Katie Denny
Hometown:
Lake Forest, Calif.

High School:
El Toro HS '08

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

Major:
Human Development

2010: Started all 29 matches and played all 114 sets... Set career highs in nearly every category, including kills (253), hitting errors (75), total attempts (586), assists (11), service aces (35) and digs (71)... Ranked 7th among Big West Conference leaders in hitting average (.304) while finishing 3rd in aces (0.31 avg)... Provided 12 solo blocks and 81 assists for 0.82 average... Opened season with career-high 16 kills, hitting .519 (16-2-27) at Utah (8/27)... Had 11 matches of double-digit kills... Hit errorless 8-for-18 with season-best 7 blocks at SMU (9/4)... Stuffed 5 or more blocks on six other occasions... Highest single-match percentage 13-1-20 (.600) offense at home vs. Portland... Earned all-tournament honors at Cal's Hilton Garden Inn Classic (9/10-11)... Hit 7-1-13 with 2 aces vs. host Golden Bears, then combined for 15 kills and 6 blocks the next day vs. Fresno State and Seton Hall... Earned Big West Academic All-Conference.

2009: Started 28 of 29 matches for 107 sets... Ranked 10th in Big West Conference with .281 hitting average (178-55-438)... Also listed 4th in conference with 1.10 blocks per set, totaling 14 solos with 104 assists... Total of 118 blocks ranks 4th in school history... Served up 27 aces (0.25 aps)... Slammed 12 kills with no errors in 18 swings (.667) vs. Stephen F. Austin (9/5)... Had three other matches with double-figure kills, hitting better than .400 each time: 10-2-18 (.444) at Cal Poly (10/16), 10-3-17 (.412) vs. UC Irvine (10/30), 11-2-21 (.429) vs. Cal Poly (11/14)... Had season-best 5 aces with 7-1-12 hitting vs. Sam Houston State (9/12/09)... Enjoyed 7 block assists vs. Nevada (9/11), then surpassed that four days later with 8 stuffs at Sacramento State (9/15).

2008: Started 20 of 23 matches for 80 total sets... Landed 130 kills against 47 errors in 351 swings for .236 hitting average, highest among Aggies with 100 or more attempts... Added 58 blocks (4 solos, 54 assists) for 0.73 average... Tallied 8 blocks (all assists) with 8 kills in four sets vs. Cal Poly (11/1)... Hit 9-2-19 (.368) at UC Riverside (11/8) then posted 6-1-16 (.312) hitting with 5 blocks at home Cal State Fullerton the following weekend (11/14)... Served up 3 aces with 7 kills vs. Cal State Bakersfield (8/30) in season-opening weekend.

EL TORO HS '08: Named to All-Orange County third team as a senior... Captured first-team All-South Coast Conference distinction in each of last two years... Voted Offensive Player of the Year in 2006, team MVP in 2007... Earned numerous Excellence Awards for academics and graduated in top 20 of her class... Played for Saddleback Valley VBC for four years... Helped team to 5th-place finish at 2007 Volleyball Festival, then 3rd-place showing in 2008.

PERSONAL: Born in Woodland Hills, Calif.... Majoring in human development... Parents are John & Kathy Denny... John was a golfer at UCLA, while her brother, John, Jr., played that sport at Point Loma Nazarene.

Career Statistics

Year MP S K E TA PCT Ast SA SE RE Dig BS BA BE BHE KPS APS SAPS DPS BPS
2008 23 80 130 47 351 .236 3 5 10 2 21 4 54 0 0 1.62 0.04 0.06 0.26 0.73
2009 29 107 178 55 438 .281 7 27 30 0 27 14 104 2 1 1.66 0.07 0.25 0.25 1.10
2010 29 114 253 75 586 .304 11 35 31 0 71 12 81 7 2 2.22 0.10 0.31 0.62 0.82
Totals 81 301 561 177 1375 .279 21 67 70 2 119 30 239 9 3 1.86 0.07 0.22 0.40 0.89