Katelyn Rowland

[ KEH-ih-tlihn rohl-EHND ]

#0 - Goalkeeper

Height: 5’11"

Hometown: Vacaville, California

Country: USA

Date of Birth: March 16, 1994

College: UCLA

Previous Club: North Carolina Courage (NWSL)

Place of Birth: Walnut Creek, California

Jersey Number: 0

ACQUIRED: 2024 NWSL Expansion Draft, 12/15/23 


HONORS: 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019 NWSL Champion…2017, 2018, 2019 NWSL Shield…2022, 2023 NWSL Challenge Cup…2017 NWSL Second XI 

2023: Started two regular season matches, tallying seven saves with one clean sheet…Featured in five Challenge Cup matches, recording two shutouts. 2022: Traded back to North Carolina ahead of the season on Jan. 10…Appeared in four matches (all starts)…Logged 17 saves and one shutout in the regular season…Started all eight Challenge Cup games, helping the team to the championship with 15 saves and a pair of clean sheets. 2021: Made four appearances with Kansas City after being traded on July 22…Started the season with North Carolina, played in one regular season match. 2020: Started and played in three Challenge Cup games, recording two shutouts…Started and played in two Fall Series games. 2019: Played in six matches (all starts)…Made 15 saves. 2018: Posted a 0.78 goals-against average in 18 starts for the Courage…Recorded seven shutouts…Registered a shutout in the 2018 NWSL Championship game, logging three saves. 2017: Recorded eight shutouts, allowing just 12 goals with a 0.75 goals-against average for North Carolina…Started and played in 16 games…Appeared in both playoff matches, including the 2017 NWSL Championship match against Portland. 2016-17: Went on loan to the Newcastle Jets in the W-League. 2016: Started and played in six games with the Western New York Flash. 2015: Made two appearances as a rookie with FC Kansas City…Earned one shutout…Was the 17th overall pick (second round) of the NWSL College Draft. 

Starting goalkeeper for the U.S. Under-20 National Team at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup and CONCACAF Championship…Won the Golden Glove at the CONCACAF Championship, totaling four shutouts in each of her four starts in the tournament…Former pool player with the U-18 Team…Traveled with the U-17s to Denmark in 2010…First brought into the U.S. National Team Program with the U-15s in 2008. 

2014: Set NCAA records for career shutouts (55) and single-season shutouts (19) to conclude her career…Set a new UCLA record for goals against average with a GAA of 0.245 as a senior…Also set school records for consecutive shutouts (10) and consecutive shutout minutes (969)…Finished her career ranked No. 2 on UCLA’s all-time charts for goals against average (0.40) and wins (73) and No. 3 in saves (202)…Second-team NSCAA All-American and first-team NSCAA All-Pacific Region…Pac-12 Goalkeeper of the Year…First-team All-Pac-12 for the second-straight year…Finished the year with a 21-1-2 record and recorded 49 saves while allowing a school-record low six goals…Recorded a pair of assists in back-to-back games in the NCAA Tournament, assisting Taylor Smith on breakaway goals in the first round against San Diego and again in the second round against Harvard…Selected to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List. 2013: Won a National Championship…Set a school record for single-season shutouts with 15 and also had three shared shutouts…Led the nation in goals against average with a GAA of 0.27… Led all goalkeepers with a save percentage of .903 …Second-team NSCAA All-American and first-team NSCAA All-Pacific Region…Earned College Cup All-Tournament honors after recording a shutout in the championship game and saving two penalty kicks in the semifinal shootout…First-team All-Pac-12 …Finished the year with a 22-1-3 record and recorded 65 saves while allowing just seven goals…Earned shutouts in five of six NCAA Tournament games. 2012: Third-team NSCAA All-Pacific Region honoree…Named to the Pac-12’s second-team all-conference…Led the Pac-12 in shutouts (11) and shutouts per game (0.55) and ranked second in the conference and 13th nationally with a 0.57 goals against average…Finished the year with a 17-3 record and recorded 46 saves while allowing just 11 goals. 2011: Member of the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team…Started and played in 20 of 21 matches…Finished the year with a 13-1-4 record in goal…Ranked second in the Pac-12 in shutouts (10), shutouts per game (0.50) and goals against average (0.61)…Surrendered just 11 goals on the season. 

Katelyn Rowland

Get to know Katelyn

Full Name: Katelyn Rowland

Favorite Soccer Player: Ederson

Accolades: NWSL Second XI 2017, 2X NWSL Challenge Cup Winner 2023 & 2022, 28 Shutouts in 83 NWSL Appearances

Favorite Food in the Bay Area: In-n-Out

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