Name: Kate Howarth
Jersey number: 3
Date of birth: July 3, 1991
Hometown: Grand Blanc, Mich.
College: University of Miami
Last club: New England Mutiny (WPSL Elite)
How acquired: Signed in April 2013
With the New England Mutiny (2012): Led team in scoring with nine goals, which also placed her third in WPSL Elite ... Started all 12 games she appeared in.
College: As a senior in 2012, was named to Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Watch List prior to season … Started all 17 matches in which she competed … Tied for team lead in scoring with three goals … Ranked second on team with seven points … Scored in season opener on road at Florida (Aug. 17), a 4-1 win … Assisted on Ally Andreini’s goal in team’s NCAA Championship opener on road at No. 18 UCF (Nov. 10). As a junior in 2011, was named Second-Team All-ACC ... Finished with team highs in goals (11) and assists (seven) ... Also led the team in points (29) and shots (45)...Selected to the NCAA Division I All-Southeast Third Team ... Scored a goal and assisted on the gamewinner in double sudden victory during the team’s first-ever NCAA Tournament win at home over Alabama. As a sophomore in 2010, layed in the first 10 games of the season with nine starts before suffering an injury ... Returned from injury and finished season tied for second on team in points (eight), second in goals (four), and second in shots (34) ... As a freshman in 2009, played 17 matches (seven starts) ... Named to the Top Drawer National Soccer Team of the Week (8/31) after netting a hat trick, including the game-winner, in the 5-1 win over Ball State (Aug. 28) ... Finished third on team with six points.
Scholastic/Club: Was a four-time letter winner in soccer and a three-time letter winner in power lifting at Powers Catholic High School ... Led her team to the 2009 state finals... Member of the 2006-08 conference champions, 2006-08 district champions, 2006-07 regional champions and the 2007 state finalists ... Was named all-conference 2006-08, all-district 2006-08, and all-region 2006-08, all-state 2006-08 ... Named to the Michigan Dream Team in 2008 and team’s offensive MVP from 2006-08 ... competed with the Michigan ODP team since 2006 and the Region 2 team since 2007 under Tony DiTucci and Tammy Farnum... Winner of the Silver Boot at regional camp in 2007 ... Played for the Flint Steelers from 1999-05 and under Doug Landefeld for the Michigan Hawks since 2006... Member of the state champions from 2006-07 and regional champs in 2007.