Junior Kristin Howard led UW with three shots
UW Took First-Ever Shootout 4-2
McDowell named First Team All-Conference, Paul named to Second Team
Senior Lucie McDowell Scored Ninth Goal of the Season
Team is One Goal Shy of Tying Single-Season Record
Photos from the Cowgirls' 2011 season
Junior (2012): Starting 17 games for the Cowgirls, McDowell tied for a team-best five goals for the year and also added three assists to be named Second Team All-MW by College Sports Madness ... with five goals, finished seventh in the conference at season's end and her .29 goals per game tied for fifth in the MW ... her six career assists are currently tied for 10th on the UW all-time list ... finished season ninth in the MW in shots per game as she averaged two per match ... her 13 points for the year tied for second-most on the team while her three assists were third-most on the team ... her .76 points per game ranked ninth in the league ... recorded 34 shots during the season, second-most for the team ... of the 34 shot attempts, 20 were on goal, a team-best mark ... had the game-winning goal against Weber State to lift team to a hard-fought 1-0 road victory... tallied six shot attempts against Utah Valley (four on goal) and four against both Fresno State and Nevada ... other goals came against Weber State, Nebraska-Omaha, N. Colorado, Utah Valley and Utah State while assists came against Lamar, Montana St.-Billings and E. Washington ... named MW Academic All-Conference.
Sophomore (2011): Made an early impact on the Cowgirl front line ... played in all 22 matches and started 13 ... began her season playing in the backfield as a defender, but was moved up to the front line because of her scoring ability ... scored three goals and assisted three others, giving her nine total points for the season, fourth-most on the team ... her first goal came in a 2-1 victory over E. Washington ... her other goals came against Cleveland State and New Mexico ... two of her three assists came in the regular season against N. Colorado and TCU ... her final assist came in the MW semifinal victory over San Diego State, assisting Carmen Blume on the game-winning goal in the 83rd minute.
Clayfield College: A soccer regional representative all four years at Clayfield.
High School: Was a state representative in 2009 and a national soccer representative in 2009-10 ... member of the Clayfield Open Team from 2007-09 ... high school team was runner-up in the the Queensland Girls' Secondary Schools Sports Association competition (QGSSSA) from 2007 to 2009 ... played as a member of the Queensland State Schoolgirls team in 2009, and the Australian Schoolgirls soccer team in 2009-10 ... represented Queensland in cross country, track and field, swimming, and softball.
Personal: Born June 16 in Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. The daughter of Rory and Amanda McDowell and has two older brothers, Alex and Luke, and one younger sister, Isabel. Majoring in criminal justice.