Katie Culbertson
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Katie Culbertson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beloit, Wis.

High School:
Hononegah

Height:
6-1

Position:
MB

Experience:
4L

Senior Year (2010)
Appeared in 31 matches, starting five ... played in 88 sets ... ranked fifth on the team in blocks (52) and sixth in kills (116) ... recorded double-digit kills in 15 matches ... had a season-high 11 kills and only one error for a hitting percentage of .526 against Arkansas State ... recorded a season-high seven blocks (one solo, six assists) against DePaul (9/18) ... also had six block assists at Southern Illinois (10/9) ... recorded 10 kills at Wichita State (9/24).

Junior Year (2009)
Appeared in 26 matches ... fifth on the team in kills (120) and second in blocks (61) ... had a career-high 14 kills against Indiana State (11/12) and Missouri State (11/21) ... recorded at least five kills in 11 matches ... had a season-high seven blocks at Indiana State (10/16) ... recorded multiple blocks in 15 matches ... had a career-high six digs against UT Arlington (8/29).

Sophomore Year (2008)
Appeared in all 31 matches ... led the team in total blocks (84), block solos (14) and block assists (70) ... fourth on the team in kills (211) ... recorded a career-high eight block assists at UW-Milwaukee (8/30/08) ... recorded seven blocks against Bradley (9/28) ... recorded double-digit kills in five matches, including 11 at Northern Iowa (10/25) ... recorded a career-high three solo blocks against Evansville (11/22) ... tallied a career-best 13.5 points against Drake (10/11) and Evansville (11/22).

Freshman Year (2007)
Appeared in 20 matches with three starts ... played a season-high three sets against Bradley (11/3), Indiana State (11/8) and Evansville (11/16) down the stretch of the regular season ... had a career-high six kills on just 10 swings (.300 hitting percentage) in the home win over the Sycamores ... tallied a season-best .800 hitting percentage with four kills and zero errors against Bradley ... recorded five kills in ISU's sweep over the Purple Aces in the final weekend of the regular season ... came off the bench to contribute three kills on just four swings (.750 hitting percentage) against 14th-seeded Colorado State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Prior To ISU
A two-year starter at Hononegah (2005-06) and a one-year varsity letterwinner at Beloit Memorial [Wis.] (2003) ... was an all-state selection as a senior, when she led Hononegah High School to the super sectional championship, and a second-place finish in the Illinois High School Athletic Association Class AA state tournament at Redbird Arena ... led the state in blocks per game and per match ... garnered all-conference honors in both her junior and senior seasons ... played club volleyball for both the Milwaukee Sting (2004-07) and Rockford (2003) ... played both middle blocker and right side.

Personal
Katherine Mary Culbertson ... born September 15, 1988 ... daughter of Jeff Culbertson and Mary Easland ... two sisters (Courtney and Carrie) ... double majoring in spanish and political science.