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   #1 - Katie Edwards
FSU Volleyball
Ferris State
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cedar Springs, Mich.

Position:
Outside Hitter

High School:
Cedar Springs

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

Coach Brandel-Wilhelm on Edwards: “Katie has vastly improved after missing almost all of last season due to an injury. She has worked extremely hard in the off season and enters this season ready to compete for a significant role in the lineup.”

2006 Season (Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics Played in season’s first five matches before suffering a season-ending injury versus Augustana (S.D.) at the Ferris State Invitational (8/26) and received a medical redshirt . . . Totaled a career-best 14 kills to go along with three services aces and five digs in season-opening home decision over St. Joseph’s, Ind. (8/24) and then posted 13 kills on 25 attempts versus California, Pa. (8/25) . . . Registered a season-high .240 attack percentage and a season-best four block assists against California, Pa.

2005 (Freshman): Selected team’s FSU Coaches Award recipient . . . Appeared in 11 matches . . . Registered 11 kills 16 games during the season . . . One of squad’s seven freshmen . . . Tallied a season-high three kills on 13 attempts against Bellarmine (Ky.) at the Findlay Classic (9/9) . . . Totaled two block assists in a win over Concord (W.Va.) at the Findlay Classic (9/10) . . . Garnered a single assist in first collegiate match against nationally-ranked Minnesota-Duluth at the Amerihost-Grand Valley State Fall Classic (9/2) . . . Earned her first career kill versus Arkansas Tech at the GVSU Fall Classic (9/3) . . . Had two kills in two different matches.

High School: A 2005 graduate of Cedar Springs High . . . Earned All-Ottawa Kent White Conference (OK White) recognition . . . All-Area selection . . . Attained league sportsmanship award accolades after totaling 235 kills and 30 blocks as a junior . . . Prepped by Jill MacLaren . . . Guided team to four tourney championships in 2003-04 . . . Also competed in basketball along with track and field . . . Earned all-conference laurels in track three times . . . Received conference sportsmanship award in track and field . . . Member of the RedHawks’ state-qualifying 4x800-meter relay team . . . National Honor Society member.

Club Team: Played USA Volleyball for the Carpe Diem Volleyball Team . . . Coached by Shawn Wirt.

Personal: Daughter of Daniel and Patricia Tye of Gregory, Mich. . . Born 1/16/86 in Ypsilanti, Mich. . . Has a younger brother . . . Majoring in criminal justice.

What I Like About Ferris State Is: Size of the school and get to know my classmates
My Favorite Thing About FSU Volleyball Is: The closeness of the team
My Best Non-Athletic Talent Is: Baking and bargain shopping

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