Valencia, Calif./Valencia HS
At Delaware: Third-year member of the squad and a two-year letterwinner as an outside hitter • has led Blue Hens to two straight Colonial Athletic Association Tournament titles and NCAA Tournament berths for head coach Bonnie Kenny • tied for team's tallest player at 6-2 with Logan Sebastian and Jillian Meyers • has recorded 423 kills in 50 career matches and has a career .328 hitting percentage (No. 5 all-time at Delaware).
2011 Season: Had a breakthrough year for Delaware as one of team's most effective hitters • played key role as a sophomore for team that went 21-13, captured the CAA Tournament title, and advanced to the NCAA Tournament • saw action in all 34 matches and 125 sets on the season • was one of seven UD players to play every set • led the team and was seventh in the CAA with 397 kills (3.18 kills/set) • had eight, 15-plus kill matches and 22 double-digit kill matches during the year • Pitt Blue and Gold All-Tournament Team selection after she set a new career-high with 31 kills against Pitt and 17 digs vs. New Mexico on Sept. 17 • 31 kills was the third highest single match mark in school history and most since Colleen Walsh had 32 vs. William & Mary in 2006 • also set new career highs with two aces (Nov. 20 vs. VCU) and three blocks (Nov. 19 vs. JMU) • posted double-digit digs in four matches • registered 15-plus points 13 times, including a 32-point match on Sept. 17 at Pittsburgh • had 10 games with a 1.000 serve percentage capped by a 23-chance match on Sept. 17 vs. Kent State that included two aces • tallied 28 kills and 16 blocks during Delaware’s CAA championship run.
2010: Appeared in 17 matches, making one start against Delaware State on Sept. 28 • collected career-highs with seven kills, 10 attempts, a .700 hitting percentage, three blocks and nine points against the Hornets • tallied three put-downs in collegiate debut against La Salle on Aug. 27, along with a service ace, and one dig • hit at a .714 clip against North Carolina Central on Sept. 11 with five kills on seven swings • recorded a kill on one attempt against Virginia Tech in the in first round of NCAA Tournament • played in 28 sets as a true freshman, totaling 26 kills and a .328 hitting percentage • finished with five service aces, five total blocks, and three digs all adding up to 34 points for the season.
High School: Exceptional outside hitter at Valencia High School • earned four letters for her performance on the court • honored as an All-Santa Clarita Valley selection and an All-CIF Southern Section pick • named The Signal’s 2009 Girls Volleyball Player of the Year after posting 383 kills and 249 digs as a senior • led her Santa Monica Beach Club team to a third-place showing at the prestigious 2009 Phoenix Volleyball Festival • honored as a member of the California Scholastic Federation.
Personal: Kathleen "Katie" Hank • daughter of Mary and Dave Hank • born March 20, 1992 • can wiggle her ears • enjoys the beach and traveling to new places • honor student as a kinesiology major with a minor in disability studies at Delaware.
Career Highs entering 2012 Season
Kills: 31, at Pittsburgh, 9/17/11
Aces: 2, 10 times, vs. VCU, 11/20/11
Digs: 17, vs. New Mexico, 9/17/11
Blocks: 3, five times, vs. JMU, 11/19/11
Career Statistics at Delaware
|2010||16/28||26 (0.93)||.328||0 (0.00)||5 (0.18)||3 (0.11)||5 (0.18)|
|2011||34/125||397 (3.18)||.328||8 (0.06)||29 (0.23)||205 (1.64)||32 (0.26)|
|Totals||50/153||423 (2.76)||.328||8 (0.05)||34 (0.22)||208 (1.36)||37 (0.24)|
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