#4 Katie Rose
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Lexington, Ky. (Paul Laurence Dunbar HS)|
2010: Appeared in 28 of 31 matches... Finished second on the squad in total blocks (66) and third in digs (238)... Season-high seven blocks came against San Francisco (Aug. 28)... Set a season-high in kills in the season-opener against Kansas (Aug. 27) and tied it against ETSU in the Atlantic Sun Championship game (Nov. 20)... In the Lady Bisons tune-up against Xavier (Nov. 27) prior to the NCAA Tournament, set season-highs in aces (3) and Digs (19)... Ended the season with double-digit digs in five straight games; for the season, had double-digit digs in 11 games. ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
2009:Made the move from outside hitter to libero. …Finished ninth overall in the Atlantic Sun in digs per set (3.57). …Her 371 total digs ranked sixth overall in the Atlantic Sun. …Eighth in Atlantic Sun matches only with 3.82 digs per set and in total digs (248). …Double figures in digs in 23 matches. …Season-high 25 digs in final regular season match against ETSU (11/14). …Double figures in digs in 15 of her last 17 matches, including a string of eight in a row which ended in the NCAA Tournament against California. …Made 13 service aces with a season-high two at Florida Gulf Coast (9/19). …Only kills of the season was at Campbell (10/3). ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
2008:Member of Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team. Three double-doubles in kills and digs (vs Loyola-Marymount, 9/5; at Evansville, 9/16; vs Jacksonville, 10/24). ...Season-and-career highs in both kills (16) and digs (15) vs Evansville (9/16). ...Recorded four matches in double figures in digs. ...Finished in double figures in kills 12 times. ...Seaon-high .429 hitting percentage vs. Kennesaw State (11/14). ...Match high four service aces at Campbell (9/19). ...Season-high .429 hitting percentage vs. Kennesaw St. (11/14). ...Second on team in kills (261, 2.23 per set). ...Third on team in points (293, 2.50). ...Fifth on team in digs (162, 1.38 per set). ...Split time at both the outside hitter and middle blocker positions. ...Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team.
High School:Lettered in volleyball for four seasons. …Second team All-State in 2007. …Named All-Region in 2005, 2006 and 2007. …All-District pick in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. …Served as team captain in volleyball in 2007. …Team MVP in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. …Best season was 384 kills in 2007. …Lettered in softball for five seasons. …In softball she won the “Bulldog” Award with a .519 batting average.
Personal:Wendy’s High School Heisman representative for her school. …Daughter of Kelley and Kurt Rose. ...Favorite volleyball moment is getting to wear our pink jerseys in a game to raise money for breast cancer.