Katie Egan enters her first season with the Pirates as the graduate assistant coach for the women's soccer program.
Egan comes to ECU after wrapping up a four-year playing career for The College of New Jersey, where she finished as the Lions third all-time assist leader (23). During her senior campaign, she played in 19 games with five starts for the Lions (18-2-2), helping them advance to the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) championship game and a third round appearance in the NCAA III Sectionals. Off the field, the Ewing, N.J. native was selected to the 2004 ESPN Academic All-America College Division Women's Soccer second-team.
As a junior she recorded a team-high 12 goals with eight assists on her way to NSCAA/adidas All-America honors. Egan also collected first-team All-Mid Atlantic Region and NJAC accolades, was a two-time NJAC Offensive Player of the Week honoree and ranked in the top-five in goals, assists and points in the conference.
Eagan leaves the program with 21 career goals and 65 points in 79 games played. The Lions posted an impressive 72-9-4 overall mark during her four years on the squad and won three NJAC Championships.
A four-time TCNJ Scholar-Athlete, Egan received both the Hammond and Emeriti Awards which are given to a health & exercise science major with a 3.5 GPA or higher and who has demonstrated leadership and high professional standards with contributions to the campus community. Having earned Dean's List status all eight semesters, she was also a four-year New Jersey Bloustein Scholar and a member of the Golden Key International Honor and Kappa Delta Pi (Education) Honor Societies. Egan has also served on TCNJ's Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) for three years and was TCNJ's representative at the annual NJAC SAAC meeting in 2003.