Cates scores first career goal to lead No.7 Vikings
WWU Career Highlights:
Totalled 4175 minutes as Viking's Goalkeeper.
Led Vikings to two NCAA II Final Four appearances.
Two-time All-GNAC Selection (2014, 2015).
Two-time All-West Region Selection (2014, 2015)
Ranked 9th all-time in NCAA II Goals Against Average with .431.
Appeared in 50 games (only allowed 20 goals) and finished with a record of 35-4-5.
Career save percentage of .875.
Finished career with 21 career shutouts (3rd-most in WWU history).
2015: Name to NSCAA NCAA Division II Women's All-West Region 2nd Team ... GNAC defensive player of the week (Oct. 12-18) ... Named to GNAC All-Conerence 2nd Team ... Recorded 10 clean sheets ... Played in 23 games and totalled 1995 minutes (most of any GNAC GK and 11th best in NCAA II) ... Allowed 12 total goals against and had 67 saves (4th best in the GNAC and 152nd in NCAA II) ... Had a save percentage of 0.848, which ranked 1st in the GNAC and 37th in NCAA II ...
2014: Second-team National Soccer Coaches Association of American West Region all-star, second-team Daktronics West Region all-star and second-team Great Northwest Athletic Association all-star as junior ... Started all 21 games ... Ranked third nationally in both goals against average at school-record 0.32 and save percentage at 90.8, while posting 11 shutouts (14 overall) ... Allowed just seven goals and made 69 saves in 1,947 minutes. 2013: Played in five games as sophomore, four of them combined shutouts ... Had two saves and save percentage of 1.000 in 187 minutes played. 2012: Member of squad, but did not see action. 2011: Played in one game as freshman in ... Allowed one goal in 45 minutes at Central Washington on 10/13/11 ... Had two saves for save percentage of .667. 2010: Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL: Second-team Class 2A all-State selection and Greater St. Helens League Defensive MVP as senior at Hockinson High School ... Team co-captain on 12-1-0 team that won league and district titles and reached first round of state playoffs for fourth straight year ... Received all-state honorable mention as sophomore and junior, playing on squads that won league and district titles and reached first round at state ... Four-time, first-team all-league choice ... Started and lettered four years on teams that posted overall record of 57-13-4 with goals against average of 0.46 ... Also earned two letters in basketball, winning league championship and going to state as junior, and one in softball ... Played club soccer for FC Vancouver Justice for seven years, being state champion and reaching West Regional quarterfinals in 2005, with goals against average of 0.50.