Kate Hamilton
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Garces Memorial HS '14

Height:
5-8

Position:
GK

Major:
Undeclared

GARCES MEMORIAL HS '14: Four-year starter in goal for the Rams... AnchoredGMHS' defense as its goalkeeper during the team's two South-East Yosemite League championship seasons in 2012 and '14... Team also captures a CIF Central Section Division III crown in 2013... Allowed only nine goals in 24 games played as a senior... Also posted 17 clean sheets in her final high school season... Collected all-area accolades in 2012, '13 and '14... Named league's most valuable goalkeeper in 2011, '12 and '14; also named most valuable league defender in '14... Other honors collected in her senior season include: U.S. Marine Corps Most Outstanding Female athlete and Bakersfield Jockey Club Award... Four-year member of her school's Principal's Honor Roll... Received the Principal's Award for graduating with a 4.0 GPA or above.

PERSONAL: Born in Bakersfield, California... Parents are Dana and Kevin Hamilton... Claire is her younger sister... Has not declared a major... Graduating high school with a GPA above a 4.0 is her proudest personal accomplishment... Winning a CIF championship is her career sports highlight... Would like to play soccer as a professional abroad before turning 30... Chose UC Davis because of its outstanding academic programs, beautiful campus and quality athletics... Non-sports heroes are her mom, dad and sister.