UNC Women's Soccer Bio
15 Katie Bowen
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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).

National Team

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

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
High School: Lynfield College
Major: Communications
Experience: 3 Letters
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