2 Katie Wilson
2 Katie Wilson
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Huntington Beach HS
Position: Defender
Katie Wilson is once again penciled into a starting spot as a Gaucho defender...Arguably the best stay-at-home defender among returnees.

Wilson proved to be UCSB's top defender in her junior season...An Honorable Mention All-Big West selection...After a rocky start, the Gaucho defense settled down...After allowing 11 goals in the first three matches, they allowed just 16 in the final 16...Wilson was a major part of the team's defensive progress...Played in 18 of 19 matches, starting all 18...Posted one assist on the year, in a 3-1 win at San Jose State.

Played in 15 of the team's 19 matches, starting all 15...Wilson did not score on the year and attempted just one shot...She was a key component in a defense that recorded six shutouts and allowed just 20 goals on the season.

Played in 13 games as a freshman, starting 12...Had just one shot on goal in her first season, but she made it count, scoring a goal against Western Illinois.

Club/High School
Played four years of Gold Level/Premier Soccer...Won league championships in 1996 with the GU-16 Wolfpack...Played for Gil Ferreira at Huntington Beach High School...Was a member of the varsity for four seasons...Named team MVP as a sophomore...Wilson was a First Team All-Sunset League choice as a senior and she was her team's captain in her final two seasons.

Born September 18, 1981 in Newport Beach, CA...Daughter of Dave and Sherry Wilson...Aspires to a career in elementary education.