Olivia Wade Katoa
Midfielder 10
Last School
Davis HS
Roster Years
2018 | 2020-2023


  • Parents are Eric and Amanda Wade
  • Has four siblings: two brothers and two sisters
  • Dad played college basketball at Ricks
  • Mom played basketball at Colorado Northwestern
  • Brother, Jesse played basketball at Gonzaga and BYU
  • Her husband, Tayler Katoa, played football at USC
  • Served a mission in Houston, Texas (Spanish-speaking)
  • Why BYU?
    • "The academic, athletic and spiritual environments BYU provides align with my personal goals and aspirations."

Before BYU

  • 2016 Gatorade Player of the Year
  • Leading goal scorer all three years at Davis High School, helping the team win two National Championships and three 5A State Championships
  • 2016 Salt Lake Tribune Player of the Year
  • 2016 Deseret News 5A MVP
  • 2015 and 2016 UYSA National Champion Runner-up
  • 2016 Golden Ball Award winner and was named to the Best XI in the UYSA National Championship
  • 2015 USA Today All-America First Team
  • 2014-16 Salt Lake Tribune First Team Coaches All-State Team
  • 2015 and 2016 Deseret News All-State First Team
  • U-17 Youth National Team
  • 5x State Cup Champion


  • Houston , Texas
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2018

  • Was named No. 42 on the Top Drawer Soccer Midseason Top 100 Freshmen
  • Started in all 19 games
  • First career start at Cal State Fullerton
  • First career goal against Utah Valley
  • Recorded one goal, two points and 22 shots
  • All-WCC Honorable Mention
  • All-WCC Freshman Team
  • Ranked No. 23 in Top Drawer Soccer's Freshmen Postseason Top 100 Players
Sophmore Year 2021

  • Played in 21 games
  • Started in 17 games
  • Recorded one goal, five assists, seven points and 26 shots
Junior Year 2022

  • Played and started in all 21 games
  • Recorded nine goals, five assists, 23 points and 65 shots
  • WCC Offensive Player of the Week (10/10/22)
  • 2022 All-WCC Second Team 
  • NCAA Third Team All-Region
Senior Year 2023

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

Sophomore 2020

  • Played and started in 14 games
  • Recorded one goal, two assists, 12 shots and four shots on goal
  • Olivia Wade celebrates a goal in a 7-0 BYU win over the Marquette Golden Eagles.

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  • Olivia Wade scored her first goal of the season in a game against Colorado at South Field on Monday.

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  • Jamie Shepherd celebrates a goal with Olivia Wade and Allie Fryer during a game against Colorado at South Field on Monday.

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  • Olivia Wade battles defenders in a game against Colorado at South Field on Monday.


  • Sierra Pennock (6) celebrates after her goal with Olivia Wade (10)