Katerina Hassapis grew up in North Reading, MA, where she played for Aztec Soccer, as well as varsity girls' soccer and basketball for North Reading High School. Before attending Bentley University, Katerina was named the Cape Ann League Player of the Year in 2015 and 2016. She was also selected three times as a first-team Cape Ann League All-Star. In addition, she was North Reading's team MVP in 2015 and 2016, and she received recognition as a Boston Globe All-Scholastic player in those years. Katerina was named All-State and an Eastern Mass. All-Star for the 2016 season. She served as team captain both at NR and for her club team, Aztec.
During her first year at Bentley, she was named to the Northeast-10 All-Rookie team and also received second-team All-New England honors. Katerina went on to help lead Bentley to its highest regular season ranking in program history, resulting in their first-ever NCAA appearance in 2021. She was named second-team All-Northeast-10 Conference and voted to the NE10 Academic All-Conference team. Additionally, she was named first-team All-New England by the NEWISA. Katerina started all 20 matches Bentley played and led the NE10 with eight shutouts. She was part of a defensive effort that contributed to a 531-minute shutout streak spanning five-plus games. Moreover, she was part of a group that conceded just one goal in an eight-game stretch...
In 2020, Katerina won The Edward J. Powers Award as Bentley's Outstanding Senior Scholar-Athlete and earned the Academic Achievement Award from the Div. 2 Athletic Directors Association. She captained her team in the 2020 and 2021 seasons.
Katerina is an active player in the EMWSL, a player for the Boston Dream, a volunteer for North Reading Youth Soccer, and a coach/volunteer for the TOP Soccer Program.