Auburn soccer adds Kate Hart to 2019 signing class
AUBURN, Ala. (Via Auburn University) – Auburn soccer has added goalkeeper Kate Hart as the newest member of the program, head coach Karen Hoppa announced Friday.
Hart, who comes to The Plains after spending the previous four seasons at San Diego State University, will join the team as a graduate transfer for the 2019 season.
“We are really excited to add Kate to our program,” Hoppa said. “She is a high-level goalkeeper who brings experience and leadership to our team.”
Hart appeared in four matches during her time as an Aztec and earned a pair of starts during her senior season in 2018. She turned in a shutout and made six saves in her first career start against Air Force and finished her career with 10 saves and a 1-1-0 record.
Hart excelled in the classroom at SDSU as she was named a scholar athlete on three occasions as well as a member of the Dean’s List for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years.
Originally from Huntington Beach, California, Hart played at Huntington Beach High School for three seasons. As a senior in 2015, she was named Orange County Register First Team All-County, a Top Drawer Soccer California All-Star and was selected to play in the Orange County All-Star Game. Hart captained her team to the first Sunset League Championship and unbeaten season in school history.
Hart also played in the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) with both the Strikers FC (2011-12, 2014-15) and the Slammers (2014-15).