Katy Byrne
Katy  Byrne


Katy, Texas

High School:
Seven Lakes HS





Season Outlook: Pepperdine Women's Soccer

The Waves play their first home game on Aug. 25 against Texas Tech.


No. 25 Waves Beat First-Place San Diego, 2-0

Pepperdine stays at home for a matchup with No. 5 BYU this weekend.


Waves Beat Cal Poly in OT on Visalli's Strike

It was the second overtime win for Pepperdine this season.


Waves Offense Continues to Roll in 3-0 Win Over Fresno State

Pepperdine has the top scoring offense in the WCC currently.


Women's Soccer vs. Cal State Fullerton

Photos from the Waves' 1-0 win over the Titans in the first round of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.


Women's Soccer vs. UCSB

Stephen Wandzura's photos of the Waves' victory

CAREER: Through three seasons, has three goals and three assists (nine points) in 50 games (eight starts).

PEPPERDINE 2017: Made three starts among her 14 appearances as a junior ... Had one assist, which came vs. Dartmouth (9/3) ... Attempted eight shots and put two on target.

PEPPERDINE 2016: Appeared in 19 games for the Waves as a sophomore, making five starts … Was fifth on the team with eight total points, scoring three goals and posting two assists … All three goals came in wins against Fresno State (8/26), Cal Poly (9/23) and San Diego (10/6) … Took 14 shots and put eight on goal.

PEPPERDINE 2015: Appeared in 17 games as a substitute for the Waves in her freshman season … Posted four shots.

CLUB: Played four years with the Albion Hurricanes … Was a team captain from 2012-15 … Team finished seventh at 2013 ECNL Nationals, won the 2012 and 2011 USYSNC Texas State championship, was a 2012 USYNC Regional Finalist and 2012 Disney Showcase Finalist … Scored 20 goals and had 11 assists in three ECNL seasons … Was ranked #34 in Texas by Top Drawer Soccer and made the 2015 Girls IMG Academy 150 player pool.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Seven Lakes High School, located in Katy, Texas ... Played four varsity seasons under head coach Amy Davis … Appeared in 73 games for the Spartans, scoring 39 goals and posting 27 assists … Named All-District first team as both a junior and senior … Earned All-State honorable mention as a junior and All-Region second team as a senior … Also earned All-District honorable mention and Academic All-District as a freshman … Team won a District 19-5A championship in 2014 and 2012, and a Region 3 championship in 2012 … Also played basketball, starting at point guard for the Spartans during her sophomore season in which she posted 116 points, 61 assists, 59 rebounds, 65 steals and three blocks … Was voted Most Athletic Girl as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Katy, Texas ... Daughter of Randy and Karen Byrne … Has one brother, Robert … Mother ran cross country and track at Purdue and brother played basketball at Occidental … Majoring in sport administration … Chose Pepperdine “because of the great academics and soccer program.”

FAVORITES: Favorites include Tobin Heath (pro athlete), Houston Rockets (pro team), Going After Cacciato (book), She’s the Man (movie), So You Think You Can Dance (TV show), Adam Levine (musical artist), hamburger (food) and basketball (sport besides soccer).

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