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Katie Horne
Katie  Horne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashua, NH

High School:
Nashua

Position:
Outside Hitter

In 1998: A second-team GTE District III Academic All-American ... tied the school record for kills in a match with 26 in a five-game victory over Duke in Reynolds Gym (9/29) ... had 20 or more kills in a match four times ... recorded double figures in kills 20 of the 33 matches she played ... played in every match and 111 of 121 games ... had 13 kills and 13 digs in Wake Forests victory over 24th ranked North Carolina, the Deacons first win over a ranked opponent in the 1990s ... recorded double figures in both kills and digs in the same match 15 times ... had a season-high 23 digs against UNC Charlotte (10/6) ... her 400 kills this season ranks as the third most in school history ... had 20 kills and 13 digs in the Deacons first ever victory over Clemson (10/10) ... recorded 24 kills and 16 digs in a win over Oregon (9/12) ... led the team in kills per game against ACC foes (3.48) ... third on the team in digs (290) ... had a solid performance against Florida State in the ACC Tournament, she tallied 12 kills, 12 digs and a .370 hitting percentage ... had a career-high four assists against Georgia Tech (10/20).

In 1997: Established the Wake Forest record for kills in a season (451) and former record for kills per game (3.82) in addition to breaking her own record for total attempts in a season (1,272) ... recorded 20 or more kills in eight matches ... had double figure kill totals in 27 of 32 matches ... owned 12 "double-doubles" (double figure kill and dig totals in the same match) ... earned all-tournament honors in the Wake Forest Classic and Holiday Inn Classic ... tallied 22 kills and 14 digs in a three game win over Davidson (10/8) ... best ACC regular season performance was against Georgia Tech (9/27) ... recorded 21 kills and 15 digs that night against the Yellow Jackets ... totaled 22 kills and 18 digs (both season highs) in the ACC Tournament vs. NC State ... played in all 118 games during the season.

In 1996: Broke the Wake Forest record for total attempts in a season by 335 with 1,099 in 96 ... tied Wakes record for kills in a season with 394 ... while leading the team in kills and total attempts, she finished second on the squad in digs with 369 ... that figures is the second highest single season total in Deacon history ... earned all-tournament honors at the Wake Forest Invitational and the Bobcat Invitational ... helped the Deacs pick up first win of new volleyball era with a 12 kill performance and only one error in 21 total attempts vs. Campbell (9/31) in the Wake Forest Invitational ... finished the three matches in the tournament with 46 total kills and a hitting percentage of .351 ... played a stellar match in Wake Forest's season opening contest with Appalachian State as she had 19 kills and 25 digs ... that match was the first of eight consecutive matches to open the season that she had double-digit kill figures ... in all she had double-figure kill total in 24 of 33 matches played, the most on the team ... in the second match of the season she tallied 31 digs, tied for the fourth most in school history ... had 21 kills and 17 digs in Wake Forests win over UNC Greensboro.

In High School: Tabbed as the volleyball MVP at Nashua High School in 1993, 1994 and 1995 ... led NHS to state second-place finishes in 1993, 1994 and 1995 ... a NHVCA first-team all-state selection in 1994 and 1995 ... was honored as the NHVCA L/1 Player-of-the-Year in 1995 ... 1994 and 1995 Telegraph All-Area Player-of-the-Year ... 1995 Boston Globe Player-of-the-Year ... played with the Mass Patriots Blue Club team ... named to the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society ... graduated in the top three percent of her class.

Personal: Selected Wake Forest for "its reputation of academic excellence" ... a Wake Forest Dean's List Student ... born on December 20, 1978 to Dick and Judy Horne of Nashua.

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