ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
21 - Caroline Walters
Caroline Walters
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Mateo, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis
Position: Middle Blocker
Major: Sociology
House Affiliation: Leverett

Named Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week on Sept. 23, 2014.
Has earned one Ivy League Player of the Week award.

Career Highs
Kills: 16 vs. Yale, Nov. 2, 2013
Attacks: 28, twice
Hitting Percentage: .750 vs. Providence, Sept. 8, 2012
Assists:
3 at Dartmouth, Sept. 21, 2012
Aces:
4 vs. Dartmouth, Oct. 24, 2014
Digs:
6 at Brown, Nov. 10, 2012
Blocks: 9 at Northeastern, Sept. 21, 2013
Block solo: 4 at Penn, Oct. 17, 2014
Block assist: 8, 3 times

2014 (Senior)
Team captain ... Named to the All-Ivy League first team ... Posted eight kills, eight blocks and two aces while hitting .571 against Santa Clara (Sept. 5) ... Contributed nine kills and a .467 hitting percentage against Central Connecticut State (Sept. 6) ... Notched seven kills against Delaware (Sept. 6) ... Earned Benson Hospitality Invitational All-Tournament honors after averaging 2.09 kps, 0.73 bps and hitting .375 over three matches ... Chipped in five kills, three blocks and three aces to go with a .571 hitting percentage against North Carolina State (Sept. 12) ... Added six kills and three blocks at Georgia (Sept. 13) ... Scored 12 kills and hit .400 against UNC Asheville (Sept. 13) ... Named both the Sports Imports/AVCA National Player of the Week and Ivy League Player of the Week Sept. 23 after averaging 3.11 kps, 1.11 bps, and hitting .422 in two matches ... Recorded 14 kills, six blocks and a .393 hitting percentage at Northeastern (Sept. 20) ... Totaled 14 kills, a .500 hitting percentage and four blocks against Boston College (Sept. 21) ... Turned in eight blocks, a .353 hitting percentage and three blocks at New Hampshire (Sept. 24) ... Registered 10 kills and three blocks at Dartmouth (Sept. 27) ... Scored 11 kills, four blocks and hit .321 against Yale (Oct. 3) ... Totaled 10 kills, a .600 hitting percentage and three blocks versus Brown (Oct. 4) ... Posted five kills and two blocks at Cornell (Oct. 10) ... Turned in 12 kills, a .556 hitting percentage and four blocks at Columbia (Oct. 11) ... Contributed 12 kills, a .364 hitting percentage and five total blocks, including four solo, at Penn (Oct. 17) ... Recorded 11 kills, a .625 hitting percentage and three blocks at Princeton (Oct. 18) ... Chipped in seven kills, a .500 hitting percentage and four service aces against Dartmouth (Oct. 24) ... Scored nine kills and seven blocks while hitting .467 at Brown (Oct. 31) ... Notched eight kills and four blocks at Yale (Nov. 1) ... Tallied nine kills, a .389 hitting percentage and four blocks at Princeton (Nov. 7) ... Contributed 15 kills, seven blocks and a .440 hitting percentage at Penn (Nov. 8) ... Turned in four kills and three blocks against Columbia (Nov. 14) ... Recorded 15 kills, a .667 hitting percentage and three blocks against Cornell (Nov. 15) ... Scored six kills and four blocks against Yale (Nov. 21).

2013 (Junior)
Earned All-Ivy League second team honors for a second straight year ... Named to the Harvard Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 1.78 kps and 1.33 bps ... Scored 11 kills and seven blocks against Holy Cross (Sept. 6) while hitting .280 and adding one service ace ... Contributed five fills, five digs and one ace against Hofstra (Sept. 7) ... Served a career-high three aces against San Deigo State (Sept. 13) ... Notched nine kills, six blocks and two aces while hitting .300 agianst Southern Methodist (Sept. 14) ... Posted seven kills, a .462 hitting percentage and a career-high nine blocks at Northeastern (Sept. 21) ... Tallied 11 kills, a .304 hitting percentage and three blocks at Boston College (Sept. 22) ... Matched her career-high with eight block assists and added nine kills against New Hampshire (Sept. 24) ... Contributed nine kills, a .412 hitting percentage and two blocks at Brown (Oct. 4) ... Recorded seven kills, a .357 hitting percentage and four blocks against Cornell (Oct. 11) ... Matched her season-high with 11 kills and a .500 hitting percentage versus Columbia (Oct. 12) ... Scored nine kills while hitting .350 at Penn (Oct. 18) to go with four blocks ... Tallied 12 kills, a .400 hitting percentage and three aces at Dartmouth (Oct. 25) ... Registered a career-high 16 kills against Yale (Nov. 2) to go with a .652 hitting percentage and five blocks ... Notched six blocks against Penn (Nov. 9) ... Contributed six blocks and six kils at Columbia (Nov. 15) ... Scored eight kills, five blocks and two aces while hitting .375 at Cornell (Nov. 16).

