Milestones: Three-year letterwinner who competed both offensively and defensively.
2012: Drew duty in 10 games and five were against Patriot League foes ... earned first collegiate start against Long Beach State ... two of four starts were against conference foes Holy Cross and Colgate with other non-league matches versus Columbia ... lone shot taken against Colgate was on goal.
2011: Appeared in 10 matches during which time Army outscored its opponents 15-0 ... drew first nod in season-opening road trip to North Carolina ... on field in Army's first win of season, a 1-0 blanking of Appalachian State (Aug. 21) ... recorded first career shot in 3-0 win over VMI in opening round of the Black Knight Classic as Army went on to defend its title ... also drew field duty in Patriot League matches versus Holy Cross, Lehigh, American and Lafayette - all shutouts ... drew first postseason nod in 2-0 win over Navy that earned Army the Patriot League Tournament title and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
2010: Drew lone appearance as a defender in a 3-0 blanking of Vermont that clinched the Black Knight Classic ... the shutout was Army's sixth straight in getting off to its best start (6-1) since 1997 ... just the second time the Black Knights captured their own tournament in the six-year history, having won the title the inaugural year (2003). High School: Three-year letterwinner at Troy High ... led team to the league title in 2008 and the CIF Division III championship the following year ... named team MVP as member of the junior varsity squad freshman year ... tabbed scholar-athlete sophomore, junior and senior years ... played club ball for the Cypress Futbol team for three years, serving twice as captain ... also member of the Beach Futbol Club ... helped team win the Gold championship ... played eight years of club soccer.
Personal: Given name is Stephanie Dawn Gower ... parents' names are Steve and Aurora Gower ... ... four siblings in Chris (27), Kevin (25), Spencer (21) and Brooke (16) ... enjoys reading, going to the beach and bike riding ... majoring in Engineering Management.