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Vital Kats

School

Kent State University

Position
Midfield
Major
Business Management

Classroom

Kats, a business management major, carries a 3.90 GPA. She has earned Academic All-MAC twice, MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete twice, and CoSIDA Academic All-District twice.

Character

Since arriving at Kent State, Kats has been a good teammate and has always worked hard.

Community

Kats has been heavily involved in the community while at Kent State. With “Moving with the Flashes,” she wrote letters to kids in foster care, an initiative designed to help elementary school students learn the importance of good nutrition and exercise.

She has been involved with the annual ‘Flip for a Cure’ gymnastics meet, helping raise money for breast cancer awareness. Kats has also worked information tables on Alzheimer’s awareness.

Competition

Kats is one of the best players to play at Kent State. She earned MAC Freshman of the Year and is both a three-time All-MAC and United Soccer Coaches All-Region selection.

She enters the season in the Top 10 at Kent State in points, goals, and assists.

In 2020, Kats made her debut with the Israeli National Team during the UEFA Women’s Euro 2020 qualifications. She picked up an assist while playing.