2010.
Personal: Daughter of Mark and Angela Nordness... has six siblings, Matthew, Michael, Noah, Maria, Jack, Nicole... majoring in Health Sciences.