Duke Women's Soccer BIO
30 Catherine Blair
Regional Team Experience: YSTS Region III ODP regional camp - ‘94 North Carolina team - from 2008-11 ... USYS Region III ODP Championships - ‘94 North Carolina team in 2010 ... USYS Region III ODP pool in 2009 ... played for the NCYSA ODP 1994 North Carolina state team from 2007-11.
High School/Club: A four-year letterwinner at Saint Mary’s School ... Region I and TISAC Player of the Year in 2013 ... a four-time NCISAA All-Conference and All-Region selection ... NCISAA All-State honoree in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... captain as a sophomore, junior and senior ... MVP in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... a four-time Athlete of the Year honoree ... turned in 26 goals and 15 assists during her senior campaign ... as a junior, tallied 14 goals and 25 assists ... notched seven game-winning goals ... started every match and did not miss a minute all season ... led her team to a NCISAA 3-A State semifinals ... captain of the CFSA ‘94 Wave White from 2004-09 ... received the CASL Hamilton Sportsmanship Award in 2010 ... co-captain of the CASL Elite Ladies in 2011-12 ... led her club team to the 2011 GSA adidas Invitational College Showcase champions, CASL Showcase Adizero Flight champions, NCYSA State Cup champions and Jefferson Cup Platinum Flight champions ... 2010 Disney Showcase Championship finalist ... 2009 Jefferson Cup Premier Flight champions.
Personal: Full name is Catherine Branch Blair ... born December 9, 1994 in Wilmington, N.C. ... daughter of Bill and Mary Blair ... has one brother, William (25), and two sisters, Cameron (29), and Elizabeth (27) ... her grandfather, William James Blair, Jr., played soccer at North Carolina from 1955-57 and was an All-America in 1957 ... her grandmother, Catherine Grier Stewart Faison is a 1950 graduate of Duke and her great aunt, Mary Stewart Huston was a 1955 graduate of Duke ... member of her high school honor roll each of her four years ... named to the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society as a junior and senior ... received the Martha Sprouse Stoops Award for Humanities as a junior.