Freshman Season (2012)
Joined the Tar Heels fresh off her participation in the London Olympic Games and U20 World Cup and enjoyed a spectacular freshman year • moved into the starting lineup against UConn on August 31 • started 19 of the 20 games she played in • logged 1,668 minutes splitting time between the midfield and defense depending on the formation UNC was playing • named to Soccer America second-team All-Freshman squad • took over midway through the season as UNC's primary corner kick specialist • took 53 corner kicks on the year, including two that led to goals in the NCAA championship victory over Penn State • score two goals and added seven assists • notched her first career point with an assist in the win over San Diego on September 9 • had a goal and an assist in lopsided wins over Miami and Illinois • assisted on game-winning goals versus Boston College, Duke, Stanford (NCAA semifinals) and Penn State (NCAA championship game).
Current member of the New Zealand National Team • was an alternate for the Football Ferns at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England • started in the midfield for the Football Ferns at the 2012 U20 World Cup in Japan.
Prep & Club Soccer
Attended Lynfield College in Auckland, N.Z. • played soccer there for three years in addition to her career as an outstanding club player • also played club basketball • was house captain in 2011 at Lynfield • reached NCEA qualifications on levels 1, 2 and 3 • won outstanding sports achievement award in 2010 and 2011.
Katie Elizabeth Bowen is the daughter of Dave Bowen and Pippa Bowen • was born April 15, 1994 in Auckland, New Zealand • her father is originally from England and her mother is a native New Zealander • has two brothers and a sister, all of whom also play soccer • loves to travel in her free time, especially to her father's native England • majors in elementary education.
Katie Bowen's Career Statistics
Year GP/GS SH G A PTS
2012 20/19 12 2 7 11
Totals 20/19 12 2 7 11
Katie Bowen's Career Scoring Games
Date Opponent G A PTS
9/9/2012 San Diego 0 1 1
9/30/2012 Miami 1 1 3
10/4/2012 Boston College 0 1 1
10/18/2012 Duke 0 1 1
11/16/2012 Illinois (NCAA 2nd) 1 1 3
11/30/2012 Stanford (NCAA SF) 0 1 1
12/2/2012 Penn State (NCAAF) 0 1 1
2012 TOTALS 2 7 11