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  Katie Watson

Katie Watson

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Woodbridge, VA

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2008: All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team (SOCCER BUZZ and NSCAA)...First Team All-State (VaSID)...First Team All-CAA...Led ODU in every offensive category, scoring a career-high tying 33 points...Third in CAA in scoring, tied for third in goals (12) and tied for fifth in assists (9)...Fifth best offensive season in ODU history with 33 points...In just three years at ODU, ranks third all-time in points (75), sixth all-time in goals (33) and second all-time in assists (23)...Part of first ever trio to score 20 or more points in a single season...Had three game-winning goals including against Akron (9/19) when she notched her first career hat trick...Also had two goals and the game winner at George Mason (10/26)...
2007: Did not play -- foot injury.
2006: Became the Lady Monarchs first ever Scholar All-American...Was 1st Team All-CAA, 1st Team All-State (VaSID), Second Team All-Region (NSCAA/adidas), and second team All-Mid-Atlantic (SOCCER BUZZ) after leading ODU to its first ever berth in the NCAA Tournament...Led the CAA in scoring with 33 points with a league high seven assists and was tied for second in the league with 13 goals...Already ranks among ODU's best historical players tied for 7th in career points (42), 9th in career goals (14), and 3rd in career assists (14)...Team captain...Had five game-winners and a .518 on-goal percentage.
2005: Played in all 19 games with 18 starts...assisted on two goals vs. Wyoming...Led team with seven assists which ranked second in the CAA in assists per game and third in total assists...Developed as a presence in the midfield recording 33 shots, seven assists, and one goal...Scored her goal vs. Campbell.
Before ODU: Watson, a forward and midfielder, is a transfer from Marshall University, where she led the Thundering Herd in goals (6), assists (4) and points (15) in 14 games, including 13 starts. At Potomac High School in Woodbridge, VA, Watson was First Team All-District and First Team All-Region, recording 23 goals and 42 assists. Watson was also on the cross country and track teams.

Off the Field: Born September 23, 1986...Daughter of John and Kay Ely...Has four brothers, Brian Ely (29), Hanson Ely (25), Chris Watson (25), and Garrett Watson (20)...Favorite sports personality is Steve Prefontaine...Favorite movie is "The Sweetest Thing"...Favorite book is "Bleachers"...Majoring in Sports Marketing.

On The Field

Year GP/GS G A PTS Shots
2005 19/18 1 7 9 33
2006 23/23 13 7 33 83
2007 Did Not Play
2008 20/20 12 9 33 68
TLS 62/61 26 23 75 184
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