Kimya Raietparvar - Soccer - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#10 Kimya Raietparvar Season 2020-21


Class Sophomore
Hometown Denton, Texas
High School Denton

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2021 SEC Honor Roll
2021 SEC Community Service Team
2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll

As a Senior (2022):

  • Missed season due to injury

As a Junior (2021): 

  • Appeared in nine games for the black and gold, starting three
  • Recorded three shots on goal and four shots total

As a Sophomore (2020): 

  • Appeared in all 16 matches throughout the season, making 14 starts
  • Closed the year with two goals, both of which came in the SEC Tournament
  • Scored on a penalty kick in the SEC Quarterfinals against No. 13 Tennessee (Nov. 17)
  • Notched a second penalty kick goal in the SEC title game against No. 6 Arkansas (Nov. 22)

As a Freshman (2019): 

  • Played in 20 games in her freshman season while making one start against Georgia
  • Played significant minutes at midfield for the Commodores
  • Averaged 29.4 minutes per game

High School:

  • PDP Selection in 2016 and 2017
  • First Team All-Conference US Soccer DA (2017)
  • Newcomer of the Year (2016)
  • ODP Regional and State Team
  • U16 and U14 G Futsal US National Team
  • Region 3 Pool
  • Team MVP at Thanksgiving ODP-Interregional Event
  • Member of the U19 Iran National Team


  • Major is Medicine, Health and Society
  • Born August 25, 2000 in Denton, Texas
  • Parents: Turaj and Shalarzad Raietparvar
  • Chose Vanderbilt because “The academic and athletic component of the school along with a beautiful campus.”