Lady Techsters enjoyed their most successful season in history
Kevin Sherry named Coach of the Year and Kathryn Sloan named Player of the Year
Named to third team
LA Tech finishes the 2014 season with a 13-6-3 record
The sophomore has a 4.0 GPA
Brittany Beddow scores golden goal in the first overtime period to clinch a spot in the C-USA Tournament for LA Tech
Down 1-0 at halftime, LA Tech scored two second half goals to complete the comeback over Marshall.
Goals by Donya Salomon-Ali and Katie Sloan propelled LA Tech to the first C-USA win of the year, a 2-1 victory over UAB
Middle Tennessee edged LA Tech, 1-0, on a second half goal.
Five Techsters scored in the 7-0 shutout win
2014: Played in 21 matches with 19 starts at striker … Named second team All-Conference USA … Named first team All-LSWA and LSWA Player of the Year, the first Lady Techster to ever receive the accolade … NSCAA All-Central Region third team … Team Offensive Player of the Year … First team All-CUSA per College Sports Madness … First team C-USA All-Academic and Capital One Academic All-District in District VI … Led team in points (28) and goals (11) and was second in assists (6) … Became just the third Techster to record double-digit goals in a single season … Was responsible for four of the eight goals scored during league play … Five game-winning goals led C-USA and tied a single season program record … Ended up finishing in the top six in the conference in points, goals and assists … Highlight goal came on a juking of the defender before burying shot into left corner from 20 yards out versus UAB (10/5) … Had two breakaway goals in a road victory at Old Dominion (10/12) … Twice had multiple goals and assists in a match.
2013: Played in all 20 games with 16 starts ... Received Team Offensive Player of the Year award ... Had a team-high seven goals, 15 points and three game-winners ... Took 37 shots with a team-high 22 on goal for a .595 SOG percentage, the highest on the team ... Took a season-high six shots at Jackson State (8/27) ... Scored first goal of career at Troy (8/30) for the game-winner ... Netted two goals in a win at ULL (9/6), including the game-winner ... Registered a goal at McNeese State (9/8) ... Registered a goal and the lone assist on the season against Southern (9/22) ... Beat keeper to right corner versus Marshall (10/4), sealing the first ever C-USA win ... Dribbled through traffic and took a left-footed shot across her body for a goal just 11 seconds into the game versus Southern Miss (10/20) for the fastest goal ever scored in LA Tech history.
High School: Lettered four years at The Barstow School for coach Scott Huppe ... Was the 2012 Barstow School Most Valuable Athlete ... Named three times to the first team all-western region and first team all-district for Missouri Class I ... 2012 Missouri Class I Co-Player of the Year in western region and the 2010 and 2011 Offensive Player of the Year ... Named team MVP for the 2011 and 2012 season ... Named second team all-metro for the Kansas City Star in 2012 and honorable mention in 2011 ... 2010 Barstow team finished fourth in the state ... Recorded 90 goals through her junior year, breaking the previous career record which was 48.
Club: Member of the Sporting Blue Valley ... Kansas state champions in 2012-13 ... Ranked 120th in the nation.
Personal: Full name is Kathryn Sloan ... Nickname is "Katie" ... Daughter of Gerald and Kimberly Sloan ... Younger sister, Megan ... Born Oct. 20, 1994 in Independence, Mo.