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Catherine Klein
Player Profile:
Catherine Klein 2686544
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Morgan High School
Major: Pre-Elementary Education

Career: Owns the third-lowest goals against average (1.14) in school history … Also ranks third all-time in shutouts (8) and minutes played (2122:19) and is tied for seventh in wins (6).

2017 (Sophomore): Named the 2017 Big Sky Conference Goalkeeper of the Year and earned All-Big Sky First Team honors … Also named to Big Sky Conference Fall All-Academic Team … Played in 15 games on the season (14 starts) and registered shutouts in six of them, one shy of the UND single-season record … Led the Big Sky in save percentage (.890) and saves per game (8.07) while ranking second in saves (121) and shutouts per game (0.40) and fourth in shutouts … Ranked fourth nationally in saves per game, seventh in total saves and eighth in save percentage ... Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week … Set a UND single-game record with 18 saves in a scoreless draw vs. Northern Colorado (Oct. 27) in the season finale … Those 18 saves were also the most in the Big Sky all season, topping the 13 she had in a 1-1 overtime draw vs. South Dakota State (Sept. 15) … Opened the season with a 7-save shutout at North Dakota State (Aug. 18) … Twice registered back-to-back shutouts: Sept. 22-24 against Idaho State and Weber State and again Oct. 15-20 at Southern Utah and at Portland State … Made 10 or more saves on five occasions … Finished the season with a 1.00 goals against average that was the fifth-best in school history … Her 121 saves were the fourth-most in single-season history and her five wins tied for eighth-best … Earned second letter.

2016 (Freshman): Appeared in eight games and made six starts as a freshman … Led the Big Sky Conference in save percentage (.848) and saves per game (8.38) … Also ranked sixth in goals against average (1.40) and tied for ninth with 67 saves … Made her collegiate debut in the season-opener vs. Northern Iowa (Aug. 19) when she came off the bench to make nine saves in a 0-0 double-overtime tie … Followed that up two days later with a 9-save shutout in a 1-0 double-overtime win at South Dakota … Was named Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week for her weekend performance … It marked UND’s first back-to-back shutouts since 2012 … Made season-high 16 saves – two shy of the school record – in a 3-0 loss at Minnesota (Aug. 26) … Earned first letter.

Before UND: A 2016 graduate of Wiesbaden High School … Played four years with the Corinthians Soccer Club … Also played soccer with Wiesbaden High School and MFFC Wiesbaden in Germany, and played one year with Liberty High School in Colorado Springs … Also played basketball at Morgan High, Liberty High and Wiesbaden High.

Personal: Daughter of John and Marcia Klein … Majoring in pre-elementary education.

 

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