1 - Katie Edwards
Katie Edwards
Height: 5-11
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cedar Springs, Mich.
High School: Cedar Springs
Position: Outside Hitter

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2008 Season (Junior): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Team leader in kills (274) and kills per set (2.49) . . . Tallied double-figure kill totals in 16 outings, which included eight such performances in her initial 11 matches . . . Totaled season-high 17 kills at Wayne State (9/13) after notching 16 at Northwood (9/12) . . . Hit over .500 in three matches, including .600 clip vs. Urbana (8/30) on 11 kills in 15 attempts . . . Led or shared squad honors in kills on 14 occasions . . . Named to Ferris State Invitational All-Tournament Team after hitting .273 (49-19-110) in team's four matches . . . Generated a team-best 148 kills with a squad-high 2.43 kills per set average in 16 league encounters . . . Had a career-high tying six digs vs. Northern Michigan (9/19) and at Tiffin (10/11).

2007 Season (Redshirt Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Placed third on team with 279 kills . . . Posted double-digit kills totals 13 times, including a career-best 18 kills in home win over nationally 10th-ranked Hillsdale (10/12) . . . Ripped 16 kills in back-to-back GLIAC matches versus Michigan Tech (9/15) and Northern Michigan (9/16) . . . Notched a season-best .615 hitting percentage vs. Wayne State (10/13) with nine kills in 13 attempts . . . Totaled season-high six digs against Northern Michigan (9/16) . . . Averaged 2.70 kills per game (173 total) in 18 conference matches . . . Produced double-figure kills in four consecutive matches (9/8-16) and had a .239 attack percentage during that span . . . Ranked sixth on squad with 30 total blocks.

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 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 Jaimee Edwards and Susan Salyor . . . Born 5/23/87 in Grand Rapids, Mich. . . Her twin sister, Jacque Edwards, was a 2005 Ferris State team member . . . Enjoys sports, shopping and computers . . . Has visited family in numerous states . . . Also has an older sister . . . Majoring in recreation leadership management.

Career Highs

 Kills - 18 vs. Hillsdale, 10/12/07
 Attempts - 48 vs. Hillsdale, 10/12/07
 Assists - 2, 4 times, last vs. Grand Valley State, 10/24/08
 Service Aces - 3 vs. St. Joseph's (Ind.), 8/24/06
 Block Solos - 2, twice, last vs. Drury, 10/17/08#
 Block Assists - 4 vs. California (Pa.), 8/25/06
 Digs - 6, 3 times, last at Tiffin, 10/11/08
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