9 - Kate Lord
Kate Lord
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brighton, Mich.
High School: Brighton
Position: M
AS A SENIOR (2005): Started all 14 matches she appeared in for the Bulldogs, missing six contests due to injury...had an assist against Robert Morris at the Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Soccer Shootout in Hawaii, where she was named to the All-Tournament Team...named to the Horizon League's second team, her fourth consecutive season earning postseason honors...the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) cited Lord on the Scholar All-Central Region Third-Team squad....served as a team tri-captain...earned a spot on the Horizon League's 11-member "All-Academic Team" for the third straight campaign.

AS A JUNIOR (2004): Served as the team's co-captain as a junior...started all 19 matches in the Butler midfield...scored the game-winning goal against Xavier in the team's first win of the year...added two assists for four points...fired 24 shots...finished the season by being named to the "All-Horizon League" first team and Horizon League "All-Academic Team."

AS A SOPHOMORE (2003): Started all 18 matches she appeared in, missing one match due to injury...totaled five points on the season...scored goals against Indiana State (Sept. 26) and Detroit (Oct. 26), while dishing out an assist against Towson Sept. 7...took 17 shots on the season...named to the "All-Horizon League" second team and Horizon League "All-Academic Team" following the 2003 season.

AS A FRESHMAN (2002): Appeared in 18 matches, earning a starting role 16 times...took nine shots on the season...finished with one assist...named the Horizon League "Newcomer of the Year"...cited to the All-League First Team...selected to the "Great Lakes Region All-Freshman Team"...named to Soccerbuzz.com's "Second Team All-American Freshman Team."

AT BRIGHTON HIGH: Earned four varsity letters in soccer...was a three-time first team all-conference, all-county, all-district and all-region selection...captain of squad her senior season...was named to the honorable mention all-state team her sophomore year...cited to the third team all-state as a junior...earned first team all-state honors as a senior...helped guide prep team to four consecutive conference and district championshipss...team reached state semifinals in 1999 and 2000 and the state finals in 2001...National Honor Society member...graduated magna cum laude...high school coach: Deepak Shiuramen.

PERSONAL: Born July 20, 1984...daughter of Roy and Cheryl Lord...finance major.