UND Roster

2018-19 Women's Soccer Roster

#7 Karin Muya

Forward


Height 5'6''
Class Fifth Year
Hometown London, England
High School Burntwood School

AS A GRADUATE STUDENT:

  • Played in all 18 games and made six starts after coming back from an injury last season
  • Led the team in goals with seven and points with 15, setting career highs in both categories
  • Tallied the game-winning and first goal of the season in the 72nd minute in the 2-1 come from behind win over Cincinnati
  • Got her first start of the season against No. 21 NC State and scored the first goal of the game in the opening minutes en route to a 2-1 Irish victory
  • Scored her second goal in as many games against No. 4 North Carolina when she netted the equalizer in the 11th minute to level the game at 1-1
  • Muya recorded her first multi-goal game when the Irish had their highest offensive output of the season in the 5-1 win over Syracuse
  • ACC coaches selected Muya for the third team All-ACC at the end of the season

AS A SENIOR:

  • Did not play due to injury

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Appeared in all 21 games, starting 14
  • Recorded two goals and three assists for seven points
  • Took a pass from Cindy Pineda to put the Irish up 2-0 in the 38th minute of the game against Western Michigan (Aug. 29)
  • Scored Notre Dame’s final goal in the 4-0 victory over Pittsburgh
  • Had a total of 24 shots during the 2016 season

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Did not play due to injury.

AS A FRESHMAN:

  • Touched the field for 14 games, seven of which were starts
  • Sunk four goals in 2014 against Santa Clara (1), Miami (1), Texas (1) and No. 2 Texas A&M (1) in the NCAA tournament
  • Goals against Texas and Miami were game-winning goals
  • Had a 1.36 average for shots per game
  • Totaled 19 shots and 12 shots on goal
  • Notched an assist against Santa Clara (1), Miami (1) and Texas (1).
  • Played 633 total minutes
  • Earned a monogram

NATIONAL TEAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • One of the rising stars in England’s youth national team program
  • Competed with her country’s Under-19 team in 2013-14
  • Part of England U-19 camp in January that helped identify the England roster that competed in the 2014 UEFA European U19 Qualifiers in April (she scored a goal in the 71st minute of a friendly against the Norway U19s late in the camp, the match ending in a 4-4 draw)
  • Suited up for the England U-19s in March at a three-match event in La Manga, Spain, as the Young Lions played Ireland, France and Italy in a series of friendlies (came on as second-half substitute against France and Italy)
  • Previously represented her country with several other youth national teams, beginning at the 2007 U12 Danone Nations Cup in Lyon, France

CLUB TEAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Rose through the ranks with the Chelsea Ladies Football Club, graduating from the club’s Centre of Excellence, which she trained with beginning at age 10
  • Spent significant time with the Chelsea Reserves, and late in 2013, was recalled to the club’s top team, Chelsea Ladies, which competes in the FA WSL (formerly the FA Women’s Super League), the top division of women’s soccer in England
  • While with Chelsea Ladies in 2013, trained alongside veteran England National Team striker Eniola Aluko and appeared in two matches, scoring first FA WSL goal in the 81st minute of a 3-2 loss to Everton Ladies
  • Also was a key contributor on the Chelsea Ladies’ Under-17 Team that won the “domestic double” in 2011-12, winning both the league title and the FA Girls’ Youth Cup trophy, the latter on penalties (6-5) against Arsenal Ladies after the teams played to a 2-2 draw

PREP & PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Burntwood School in London, England
  • Third of four children born to parents Pam and Beatrice, along with older brothers Dita and Timothy, and younger sister Naomi
  • First English-born player to suit up for the Fighting Irish, as well as the ninth international player in program history — previously, Notre Dame has welcomed players from Canada, Finland and Iceland, all of whom have played significant roles in the program’s success
  • Enrolled in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business