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#7 Katey Pennington
Position: Defender
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boise, ID
High School: Boise
Club: FC Nova
Experience: 3 Letters
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HIGH SCHOOL: Was a 4-year starter at Boise High...served as the team's captain for two years...named most valuable player on her team and first team All-State 5A as a senior...garnered All-State 5A honorable mention three times...helped her team reach the District III finals in all four years, winning the title in 2008...in state competition led the team to the semifinals in 2008 and captured titles in 2009 and 2010.

Katey Pennington's Collegiate Career

FRESHMAN (2011): Played and started in all 19 matches for Gonzaga...finished the season with four assists; second most on the squad...made her collegiate debut against 24th ranked Illinois Aug. 19...ended the year with four points, six shots, one of which was on goal...earned the assist on the lone goal in the Zags 5-1 opening loss at No. 24 Illinois...also tallied assists against Boise State, Eastern Washington, and BYU...had a career-high three shots versus Washington...as a member of the defense, helped the Zags to seven shutouts on the year; against Boise State, Weber State, Eastern Washington, Idaho, Seattle, Montana and Loyola Marymount.  

SOPHOMORE (2012): Named West Coast Conference All-Academic honorable mention…played and started all 20 matches for Gonzaga…ended the season with two assists for two points and tallied 13 shots…the defender also helped the Bulldogs to four shutouts; coming versus Austin Peay University, Vanderbilt University, the University of Nevada and Loyola Marymount University…had an assist in the Bulldogs opening 3-1 victory over the University of South Dakota, Aug. 19…also notches an assist in the Zags 3-0 win over the University of Nevada, Sept. 30.

JUNIOR (2013): Played in 17 matches for the Bulldogs, getting the starting nod 16 times…missed two games due to an injury…saw significant time in both the defense and midfield…played the entire contest in 13 of 17 matches…ended the season with 10 shots on goal and one assist…lone assist of the season was the game-winning assist in the Zags 2-1 overtime victory at Saint Mary’s, Nov. 3…tallied two shots in two contests; against Eastern Washington, Sept. 17 and versus Santa Clara, Nov. 9…tabbed West Coast Conference All-Academic honorable mention.

Misc.: Joins a small list of Gonzaga students to venture out of high school early and begin their collegiate career at the beginning of the spring semester...posted a 4.10 grade-point average on a weighted scale...is a member of the National Honor Society and a recipient of Boise High's Whittenberger Scholar.