2012 (Sophomore)
Named to the All-Ivy League second team ... Led the Ivy League in hitting percentage (.371) and ranked 40th in the NCAA ... Also ranked fourth in the Ancient Eight in blocks (1.06) ... Her 111 total blocks ranked sixth on Harvard's single-season list while her 82 block assists put her eighth ... Recorded a career-high 13 kills and hit .647 against Middle Tennessee State (Aug. 31) at the Hokie Invitational ... Tallied a career-high five total blocks, including one solo, against Towson (Sept. 1) at the Hokie Invitational ... Named to the Harvard Invitational All-Tournament Team after averaging 2.33 kps and 0.67 bps with a .576 hitting percentage ... Recorded six kills on seven attempts to hit .714 against Manhattan (Sept. 7) at the Harvard Invitational ... Registered a career-best .750 hitting percentage with six kills on eight attemps and added two aces against Providence (Sept. 8) at the Harvard Invitational ... Notched nine kills, two digs and four blocks against Northern Kentucky (Sept. 8) at the Harvard Invitational ... Matched her career high with four block assists at UConn (Sept. 14) at the New England Challenge ... Scored five kills with three digs and three block assists at Northeastern (Sept. 15) at the New England Challenge ... Registered seven kills and two block assists against Boston College (Sept. 15) at the New England Challenge ... Registered six kills and four block assists at New Hampshire (Sept. 18) ... Set a new career-high with six total blocks, including three solo, at Dartmouth (Sept. 21) while adding 10 kills and a .444 hitting percentage ... Recorded a career-high eight blocks and five digs against Holy Cross (Sept. 25) with nine kills and a .533 hitting percentage ... Tallied nine kills and a .400 hitting percentage against Princeton (Sept. 28) ... Notched five kills and four blocks against Penn (Sept. 29) ... Scored six digs, hit .500 and notched four blocks against Brown (Oct. 5) ... Registered eight kills, a .467 hitting percentage and three blocks at Cornell (Oct. 12) ... Tallied six kills, a .308 hitting percentage and five blocks at Columbia (Oct. 13) ... Contributed five kills, two aces and four blocks against Dartmouth (Oct. 19) ... Posted six blocks at Penn (Oct. 26) ... Recorded eight kills, a .636 hitting percentage and five blocks at Princeton (Oct. 27) ... Named to the Ivy League Honor Roll Nov. 6 after averaging 2.14 kps, 1.86 bps and hitting .448 against Columbia and Cornell ... Matched her career-high with eight blocks, including three solo, against Columbia (Nov. 2) while also registering nine kills and a .368 hitting percentage ... Scored six kills and five blocks while hitting .600 against Cornell (Nov. 3) ... Had a career night at Brown (Nov. 10), posting 14 kills, six digs, five blocks, two assists and two aces.

2011 (Freshman)
Made 19 appearances and totaled 22 kills, 16 blocks and four digs ... Notched blocks in consecutive games against Bryant (Sept. 9), Maryland-Eastern Shore (Sept. 10) and New Hampshire (Sept. 13) ... Made her first career start at Columbia Nov. 4 and registered six kills and two blocks ... Tallied four kills and two blocks at Cornell Nov. 5.

Before Harvard
Lettered two season on the Saint Francis volleyball team … Named 2011 Saint Francis Female Scholar Athlete of the Year … Named to All-Daily News Prep Girls Volleyball first team and All-West Catholic Athletic League second team as a senior … Helped Saint Francis to an undefeated season and league championship as a senior … Also led team to CCS championship, Norcal Championship and Division II state title as a senior … Member of the National Honor Society and California Scholarship Federation … Graduated maxima cum laude and with honors … Father, Gerard Walters ’80, played football and rugby at Harvard … Grandmother, Joan Gilbert Walters ’46, received her Master’s (’48) and PhD (’50) from Harvard and great grandfather, Dr. John Gilbert ’25, also attended Harvard.

