JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
|Kate Blankenship - 00
Collected six shutouts on the season ... was named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week after blanking Ole Miss and Alabama ... recorded a season-high eight saves against East Carolina ... started all 21 matches ... gave up 24 goals and had 103 saves ... earned a 1.13 goals against average.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008)
Made 18 starts in goal as a sophomore ... finished third in Conference USA in saves with 88 during the year ... recorded 11 saves at Auburn, which is tied for the eighth most saves in a single game in school history ... also had two games, at Colorado College and versus Memphis, where she nabbed 10 saves each ... was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for the second time of her career.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2007)
Started all 19 games in goal for UAB ... compiled a record of 9-8-2 ... set a new UAB record for shutouts in a season with nine ... also set a school record for best goals allowed average in a season at 0.82 ... ranks second in the Blazer record books in fewest goals allowed in a season with 16 ... had a save percentage of .795 during the year.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2006)
Granted a medical redshirt during her first season at UAB ... listed on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Team captain two years for the Stratford Academy varsity soccer team ... earned a spot on the all-region squad during her junior and senior seasons as well as all-state as a senior ... helped her team to a Georgia state championship all four years (2003-06) ... played club soccer for coach Brian Moore and the Peachtree City Lazers Elite ... was a vital part of the Lazers winning the Georgia State Cup Championship in 2006 and 2007.
Full name is Kathryn J. Blankenship ... daughter of David and Kathy Blankenship ... born on May 11, 1988 in Macon, Ga. ... majoring in philosophy.