1  Katarina Wicksell
Katarina Wicksell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stockholm, Sweden

Position:
Goalkeeper

Experience:
2 yr


Lady Tigers' leader between the posts...Throughout two-year career, has logged over 3,100 minutes through a total of 37 games...Assumed starting keeper role as true freshman and has started every game but one since...2001: Established both team and individual single-season records for goals against average (1.65) and personal-best five shutouts...Sixth among C-USA goalkeepers with career-best 84 saves, eighth with 4.42 save per game average... Achieved personal-high .724 save percentage...Posted a career-best 13 saves at SEC West champion Mississippi State...Maintained 1.51 GAA and turned away 34 shots in C-USA play...Recorded a shutout during all five Lady Tiger wins, including SEC rival Ole Miss, and league opponents, DePaul, TCU and South Florida...2000: Took over as the Lady Tigers' starting keeper during the second game of her freshman season...Guarded the net in 18 matches, receiving the starting nod 17 times...Posted 7-9 overall mark while logging over 1,300 minutes between the posts...Maintained 2.78 goals against average and turned away 76 shots for a save percentage of .655...Recorded at least seven saves in four separate matches...Registered a three-game non-conference winning streak during the first two weeks of the season...Notched four shutouts including a 2-0 conference win over DePaul...Turned away eight shots versus conference foe Cincinnati...Had a career-high nine saves during league match at Charlotte... PREP: Spent last few seasons playing in the top women's league in Sweden...Debuted as the starting keeper for the U-18 Swedish National team in 1997...Led Swedish national side to a third-place finish at the U-18 European tournament in 1998.

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