Women's Volleyball


Kate Hill
Kate Hill
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Class:
Junior

Hometown:
White Heath, Ill.

High School:
Monticello

Last College:
Northwestern

Height:
5-8

Position:
OH/Defensive Specialist

Birthdate:
04/10/1980

AT ILLINOIS...

2000:
Competed in 15 matches during her first season of eligibility with the Illini ? Tallied double-figures in kills four times ? Set a career high of 12 kills in win over Purdue (Oct. 25) and equaled that mark with 12 kills in win over Iowa on Nov. 11 ? Hit a career-high .300 at Michigan on Nov. 4 ? Recorded double figures in digs four times, with a career-high 14 digs coming in the final match of the season vs. Indiana ? Also had a career-high four blocks against Indiana in the season finale ? Earned first Varsity ?I? Award.

1999:
Had to sit out the 1999 season due to NCAA transfer restrictions after arriving at Illinois.

College...
1998:
Played in 21 matches at Northwestern, seeing time in 54 games ? Collected 16 aces and 46 digs as a defensive specialist ? Competed in 16 Big Ten matches, accumulating 15 aces and 40 digs ? Transferred to Illinois at the end of the academic year.

HIGH SCHOOL...
A first-team all-state selection as a senior ? The 1997 Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette Player of the Year ? Three-time all-conference and Monticello team MVP ? As a senior recorded 394 kills and 77 aces ? Lettered in volleyball, track and softball at Monticello ? Nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award in 1997 ? Named to the Who's Who in American High School Sports ? Led Monticello to conference volleyball championship as a senior.

PERSONAL...
Parents are Martin and Shirley Hill ? Majoring in biology.


Kate Hill By The Numbers...

Overall Statistics

Year MP GP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE DIG BS BA TB BE BHE 2000 15 51 80 54 262 .099 6 7 15 30 76 1 9 10 2 0

Big Ten Statistics

Year MP GP K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE DIG BS BA TB BE BHE 2000 14 50 80 54 262 .099 6 7 14 29 76 1 9 10 2 0

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