Academic Notes: Majoring in elementary education…Honor roll, academic letter, and National Honor Society in high school...Four-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient...Big Sky All-Academic Selection in 2011...Athletic Director Honor Roll in 2011-12.
2011 (RS Sophomore): Played in 18 games with 11 starts...Started 11 straight games between Aug. 21 and Sept. 30...Totaled one assist for one point...Assisted on game-tying goal against Ball State...Totaled three shots, placing one on goal...Took shots against Drake, Northern Iowa and Evansville...Played in every minute in six games...Played more than 100 minutes in four games.
2010 (Sophomore): Utilized medical redshirt.
2009 (RS Freshman): Appeared in nine games with seven starts on defense...Scored one goal for two points...Attempted two shots, placing one on goal...Lone goal was game-winning goal in 3-1 win over New Mexico State...Started six-consecutive games in September...Played all 90 minutes in two games...Appeared in three Big Sky games with one start...Team was 6-3 in games played.
2008 (Freshman): Utilized redshirt year.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Flagstaff High School…Two-sport athlete competing in soccer and volleyball…Four-year letterwinner and starter under former head soccer coach and current NAU assistant coach Holly Jones…Served as team captain for two seasons…Helped team to two Arizona 4A II State Championships in 2007 and 2008…All-Region first team in 2007 and 2008…All-City Midfielder in 2007…All-State first team in coaches’ poll in 2007…All-State second team in Arizona Republic poll in 2007…All-Region second team and All-City Defender in 2006…All-Region second team, All-City honorable mention, and Rookie of the Year in 2005….Earned All-Region second team in volleyball from 2005-07…Played club soccer for SC Del Sol Xtreme.
Personal: Kathryn Elizabeth Wertz was born October 28, 1989 in Flagstaff, Ariz… Daughter of David and Kimberley Wertz…Has one brother, Geoff…Considered Pepperdine and Redlands University before enrolling at NAU…Enjoys hiking…Admires her parents, “because they always do whatever it takes for me to get the best experiences possible.”