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  Kat Weiler
Kat Weiler

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax Station, Va.

High School:
Lake Braddock

Height:
5-7

Position:
D

Birthdate:
05/26/1989

Experience:
3L

CAREER: In her three-year collegiate career, Kat Weiler has started and appeared in all 56 games...registered one career goal, five assists and seven points.

2009: All-Big East Third Team selection...named to the Soccer America National Team of the Week and Big East Defender of the Week on Oct. 6, 2009, following a 1-0-1 week for Pitt, which included a 0-0 double overtime tie vs. Notre Dame and a 2-1 overtime win vs. DePaul...one of only five Pitt players to start all 18 games...anchored the Pitt backfield that allowed only 11 goals and registered 10 shutouts in 18 games...led team with 1736 minutes played on the season...completed season with one assist, one point and 10 shots...provided an assist in 1-0 victory over Syracuse (Oct.11).

2008: One of only five Pitt players to start in all 20 games...completed the season with one goal, two assists and four points as a defender...took six shots on year...scored the Panthers' lone goal against Toledo (Sept. 21)...contributed assists against Iowa State (Aug. 31) and Georgetown (Oct. 19)...Big East Academic All-Star selection.

2007: Started all 18 games of her freshman season as a central defender...one of three Pitt players to start all 18 games on year...ended first year with two assists, two points and six shots...registered first career assist vs. Xavier (Sept. 14)...finished with an assist vs. Ohio (Sept. 23).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Lake Braddock High School in Burke, Va....named the 2007 Washington Examiner Area Player of the Year...four-year starter at Lake Braddock...guided her team to its second straight Virginia Class 3A Soccer state title with a 2-1 overtime win over Cox H.S. as a senior...led team in game-winning goals (nine) and assists (six)...named the 2007 Patriot District Player of the Year...First Team All-Region and First Team Washington Post All-Metropolitan team selection...two-time All-District Second Team selection (2005 and 2006)...as a junior, led her team to the state championships and a No. 12 national ranking by adidas...contributed to Burke's Northern Region Championship title as a sophomore...captain of the four-time State Champion BRYC Fury team that captured titles in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007...six-year participant on the BRYC Sting squad...helped her club team earn four consecutive appearances in the state tournament...member of the National Honor Society and the Athletic Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Born May 26, 1989...daughter of Christopher and Victoria Weiler...has two brothers, Matthew and Nicholas...brother Matthew plays soccer at the University of Virginia...father Christopher played football at Navy from 1981-84 and holds the school record for most touchdown receptions in a season...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences...communications major.