#10 Katie Houser
AT NOTRE DAME (2015): Played in five matches during one-year Notre Dame career â€¦ transferred to Georgia following the spring 2016 semester.
AS A FRESHMAN (2015): Played in five matches during freshman campaign â€¦ finished with two digs and a block on year â€¦ saw first action of career at Seton Hall (9/4) … played a set against No. 17 Florida State (9/27) and picked up first career dig … tallied first career block against Boston College (10/2).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Â Pronounced “how-ZER” … graduated from James Wood High School in the spring of 2015 … earned three letters in volleyball and two in track & field … named a second team Under Armour All-American and a special mention Prep Volleyball All-American (Top 550) as a senior … owns school record for most kills in a season and a career … named the Northwestern District Player of the Year and the Conference 21 Player of the Year as a senior after leading squad to Northwestern District championship and a second-place showing in the Conference 21 … also earned regional and state 4A player of the year honors in addition to first team all-district and all-conference … team finished second in the state tournament … sat out entire junior campaign due to a navicular stress fracture that required surgery … named theÂ Winchester StarÂ Female High School Athlete of the Year as a sophomore … claimed Northwestern District Player of the Year and the Winchester StarÂ Volleyball Player of the Year accolades … also earned first team all-Northwestern District, first team all-Northwest Region and honorable mention all-state honors after leading team to the Northwest District tournament championship, a region runner-up finish and a state quarterfinals appearance … totaled 451 kills on the year to move into top 10 in Virginia High School League history for a single season … named to the Prep Volleyball Soph 79 list … selected to the Prep Volleyball honorable mention Fab 59 list as a freshman … earned first team all-Northwestern District honors … team earned runner-up finishes in the district regular season and tournament and in the region … also a standout on the track … finished fourth in the state in the high jump as a freshman to earn all-state honors … won the high jump and triple jump championships at the Northwestern District Outdoor Championships as a sophomore and the high jump at the indoor championships … finished second in the state in the high jump to earn all-state accolades … played club volleyball for Potomac Elite Volleyball and the Metro American Volleyball U18 squad … helped Metro American 18U team qualify for USAV Open Nationals and finish 18th as a junior … off the court participated in the National Honors Society, church youth group and GIS community outreach … earned all-academic honors all four years … competed in gymnastics as a youth … full name is Kaitlin Marie Houser … born in Fort Hood, Texas to Archie and Patty Houser … has an older brother, Tomas, a younger brother, Aidan.