More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
LA Tech's spring schedule kicks off on March 15 at the Louisiana Cup at Moore Park in Lafayette, La.
The outgoing senior finished her career with the most wins, saves and shutouts in program history
LA Tech finished 9-10-1 overall and 4-6 in conference
Updyke notches three saves
Senior Day Presentation for Caitlin Updyke
LA Tech versus Southern Miss 10/20/13
LA Tech versus FIU 10/6/13
LA Tech versus UCA 8/25/13
Pictures from Louisiana Tech Soccer game against Hawaii on Senior Day
2013: The lone senior started 17 matches ... Finished with a 7-10 record on a career-high 85 saves ... Earned second team All-Conference USA, one of only three keepers to do so ... Received Team Player of the Year award ... Allowed only 23 goals with a 1.34 goals against average ... Notched six shutouts on the year, four of those coming in conference duels ... Recorded at least six saves in six matches with a career-high of 12 coming at Colorado College (10/25) in a heartbreaking double overtime loss to the eventual C-USA champs and NCAA participant.
2012: Earned Academic All-WAC ... Played and started 9 games ... Recorded a 6-0-2 record and five shutouts while splitting time at keeper with Corina Brown ... Combined they only allowed 15 goals and recorded 12 shutouts, both program records ... Earned WAC Goalkeeper of the Week in week two which included a shutout and a season-high nine saves versus Central Arkansas (8/26) ... Became the all-time saves leader in Lady Techster history, now with 165 career saves ... Suffered a season-ending arm injury in the match versus No. 19 ranked Denver (10/5).
2011: Earned Academic All-WAC ... Played and started in 19 games ... Broke her own school record for shutouts in a season with eight ... Was the goalkeeper for a Louisiana Tech defense that allowed just 17 goals on the season, the fewest in program history ... Named Verizon WAC Defensive Player of the Week on Aug. 22 for her two shutouts in the opening weekend of games ... Received Verizon WAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 3 after shutting out New Mexico State (10/2) ... Recorded a career-high 11 saves in a loss at Fresno State (10/21) ... Played in all but one game and finished with a record of 7-8-4.
2010: Named Western Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week ... Recorded a school record seven shutouts ... Was the goalkeeper for a Louisiana Tech defense that allowed just 21 goals on the season, the third-best mark in school history ... Recorded a shutout and six saves in her collegiate debut at Lamar (8/22) ... Recorded a career-high 10 saves in a win over Texas State (9/10) ... Played in all but two games and finished with a record of 14-5, the most wins ever in a season, with five of those wins and 36 of her 64 saves coming in conference play.
High School: Lettered four years at Broomfield High School for coach Jim Davidson ... Was named defensive MVP of her team ... Earned all-conference and first team all-state honors in 2009 as a goalkeeper ... Was named to the honor roll every semester.
Club: Was a member of the Broomfield Blast and Colorado Ice club teams.
Personal: Full name is Caitlin Elizabeth Updyke ... Daughter of Rebecca and Dennis Updyke ... Born May 29, 1992 in Denver, Colo.