Kate Walker

7 Kate Walker

  • Height:
    6-2
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Oakland, Calif.
  • High School:
    Bishop O’Dowd
  • Position:
    MB
m 33
k/s 3.18
h % .417
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.83
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.33

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 5 Lasell W, 3-0
Nov 7 Suffolk W, 3-0
Nov 9 Rivier W, 3-0
Nov 15 Maine Maritime W, 3-1
Nov 16 vs. Babson W, 3-1
Nov 17 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 33 11
Sets 107 30
Kills 340 88
Kills per set 3.18 2.93
Errors 49 14
Total Attacks 698 165
Hitting Percentage .417 .448
Assists 12 1
Assists per set 0.11 0.03
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 1 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 35 16
Digs per set 0.33 0.53
Block Solo 29 12
Block Assist 60 13
Block Total 89 25
Blocks per set 0.83 0.83
Block Errors 5 3
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 399.0 106.5
Points per set 3.7 3.5
Matches started 32 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 Maine Maritime W, 3-1 1 4 7 3 27 .148 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Nov 16 vs. Babson W, 3-1 1 4 17 3 34 .412 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 5 0 20.5
Nov 17 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-0 1 3 7 5 25 .080 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
  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 33 107 340 3.18 49 698 .417 12 0.11 0 0.00 35 0.33 29 60 89 0.83 399.0 3.7
Total 136 404 1169 2.89 173 2315 .430 40 0.10 4 0.01 136 0.34 93 234 327 0.81 1383.0 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 33 107 340 3.18 49 698 .417 12 0.11 0 0.00 35 0.33 29 60 89 0.83 399.0 3.7
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 14 46 142 3.09 18 292 .425 6 0.13 0 0.00 9 0.20 11 25 36 0.78 165.5 3.6
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 11 36 120 3.33 17 248 .415 1 0.03 0 0.00 10 0.28 8 19 27 0.75 137.5 3.8
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Wins 28 90 292 3.24 36 579 .442 10 0.11 0 0.00 29 0.32 26 53 79 0.88 344.5 3.8
Losses 5 17 48 2.82 13 119 .294 2 0.12 0 0.00 6 0.35 3 7 10 0.59 54.5 3.2
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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 9 31 102 3.29 15 210 .414 2 0.06 0 0.00 5 0.16 9 21 30 0.97 121.5 3.9