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Katja Lerew

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wichita Falls, Texas

High School:
Wichita Falls

Height:
5-8

Position:
Defender/Midfield

Birthdate:
03/29/1979


1999

Started all 21 matches for the Blazers last season ... scored goals against Southern Miss (Sep 17), Houston (Oct 17), and Marquette (Nov 6) ... recorded one assist against Louisville (Oct 15) ... received the Conference USA Commissioner?s Academic Medal of Honor for the second consecutive year and was named to the Commissioner?s Honor Roll for the third consecutive year ... ranks fourth on UAB?s all-time career list in matches played (61) and matches started with (60) ... named to the Athletics Director?s Honor Roll for Winter and Spring 1999- 00 ... earned Dean?s List honors for Fall of 1999 and President?s List award in the Spring of 2000 ... named the to Golden Key National Honor Society ... picked to the Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society ... tabbed to the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society ... selected as the Women?s Studies Award winner for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences ... a NSCAA/ adidas South Region Academic All-American ... named to the Who?s Who of College Students ... chosen for the Chi Alpha Sigma National Athlete Honor Society ... nominated as a Rhodes Scholar Finalist.

1998

Started 19 matches and played in all 20 matches for the Blazers ... member of Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society ... received the Conference USA Commissioner?s Academic Medal of Honor and was named to the Commissioner?s Honor Roll for the second consecutive year ... named All-American Scholar ... named to the Athletic Director?s Honor Roll fall quarter 1998 and winter and spring quarters 1999 ... named to the President?s List fall quarter 1998 and winter quarter 1999 ... made the Dean?s List spring quarter 1999.

1997

Became the only player in UAB?s brief history to play every minute of every match in a season when she played 1,924 minutes as a true freshman ??had two assists on the season ??received Conference USA Academic Medal (GPA of 3.75 or higher) for the 1997-98 school year.

High School

A four-year letterwinner in soccer at Wichita Falls High School ? District MVP as a senior ? received first team All-District honors on three occasions ? named Freshman of the year (1993) ? also lettered three times in track and once in cross country ? a member of the National Honor Society, a top ten graduate, and three-time Scholastic Letter Award winner ? received UAB University Scholarship ? played club soccer with the D?Feeters Club.

Personal

Katja Marie Lerew ? daughter of Harold and Karin Lerew ? major is exercise science.

 
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