13 Katie Dwyer
13 Katie Dwyer
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orcutt, Calif.
High School: Righetti HS
Position: Defender
2007: If she can remain healthy, Katie Dwyer will compete for playing time and a starting spot as a defender in 2007. 2006: Dwyer played in 10 matches, starting four, as a junior...Battled injuries for much of the season and did not play in the final six contests of the year. 2005: One of five Gauchos to start all 19 games in 2005 ... Helped anchor a Gaucho defense that ranked fourth in the Big West in goals allowed ... Recorded her sole point of the year on an assist at Arizona on Sept. 25. 2004: Dwyer saw action in 17 of the team's 21 matches during the 2004 season...While she came off the bench for most of her appearances, she started a pair of contests, home wins over Long Beach State and UC Irvine...Dwyer attempted three shots on the season, but she did not score a goal or an assist. CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL
Dwyer attended Righetti High School where she played center midfield, stopper and sweeper...She was a two-time First Team All-Pac 5 League...As a senior, Dwyer was selected her league's Player of the Year and she was a two-time best Defensive Player honoree... At the club level, she played for FC Santa Barbara. PERSONAL
Born June 5, 1986 in Santa Maria, Calif... .Majoring in business economics at UCSB...Also lettered in track and field and softball at Righetti...A four-year Scholar Athlete, Dwyer was a four-year member of Righetti's Honor Roll...Won the Golden Warrior Award for History and Science...Earned GSE Award for Reading and Writing with honors...Daughter of Mike and Mary Jane Dwyer.