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- Kate Blankenship
Kate Blankenship

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lizella, Ga.

High School:
Stratford Academy

Height:
5-7

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
05/11/1988

Experience:
3L



JUNIOR SEASON (2009)
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.

HIGH SCHOOL:
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.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Kathryn J. Blankenship ... daughter of David and Kathy Blankenship ... born on May 11, 1988 in Macon, Ga. ... majoring in philosophy.