9 - Lana Bowen
Lana Bowen
Born: 01/20/1983
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: Archbishop Mitty
Position: Defender

AS A SENIOR IN 2004: Started all 25 contests at defender... one of three players who started every match... earned All-Tournament honors at Rutgers Classic... took one shot on the season, against San Diego in the season opener.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2003: Had15 starts and saw action in 19 contests... started against UCLA in season opener, but injured quadriceps in warm-up at San Jose State and did not play... ended a string of 47 consecutive starts, dating back to freshman season... did not play in next five matches... returned against Georgia, starting in right back... made the switch from left back to right back this season... took five shots on the season... was part of a defense that allowed only four goals during the WCC season... assisted on the game-winner against Arizona State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament... added a shot at North Carolina in an NCAA Quarterfinal.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2002: Was one of two players that started all 26 contests... created the game-winning play in an overtime victory over UCLA... dribbled down left line and beat two defenders before passing ball to Kristi Candau for the golden goal... assisted on the Broncos' second goal against San Diego... named to Soccer America's Team of the Week for her performance in the WCC opener... second goal of the season was also a game-winner, against LMU.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2001: Saw action in all 25 matches and started the last 20 occasions, making first collegiate start again Dayton... posted one goal and three assists for five points... was part of a defense that only allowed seven goals all season in the run of play with 14 shutouts.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Russ Baba at Mitty High School in San Jose, Calif... earned first team Central Coast Section honors while leading Mitty to the 2000 CCS Championship... earned All-Blossom Valley Athletic League honors as a senior and was a San Jose Mercury News first team selection... along with newcomers Jaclyn Campi and Alyssa Sobolik, was a member of the Santa Clara Sonic club team, as they won the State Cup twice and were the Western Regional runner's up for two straight years... one of 18 players named to the all-tournament team at the prestigious 32-team Excalibur tournament in 2000.

PERSONAL: Full name is Lana Joy Bowen... born January 20, 1983 in San Jose, Calif... daughter of Mike and Inger Bowen... father played hockey at Utah... majoring in Economics.

 

 

Bowen's Career Statistics

 

Year M-S Shots Goals GW Goals Assists Points
2001 25-20 13 1 0 3 5
2002 26-26 5 1 1 3 5
2003 19-15 5 0 0 1 1
2004 25-25 1 0 0 0 0
Career 95-86 24 2 1 7 11

 

 

Bowen's Career Honors

Soccer America Magazine Team of the Week 10/15/02, 2002
SCU Most Improved Player, 2001