Nolan on Steele: "Injuries have stopped her having the role she would like on the team but if healthy, Kelly has the experience to compete for a defensive spot ... A strong personality, she can have a very positive effect on the team this year."
2009: Appeared in four games as a junior ... Selected to the BIG EAST Academic Honor Roll.
2008 (Fairfield)- Started 17 games on the backline for the Stags, appearing in all but one contest. She was part of a unit that allowed 0.65 goals per game and 15 total goals during the 2008 season. She helped lead the team to their highest win total (15) since the 1999 season, capture the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship, and qualify for the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2005.
2007 (Fairfield) - Saw action in 18 games, with seven starts to her credit. As a member of the defensive unit, she played in five games in which the Stags shutout their opponents. Fairfield allowed barely a goal-per-game in her 18 contests and recorded her first collegiate point with an assist in a win over Colgate.
Prior to Georgetown - Steele earned four varsity letters for coach Carl Higham at Carlsbad High School. A two-time team captain, she earned First Team All-League and MVP as a senior, leading the team in goals.