ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
21 - Katherine Kocurek
Katherine Kocurek
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kingwood, Texas
High School: Kingwood
Position: Libero
House Affiliation: Dunster

Career Highs
Aces:
6 at Dartmouth (9/26/08)

Assists: 1 vs. Cornell (10/31/09)
Digs: 39 at Dartmouth (9/29/06)
Kills: 2 at UNH (9/30/08)
Total Blocks:
n/a

Senior • 2009
Appeared in all 25 matches, started six … Broke the Harvard program record for digs with a total of 1,416 … Second on the team in digs with 233 (2.43) … Recorded eight double-digit digs … Posted 12 digs in contest against Toledo (Sept. 5) … Registered nine digs and served up two aces during match against UConn (Sept. 8) … Collected seven digs and two aces during a 3-1 win over UNH (Sept. 19) … Posted 14 digs in match against Wyoming (Sept 19) … Recorded 18 digs in 3-1 win over Holy Cross (Sept. 22) … Posted eight against Dartmouth (Sept. 25) … Recorded seven digs and three aces against Cornell (Oct. 9) ... Recorded 16 digs in a 3-2 victory over Princeton (Oct. 16) ... Had 24 digs against Yale to break the all-time digs record at Harvard, also served up four aces (Nov. 6) … Recorded a match-high 10 digs and served up four aces in 3-0 win over Brown (Nov. 7) … Recorded 12 digs in 3-2 win at Penn (Nov. 13) … Posted 10 digs in contest at Princeton (Nov. 14).

Junior • 2008
Second on the team and ninth in the Ivy League in digs with 348 ... Second on the team in service aces with 24 ... Had 20 or more digs in five matches ... Recorded double-digit digs in 17 matches, including a 12 consecutive matches in double figures (Sep. 20-Oct. 24) ... Posted six service aces and had a match-high 25 digs at Dartmouth (Sept. 26) ... Recorded 1,000th career dig against New Hampshire (Sept. 30) ... Named to the Dartmouth Invitational all-tournament team.

Sophomore • 2007
Appeared in 26 matches ... Ranked fourth in the Ivy League in digs per game (5.59) and amassed 520 total ... Her 520 digs ranked first on the Harvard all-time single-season list ... Had 12 games of 20 or more digs with a season-high 37 coming vs. Brown (Oct. 5)... Had 48 receptions, which was good for second on the team ... Also registered 26 assists on the year ... Named Harvard COOP student-athlete of the week Sept. 17.

Freshman • 2006
Missed seven matches due to injury ... Received honorable mention for All-Ivy ... Second among the Crimson on defense, with 315 digs ... Led the team in digs per game with 4.44 and finished sixth in the league ... Had 54 receptions (first on the team), 15 assists and 12 aces as well ... Served up four aces against New Hampshire (Sept. 19) ... Had double-digit digs in 17 of 18 matches played ... Posted 39 digs against Dartmouth (Sept. 28).

Before Harvard
Earned all-district honors as a junior and senior ... Named Kingwood Tournament Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2004 and 2005 ... Cy-Fair Tournament Most Valuable Defensive Player in 2005 ... High school team was a Texas state semifinalist in 2004 ... Competed in the Tour of Texas Champions in 2004 and 2005 with club team, Willowbrook ... Member of the National Honor Society.