LA Tech athletes continue to excel in the classroom
Kickoff on Nov. 1 at 3:30 CT
Kickoff at 4 p.m. tomorrow at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex
Seven different LA Tech players have been awarded WAC Player of the Week this season
Kickoff at 1 p.m. at the Lady Techster Soccer Complex
Pictures from Louisiana Tech Soccer game against Hawaii on Senior Day
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.