U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team at the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Grenada, she was injured during the tournament and only played in two matches, but started both and picked up two assists as the USA won the regional title and earned a berth to the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Has 13 U-17 caps heading into the World Cup while playing 586 minutes at outside back … Has come up through the U.S. youth WNT system, playing for the U-14s and the U.S. U-15s in 2013, and has played with the U.S. U-17s since the end 2014 … Has also spent time with the U.S. U-20 WNT and played in 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship, but was injured after 31 minutes in the first match … Has two caps with the U.S. U-20 WNT.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend the Stanford University in the fall of 2017 … Attends Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, Calif. … Was All-CIF in 2015 … Named to the All-City Girls’ Soccer Team in 2014-15 and was the Defense MVP of the Channel League … Scored five goals with three assists in high school from defense …
Club: Has played U-13 to U-18 with Eagles SC... Played U-10 through U-12 for Santa Barbara Soccer Club.
Personal: Full name is Kiara Shaelene Pickett … Nickname is Kiki … A member of the National Honor Society at DPHS … Likes to sing and dance and played the piano … Loves spending time with her family and having movie nights … Three words that describe her off the field: “studious, out-going and respectful” … Three words that describe her on the field: “determined, passionate and aggressive” … Her motto is: “be remembered” … Best present she ever received was an elephant blanket … Says she loves school and it keeps her busy … Craziest ambition is to sky dive … Her dream job would be to be a business woman … Favorite food is shrimp … Favorite men’s soccer player is Ronaldinho … Best part about being a soccer player is “getting support from her teammates” … Some of her favorite TV shows are Ridiculousness and Impractical Jokers … Favorite musical artist is Alicia Keys … Favorite dessert is chocolate chip ice cream.