Georgia Kearney-Perry
Georgia  Kearney-Perry

Tring, England

Last College:
St. John's

Graduate Assistant


As a Redshirt Senior (2015): NSCAA Second Team All-American… BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year for the second-straight season… Voted to the All-BIG EAST First Team for the third-straight year… Top Drawer Soccer Best XI Third Team… NSCAA First Team All-Region for the second-straight year… Captained St. John’s to its best season in school history… Led the team to program-records for wins (15) and shutouts (12), as the Johnnies took home their first BIG EAST Regular Season title in school history… Played and started in all 20 games for the Red Storm, registering the full 90 minutes or more in 90 percent of those tilts… Scored one goal on the season against Butler in the BIG EAST Tournament Semifinals (Nov. 6)... Registered one assist on the campaign at Villanova (Oct. 25)… Helped the Red Storm finish 20th nationally in goals against average (0.64).

As a Senior (2014): Named the 2014 BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, the first player in program to garner the accolade... Named First Team All-BIG EAST, BIG EAST All-Tournament and NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Region First Team... Ranked 78 in the Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Top 100... Anchored a back line that posted nine shutouts and registered a 0.7 goals against average in BIG EAST play... In addition to her defensive prowess, Kearney-Perry also tallied the first two goals of her collegiate career in the BIG EAST Tournament against Villanova (Nov.4) and Georgetown (Nov. 7).

As a Junior (2013):
Named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region Third Team... Voted to the All-BIG EAST First Team... Slected as the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 30) and to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 9)... Played and started in all 21 games... Led the Red Storm defense to 10 shutouts... Played complete game in 20 out of 21 contests, including five overtime matches.

As a Sophomore (2012):Played in 10 games, started six ... started five-straight games from Aug. 24-Sept. 9 ... sat out next five games due to a head injury ... made her return to the starting line up at then-No. 15/2 Marquette (Oct. 12)... made her return to the pitch against Rutgers (Sept. 28) ... made first-career start against Air Force (Aug. 24), playing a season-high 108 minutes and took one shot.

As a Freshman (2011):Suffered season-ending injury at then-No. 4 Virginia (Aug. 28) ... made collegiate-debut against Fordham (Aug. 26)... Granted a medical hardship waiver by the BIG EAST

At Tring School:A four-year captain ... two-time Footballer of the Year (2009, 2010) ... part of Tring School's two-time County Cup Championship squad (2008, 2009) ... also served as team captain for her club team, the Watford U-16 team, for two years and the Watford Ladies Reserves for one year ... played five years for Watford as the right back, left back and center back ... elected first team most improved (2009, 2010) ... named the Center of Excellence AFA Player of the Year twice (2007, 2009) ... three-time Watford U-16 Performance Player of the Year (2007-2009) and a two-time Watford Special Achievement Player ... part of Watford's two-time County Cup Championship team (2009, 2010) for Club Arsenal and the Welsh Super Cup Championship squad (2006) ... also played hockey, tennis, rounders and basketball ... a four-year captain of her rounders squad.

Off the Pitch: Georgia Rose Kearney-Perry ... daughter of Andrew Perry and Bernadette McAuley ... has three siblings, Jamie (30), Noemia (15) and Dylan (11) ... both brothers play rugby at senior and junior club levels in England ... father, Andrew played University football and club rugby ... mother was an all-county athlete ... typical pregame rituals include eating a banana and playing Oasis, Eminem and Swedish House Mafia on her iPod ... names her mum and dad as most influential in her athletic career as they bought her first pair of boots ... favorite pro football club is FC Arsenal ... majoring in photojournalism ... named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.


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