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#25 Catalina Rubiano
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'9"
Class: Junior
Experience: Squad
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: St. Mary’s Dominican HS
Major: Sociology
Born: 04/19/1993
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Catalina Rubiano Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 11/19/2014

2015 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 19)
2015 Stomp in the Swamp All-Tournament Team
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 Colombian Women’s National Team Player Pool
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 SEC Community Service Team

CAREER CAPSULE
A two-year letterwinner with the Tigers while starting 29-straight matches in goal between the 2014 and 2015 seasons … Appeared 30 times in her three-year career at LSU from 2013-15 … Posted a 1.43 goals against average for her career while conceding 42 goals to LSU’s opponents in her 30 appearances … Played 2,641 minutes … Made 117 saves in her career, including a career-high 88 saves as a senior in 2015 to rank No. 6 on LSU’s all-time list for a single season … Kept six career clean sheets … A team leader on and off the field while also being selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll and SEC Community Service Team during her career in 2014 … Graduated from LSU in December 2015 with her degree in sociology.

SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Enjoyed a standout senior season with the Tigers in 2015 while starting all 23 matches in goal … Helped the Tigers make their return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011 and fifth time in program history … Anchored LSU’s defensive unit while posting a career-low 1.21 goals against average on the season … Played 2,148 minutes on the year … Made a career-high 88 saves to rank No. 6 on LSU’s all-time list for a single season … Earned the decision in all 13 wins on the season to tie for the No. 3 spot on LSU’s all-time list for wins in a season … Kept six clean sheets on the season, including non-conference wins over Minnesota, Indiana and 15th-ranked Duke and back-to-back SEC wins over Mississippi State and Arkansas late in the conference season … Named to the All-Tournament Team at LSU’s “Stomp in the Swamp” following her shutout against Indiana … Honored as the SEC’s Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 19 in the wake of LSU’s 1-0 road win at Arkansas as she saved all six shots on goal she faced in the 90 minutes … Diving save in the first half at Arkansas featured on ESPN’s SportsCenter as the No. 8 play of the day in the show’s “Top Plays” segment that night … Made a career-high 11 saves in LSU’s 2-1 road defeat at 12th-ranked Florida on Oct. 11 … Saved seven shots in LSU’s SEC opener at Alabama on Sept. 11 … Posted a 1.48 goals against average while making 47 saves in SEC play to help the team finish in seventh place on the final league table with a 5-4-2 mark and 17 points in conference play … Also helped the Tigers advance to the SEC Tournament semifinals and earn an at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament where they faced South Alabama in the first round on Nov. 14 … Rewarded for her efforts in the classroom with a second-straight selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season ... Earned her second varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Debuted in goal for the Tigers while coming off the bench in the second half against No. 6-ranked Texas A&M in SEC play on Sept. 26 … Started each of the team’s final six matches to wrap up the 2014 season … Cracked LSU’s starting 11 in home matches against Alabama, Kentucky, Florida and Auburn and road matches at Tennessee and Georgia in SEC play … Played nearly 493 minutes in goal in her seven appearances on the season … Made 29 saves while surrendering 13 goals to LSU’s opponents on 101 shots faced for the year … Posted a .690 save percentage on the season … Finished her junior season with a 2.37 goals against average in nearly 493 minutes of action … Leader of the program’s community service efforts while being named a member of the 2014 SEC Community Service Team for women’s soccer … Also recognized for her academic performance as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career … Earned her first varsity letter with the Tigers.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Did not make an appearance for the Tigers in her first season with the program in 2013 ... Called into international duty with the Colombian Women’s National Team for a national training camp in Colombia’s capital city of Bogota in July 2014 ... Part of Colombia’s player pool used in selection for the 2014 South American Women’s Football Championship, or Copa America.

PRIOR TO LSU
A product of St. Mary’s Dominican High School in New Orleans under the direction of head coach Al Silvas, who was a Louisiana and Region Coach of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America … A three-year varsity letterwinner from 2009-11 … Guided her high school team to the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Division I state championship during her senior year in 2011 … Honored with first-team all-district and all-state honors as the top goalkeeper in the state of Louisiana during the 2011 season … Played club soccer with the Carrollton Soccer Association, which is now the Chicago Fire Juniors of Louisiana, for 10 years at the youth level … Coached at the club level by Louie Smotherman … Played in the AAU Junior Olympics Indoor Soccer Tournament in 2007, winning a gold medal in her age group … Joined the LSU Soccer program prior to her sophomore season in 2013 … Attended two other schools prior to joining the LSU Soccer program, but did not play soccer at the collegiate level … Attended the University of Hawaii for an exchange semester and the University of New Orleans before pursuing a soccer career at LSU.

PERSONAL
Born on April 19, 1993 … Parents are Andres and Debbie Rubiano … Has one younger sister, Hannah … Graduated with honors from St. Mary’s Dominican High School in New Orleans … Graduated from high school cum laude with a 3.6 cumulative grade-point average … Many family members have attended LSU … Has an uncle who played college golf at Western Michigan University … Graduated from LSU in December 2015 with a degree in sociology.

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