UND Roster

2017-18 Women's Soccer Roster

#28 Kaitlin Klawunder


Height 5'9''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Coto de Caza, Calif.
High School Santa Margarita


  • Appeared in 18 games and tallied one assist


  • Appeared in 17 games, starting six for the Irish
  • Scored three goals on just six shots on goal for a .500 scoring percentage
  • Recorded a goal in her 2016 debut, a 1-0 victory over Illinois State (Sept. 2)
  • Assisted on Jennifer Westendorf’s goal in a 1-0 win over Missouri (Sept. 4)
  • Led the team in game-winning goals with three
  • Ranked third on the team in both goals (3) and points (7)
  • Earned a monogram


  • Appeared in 11 games for the Irish, notching a goal on six shots during the season
  • Made an immediate impact off the bench against Boston College, scoring on her first touch in the second half to help the Irish to a 2-0 victory (10/11/15)
  • Joined twin sister Taylor in the scoring column against the Eagles to become the first set of sisters in program history to score a goal in the same game
  • Notched three shots off the bench in Notre Dame’s 5-0 win over Oakland in the first round of the NCAA Championship
  • Earned a monogram


  • Played in six games in the 2014 season for a total of 111 minutes
  • Notched a goal against Oakland
  • Averaged 0.33 shots per game for the season
  • Fired two shots and one shot on goal for the season
  • Earned a monogram


  • Appeared with the Cal South ODP Team from 2009-13
  • Member of the 2012 and 2013 U.S. Youth Soccer ODP National Champions G96 (Cal South Team)
  • Competed in both the 2011 and 2012 ODP Thanksgiving Interregional Tournament G96 (Region IV Team), and took part in 2011 ODP National Camp G96
  • Was selected to the 2011 and 2012 ECNL Los Angeles Player Development Program (PDP)
  • Tabbed to the 2010 and 2011 Second Team All Tournament Team G96 at the Region IV ODP Championships
  • The Cal South Team was a four-time (2010-13) Region IV ODP Regional Champions G96
  • Took part in the 2008 Cal South Young Olympian Program
  • Played on the club level with the So Cal Blues since 2005.
  • Member of the 2012 Puma USA Cup U-16 vElite and Players Showcase U-16 championship squads with the Blues
  • Team finished as the U-15 finalist at the 2011 Far West Regional Championships
  • Was a part of four Blues Cup Championship teams (2006, 2007, 2011 and 2013)
  • Trinity League first-team honoree (2012 & 2013)
  • Member of CIF Southern California Division II championship team (2012)
  • CIF-SS Division I semifinalist (2011 & 2012)
  • Three-time Trinity League champions (2011-13)
  • College Board AP Scholar with Honor (2013)
  • Ranked No. 30 in the 2014 Top Drawer Soccer Girls IMG Academy 150 player ratings (four-star ranking; No. 6 in Southern California Region)


  • Graduated from Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Santa Margarita, Calif.
  • Four-year letterwinner
  • Daughter of Nina and Bernd Klawunder
  • Last name is pronounced CLAW-vunder
  • Has twin sister, Taylor, who also plays for the Irish
  • Came from the same high school and club program that produced Notre Dame senior forward Lauren Bohaboy
  • One of two sets of twins (along with Monica and Sabrina Flores) in their class (the first twins ever to play for the Fighting Irish)
  • Part of first set of sisters to appear on Notre Dame women’s soccer roster in same season since 2001 (Kelly and Kate Tulisiak, who were the only sisters in program history to play for the Fighting Irish before the 2014 pair of twins)
  • Enjoys the beach, yoga, creative writing and painting
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business

K. Klawunder’s Career Statistics