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Catherine Fitzsimmons

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Pioneer HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
GK

Birthdate:
11/24/1988

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Michigan Hawks


07/22/2013

Three Former Owls Look To Bring Home WPSL Title

Rice's Beger, Fitzsimmons and LaGro Have Taken Their Soccer Careers to the Next Level

Rice
A vocal, physical and strong goalkeeper that has the ability and confidence to dominate... Chose to keep the Rice-family legacy alive and play for the Owls.

2009: Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Rice University Honor Athlete; Earned the program's Warrior Award, given annually to the Owl who unselfishly plays with the most heart and desire in both practices and games; Presented with the Iron Owl Award by the Rice Strength & Conditioning staff to the soccer team's top performer in the weight room; Appeared in five games with a start in one of the Owls' most memorable games of the season, a dramatic 2-1 victory over C-USA foe Memphis in a nationally-televised contest on CBS College Sports... Played all 90 minutes and made two saves for a win against a Memphis team that went on to play in the NCAA Tournament... Saw action in the shutout wins over UTEP, Southern Miss and UTSA... Played the entire second half and tied a season-high with four saves in the victory over crosstown rival Houston... Also notched four saves on the road at UTEP... Maintained an .846 save percentage and a 0.75 goals-against average.

2008: Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Carl Isgren Iron Owl Award from Rice University strength & conditioning staff... Appeared in eight games with one start on the road against crosstown C-USA rival Houston... Played the complete 90 minutes for the longest outing of her career... Averaged 14.7 minutes of action for eight outings... Made a total of 13 saves, with a career-best five against UH... Finished with a .722 save percentage... Contributed to four of the team's defensive shutouts... Maintained a 1.38 goals-against average... Competed for the Rice women's track & field team in the spring of 2009, throwing the shot put and hammer.

2007: C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medalist; C-USA Academic Honor Roll; Gained valuable experience in first full season of Division I soccer... Played more than 135 minutes over five games... Worked a season-long 45 minutes twice, including on the road against nationally-ranked Texas A&M... Helped hold Lamar scoreless with 45 shutout minutes... Made four saves on the season... Tallied two saves in the win over Dartmouth... Maintained a .667 save percentage.

Club
Three-year goalkeeper for the Michigan Hawks, a team ranked in the top five the last four years... Two-time state champions... Region II Champions in 2005...USYS Semi-Finalist 2005... Played at Washington Area Girls Soccer Raleigh Shootout, Disney Showcase, NSR Cup and Adidas Final IV tournaments.

High School
A 2007 graduate of Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor... Four-year varsity letterwinner in soccer... Voted to the Michigan High School Coaches' All Regional Team... Third team all-state selection... Co-Captain for her senior season... Also played four years of varsity basketball... Top scorer for the Pioneers in 2006 and was the top rebounder in 2003 and 2004.

Personal
Full Name: Catherine Camille Fitzsimmons. Born: Nov. 24, 1988. Parents: Mike and Camille Fitzsimmons of San Francisco (one sister). No stranger to Rice University, she is the tenth person from her family to attend the school. Social science major. College: Hanszen

Rice Stats
Year	GP/GS	Min. 	GA	Avg.	SV	Pct.	W-L-T	ShO
2007	5/0	135:35	2	1.33	4	.667	0-0-0	0
2008	8/1	258:36	5	1.74	13	.722	0-1-0	0
2008	5/1	240:34	2	0.75	11	.846	2-0-0	1
Totals	18/2	634:45	9	1.28	28	.757	2-1-0	0

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