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Kari Davidson
Kari Davidson

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jesuit

Height:
5-10

Position:
GK

Club Team:
FC Portland

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Washington
2012 (Senior):
Named GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Aug. 13-19 ... played in all 90 minutes of the season-opener at Seattle U ... made eight saves in the game while posting the shutout ... was excellent in the second half with seven saves ... earned the start and a combined shutout making two saves at Colgate ... allowed her first goal of the season at Syracuse and made five saves, getting the 2-1 victory ... earned the shutout vs. La Salle making three saves ... posted the shutout at Gonzaga making seven saves ... had a shutout vs. Notre Dame and four saves ... named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 11 ... named the Disney College/NSCAA National Player of the Week on Sept. 12 ... played all 110 minutes in the 1-1 tie at Utah State ... allowed one goal and made nine saves against the Aggies ... allowed three goals and made three saves at BYU ... had an outstanding game in goal at USC making seven saves ... got the win in OT at Colorado making five saves and allowing just one goal ... allowed two goals and made nine saves at Utah ... allowed one goal and made two saves in the 1-1 draw vs. Arizona ... posted a 2-0 shutout and made two saves vs. ASU ... played every minute in goal vs. No. 3 UCLA ... made four saves and allowed just one goal ... played every minute at No. 25 Cal ... allowed two goals and made six saves ... played 72 minutes at No. 2 Stanford and allowed two goals.

2011 (RS-Junior): Played in three games, earning two starts ... went 1-1-0 on the year in 208 minutes, allowing four goals and making 10 saves ... earned her first start of the season vs. Iowa State on Aug. 28, losing 2-0 ... Also started at USF earning the 4-2 win on Sept. 25 ... played the final 28 minutes at Arizona on Oct. 28, helping to get the combined shutout ... interned at the Nike World Headquarters before the season started.

2010 (Junior): Earned a medical hardship and has two years remaining of eligibility ... played all 90 minutes of three games on the year going 3-0, posting two shutouts ... started the season-opener at Seattle U on Aug. 20, posting a shutout and making one save ... posted her second shutout on the season vs. Syracuse on Sept. 3, making one save ... earned her third win on the year vs. Penn State on Sept. 10, allowing just one goal and making four saves ... in the career record books at UW, ranks third all-time in goals against average (1.20), fifth in shutouts (9) and sixth in saves (103) ... became just the sixth goalie in school history to pick up 100+ saves in her career ... WSAAC Rep.

2009 (Sophomore): Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic First-Team ... finished the season with a 0.95 GAA, which ranks fourth in UW single-season history ... recorded a career-best five shutouts, which puts her in seventh on the single-season charts ... ranked third in the Pac-10 with 64 saves ... ranked fifth in the conference in shutouts and sixth in GAA ... had a 1.09 GAA in Pac-10 games, fifth in the conference ... started 21 of 22 matches, taking over as the full-time starter after being thrown into the fire midway through her freshman season ... in addition to her five solo shutouts, also combined with senior Alex Phillips on two other blankings ... first solo shutout of the season came against then-No. 11 Illinois in the Nike Portland Invitational, making three saves ... equaled a career-high with six saves the previous game in a 1-0 loss to Miami ... also recorded shutouts against Montana, Arizona and California ... did not start in the regular-season finale against No. 19 USC, but came in for the final 65 minutes, making four saves and not allowing a goal in a 2-2 draw ... recorded her first postseason shutout when she blanked No. 25 Ole Miss in UW's 1-0 NCAA First Round victory ... made four saves and several other outstanding plays in the NCAA Second Round against No. 2 Portland, which the Pilots won, 2-1.

2008 (Freshman): Took over the starting goalkeeping role on Oct. 12 when junior Alex Phillips went down with a torn ACL at UCLA ... allowed four goals against No. 2 UCLA and five in the next game against No. 5 Stanford, but after that point she was a steady presence in the net ... went 6-1-1 in the final eight matches after the Stanford game, allowing just nine goals ... appeared in 12 games, earning 10 starts ... earned her first career start against Kennesaw State in the Husky Nike Invitational and notched her first career victory and shutout, making one save in the match ... also saw time in UW's 3-0 loss at Illinois, entering the game at halftime and not allowing a goal while making one save ... recorded her second shutout in a 0-0 draw with Washington State ... finished the season 7-3-1 overall with a 1.73 goals against average ... led the team with 33 saves ... had a career-high six saves against then No. 13 Cal, including two late in the match with preserved UW's 3-2 overtime victory ... matched that total in UW's 0-0 draw with WSU ... earned her first postseason win, saving two shots in UW's 3-2 overtime win over LSU in the NCAA First Round. High School/Club:
Four-year letterwinner at Jesuit High School ... served one year as team captain... Led Jesuit to Portland's Metro League championship and was a first-team all-league and honorable mention all-state honoree as a senior ... team placed first in district and second in state her freshman year ... named Second-Team All-Metro her sophomore year and First-Team All-Metro her junior and senior seasons ... registered 37 career shutouts ... also ran track as a freshman and sophomore.

Personal:
Parents are Leah and Rich Davidson ... mother, Leah, was a member of Portland State's 1984 Division II volleyball national championship team and her father, Rich, played football at Washington from 1966-69 ... named the top goalkeeper at the Nike Premier Training Camp ... competed in regionals with FC Portland club team in 2002, 2005 and 2006 ... team finished as regional club quarterfinalists all three years.

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Coach Gallimore on Davidson:
"We are extremely excited to have Kari join our goalkeeper corps. She is a technically clean goalkeeper with good size and range. She has a great demeanor for the position and can develop into a real presence in the net for us."

GETTING TO KNOW KARI DAVIDSON

Nickname Debs
Favorite song "Brighter Than Sunshine" - Aqualung
Guilty pleasure Ben & Jerry's Half Baked ice cream
Favorite dance move Summer Jam Special
Most embarrassing soccer moment When I got a concussion at regional camp from hitting my head on the goal post
Favorite part of being a Husky It's a family
Favorite restaurant in Seattle Kingfish Cafe
Favorite place to hang out in Seattle Downtown/Pike Place (the cinnamon doughnut stand)
Favorite place on UW campus Husky Soccer Field
Current cell phone ring tone None, I always keep my phone on vibrate
Zodiac sign Libra
If you could guest star on a TV show, what would it be? American Idol
Biggest celebrity crush Jake Gyllenhaal
Store where you would like to spend a $10,000 gift card JCrew
If you could have dinner with one person, who would it be N/A
Why did you choose your number I didn't...
Random fact people wouldn't know about Kari Davidson I've been skydiving
If you could trade places with a teammate for a day, who would it be and why VP, so I could be on the brighter end of `goal scoring'
Best thing about playing for Coach Gallimore Her honesty

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