Gymnastics and Rifle earn team of the year honors
Arin Gilliland's U23 USWNT Camp Blog
Wildcats to play six teams from 2012 NCAA Tournament
UK junior to travel to Carson, Calif.
Sophomore earns second-career NSCAA honor
UK defeats Vanderbilt 3-0 to close the home season on Senior Night.
Kentucky ties No. 6 Texas A&M at the UK Soccer Complex
UK Upsets No. 12 Louisville In Road Opener; Cats get goals from Horner, Hubly; PK save from Louisville native King
Women's Soccer Cruises to 2-0 Win over UNC-Greensboro; UK defense posts second clean sheet in win Friday
VanLandingham, Gilliland Power UK to 2-1 Win Over EKU; Wildcats outshoot EKU 9-1 in win
2012 (Sophomore): Collegesoccermadness.com 3rd Team All-American ... First Team All-SEC ... SEC Offensive Player of the Week (9/17) ... Soccer America National Team of the Week (9/20) ... CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer ... Tropical Smoothie All-Tournament Team ... Cardinal Classic All-Tournament Team ... Started in every game ... Helped the defense keep a clean sheet in five of the first eight games as a defender ... Scored game-winning goal vs. EKU ... Scored equalizer vs. No. 13 Florida off a PK and had an assist for her first career three-point game ... Took season-high four shots vs. Arkansas and an assist on Raetzman's goal ... Played career-high 110 minutes in 2-2 draw with No. 6 Texas A&M ... Tallied game-tying goal at No. 16 Mizzou for 11th and 12th points of season ... Scored game-winner at Georgia ... Moved to forward and scored three points in first two games up top ... Scored a goal in three of the final six games... Tallied eight points in last seven games of season ... Tallied 20th point of season with assist vs. Vandy ... Assisted on golden goal in NCAA First round win over UT-Martin ... Attempted five shots in the match, four on goal.
2011 (Freshman):2nd Team All-SEC, Freshman All-SEC ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Aug. 29 ... Scored game-winning goals against EKU and Baylor ... Inserted into the back line vs. Southeast Missouri and started at fullback a majority of the time ... Appeared in every game but one as a true freshman ... Played all 90 minutes at left fullback vs. South Carolina and Florida ... Started in eight of the final nine games ... Scored game-tying goals vs. Arkansas and Georgia in the second half of each game ... Started as a forward for the first time vs. Tennessee, and the trend continued since that game ... Took three shots vs. Georgia ... Scored game-tying goal on a header against Georgia ... Took four shots vs. Vanderbilt
Pre-College: Played Club ball for Ohio Elite under Doug Bracken ... In 2007 was named 2nd team All-State ... In 2008 was named Underclassman Athlete of the Year for Jessamine Co. ... 1st Team Region 14 ... 27th District MVP ... Named to 14th Region All-Tournament team in 2008 ... Academic 1st Team Region 14 in 2008 ... In 2009 named Central Kentucky Soccer Conference Most Valuable Player... 1st team All-State ... In 2010, was named 1st team AllState ... Kentucky Miss Soccer ... NSCAA All-American ... ESPN Rise All-American team ... Scholastic Ball Report WKYT Athlete of the Month ... KHSCA 2010 Outstanding Senior ... Parade All-American 2010
Full Name: Arin Hadley Walton Gilliland
Gilliland's Q & A
What team member is most likely to be a head coach? Erin Simon
Who is the most famous person you have ever met? It's a close tie between Mia Hamm and Chris Brown
Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? Olympic Gold medal anyday
What is the worst Christmas gift you've ever been given? The worst Christmas gift was being born on Christmas because everyone forgets its my birthday too!!!
What would people be surprised to know about you? That I wish I were a hippie.
What is your prized possession? Whatever candy I have on me at the time
Why did you choose your jersey number? Its been my number since I started playing
What song gets you pumped up for a game? Anything the team puts on
Who is the funniest player on the team? Kirsten (aka Mini)
What is your favorite city to visit? Paia, Maui
Who is your favorite American Idol winner? David Cook
What is your biggest fear? This is information you don't conceal because it could be used against you in a prank!!!
What is one food you will absolutely not eat? Raw fish
What is your dream job? Not having to have one
Who have you not seen in concert that you want to see in person? Bob Marley (no hopes of this dream coming true)
What's one of your most interesting life stories that sets you apart from everyone else? I have a natural talent of making sound effects/ animal noises (I think it is my true calling)... TRY ME ANYTIME... Ill be prepared