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Caitlin Howard

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Height
5' 7"
CLASS
SR
Hometown
Tampa, Fla. (Sickles H.S.)
School
2008: Started every match, playing center back for majority, but started NCAA First and Second Round matches as right back…Led Florida with her average of 87

Played with Tampa Bay Hellenic of the W-League in summer of 2009.

 

2009: Started 22 matches at either center back or right back…Sat out Vanderbilt match due to foot injury suffered in Kentucky match…Played the entirety of five matches, including at Mississippi where she turned in season-high minutes (102)…Played with Tampa Bay Hellenic of the W-League in summer of 2009…Member of 2009 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.

 

2008: Started every match, playing center back for majority, but started NCAA First and Second Round matches as right back…Led Florida with her average of 87.3 minutes per match…Cross versus California led to Ameera Abdullah's game-winning goal…Served up assist for Lindsay Thompson’s second goal in 6-1 win at Alabama…Played the entirety of 16 matches…National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Scholar All-South Region third-team selection…Member of 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

2007: Appeared in 17 matches on Gator backline…First collegiate assist came on UF's second goal in a 5-0 win at Mississippi State on Oct.14…Also assisted on game-winning goal in 1-0 decision at Arkansas on Oct. 25 just 26 seconds after entering match…Turned in top minutes total (52) versus Kentucky…Member of 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

2006: Appeared in three matches, with top minutes (41) coming versus Jacksonville…Also played versus Mississippi State and Louisiana-Lafayette...Member of the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

 

High School: 2005 Florida Sports Writers Association 5A First-Team All-State selection…2006 Jose A. Alvarez Hillsborough County soccer player of the year (award based on ability, teamwork, attitude, character and academics)…2006 and 2005 All-Hillsborough County first-team selection…Hillsborough County Most Valuable Player in 2006 Senior Soccer Challenge (Hillsborough County versus Pinellas County)…Member of 2005 (5A) high school district championship team - team was district (6A) runner-up in 2006… Sickles High School MVP in 2004, '05 and '06 - also named defensive player of the year the same seasons…Four-year varsity starter at Sickles H.S., serving as team captain in 2005 and '06…Coached by George Arroyo at Sickles H.S.

 

Club: Member of Countryside Lightning Soccer Club that won 2003 Atlanta Cup, 2001 Orange Classic and 2001 and 2006 Florida State Club championships…Countryside Lightning reached the state semifinal from 2001-06…Member of the Florida Olympic Development Program (ODP) State "1988" Team for 2003, 2004 and 2005…Coached by John Planamenta at Countryside Soccer Club…Four-year starter with a boys club soccer team from U9 through U12.

 

Major: Journalism

 

Howard's Collegiate Statistics

Year

GP/GS

Min.

Shots

G (GW)

A

Pts.

2006

3/0

92

1

0 (0)

0

0

2007

17/0

343

2

0 (0)

2

2

2008

24/24

2092

2

0 (0)

2

2

2009

23/24

1747

0

0 (0)

0

0

Totals

67/48

4274

5

0 (0)

4

4

 

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