1
Katie Luce
Katie  Luce

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Lewis Center, Ohio

High School:
Olentangy Orange

Height:
5-8

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
09/01/1999

04/20/2018

Soccer Captains Announced for 2018

Boilermakers host Illinois on Sunday to close out spring season

11/06/2017

Purdue Enjoys Finest Season of Decade

Senior class leads Boilermakers to 10 wins, return to the Big Ten Tournament

11/03/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

10/27/2017

Tracking the Boilermakers

News and notes on Purdue Athletics

10/27/2017

Williams Named B1G Forward of the Year

Korolas also named All-Big Ten; Clark and Luce selected to All-Freshman Team

2017 / AS A FRESHMAN
Big Ten All-Freshman Team
Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 3)
Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Oct. 3)
• Started the first 16 games as just the third freshman goalkeeper in program history to be the primary starter
• Led the way defensive in six of the seven shutout wins, the program's most since 2007
• Made a season-high six saves in her collegiate debut, a win vs. Kent State
• Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week, Purdue's first since September 2010, after shutting out Illinois and Northwestern
• Joined Sarah Clark as the Boilermakers' first Big Ten All-Freshman Team selections since 2009; Purdue's first goalkeeper named to the all-freshman team since 2003
• Also posted solo shutouts vs. DePaul, Dayton, and Michigan
• Logged 75 minutes in the shutout vs. Indiana State
• Made four saves vs. Loyola Marymount, Michigan and Northwestern
• Was on the field for 455 of the program-record 470 consecutive scoreless minutes at home from Aug. 21 through Oct. 12
• Conceded one or fewer goals in eight of her 16 starts
• Played the first half of the shutout win at Notre Dame during the preseason

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played varsity soccer as a sophomore at Olentangy Orange High School in suburban Columbus but otherwise focused on her Classics Eagles Soccer Club team
• Earned All-conference and scholar athlete honors as a sophomore, playing for former Purdue assistant Jim Daugherty
• Ohio State Cup finalists in 2016 and 2017
• Two-time Ohio South State Cup champions in 2013 and 2015
• Classics Eagles qualified for the Region 2 championships three times
• Disney Showcase champions in 2015
• Played for state and regional ODP teams as an id2 program participant
• Four-year honor roll student
• National Honor Society
• 2016 AP Scholar award recipient

PERSONAL
• Major: Kinesiology
• Full name is Katherine Marie Luce
• Born in Columbus, Ohio
• Parents are David and Wendy Luce
• Family also includes older sister Amy
• Mother was a diver at the University of Buffalo

COACH ROFF SAYS
"Katie combines the physical tools with all of the intangibles of an elite goalkeeper. She is an excellent shot stopper, is very good distributing with her feet, and has shown the willingness to step up and be a vocal leader on the field. She is also a great competitor that embraces the pressure that comes with the position. Katie has all the qualities necessary to develop into a standout goalkeeper in the Big Ten Conference."

Loading...

@PurdueSoccer

  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago