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Ana Cate
Ana Cate

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lithia, Fla.

High School:
Joe E. Newsome

Height:
5-1

Position:
Midfielder

Birthdate:
08/05/1991

Club:
RSL Florida Elite

2011: Started 22 games in the midfield and took 45 shots ... Tied for the team lead and ninth in the SEC with nine goals ... Nine goals tied for eighth for a single-season in Auburn history along with five others ... 14 career goals is one shy of the Auburn career top-10 for goals behind four others ... 24 total points were second on the team ... 45 shots were fifth on the team ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team after recording the game-winning goal in the championship match and adding an assist in the first two matches ... Scored the game-winner in the 64th minute of the 3-2 SEC Tournament Championship-clinching win over Florida, scoring from eight yards out ... Had the second assist on Julie King's goal in the 86th minute that gave Auburn a two-goal advantage in the 2-0 win over Tennessee that sent the team to the SEC Tournament Championship match for the fourth time in school history ... Had the first assist on Maddie Barnes' goal in the 88th minute of the 3-0 opening round win over LSU at the SEC Tournament ... Missed the regular-season finale at Alabama due to a red card in the 89th minute at Tennessee ... Took two shots in the scoreless draw with Georgia, including one on goal ... Had a six-point weekend in Auburn's wins over #18 LSU and Arkansas, scoring a goal and getting an assist in the 3-1 win over LSU, Auburn's first since 2007, and then assisting on all three goals in the 3-0 win over Arkansas ... Named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week and was placed on the Soccer America Team of the Week for her efforts on the weekend ... Netted her team-leading seventh goal of the season in the 34th minute of the 3-2 overtime loss at Florida that gave the team a 1-0 lead ... Scored her sixth goal of the season in the 15th minute of the 3-2 win at Ole Miss, Auburn's first in Oxford since 2003 ... It was also her sixth goal in six games ... Scored in four straight games (Sept.9-23, at Samford, vs. Colorado, at Denver, vs. Kentucky), taking nine shots and scoring five goals ... Scored in the 60th minute in the 4-1 win over Kentucky, tying the school record for consecutive games with a goal at four, last done in 2000 ... Scored in the third minute (2:43) in the 2-1 win at Denver, the quickest goal of the season ... Scored the game-tying goal in the 66th minute of the 2-2 tie with Colorado ... Had the first multi-goal game of her career in the 4-2 win at Samford, scoring in the 12th and 84th minutes, taking just two shots in the match ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Played in 13 matches, starting three ... Finished the year with nine points and 17 shots ... • Saw her first action of the season against Mississippi State after missing the first eight games due to injury ... Played a total of 102 minutes in her first weekend back, playing most of Gabi Rivera's minutes after she was injured ... Recorded her first point of the season with an assist on Katy Frierson's goal in the 31st minute of the 3-2 win at Arkansas ... Scored her first goal of the season in the 66th minute of the loss to No. 14 South Carolina, tying the game at 1-1 ... Scored the game-tying goal in the 73rd minute of the 1-1 draw at Kentucky ... Scored the SEC West-clinching game-winning goal in the 94th minute against Alabama, finishing off a Katy Frierson pass for the first game-winner of her career in the 2-1 win ... Scored Auburn's lone goal in the NCAA Tournament loss, ripping in a free kick in the 52nd minute ... Registered five of Auburn's 13 total shots in the match and three of the eight that went on frame ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Summer 2009: Played for the Nicaraguan National Team in qualifying matches for the Central American and Caribbean Games.

2009: Played in 18 matches with one start ... Scored a goal and had two assists, taking 12 shots ... Earned her first career start at South Carolina and played 49 minutes ... Played a total of 511 minutes ... Scored her first career goal against Ole Miss, collecting a loose-ball in the midfield and scoring from 25 yards out ...Had her first career assist on Rebecca Howell's goal at Mississippi State ... Had the only assist on Caitlin King's goal against Kentucky ... Made her debut in the first half of the match against Kennesaw State.

ODP: Played for Florida ODP "A" team since 2004 ... Region III Pool (2007-2009).

CLUB: Played for Jason Streets and Ben Strawbridge with RSL Florida Elite ... Helped RSL to the 2008 and 2009 Florida State Championships and a seim-finals appearance in 2007.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Joe E. Newsome where she played for Kelly Townsend ... Led Newsome to the playoffs as a senior, scoring 15 goals and 11 assists ... 2009 First Team All-State and 5A Player of the Year ... 2009 Hillsborough County Pepsi Scholar-Athlete ... Four-time First-Team All-County selection ... 2005 All-Hillsborough County second team selection ... First-Team All-Western Conference (2006-2009) ... "DownSouthRankings" All-State First Team (2007-2008) ... As a junior, recorded nine goals and six assists ... Scored 12 goals and nine assists as a sophomore ... Had career-highs in goals (18) and assists (12) as a freshman ... Duke Talent Identification Program (2002-present) ... Principal's Honor Roll (2005-2009) ... Academic Letter Recipient (2007-2009) ... 2008 AP Scholar ... National Society of High School Scholars ... NHS Team Captain (2009) ... Also swam and ran cross country in high school.

PERSONAL: Ana Victoria Cate ... Major: Exercise Science ... Daughter of John and Yolanda Cate ... Has a sister, Maria (17) ... Chose Auburn over Florida, Florida State, Alabama, Central Florida, UNC Greensboro and Navy.

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