Kelly Culicerto
Kelly  Culicerto


Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
David W. Butler HS





Marshall Leads C-USA with 60 Academic Medal Winners

Number increased by 50 percent from 2014-15


C-USA Announces 2015-16 Commissioner's Honor Roll

Marshall places third-most student-athletes on list among league schools


@HerdWSoccer Adds 12 Newcomers for 2016

One goalkeeper, three defenders, five midfielders, three forwards


Three from @HerdWSoccer Earn NSCAA All-Region Honors

Most for Marshall in a single season


@HerdWSoccer Falls in C-USA Championship Match, 1-0

Marshall makes first appearance in C-USA final


2015 Conference USA Women's Soccer Championship

2015 Conference USA Women's Soccer Championship


Marshall 2, Louisiana Tech 1 - C-USA Tournament Quarterfinal

Marshall 2, Louisiana Tech 1 - C-USA Tournament Quarterfinal


Women's Soccer vs. Purdue, Sept. 4

Purdue 2, Marshall 1

Photos by Braxton Crisp


Women's Socccer vs. Middle Tennessee, Oct. 20

Marshall 2, Middle Tennessee 1 (OT)


  • Dominant midfielder achieved one of the most decorated careers in program history, making her mark on the Marshall record book
  • Became the most prolific shooter in Herd history with 236 career shots, including a program-record 95 during her senior season in 2015
  • Proved to be an invaluable goal-scorer with 10 game-winners for her career, setting a program record (2012-15)
  • Two-time All-Conference USA first team (2014, 2015), as voted by league coaches
  • First Marshall player to make first team
  • Two-time Conference USA All-Academic first team (2014, 2015)
  • First Herd player to make first team all-conference and all-academic in same season
  • Conference USA Women’s Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year (2014)
  • 3.77 GPA in business management
  • Two-time NSCAA All-Central Region selection
  • First team 2015, second team 2014
  • 2015 Senior CLASS Candidate
  • Led the Herd to its first appearance in the Conference USA championship match (2015)
  • Led Marshall to its first postseason win at the 2013 Conference USA Tournament
  • Started all but four matches in her career, appearing 79 times and logging 7,009 minutes

2015 (SENIOR):
 NSCAA All-Central Region first team ... back-to-back first-team All-Conference USA and All-Academic selection ... 2015 Preseason All-C-USA selection ... 2015 Senior CLASS Candidate ... broke program records in season shots (95), career game-winning goals (10) and career shots (236) this year ... led C-USA with 4.52 shots per match ... tied for first the team with four game-winners (Eastern Kentucky, Sept. 7; ETSU, Sept. 11; FIU, Oct. 18; Old Dominion, Oct. 30) ... ranks in Herd’s top 10 in career shots (236, No. 1), game-winning goals (10, No. 1), multi-goal matches (three, No. 3), goals (16, No. 6) and points (35, No. 10) ... started all but one match since the beginning of the 2013 season … named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

2014 (JUNI
NSCAA Women's All-Central Region second team selection ... first Marshall player to be named to the All-Conference USA first team ... first team Conference USA All-Academic selection ... started and played every minute in all 19 matches for Marshall ... tied for first in Conference USA with five game-winning goals ... scored two goals in three different matches, leading the Herd past Eastern Illinois (Aug. 29), UAB (Oct. 17) and Southern Miss (Oct. 24) ... tied for first with her older sister, Kristine, with a career-high 17 points (eight goals, one assist) ... Marshall went 5-0-0 when she scored a goal ... led the Herd with 73 shots, 32 shots on goal and five game-winners ... 73 shots ties for third place in the Herd record book … named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2013 (SOPHOMORE):Started all 20 matches for the Herd ... took the third-most shots on the team (40) ... placed 12 on-target for a shots-on-goal percentage of .300 ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 19 games for the Herd, starting 16 ... scored four goals on 28 shots (15 on goal) ... tallied her first collegiate goal in a 4-2 loss at Campbell ... scored the game winning goal in a 2-0 win over Akron ... recorded two assists ... C-USA Academic Medalist ... C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity starter at Butler High School ... All-Conference, All-Region, and was a member of the conference championship team her sophomore season ... All-Conference, All-Region, and All-State in her junior season.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Danny and Kathy Culicerto ... has an older brother, Pete, who graduated from Marshall, as well as an older sister, teammate Kristine ... major is business management with a double-minor in marketing and entrepreneurship.