Katelyn Blackwood
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Katelyn Blackwood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Lamar High School

Height:
5-6

Position:
DS

Birthdate:
11/05/1987

Experience:
3L


11/10/2009

TCU vs CSU

TCU vs CSU

11/04/2009

TCU vs Baylor

TCU vs Baylor

11/04/2009

TCU vs SMU

TCU vs SMU

CAREER CAPSULE: 2006-2009:
• Was a four-year letterwinner at TCU.
• Spent her last two seasons as the libero.
• Earned all-conference accolades as a senior.
• Leaves TCU ranked second all-time with 1,334 digs.
• Her average of 3.05 digs per set ranks fourth all-time.
• Appeared in 130 matches in her career, the third most all-time.
• Played in 108 consecutive matches to end her career.
• The streak is the fourth-longest in school history.
• Played in 438 sets, a mark that is tied for fifth all-time.
• Tallied 63 double digit dig matches in her career.
• Racked up 16 matches with 20 or more digs.
• That total ranks third all-time in school history.
• Is one of just three players to rack up 30 or more digs in a match in school history.
• Had 32 digs in a match against North Carolina on Sept. 20, 2008.
• That total is the fifth-most in any match in school history.
• Totaled 81 career aces and served up just 43 errors.
• Also picked up 12 kills, including a career-high nine as a senior.

2008 (Junior)
• Played in more sets (115) than any other Frog.
• Started all 32 matches at the libero position.
• Recorded a career-high 456 digs as the full-time libero.
• Ranked third in the league with an average of 3.97 digs per set.
• Tallied 23 double-digit kill matches on the season.
• Led the team in digs in 26 matches.
• Dug at least 20 balls in six matches.
• Racked up 212 digs in league play, an average of 3.79 per set.
• Became one of just three players to notch at least 30 digs in a match when she tallied a career-high 32 against North Carolina on Sept. 20.
• Racked up a career-high 54 assists, an average of 0.47 per set.
• Served up 21 aces on the season and had just 11 service errors for a 97 percent success rate.
• Led the team on seven occasions in service aces.
• Collected 44 digs in the first three matches of the season as the Frogs earned the TCU tournament title.
• Racked up 22 digs in a five-set victory over UT Arlington on Sept. 10.
• Began a stretch of seven straight matches with double-digit digs on Sept. 12 against New Orleans, where she tallied 21 digs.
• Totaled 134 total digs in that stretch, an average of 4.47 per set.
• Tallied 15 digs in the Frogs' first-ever win over No. 21 BYU on Oct. 4.
• Posted 18 digs in a convincing victory over No. 13 Colorado State on Nov. 8.
• Tallied 36 digs in the final two matches of the season (21 at Rice and 15 at Houston).

2007 (Sophomore)
• Played in all 34 matches and tallied 13 starts on the season.
• Also started two games as libero, filling in for a sick Calli Corley on Sept. 8 at the TCU Nike Invitational.
• Ranked fifth on the squad with a career-high 253 digs.
• Tallied 24 aces on the season, fourth on the team.
• Pitched in with 14 assists on the season.
• Ranked fourth on the team with 128 digs in league play, appearing in all 61 games.
• Also made six starts in conference play.
• Posted double-digit dig contests nine times on the season.
• Led the team six time in aces.
• Picked up her first collegiate kill on Aug. 25 at Florida State.
• Dug a career-high 17 balls on Sept. 8 against Denver, breaking her previous mark of 16 set against UT-Arlington on Sept. 5.
• Matched a career-high with four aces against Alcorn State on Sept. 15.
• Added a kill in that game for a career-high five-point contest.
• Had back-to-back double-digit dig contests in Utah against BYU (Oct. 5) and the Utes (Oct. 6) with 12 and 11, respectively.
• Picked up 14 digs in a win over San Diego State on Oct. 13.

2006 (Freshman):
• Appeared in 30 matches and started eight.
• Racked up 99 digs for an average of 1.38 per game.
• Tallied two double-digit dig contests.
• Also an outstanding server with 20 aces and just four errors for a .980 success rate.
• Led the team in aces on four occasions.
• Pitched in with six assists from the back row.
• Racked up six digs in her first collegiate outing against Loyola on Aug. 25.
• Put together a strong performance in the Elon Volleyball Classic, totaling 17 digs in the three games to go along with eight service aces.
• Served a career-high four aces against Navy on Sept. 2.
• Came up with nine digs and three aces in a win over UAB on Sept. 2.
• Followed with a career-high 12 digs at North Texas on Sept. 5.
• Tied a career high with four aces against Texas State on Sept. 13.
• Dug 10 balls in the season finale against Colorado State on Nov. 23.

High School
• Grabbed first-team all-district honors her last three seasons as a prep (2003, 2004, 2005).
• Earned all-district mention as a freshman in 2002.
• Was team captain and team MVP all four seasons at Lamar High School.
• Was voted Most Athletic in her senior class.
• Also competed on the track and softball teams.
• Named to Gatorade Will to Win team in softball.

Personal
• The daughter of Karen and Edward Blackwood Jr.
• Has one sister, Lauren.
• Father played football at North Texas from 1965-69.


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