Hometown: Coral Springs, FL
Age: 26 (02/04/1991)
College: Florida State University
Last Club: Western New York Flash
Kelsey Wys came to the Spirit via trade ahead of the 2015 NWSL season. Wys started in 11 games for the Spirit in 2015. The Coral Springs, Fla native tallied 35 saves and three shutouts. In 2016, Wys started 12 regular season matches and both post season matches for the Spirit.
Wys enjoyed a very successful career at Florida State University where she holds 17 program goalkeeping records, including minutes played (8,518), wins (74), shutouts (45) and starts (96).
United States National Team: Participated in U-23 camp during the summer of 2013… U.S. U-20 National Team pool player…participated in training camp with the U.S. U-18 squad in July of 2009… Played for the United States in the 2008 CONCACAF U-17 National Tournament in Trinidad and Tobago… Called into camp with the U-20 squad, March 14-21, 2010, in Gainesville, Fla….played 45 minutes in goal for the U.S. in a 3-0 victory over the University of Florida.
Professional: 2016: Started 12 regular season matches plus both post season matches…made 61 saves in the regular season, fourth most in the NWSL…recorded two clean sheets 2015: Traded to the Spirit ahead of the 2015 season…Started in 11 games…Made 35 saves and recorded three shutouts…2014: Drafted 18th overall by the Western New York Flash in the 2014 NWSL College Draft…Made nine starts and ten appearances for the Flash in 2014…Recorded one shutout and 47 saves
College: Attended Florida State University…MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List (2013)…Finished her Seminole playing career holding 17 total goalkeeper records in school history…career record holder for minutes played by goalkeeper (8,518), wins (74), shutouts (45.0) and starts (96); all-time leader in wins (29), shutouts (20.0), saves (132) and consecutive shutout minutes (621:10) in ACC games only; all-time leader in wins (16), shutouts (9.0) and saves (63) in NCAA Tournament games; all-time single-season leader for minutes (2,614:01), shutouts (15), consecutive shutout minutes (788:48 – 2012), goals against average (0.55), wins (23); all-time single-season leader in ACC games for shutouts (6); tied for the career record for all-time saves (297). 2013: One of just three Seminoles to start all 28 games in leading Florida State to a third straight appearance in the College Cup and a berth in the national championship game for the second time in school history… Tallied the most minutes played on the team at 2,614…played every minute of all 28 games… Finished her senior campaign posting single-season career-highs in minutes played (2,614), goals against average (0.55), wins (23) and shutouts (15) – all single-season school records… Allowed multiple goals in a match just twice in 28 total games as both games resulted in a Seminole victory. 2012: Made 23 starts between the posts during her junior season and was instrumental in leading FSU to its second straight College Cup appearance and sixth trip overall… Finished the year posting career bests in wins (19), GAA (0.70) and fewest goals allowed (15)…made 73 saves in over 1936 minutes of work…was credited with 10 shutouts…. Led the ACC in shutouts and save percentage (.830) and ranked fifth in saves per game (3.17)…ranked nationally in GAA (31st) and minutes played (32nd)… Made school history becoming the first goalkeeper in program history to earn All-America accolades as she was named to the third team by the NSCAA… Key component of the Seminole defense that set school records for shutouts (17), GAA (0.62) and fewest goals allowed in ACC play (4), while tying the program record for the fewest goals allowed in a season with 15…Helped string together nine straight shutouts – a school record and tied for the 13th longest streak in NCAA history – and a consecutive minute shutout streak that lasted 934:09 (school record)…Posted a consecutive minute shutout streak that spanned 788:48 – the longest in school history and the 18th longest streak in NCAA history. 2011: Started 23 games in leading FSU to its fifth College Cup appearance… Finished the season with 16 wins for the second straight year – tied for the fifth most wins in a single-season in school history…posted a record of 16-6-1…Posted eight shutouts including three in the NCAA Tournament to tie a school record performed twice before the 2011 season 2010: One of a school record seven Seminoles named to All-ACC first or second teams… Finished her freshman campaign starting 22 matches between the posts…Recorded an outstanding 16-5-1 record… Ranked second on the team in minutes played with 2004 minutes… One of six Seminoles that started and played in every game during the regular season and NCAA Tournament… Led the ACC in shutouts (12), shutouts per game (0.55), save percentage (.843) and saves (91)… Finished second in the ACC in goals against average (0.76), while posting the top GAA during the league regular season at 0.49… Set the FSU freshman mark for GAA and shutouts, while her wins and saves ranked second. 2009: Redshirted season
High School/Youth: 2009 PARADE All-American…2009 Sun-Sentinel Class 6A-5A Player of the Year…2009 Miami Herald Player of the Year…2008 NSCAA Florida Player of the Year… Received All-County first team honors from the Miami Herald and Sun-Sentinel in 2006, 2007 and 2008… Claimed the Class 6A State Championship with Douglas High School in back-to-back seasons (2006 & 2007)… Played for the Class 6A state finals in 2009… Set the Broward County record and tied the state record for most shutouts in a season with 22 during her senior campaign in 2009…. Honor Roll student throughout high school…Played for the Parkland Predators (2006-09)… Member of the Coral Springs Renegades squad that captured the state championship in 2005.