7 Kate Walker
7 Kate Walker
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Bishop O’Dowd
Position: MB

Freshman Year (2016):

  • Second-Team All-GNAC.
  • Led the country with a .437 hitting percentage, the best single-season rate in JWU history.
  • GNAC All-Tournament Team.
  • Fourth in the league at 0.76 blocks per set and third with 75 total blocks.
  • Rated 12th at 3.20 points per set.
  • Had nine matches with 10 or more kills, including a season-high 14 in the GNAC title game against Rivier (Nov. 5).
  • Produced four or more blocks in five matches, topped by a season-best seven versus UMass-Boston in the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 11).

Before JWU:

  • Led Bishop O’Dowd High School to North Coast Section Division III championships as a sophomore and senior.
  • Hit .409 with 171 kills and 38 blocks her senior year.
  • Named First-Team West Alameda County Conference her senior and sophomore seasons.
  • Helped her Absolute Volleyball club team qualify for the 18 Open division at the USA Volleyball Junior National Championship in 2016.