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#6 KATIE BOWEN

Position: Defender

Height: 5'7"

Date of Birth: 4/15/1994

Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand

Citizenship: New Zealand

College: University of North Carolina

Twitter: @Kati3bowen

 

Professional: (2016) Drafted 16th overall by FCKC in the 2016 NWSL College Draft; started 11 of the 13 games she appeared in; contributed an assist from her position on the defensive back line.

New Zealand National Team Eared her first cap at the senior level in May 12, 2011 against Australia; appeared in two games for NZ in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup and appeared in all three games for her country in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and all three games of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

College: (2015) Named to Hermann Trophy Watch List; second-team preseason Top Drawer Soccer Best XI selection on defense; named to preseason All-ACC Team, (2014) served as one of the team captains; first-team All-ACC selection; played all but seven minutes during the season, going 1,875 minutes in 20 games, all starting assignments, (2013) Played in all 25 games for the Tar Heels, starting 18 times at midfield; played a total of 1,931 minutes for the Tar Heels; recorded five assists on the season, (2012) started 19 of the 20 games she played in; logged 1,668 minutes