Katie Wilkins begins her senior season at Pepperdine...One of three seniors on the Waves? roster...In three seasons at Pepperdine, has established herself as one of the top women's volleyball players in the country...Has twice earned All-American status and been tabbed the West Coast Conference's (WCC) "Player of the Year" in each of the last two seasons...Invited to train in the USA Volleyball National A2 Program and the U.S. Women's National Team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, during the summer of 2002...Enters senior campaign ranked No. 7 on Pepperdine's all-time career lists in kills (1,085) and kill attempts (2,597)...Along with Lindsey Hache?, was a part of Pepperdine?s 2000 recruiting class that was ranked No. 7 by Volleyball Magazine.
2002: Selected a second team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)...Named to the AVCA's All-Pacific Region team...Chosen the West Coast Conference's (WCC) "Player of the Year" and a first team all-conference selection...Led the Waves with a career-high 521 kills and 1,280 kill attempts...Named the WCC's "Player of the Month" for October after totaling 147 kills, posting a .444 hitting percentage, recording 12 service aces, 75 digs, while averaging 5.88 kills and 3.00 digs a game...Registered double-digit kill totals in 29 of 33 matches...Registered 20 or more kills nine times and had 15 or more kills on 19 occasions...Had nine double-doubles (kills-digs)...Registered a career-high 29 kills versus Northern Iowa and equaled that total at Santa Clara...Twice earned WCC "Player of the Week" honors...Reached double-digit kill totals in the final 20 matches of the season...Equaled career-high with 15 digs at Gonzaga.
2001: Named second team All-American by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) was a third team choice by Volleyball Magazine...Selected to the All-Pacific Region team by the AVCA...Tabbed the West Coast Conference's (WCC) "Player of the Year" and was a first-team selection...Led Pepperdine, the WCC and tied for No. 11 nationally with a 4.96 kills-per-game average...Totaled 441 kills...Averaged 0.15 assists, 0.10 service aces, 2.40 digs and 0.53 blocks per game...Led Pepperdine in kills 22 times, had 24 double-digit kill matches, including eight with at least 20...Had seven double-doubles (kills-digs)...Named the WCC's "Player of the Month" for September after totaling 119 kills, 68 digs, 12 blocks, averaging 4.96 kills a game and hitting .286...Was tabbed WCC "Player of the Week" three times...Had a .300 or better hitting percentage 13 times...Registered a double-double versus Saint Mary's after totaling a career-high 25 kills and recording 11 digs...Had a season-high 15 digs, tallied 16 kills and posted a .448 hitting percentage at Gonzaga...Registered a season-high .538 hitting percentage versus Fresno State...Selected to the Howdy's Pepperdine Classic All-Tournament team after leading the Waves in kills in all three matches versus Northern Arizona, Fresno State and Florida State.
2000: Appeared in 24 matches and played in 55 games...Totaled 123 kills, seven service aces, 94 digs and 23 total blocks...Had three double-digit kill matches and totaled 10 or more digs four times...Had two double-doubles (kills-digs)...Averaged 2.24 kills, 0.16 assists, 0.13 service aces, 1.71 digs and 0.42 blocks per game...Recorded two kills, two digs and a pair of blocks in collegiate debut while playing in one game versus Northern Arizona...Posted first career double-double at San Francisco after totaling 10 kills and 11 digs...Followed that performance with a career-high 16 kills and 10 digs during a five-game match at Santa Clara.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner in volleyball at Valley Christian High...Named Eastern Conference "Player of the Year" and tabbed San Diego County CIF "Player of the Year" as a senior...A first team All-CIF selection as a junior and senior...Selected "Most Valuable Player" at the Las Vegas High School Invitational Tournament as a senior... Named to the "Fabulous 50" team by Volleyball Magazine...Lettered two years in track and holds the Harbor League record in the high jump.
PERSONAL: Born May 10, 1982...A 2000 graduate of Valley Christian High in El Cajon, California...A resident of Lakeside, California...Considered attending Arizona, Loyola Marymount and UCLA...Selected to the all-tournament team at the 2000 U.S. Junior Volleyball Championships in Louisville, Kentucky in July 2000...Cast team won the club division championship.