WATERLOO, Ont. (May 9, 2013) - K-W United FC announced this week that Canadian defender Kelsey Tikka has signed with the W-League team for the upcoming season.
Tikka, from Thunder Bay, Ont., comes off a stellar season with the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, being named the women's soccer team's most valuable player, and being awarded the President's Award for female athlete of the year.
As a third-year defender with the Hawks, Tikka was named a CIS All-Canadian for the second consecutive season, earning second-team honours and was named an OUA first-team all-star. Tikka helped Laurier repeat as OUA West champions and earn a silver medal in the OUA, and advancing to the CIS national championships in Victoria, B.C.
Tikka was also recently named to Canada's women's soccer team for the 2013 FISU Games in Russia and has previously played for the Victoria Highlanders FC of the W-League.
- with files from K-W United FC