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Kate                               Schwindel
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Kate
Schwindel
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Livingston, N.J.
Height: 5-6
Sport: Women's Soccer
Position: F

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Central Region Second Team
  • All-Big 12 First Team
  • Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Second Team
  • Started 17 of the first 18 matches before suffering a season-ending injury in loss at No. 7 Texas Tech
  • Tallied 11 goals, a personal-best season total, the second-best team total and No. 4 in Big 12; five of those scores came in eight conference matches
  • Finished with a career-high 28 points, the second-best team total and No. 3 in the Big 12
  • Six assists on the season ranked No. 2 on team and No. 4 in the conference
  • Recorded three game-winners, the fourth-best total in Big 12
  • Currently ranks No. 10 in program history with 26 career goals 
  • Took 81 shots in 18 matches for a conference-best 4.50 shots per match average
  • Netted game-winner in 3-2 overtime victory against TCU
  • Finished with a personal-best 11 shots against TCU
  • Tallied the golden goal in the 101st minute in 2-1 double-overtime win at Oklahoma that clinched second straight Big 12 regular-season title
  • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (10/1, 10/15)
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Player of the Week (10/15)
  • TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (10/1, 10/15)
  • Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament Team
  • CollegeSoccer360 National Primetime co-Player of the Week (10/1)
  • CS360 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (10/1)
  • Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer Team
At West Virginia In 2012
  • 2012 NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team
  • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team
  • 2012 All-Big 12 First Team
  • Started all 20 matches as a sophomore
  • Scored a team-best 26 points behind nine goals and eight assists
  • Set career high in shots with eight against Western Carolina and TCU
  • Scored a goal in four-straight matches to close non-conference play
  • Tied school record for points (seven) in a single match against High Point behind two goals and three assists
  • Tie the school record twice for assists in a single match (three) against High Point and at Iowa State
  • Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week (10/10)
  • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (9/18, 10/9)
  • ECAC Player of the Week (9/18)
  • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (9/17)
  • Soccer America Team of the Week (9/26, 10/12)
  • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (10/2)
At West Virginia In 2011
  • Soccer America All-Freshman second team
  • All-Big East Second Team and Big East All-Rookie Team
  • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team
  • Voted team’s most improved player
  • Made 22 starts en route to being named Big East Rookie of the Year
  • First career goal in win over No. 8 Marquette
  • Multi-point games (1G, 1A) against Georgetown (twice) and Marquette
  • Scored the fastest goal in school history in win at Georgetown, only 55 seconds into the match
  • Multi-assist game (2) at Connecticut
  • Led all Big East rookies in points with 15 on five goals and five assists in league play
  • Her 19 points, six goals and seven assists all tie for third-most by a freshman in school history
  • Big East Rookie of the Week (10/10)
  • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (10/10)
In High School
  • Team captain at Livingston High
  • 2010 ESPN Rise Fall All-American and ESPN RISE Fall State All-Stars for state of New Jersey
  • 2010 New Jersey Soccer Female Player of the Year
  • Two-time first team all-state, four-time all-conference and four-time all-county
  • Totaled 118 goals and 68 assists in her career
  • Recorded 40 goals and 20 assists as a senior, finishing as state runner-up
  • Played club soccer for Montclair United Thunderbolts
  • Led Thunderbolts to 2009 state championship, three other state finalists
  • 2008 and 2009 US U17 National Team Pool; U14 National Camp
  • Member of NJ ODP teams from 2005-11
  • Three-time region one ODP player
  • Member of region one ODP team, competing at trips to Costa Rica, Portugal and Russia
Personal
  • Daughter of Kirk and Susan Schwindel
  • One of three children
  • Birthday is April 21
  • Majoring in child development and family studies
  • U.S. U-20 National Team Training Camp (2012)
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
Schwindel’s Career Numbers
Year    M         MS       S          G         GWG   A          Pts       C/E
2013    18        17        81        11        3          6          28        2/0
2012    20        20        84        9          3          8          26        1/0
2011    22        22        51        6          2          7          19        2/0
Career 60        59        216      26        8          21        73        5/0
 
Schwindel’s Single Game Career Highs
Shots   11 vs. TCU, 10/13/13
Shots on Goal 7 vs. TCU, 10/13/13
Goals   2 vs. High Point, 9/16/12
Assists 3 (twice); last at Iowa State, 10/7/12
Points  7 vs. High Point, 9/16/12

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Seven Named Academic All-Big 12
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