ASU freshman soccer player brings a different kind of kicking experience to the Sun Devil roster.
New goalkeeper comes to ASU from Western Illinois
A 2012 graduate of Santa Teresa High School (San Jose, Calif).
Team captain of soccer team sophomore through senior season.
Was named to Mercury News All-Central Coast Section 1st team and BVAL All- League MVP in senior season.
Was named three-time BVAL All- League first team and Santa Teresa High Athletics MVP.
Was named both BVAL All-League Freshman of the Year and Santa Teresa High Athletics Most Inspirational Player freshman year.
Was a BVAL Division I Varsity football kicker in 2010-11 season.
Played club soccer for Central Valley Flames.
Major is Psychology.
Parents are Kathie and Kurt.
Has two sisters, Candace Kanavel (16) and Nicole Scurti (28) and an older brother, Jake Kanavel (19).
Hobbies include vacationing in Lake Tahoe, Calif., and spending time with family & friends.
Born May 28, 1994 in San Jose, Calif.
Full name is Whitney Lauren Kanavel.