3 - Katie McCoy|
|Hometown:||La Mesa, Calif.|
|Previous School:||Grossmont HS|
AS A JUNIOR (2006)
Conducted Sacramento State’s offensive attack from the central midfield...for the second consecutive year was named first team all-Big Sky Conference...finished second on the team in scoring with four goals and a career-high seven assists...her 13 career goals now rank fourth in program history...her 15 career assists rank second all-time and her 41 career points are fourth in program history...responsible for taking the majority of the team’s free kicks close to goal, McCoy’s biggest assist of the year came on a 30-yard free kick that Kim Kemper headed in during a 1-0 victory at Portland State, clinching the Hornets a berth in Big Sky Conference Tournament...her and Kemper also connected on the Hornets’ second goal in the team’s 2-2 tie with Idaho State in the Big Sky Tournament Championship match...her seven assists rank first in single season history...she was one of four Hornets named to the Big Sky all-tournament team...assisted on Beverly Goebel’s golden goal in the 104th minute in a 2-1 victory over Cal Poly...back-heeled the game-tying goal in a 2-1 victory over Causeway-rival UC Davis...provided the game-winning assist on Kayelyn Satkowski’s golden goal in a 1-0 shutout of Saint Mary’s, playing a diagonal ball across the box...was named co-Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 12 after scoring one goal and adding two assists in a 6-0 victory at Idaho, the team’s largest victory over a Division I opponent in program history.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2005)
In her second season, led the team in scoring with seven goals and six assists...was dangerous in the forward line and created multiple scoring opportunities for herself and her teammates...for her efforts was named first team all-Big Sky Conference...was also named to the All-Academic District VIII third team...assisted on both goals in the Hornets’ 2-1 overtime victory against Northern Arizona on Oct. 16...scored Sacramento State’s two goals in the team’s 2-1 victory at Portland State on Oct. 23...also notched a goal in the Hornets’ 2-0 shutout at Idaho State on Oct. 27...finished fourth in the Big Sky in scoring, averaging 1.05 points per game...her seven goals also ranked her fourth in conference as well as her six assists...she was named Big Sky co-Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 24 after posting three goals and one assist in a 5-1 win over Cal State East Bay on Oct. 21, and in the victory at Portland State...named to the Big Sky all-academic team.
AS A FRESHMAN (2004)
Made the biggest impact as a freshman...played as a wing in the midfield and was named to the Big Sky Conference second team, the first Hornet to receive the honor since 2001...finished second on the team in scoring with two goals and two assists...both of her goals came as game-winners...in the 100th minute against Nevada, she scored the golden goal in overtime, defeating the Wolf Pack 2-1 on Sept. 10...she also scored with 24 seconds remaining in regulation in a 2-1 upset of Montana on Oct. 29...also assisted the Hornets’ first goal against Montana...registered her first collegiate assist at Weber State on Oct. 23...finished the season playing in 16 games and starting 15...ended her rookie campaign with six points and 19 shots, nine on goal...also received Big Sky all-academic honors.
A 2004 graduate of Grossmont HS in La Mesa, Calif…she played four years of varsity soccer and graduated with honors…as a junior and senior, she was named first team all-San Diego County, first team all-CIF, first team all-East County and first team all-Grossmont League…as a junior, she played central midfielder as the Foothillers were crowned CIF and Grossmont North League Champions…played midfield for four years with the San Diego Spirit of the Coast League Premier…won the Presidio League Championship from 2001-03, the Sun and Surf championship in 2003 and won the Crusaders Cup three-consecutive years.
Born Dec.6, 1985…parents are Gary and Sallie McCoy…brother Mike McCoy plays minor league baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals...major is business...club teammate Rebeccah Phillips is also a member of the Hornet team.