Kaitlyn Plum
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Poway, Calif.

High School:
Poway HS '08

Height:
5-7

Position:
DS

Major:
Exercise Biology

2012: Appeared in 31 matches (starting 21) for 115 sets... Finished with 240 digs (2.09 avg.) and 17 aces (0.15 avg.)... Saw some action on passing line, committing just six receive errors in 132 passes (.955)... Had 10-plus digs 11 times, including 19 vs. Cal State Fullerton (9/29)... Had 14 digs, an ace and two assists in road sweep at UC Irvine (10/6)... Chipped in 16 digs in four-set Causeway Classic win vs. Sacramento State at Fresno State Classic (9/8).

2011: Played all 31 matches (17 starts) for 112 sets, splitting time between DS and libero... Tallied 219 digs and 20 aces for per-set averages of 1.96 and 0.18, respectively... Amassed double-digit digs eight times, including 17 vs. Sacramento State (9/13) and 16 vs. Cal State Fullerton (11/11)... Also had 15 in four-set match against UC Santa Barbara (10/28)... Served up 2 aces on four occasions: UC Santa Barbara (10/1), UC Irvine (10/21), Cal State Northridge (11/4) and Long Beach State (11/12).

2010: Started 9 of 28 matches played, appearing in 108 sets... Scooped up 224 digs (2.07 per set) and served 21 aces (0.19)... Also started year as team's libero before injury to Kayla Varney forced the latter into that role... Opened season with 21 digs and went 30-for-30 in passing at Utah (8/27)... Had 10 matches with double-digit digs, including four such matches in November... Chipped in an errorless 2-for-7 hitting on offense.

2009: Played in all 30 matches, rotating into 103 sets as a DS... Tallied 182 digs (1.77 dps) with 17 aces (0.17 aps)... Posted first double-figure match at Sacramento State (9/15), picking up 12 digs... Delivered season-high 13 digs in back-to-back matches: vs. UC Santa Barbara (11/13) and Cal Poly (11/14).

2008: Redshirted.

POWAY HS '08: Two-time All-Palomar League honoree and San Diego County All-Star... Captured All-San Diego Section honors as a senior... Voted as team's Defensive MVP for three straight seasons, tallying county-leading 395 digs in 2007... Two year San Diego Union-Tribune honoree... Played for Epic Volleyball, which finished 11th at Junior Olympics in 2006 and 2008... Helped lead team to bronze medal at High Performance Championship in 2007, making all-tournament team.

PERSONAL: Born in Poway, Calif.... Majoring in exercise biology... Parents are Jim & Katie Plum... Katie, formerly Katie McBride, played volleyball at UC Davis during AIAW heydays (1979-81)... Jim played football and baseball at San Diego State... Grandfather, Arthur "Mickey" McBride, founded the Cleveland Browns... Among the stranger facts about her: claims to enjoy baby food.

Career Statistics

Year MP S K E TA PCT Ast SA SE RE Dig BS BA BE BHE KPS APS SAPS DPS BPS
2009 30 103 1 3 11 -.182 8 17 13 0 182 0 0 0 0 0.01 0.08 0.26 1.77 0.00
2010 28 108 2 0 7 .286 9 21 24 21 224 0 0 0 0 0.02 0.08 0.19 1.92 0.00
2011 31 112 0 1 5 -.200 11 20 26 11 219 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.10 0.18 1.96 0.00
2012 31 115 0 0 2 .000 10 17 19 6 240 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.09 0.15 2.09 0.00
Totals 120 438 3 4 25 -.040 38 75 82 38 865 0 0 0 0 0.01 0.09 0.17 1.97 0.00