#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
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Release: 11/19/2014

2014 Colombian Women’s National Team Player Pool
2014 SEC Community Service Team

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 … Earned her first varsity letter with the Tigers.

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.

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.

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 … Majoring in sociology.


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