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Katie Moller

School

University of North Dakota

Position
Forward
Major
Physics/Communications

Classroom

Katie Moller has been named to the Big Sky All-Academic Team in each of her three seasons at North Dakota. In 2017, she became first player in program history to be named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-West Region Team. Moller has received the following honors: presidential scholarship (four-year award), dean’s list and athletic director’s list (Fall 2015, 2016, and 2017; Spring 2016 and 2017), Big Sky Conference All-Academic Team (Fall 2016 and 2017), National Society of Collegiate Scholars (2015 through 2018), NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-West Region Team Three, active member of University of North Dakota Student Athlete Leadership and Development Academy (2018), and Olafson Ethics Symposium (2017). She was selected to attend the American Physics Society Conference (2018), which is an event at Iowa State University highlighting undergraduate women in physics. In 2017, Moller served as a tutor helping students at the University of North Dakota in the Physics Learning Center.

Character

Moller has only received eight yellow cards in 59 career matches as of Sept. 9, 2018. She has appeared in every match for the Fighting Hawks since her freshman season.

Community

Moller has served as an assistant coach for the youth teams in the Greater Grand Forks area during her four seasons at UND. She has worked with the university’s geology department in studying the environmental effects of the water on the campus and has logged countless hours of volunteer work with various programs in Grand Forks. Moller served at the Salvation Army Canned Food Drive (2017 and 2018) where she distributed flyers for the food drive and packed up donations. She participated at The Big Event (2016 through 2018) which is the university’s annual community service project event. In 2016, Moller provided support to organizers and encouraged participants at Special Olympics and helped with Samaritans Feet where she washed the feet of impoverished children and assisted them in selecting new shoes. She went on a seven day mission trip to Guatemala to serve the rual schools and communities with UND’s FCA. Moller worked on two research projects to help improve the English Coulee and the understanding in high school physics using free technology.

Competition

Moller currently ranks as one of the most prolific goal scorers in program history. As of Sept. 9, 2018, she ranked fifth in goals (22), fifth in game-winning goals (6), and had recorded only the 12th hat trick in program history (the first since 2010). She has scored the second-most goals in the D-I era (2008-present) for UND.

In 2017, Moller became the first player in program history to be named to the All-Big Sky First Team. Her 10 goals that season were just one shy of UND’s Division I single-season record.

As of nomination time, she was tied for second in the nation with six goals, third in points per game with 2.60 and tied for second in goals per game with 1.20.