The Golden Gophers hosted their annual awards banquet on Sunday.
Fall Academic All-Big Ten teams boast several Gopher Standouts
The Golden Gophers' season comes to an end after falling to No. 10/11 Penn State 3-1 on Friday.
With a win on Friday, Minnesota clinches the No. 5 seed in the Big Ten Tournament next week.
The Golden Gophers travel to face Iowa on Saturday with the match beginning at 7 p.m.
2011 SENIOR SEASON:
Appeared in two games in 2011 helped preserve the shutout in the home opener against South Dakota State (8/21) by saving the only shot on goal entered the Senior Night match against Nebraska (10/28) as a forward and tallied one shot in the 6-3 victory.
2010 JUNIOR SEASON:
Made second career appearance against Belmont (8/31), making one save in 45 minutes of action to preserve the shutout victory named to the Academic All-Big Ten team earned third letter.
2009 SOPHOMORE SEASON:
Made first career appearance on Oct. 4 vs. South Dakota, playing the final 66:52 and preserving the shutout earned second letter.
2008 FRESHMAN SEASON:
Served as All-Big Ten performer Lindsey Dare's primary back-up earned first letter.
2007 REDSHIRT SEASON:
2007 graduate of Apple Valley High School where she played for coach Keith Randa All-state and all-conference selection in 2005 and '06 member of the Minnesota ODP Team in 2003 and 2005-06 regional pool player helped her club team to a runner-up finish at the State Cup in 2005 and '06 team captain of her high school team academic letterwinner honor roll student served on the student council chose Minnesota over Ohio State, Iowa, Drake, NDSU and SDSU.
Born on January 4, 1989 daughter of Randy and Mary Kay Roberts majoring in education.
Getting to Know Katie...
Favorite food: Chips and salsa.
Favorite blog: Ukulele blog.
Favorite Twitter page to follow: @gophersoccer.
Favorite professor: Spanish 1004 professor.
Favorite class at Minnesota: Spanish 1004.
Best soccer memory: Winning the Big Ten.
Biggest celebrity from your hometown/highschool: Lindsey Dare (Gopher soccer alum).
Why you chose your number: Ramdonly assigned.
Toughest player you've ever faced: Julie Rezac in youth soccer.
Any superstitions: I need to brush my teeth, eat chocolate and juggle before the game.
Favorite kids joke: Pete and Repeat were in a canoe, Pete fell out, who was left? Repeat. Pete and Repeat were in a boat, Pete fell out, who was left? Repeat. etc.....
After college I want to...: Travel, teach, and do mission trips.
I cannot live without my: Faith.
Favorite thing about Minneapolis-St. Paul: Outdoor activities.
Best birthday present you ever received: Surprise date.
Ultimate soccer dream: Become national champs!!!
Gophers Ready To Begin Regular Season
Minnesota is set to kick off the regular season when the team travels to Washington State on Friday and then return home to host North Dakota State on Monday.
Big Ten Announces Preseason Honors and Poll
Seniors Maddie Gaffney and Tori Burnett along with junior Emily Heslin were all selected as members of the honors list.
Minnesota Downs Kansas State in Preseason Finale
Molly Fiedler and Athena Kuehn put goals in the back of the net ten minutes apart to put the Gophers to 2-0 in the preseason.