2002 -- Freshman: Played in 20 matches, starting six ...Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 16 points on six goals and four assists ...Top freshman scorer on the team ...Tallied game-winning goals against Fresno State (Sept. 20) and Oregon (Nov. 1) ...Had a goal and an assist in her first collegiate game, a 6-0 victory over USD on Aug. 30 ...Played in all three matches during the NCAA Tournament.
High School/Club: Four-year letterwinner at Santa Margarita Catholic High School in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA ...Ranked No. 21 on Soccer America's Top-25 Recruit List ...First-team Parade All-American in 2001 ...First-team NSCAA All-American in 2000 ...Pool player with the Under-19 U.S. National Team ...Has also played with the Under 14, 16 and 18 U.S. Teams ...Won the "Golden Boot" Award for the California State ODP Team at the national championships in 2000 ... Leading scorer for the ODP Regional Team in 1999 ...First-team All-CIF selection in 2000 and 2001 ...Led Santa Margarita in goals and assists as a freshman and sophomore ...Scored the game-winning goal in the CIF Division-III Championship Game her junior year ...Sidelined her entire senior year with a torn ACL ...Played club soccer for the Southern California Blues ...Helped the Blues to the Under-16 National Championship in 2000 ...Finalists at the Under-17 Nationals in 2001.
Personal: Full name is Katie M. Rivera ...Daughter of Alexander and Mary Rivera ...Has two sisters, Allie and Carly ...Enjoys listening to music and going to the beach ...Born July 18, 1984 in Santa Monica, CA.