Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#5 Kaitlyn Lopez
Position: Forward
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oro Valley, Ariz.
High School: Ironwood Ridge HS
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2015: Lopez participated in 16 matches on the season while logging 371 minutes … She played the role of attacker for Arizona and used her speed and athleticism to bother defenders all season … She notched eight shots and 3 were directed on goal … Missed the first six matches of the season due to a knee injury she suffered in the preseason.

2014: Lopez played in all 21 matches for the Wildcats and started 14 of them … She tallied 22 shots and 13 were on target … Lopez pumped in two goals and dished out three assists on the season.

2013: Competed in all 20 matches, recording five goals and one assist … Registered 26 shots with 11 on goal for a shot-on-goal percentage of .423 … Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention accolades by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

2012: Redshirted the season.

Prep: Four-year letterwinner for coach Sean Watkins at Ironwood Ridge High School ... Team captain junior and senior years … Tucson Champions Cup MVP as a junior ... First-team all-state as a senior ... Competed on the Region IV team 2009-10 ... Named Region IV Championships Second-Team All-Tournament 2010-11 ... Lead her club team to a state championship in 2011 playing for Tucson Soccer Academy under coach Charlie MacCabe.

Personal: Daughter of Shane and Lisa Lopez ... Father is a former UA Homecoming King ... Has two siblings, Mitchel and Cami … Majoring in physiology.