Katelyn Astruc
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Woodbridge HS '03

Height:
5-10

Position:
S

Major:
English/Spanish

2006: Started all 28 matches, playing in 97 games... Has now appeared in 83 straight matches, dating back to the 2004 season opener at Cal... Totalled career-high 965 assists (9.95 apg) while leading Aggies with 25 aces... Also had 237 digs (2.44 dpg) and hit 84-36-249 (.193)... Was 3rd on team with 61 blocks (0.63 bpg)... Selected as Division I Independent Setter of the Week for week ending October 2, averaging 12.0 assists and 3.0 digs in matches at Cal State Fullerton and UC Riverside... Recorded season-best 64 assists in five-gamer at Fresno State (9/16)... Has career-high 29 digs with 4 aces and 56 assists vs. Cal State Fullerton (10/26).

CAREER RECORD WATCH: Ranks 4th in school record book with 2,716 assists... Needs 410 to pass Kelly Urbanik for 3rd, 688 to pass Cristie McLaughlin for 2nd... Cal Aggie Athletics Hall of Famer Denise Blbaeno (1988-92) holds the Aggie career mark at 3,549... Also has 91 career aces, needing 22 to pass Jill Changaris for 5th in school history... Furthermore, needs 263 digs to become fifth player in program annals to break 1,000-dig barrier.

2005: Played in all 31 matches, starting 29... Appeared in 101 games, 3rd on team... Led Aggies with 851 assists (8.43 apg) and 48 aces (0.48 apg)... Ace total ranks T3rd in school records... Finished 2nd on team (behind libero Nichole Brown) with 279 digs (2.76 dpg) and contributed on 28 blocks (0.28 bpg)... Has 12 matches with 10-plus digs... Picked up career-high 24 digs in five-game victory over Washington State (9/3)... Also set career best of 68 assists in win against Cougars... Posted 20 digs at home vs. Cal State Fullerton (9/30)... Hit 5-1-13 (.308) with 4 block assists, 15 digs and career-high 7 aces at UC Riverside (10/28)... Had 8-2-15 (.400) offensive stats vs. Cal Poly (11/11).

2004: Started all 24 matches and all 88 games at setter... Finished season with 900 assists (10.23 pg)... Also provided offensive punch, hitting .241 (92-27-270), 2nd on team behind Katie Wilson... Added 221 digs (2.51), 2nd to libero Mary McClelland... Compiled 31 total blocks (0.35 pg), including 7 solo stuffs... Posted season highs of 64 assists and 18 digs in finale vs. Cal Poly (11/27)... Had 12 matches with 10 or more digs... Hit 10-1-18 (.500) with 4 block assists vs. Portland State (9/17)... Compiled 8-0-15 (.533) hitting chart with then-high 50 assists in win vs. Brown (9/11).

2003: Redshirted.

WOODBRIDGE HS '03: Earned second-team All-Southern Section honors as a senior... Added first-team All-Seaview League and first-team all-city distinction... Twice named team MVP... Four-year member of Principal's Honor Roll... Graduated among top 3 percent of history department and top 0.5 percent of English department to earn Sentinel Medallion.

PERSONAL: Born in Upland, Calif.... Double-majoring in English and Spanish... Parents are Gilbert & Sharon Astruc... Has twice represented women's volleyball at the Cal Aggie Athletics Hall of Fame & Student-Athlete Awards Banquet in accepting the Marya Welch Team GPA Award (in 2005 with Rachel Keener, in 2006 with Jill McPheeters)... Career sports highlight was winning a bid to Junior Olympics in 2003... Given the opportunity to gather three historical figures for a dinner, she would invite the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Charles Dickens and Francis Scott Key... Favorite movie is The Sandlot.