Recent Games
Nov 1 at Yale W, 3-0
Nov 7 at Princeton W, 3-2
Nov 8 at Penn W, 3-2
Nov 14 Columbia W, 3-0
Nov 15 Cornell W, 3-1
Nov 21 Yale L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 14
Sets 93 55
Kills 226 137
Kills per set 2.43 2.49
Errors 55 31
Total Attacks 426 258
Hitting Percentage .401 .411
Assists 6 3
Assists per set 0.06 0.05
Service Aces 16 9
Service Errors 25 12
Service Aces per set 0.17 0.16
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 37 18
Digs per set 0.40 0.33
Block Solo 22 14
Block Assist 66 39
Block Total 88 53
Blocks per set 0.95 0.96
Block Errors 15 11
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 297.0 179.5
Points per set 3.2 3.3
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 5 Santa Clara W, 3-2 5 8 0 14 .571 0 2 2 0 2 3 5 0 8 0 15.5
Sep 6 Central Connecticut State W, 3-0 3 9 2 15 .467 0 0 4 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 9.5
Sep 6 Delaware L, 3-0 3 7 4 13 .231 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 12 vs. North Carolina St. L, 3-1 4 5 1 7 .571 0 3 3 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 10.0
Sep 13 at Georgia W, 3-1 4 6 3 13 .231 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Sep 13 vs. UNC Asheville W, 3-0 3 12 4 20 .400 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 13.0
Sep 20 at Northeastern W, 3-1 4 14 3 28 .393 1 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 6 0 17.0
Sep 21 Boston College W, 3-2 5 14 2 24 .500 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 4 0 16.5
Sep 24 at New Hampshire W, 3-1 4 8 2 17 .353 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 11.5
Sep 27 at Dartmouth L, 3-1 4 10 4 25 .240 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 3 0 13.0
Oct 3 Yale W, 3-2 5 11 2 28 .321 0 0 3 0 2 2 2 2 4 0 14.0
Oct 4 Brown L, 3-0 3 10 1 15 .600 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 11.5
Oct 10 at Cornell W, 3-0 3 5 3 12 .167 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 11 at Columbia W, 3-2 5 12 2 18 .556 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 2 4 0 15.0
Oct 17 Penn W, 3-2 5 11 3 22 .364 0 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 5 0 16.5
Oct 18 Princeton W, 3-0 3 11 1 16 .625 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 24 Dartmouth W, 3-0 3 7 1 12 .500 1 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 12.0
Oct 31 at Brown W, 3-1 4 9 2 15 .467 0 0 1 0 4 1 6 0 7 0 13.0
Nov 1 at Yale W, 3-0 3 8 3 18 .278 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Nov 7 at Princeton W, 3-2 5 9 2 18 .389 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 3 4 0 12.0
Nov 8 at Penn W, 3-2 5 15 4 25 .440 1 1 2 0 1 2 5 1 7 0 20.5
Nov 14 Columbia W, 3-0 3 4 2 13 .154 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 5.5
Nov 15 Cornell W, 3-1 4 15 1 21 .667 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 17.0
Nov 21 Yale L, 3-0 3 6 3 17 .176 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 4 0 8.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2011-12 19 38 22 0.58 19 83 .036 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.11 2 14 16 0.42 31.0 0.8
2012-13 25 90 167 1.86 45 329 .371 10 0.11 15 0.17 42 0.47 13 82 95 1.06 236.0 2.6
2013-14 23 90 172 1.91 59 375 .301 7 0.08 22 0.24 24 0.27 10 82 92 1.02 245.0 2.7
2014-15 24 93 226 2.43 55 426 .401 6 0.06 16 0.17 37 0.40 22 66 88 0.95 297.0 3.2
Total 91 311 587 1.89 178 1213 .337 23 0.07 53 0.17 107 0.34 47 244 291 0.94 809.0 2.6
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 93 226 2.43 55 426 .401 6 0.06 16 0.17 37 0.40 22 66 88 0.95 297.0 3.2
Conference 14 55 137 2.49 31 258 .411 3 0.05 9 0.16 18 0.33 14 39 53 0.96 179.5 3.3
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Home 12 45 113 2.51 22 210 .433 2 0.04 8 0.18 18 0.40 13 27 40 0.89 147.5 3.3
Away 10 41 96 2.34 28 189 .360 4 0.10 5 0.12 16 0.39 8 35 43 1.05 126.5 3.1
Neutral 2 7 17 2.43 5 27 .444 0 0.00 3 0.43 3 0.43 1 4 5 0.71 23.0 3.3

Wins 19 76 188 2.47 42 349 .418 5 0.07 12 0.16 31 0.41 17 57 74 0.97 245.5 3.2
Losses 5 17 38 2.24 13 77 .325 1 0.06 4 0.24 6 0.35 5 9 14 0.82 51.5 3.0