|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
2003: Katherine Schaefers will again add depth in the nets for UCSB...2002: Schaefers played in four matches as a junior, logging 42 minutes of action...Did not allow a goal in her four matches and posted two saves.
Schaefers played for Tom Liner at Foothill College...For two seasons, she was the only goalkeeper to play for Foothill...As a sophomore, she was named California Goalkeeper of the Year after leading Foothill to an eighth-place finish in the California State Tournament...She was named All-State and played in the Sophomore Bowl, a Northern California vs. Southern California all-star game...As a freshman, she was named her team's Defender of the Year after leading Foothill to a seventh-place finish in the state.
Schaefers played has club soccer for the Silicon Valley Red Devils and Silicon Valley Ajax in the DeAnza Premier League...Prepped at Prospect High School in San Jose...Sat out her junior and senior seasons with a knee injury...As a sophomore, she played varsity and was a second team all-league selection...Helped lead Prospect to a Central Coast Section title as a sophomore...In a quarterfinal match, Schaefers blocked all of the opposing teams penalty kicks in an overtime shootout and then she scored the winning goal on a penalty kick of her own...Played for Jason Potmeisil.
Born March 15, 1982 in San Jose...Will major in Physical Anthropology and hopes one day to become a museum curator...Schaefers is a member of the National Dean's List and she is a Regent's Scholar at UCSB...She is a member of the Regent's and Chancellor's Society...In high school, she was a lifetime California Scoharship Federation member and a member of her school's Honor Society ...The daughter of Marlene and Ben Schaefers.