7 Kate Walker
7 - Kate Walker
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Oakland, Calif.
High School: Bishop O’Dowd
Position: MB
m 30
k/s 3.22
h % .443
a/s 0.13
b/s 0.82
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.34

2019:

  • Named GNAC Player of the Week twice (Sept. 3 & Oct. 7)
  • Currently ranked 8 nationally in hitting percent (0.403).

2018:

  • CoSIDA Third-Team Academic All-American.
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District Honoree.
  • AVCA Third-Team All-American.
  • AVCA First-Team All-Region.
  • First-Team All-GNAC.
  • GNAC All-Tournament Team.
  • GNAC Player of the Week (9/24).
  • Eighth most kills for a career in JWU history.
  • .407 hitting percentage ranked fourth in the country, leading both the GNAC and the team
  • Fourth in the GNAC and led the team with a career-high 3.06 kills per set.
  • Earned double digit kills in 14 matches, including a season-best 18 kills against Bowdoin (9/22).

2017:

  • 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 .472 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
Nov 1 Ithaca W, 3-2
Nov 2 Colby-Sawyer W, 3-0
Nov 2 Norwich W, 3-0
Nov 5 Lasell W, 3-0
Nov 7 Suffolk W, 3-0
Nov 9 Rivier W, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 11
Sets 96 30
Kills 309 88
Kills per set 3.22 2.93
Errors 38 14
Total Attacks 612 165
Hitting Percentage .443 .448
Assists 12 1
Assists per set 0.13 0.03
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 1 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 33 16
Digs per set 0.34 0.53
Block Solo 25 12
Block Assist 54 13
Block Total 79 25
Blocks per set 0.82 0.83
Block Errors 5 3
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 361.0 106.5
Points per set 3.8 3.5
Matches started 29 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Sewanee W, 3-1 1 4 18 2 35 .457 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 19.0
Aug 30 at No. 1 Emory L, 3-1 1 4 10 0 18 .556 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 12.5
Aug 31 vs. Guilford W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 18 .556 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 13.0
Aug 31 vs. Belhaven W, 3-0 1 3 11 0 16 .688 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 12.5
Sep 6 at Coast Guard W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 18 .389 2 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 7 1 12.5
Sep 7 vs. Brandeis W, 3-1 1 4 12 0 26 .462 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 14.0
Sep 13 Springfield W, 3-1 1 4 9 1 24 .333 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 11.0
Sep 14 Stevens W, 3-1 1 4 13 2 29 .379 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 15.0
Sep 14 Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 8 2 22 .273 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 8.5
Sep 24 MIT W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 19 .263 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 8.0
Sep 27 at Anna Maria W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 2 3 2 10 .100 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Sep 28 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-1 1 4 13 2 30 .367 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Sep 28 at No. 24 Tufts L, 3-0 1 3 10 5 28 .179 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Oct 2 Simmons W, 3-0 1 3 14 2 26 .462 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 4 0 16.5
Oct 3 at Endicott W, 3-1 1 4 17 2 35 .429 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 19.5
Oct 5 at St. Joseph (Conn.) W, 3-0 1 1 1 2 8 -.125 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2.0
Oct 9 at Suffolk W, 3-0 1 2 6 1 10 .500 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 15 Albertus Magnus W, 3-0 1 2 4 0 7 .571 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Oct 18 vs. Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 1 3 11 0 18 .611 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 19 vs. No. 14 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 8 1 18 .389 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 22 at Rivier W, 3-2 1 5 13 2 24 .458 1 0 0 0 6 2 1 0 3 0 15.5
Oct 26 vs. Lasell W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 18 .444 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 11.0
Oct 26 at Saint Joseph's (Me.) W, 3-0 - 3 12 0 17 .706 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 31 Regis (Mass.) W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 14 .500 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 10.5
Nov 1 Ithaca W, 3-2 1 5 20 2 45 .400 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 22.0
Nov 2 Colby-Sawyer W, 3-0 1 3 15 1 23 .609 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 17.0
Nov 2 Norwich W, 3-0 1 3 2 1 8 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Nov 5 Lasell W, 3-0 1 3 12 0 15 .800 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 15.0
Nov 7 Suffolk W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 13 .615 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 10.5
Nov 9 Rivier W, 3-0 1 3 14 0 20 .700 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 16.0
Nov 15 vs. Maine Maritime   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 30 96 309 3.22 38 612 .443 12 0.13 0 0.00 33 0.34 25 54 79 0.82 361.0 3.8
Total 133 393 1138 2.90 162 2229 .438 40 0.10 4 0.01 134 0.34 89 228 317 0.81 1345.0 3.4
  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 30 96 309 3.22 38 612 .443 12 0.13 0 0.00 33 0.34 25 54 79 0.82 361.0 3.8
Conference 11 30 88 2.93 14 165 .448 1 0.03 0 0.00 16 0.53 12 13 25 0.83 106.5 3.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 42 135 3.21 15 265 .453 6 0.14 0 0.00 9 0.21 10 24 34 0.81 157.0 3.7
Away 8 25 78 3.12 14 158 .405 5 0.20 0 0.00 16 0.64 10 16 26 1.04 96.0 3.8
Neutral 9 29 96 3.31 9 189 .460 1 0.03 0 0.00 8 0.28 5 14 19 0.66 108.0 3.7
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Wins 26 82 268 3.27 30 518 .459 10 0.12 0 0.00 28 0.34 23 49 72 0.88 315.5 3.8
Losses 4 14 41 2.93 8 94 .351 2 0.14 0 0.00 5 0.36 2 5 7 0.50 45.5 3.3
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August 4 14 50 3.57 3 87 .540 0 0.00 0 0.00 5 0.36 3 8 11 0.79 57.0 4.1
September 9 30 84 2.80 18 206 .320 8 0.27 0 0.00 9 0.30 5 18 23 0.77 98.0 3.3
October 11 32 104 3.25 13 195 .467 2 0.06 0 0.00 16 0.50 12 13 25 0.78 122.5 3.8
November 6 20 71 3.55 4 124 .540 2 0.10 0 0.00 3 0.15 5 15 20 1.00 83.5 4.2