Women's Soccer

22  Cara Ledman
Cara  Ledman


Franklin, Tenn.

High School:
Battle Ground Academy




Brentwood Premier


Kentucky Ranks Second on SEC Academic Honor Roll

Sixty-three Wildcats Recognized by the League


Miller's Late Header Give No. 24/18 UKWS Sixth-Straight Win

UK defeats Alabama 2-1 for sixth straight win.


Raetzman's Goal Leads UK Over South Carolina

UK notches biggest win of season over South Carolina


59 Wildcats on 2013 Fall Sports SEC Academic Honor Roll

UK's 59 honorees is second most among the 14 SEC programs


UK Travels to Tennessee, Georgia for Weekend Series

Kentucky in search of ninth win of season


WSOC at Louisville, 090514

UK women's soccer team beat Louisville 2-0 on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Lynn Stadium in Louisville Ky.


WSOC vs. No. 13 Florida, 091412

Women's Soccer Upsets No. 13 Florida in SEC Opener; UK downs Gators for first time since 2006


WSOC vs. UNC Greensboro, 083112

Women's Soccer Cruises to 2-0 Win over UNC-Greensboro; UK defense posts second clean sheet in win Friday


WSOC vs. Eastern Kentucky, 082412

VanLandingham, Gilliland Power UK to 2-1 Win Over EKU; Wildcats outshoot EKU 9-1 in win


WSOC vs. Coastal Carolina, 081712

Wildcats Open Season with 2-0 Victory over Coastal Carolina; UK defense posts third-straight shutout in season opener

2014 (Junior): Had a career-best performance against Seattle U as she scored the game-wininng goal directly off of the corner kick she took, as well as assisting on the go-ahead goal in regulation for three points ... Took all of UK’s corners in the early part of the season ... Started all but one game of her entire career ... Had the assist on UK’s GWG against Auburn, as she served in the corner kick ... Had the assist on the game-winning goal against No. 24 South Carolina ... Scored on a 40-yard bomb vs. Ole Miss on a re-fire from a corner kick ... Assist on game-winning goal vs. Alabama ... Served ball in on own goal vs. Auburn in SEC Tournament.

2013 (Sophomore): Second Team All-SEC
...A converted forward, now starts as a left back ... Had assist in game-winning goal vs.EKU ... Played in every minute of all but two games as starting left back ... Played all110 minutes in draw with Utah ... Scored a goal at Mississippi State for first of theseason ... Had an assist for second time in three games in the game-opening goal vs.Tennessee ... Assisted equalizing goal in Missouri match for third of the year ...Scored go-ahead goal off header vs. No. 10 South Carolina.

2012 (Freshman): Scored three times this season ... Scored in her first-career game vs. Coastal Carolina ... Has started every game but one ... Had equalizer vs. Alabama in second half ... Moved to back line beginning with UT game.

Pre College: Played her club soccer for Brentwood Premier Soccer under the leadership of Ajit Korgauor in Brentwood, Tenn., where she calls home ... Led Brentwood Premier to three state championships, second place in the Disney Showcase in 2010, and successful runs in the Las Vegas Showcase Tournament two times ... Attended Battle Ground Academy, where she led her team to the state quarterfinals in her freshman and sophomore years, while advancing to the semifinals her final two years ... Named captain by her team for her junior and senior year of high school, as well as all-state in those years ... In her senior year, she tallied 21 goals, leading her team in scoring in addition to being selected to play in the Tennessee All Star game ...Member of the Digamma, which is an academic specialty group for those with an 87 or above in every class ... A National Honor Society student, which has led to her contributing over 150 hours of community service hours ... Daughter of Timothy and Barbra Ledman ... Debating between education and nutrition as a major.

Ledman Q&A

What is your nickname, and why? I don't really have one specific nickname. Some people call me Caraled

What team member is most likely to be a head coach? Alyssa

Who is the most famous person you have ever met? I've never really met anyone famous but I did see Mumford and Sons in concert and it was awesome.

Would you rather win the World Cup or an Olympic gold medal? Olympic gold metal

What is the worst Christmas gift you've ever been given? I got an ugly scarf.

What would people be surprised to know about you? I really like art history and painting even though I'm not that great at it

Who is the best soccer player in the world outside of Messi? Ronaldo

What is your prized possession? My dog

Who is the most famous person in your cell phone? I don't really have anyone famous is my phone.

What song gets you pumped up for a game? Anything Eminem

Who is the funniest player on the team? I'm not really sure yet but Kirsten is pretty funny

What is your favorite city to visit? New York City

Who is your favorite American Idol winner? Carrie Underwood

What is your biggest fear? The dark

What is one food you will absolutely not eat? Any animal brain

What is your dream job? To be the Nutritionist for the US Women's National Team

Who have you not seen in concert that you want to see in person? The Avett Brothers

What's one of your most interesting life stories that sets you apart from everyone else? My dad went to Afghanistan

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