4 Kristen Amarikwa
Kristen  Amarikwa

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Frontier HS

Height:
5-8

Position:
D

Experience:
1V


11/02/2017

#1-Spartans Knocked Out Of MW Tournament On Penalty Kicks

The Spartans came from behind twice in the match.

10/27/2017

Spartans Make History With 1-0 Win On Senior Day

The Spartans won their program-record ninth match during conference play.

10/22/2017

San José State Women's Soccer Captures Mountain West Regular Season Title

Jamilecxth Becerra scored twice in the 3-1 win over Air Force.

10/16/2017

Kristen Amarikwa Wins Mountain West Defensive Player Of The Week

Amarikwa is the fourth Spartan to earn MW Player of the Week honors.

08/25/2017

Women's Soccer Powers Past Eastern Washington, 3-0

San José State found the back of the net three times while Ana Calero earns the shutout.

AT SJSU: Completed her freshman season in 2016 when she was an All-Mountain West second-team choice and a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) second-team honoree.

2016: Started all 20 contests and led the team with 1,875 minutes played as a true freshman … One of only four true freshman to be on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Pacific Region Second Team … Selected All-Mountain West Second Team and All-Newcomer Team … Anchored the Spartans’ backline which ranked top-30 in the country for goals against average during the first month of the season … Contributed to the team’s stellar defensive start to the year with three shutouts in four matches … Scored three goals in as many matches, all of which were Spartans wins … Lone assist of the year came in the 2-1 win on the road at UNLV in the Mountain West opener on Sept. 23 … Voted by the team as Rookie of the Year at the annual end of year banquet.

HIGH SCHOOL: The BVarsity Girls Soccer Player of the Year in 2015 at Frontier High School in Bakersfield, Calif. ... Registered 11 goals and 11 assists to lead the Southwest Yosemite League champion Titans in scoring with 33 points ... Scored 120 career points for her team comprised of 41 goals and 39 assists ... 55-15-6 record heading into senior year ... As a sophomore in 2014, Amarikwa and Frontier High were the Division II section champion.

KRISTEN: Intends to be a nursing major ... Enjoys dancing ... Was a member of Frontier High's Titan Athletic Leadership Council ... Brother Quincy is a forward for the San Jose Quakes, now in his sixth year of Major League Soccer service ... A native of Bakersfield, Calif.