Women's Soccer Sophomore Katie Holder is this week's AAA Athlete of the Week.
MILESTONES: Starter in 36 games first two years ... earned All-Patriot League honors and also an Academic Honor Roll selection in 2013 ... awarded a pair of Patriot League weekly citations along with ECAC and Army AAA weekly honors .. named to the 2014 College Sports Madness Preseason Team ... two-year letterwinner. 2013: Drew duty in 18 of 19 games with starts in 16 matches ... led the team in game winners (three) and ranked third in goals (four) and points (nine) ... listed second on squad in shots (59) and shots on goal (25) ... game winners tied for fourth place in the league and shots ranked second as Army held the top two spots in that category ... tallied a pair of goals (to include game winner) along with an assist in 5-0 blanking of URI on the home front ... two days prior, notched the game winner in a 1-0 decision over Central Connecticut State ... performance earned three weekly citations ... earned Patriot League offensive of the week plaudits and ECAC co-offensive player of the week along with being chosen the Army Athletic Association Athlete of the Week ... tallied the game winner in 2-0 conference upset of Navy in the regular-season finale ... scored 17 minutes into the game and it was the first goal to crease Navy's net in league play, snapping the Midshipmen's shutout mark at 737 minutes ... performance earned second conference player of the week citation ... career-high sevens shots recorded in 1-1 tie with Fordham ... fired six shots in back-to-back league games against Colgate and American ... all four shots in 1-1 tie against league rival Loyola were on goal ... one of four Army players to earn Patriot League honors ... named to the third team as a among 10 players named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
2012: Appeared in all 18 games as a midfielder with starts in 16 ... broke into the lineup in the season opener against Vermont ... did not disappoint in collegiate debut, setting up the second (proved to be game winner) and third goals of the game in 3-1 decision ... assisted on tie-breaking goal as Army snapped 1-1 game en route to defeating Columbia, 3-2 ... notched first collegiate goal in the season finale against Patriot League rival Lafayette in a road encounter ... scored the insurance marker on a header in a 2-0 decision ... closed out the season firing 20 shots, third highest on the team, with 12 on goals.
High School: Two-time all-state player (2010 and 2011) who starred on the pitch at Stillwater High ... also earned All-Metro honors ... led high school team to third-place honors at the state tournament junior year ... MVP of state all-star game ... two-time team MVP (2010 and 2011) ... played club ball for Eden Prarie United and Shattuck St. Mary's ... led club team to back-to-back state titles junior and senior years ... also earned high school letters in basketball during busy high school career ... named academic all-state.
Personal: Given name is Kathleen Hannah Holder ... parents' names are Rob and Ann Holder ... comes from a military family ... parents are 1989 USMA graduates ... brother Will (23) is a 2013 USMA graduate who played rugby and was a member on the USA National Team ... younger sisters Emma (17) and Elizabeth (10) ... majoring in Mechanical Engineering.