1990 MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
College: University of Massachusetts
Hometown: Gibsonia, PA
Kater was a three-time first-team All-American (1988-90) during her time in Amherst. She played for the Minutewomen from 1987-90 and helped UMass to an NCAA runner-up finish (1987) and two NCAA quarterfinal appearances (1988, 1989).
Kater amassed 92 points over 77 games on 35 goals and 22 assists in her four-year career, including 16 game-wining goals. To this day, she still ranks in UMass' top-10 all time for career points (fifth), goals (fourth), assists (10th) and game-winning goals (first).
Inducted into the UMass Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002, Kater went on to serve as the head coach at Syracuse for eight seasons (1996-2003) and as an assistant at Colorado College for seven (2006-13). She is currently Head Development Coach for the U.S. Youth Women's National Teams.