7 Kate Walker
7 Kate Walker
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Bishop O’Dowd
Position: MB
m 34
k/s 3.06
h % .407
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.77
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.29
  • First-Team AVCA All-American.
  • CoSIDA Second-Team Academic All-American
  • AVCA New England Player of the Year.
  • JWU Female Athlete of the Year.
  • Second-Team All-GNAC.
  • Led the NCAA for the second year in a row with a .472 hitting percentage.
  • School’s all-time leader with a .454 hitting percentage.
  • Two-time GNAC Player of the Week: Sept. 25th and Oct. 9th.
  • Named to the NCAA Tournament Providence Regional All-Tournament Team.
  • Earned a spot on the GNAC Academic All-Conference Team.
  • Had 24 matches with a hitting percentage over .500 including two perfect games of 1.000 against Simmons (Sept 26) and Emmanuel (Oct 14).
  • Notched 10 or more kills in eight matches with a season-high of 14 on three occasions.

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.
 Major: Counseling Psychology
Recent Games
Oct 30 Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0
Nov 1 Suffolk W, 3-0
Nov 3 Rivier W, 3-0
Nov 9 Eastern Conn. St. W, 3-0
Nov 10 New Paltz W, 3-0
Nov 11 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 34 11
Sets 100 23
Kills 306 71
Kills per set 3.06 3.09
Errors 49 9
Total Attacks 631 119
Hitting Percentage .407 .521
Assists 11 3
Assists per set 0.11 0.13
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 2 2
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 29 7
Digs per set 0.29 0.30
Block Solo 18 5
Block Assist 59 10
Block Total 77 15
Blocks per set 0.77 0.65
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 353.5 81.0
Points per set 3.5 3.5
Matches started 33 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 vs. Cal Lutheran L, 3-1 1 4 14 2 29 .414 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Aug 31 at #1 Claremont-M-S W, 3-2 1 5 11 3 23 .348 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 13.0
Sep 1 vs. Occidental W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 15 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Sep 1 at La Verne W, 3-1 1 4 16 1 33 .455 1 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 18.5
Sep 8 at Colby-Sawyer W, 3-0 1 1 4 0 5 .800 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 8 vs. St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 3-0 1 1 4 0 5 .800 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Sep 12 Endicott W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 25 .520 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 14.5
Sep 14 at Norwich W, 3-0 1 2 10 2 16 .500 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Sep 15 vs. Babson W, 3-0 1 3 9 3 21 .286 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 15 at Clark University W, 3-0 1 2 8 0 11 .727 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Sep 18 at #22 MIT W, 3-1 1 4 11 4 23 .304 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 21 Scranton W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 14 .357 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 22 Tufts W, 3-1 1 4 14 1 31 .419 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 16.0
Sep 22 Bowdoin W, 3-1 1 4 18 5 41 .317 0 0 0 0 3 4 4 0 8 0 24.0
Sep 27 at Albertus Magnus W, 3-0 - 1 5 1 8 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 29 vs. Simmons W, 3-0 1 3 7 1 14 .429 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 0 5 0 10.5
Sep 29 at Regis (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 2 7 0 9 .778 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 3 Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 2 4 1 6 .500 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5.0
Oct 4 Wellesley W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 20 .450 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 5 at Stevens W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 26 .308 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Oct 12 Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 21 .429 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 6 0 15.0
Oct 13 Rivier W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 18 .222 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Oct 13 Coast Guard W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 20 .300 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 17 at Lasell W, 3-0 1 2 6 0 7 .857 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 20 Anna Maria W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Hunter W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 19 .211 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Oct 26 vs. Kean W, 3-1 1 4 16 2 32 .438 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 17.0
Oct 27 Suffolk W, 3-0 1 3 6 3 13 .231 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 27 Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 1 3 13 0 18 .722 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Oct 30 Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 16 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 1 Suffolk W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 17 .471 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 5 0 12.0
Nov 3 Rivier W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 13 .308 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Nov 9 Eastern Conn. St. W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 20 .400 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 12.0
Nov 10 New Paltz W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 14 .286 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Nov 11 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1 1 4 9 2 28 .250 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 33 99 258 2.61 39 501 .437 10 0.10 4 0.04 36 0.36 25 50 75 0.76 312.0 3.2
2017-18 36 98 265 2.70 36 485 .472 7 0.07 0 0.00 36 0.37 21 65 86 0.88 318.5 3.3
2018-19 34 100 306 3.06 49 631 .407 11 0.11 0 0.00 29 0.29 18 59 77 0.77 353.5 3.5
2019-20 9 32 101 3.16 10 206 .442 5 0.16 0 0.00 10 0.31 6 22 28 0.88 118.0 3.7
Total 112 329 930 2.83 134 1823 .437 33 0.10 4 0.01 111 0.34 70 196 266 0.81 1102.0 3.3
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 34 100 306 3.06 49 631 .407 11 0.11 0 0.00 29 0.29 18 59 77 0.77 353.5 3.5
Conference 11 23 71 3.09 9 119 .521 3 0.13 0 0.00 7 0.30 5 10 15 0.65 81.0 3.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 17 53 155 2.92 25 335 .388 2 0.04 0 0.00 14 0.26 12 32 44 0.83 183.0 3.5
Away 11 29 94 3.24 15 180 .439 5 0.17 0 0.00 10 0.34 3 18 21 0.72 106.0 3.7
Neutral 6 18 57 3.17 9 116 .414 4 0.22 0 0.00 5 0.28 3 9 12 0.67 64.5 3.6
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Wins 32 92 283 3.08 45 574 .415 10 0.11 0 0.00 25 0.27 17 59 76 0.83 329.5 3.6
Losses 2 8 23 2.88 4 57 .333 1 0.13 0 0.00 4 0.50 1 0 1 0.13 24.0 3.0
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August 2 9 25 2.78 5 52 .385 1 0.11 0 0.00 1 0.11 1 2 3 0.33 27.0 3.0
September 15 40 139 3.48 20 271 .439 5 0.13 0 0.00 11 0.28 11 26 37 0.93 163.0 4.1
October 12 35 104 2.97 17 216 .403 5 0.14 0 0.00 11 0.31 3 20 23 0.66 117.0 3.3
November 5 16 38 2.38 7 92 .337 0 0.00 0 0.00 6 0.38 3 11 14 0.88 46.5 2.9