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Katherine Margaret "Kate" Jacewicz (born 6 April 1985) is an Australian soccer referee. She was first FIFA listed in 2011.

Kate Jacewicz
Kate Jacewicz (2011).jpg
Full name Katherine Margaret Jacewicz
Born (1985-04-06) 6 April 1985 (age 34)
Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Domestic
Years League Role
W-League Referee
International
Years League Role
2011– FIFA listed Referee

Refereeing careerEdit

Jacewicz began refereeing at the age of 13 when her brother's team needed a referee.[1][2]

After being appointed to referee the Final of the 2018–19 W-League, this was her ninth final out of the first eleven seasons of the W-League.[3]

She became a FIFA referee in 2011,[4] and was in charge of the Final of the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan.[5]

Jacewicz was selected as one of the 27 referees for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.[6] After the conclusion of the round of 16, Jacewicz was retained as one of 11 officials to be assigned matches for the remainder of the tournament.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Scholarship Holders - Kate Jacewicz - Football". Australian Sports Commission. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Who's Who in the W - Referee Kate Jacewicz". Football Federation Australia. 29 March 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Kate Jacewicz to referee the Westfield W-League 2019 Grand Final". Football Federation Australia. 13 February 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Australia: Referees - Women". FIFA. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  5. ^ "Match Report". FIFA. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 8 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Kate Jacewicz and Casey Reibelt appointed to 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup match official panel". Football Federation Australia. 4 December 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  7. ^ "Refereeing - Media briefing" (PDF). FIFA.com. 26 June 2019. Retrieved 26 June 2019.