Katie George
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Katie George

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Assumption

Height:
5-10

Position:
Setter


07/22/2014

Katie George Named All European Global Challenge as USA National Team Takes Silver Medal

Cardinal setter is member of USA National Collegiate Team.

03/18/2014

Katie George Named to U.S. Collegiate National Team

U of L's setter will compete in Europe this summer

02/25/2014

Volleyball Sends Four to National Team Tryouts

Welch, McVey, McClendon and George will vie for a spot on the squad

12/06/2013

Volleyball Bows Out of NCAA

Seniors shine in finale

12/03/2013

Volleyball Wins Three Major AAC Awards; Places Five on First Team

McClendon, Welch and Kordes win

11/22/2013

LOUISVILLE v CINCINNATI

Louisville Volleyball v Cincinnati

11/10/2013

LOUISVILLE v SMU

Louisville Volleyball v SMU

10/13/2013

LOUISVILLE VOLLEYBALL v UCF

Louisville Volleyball v UCF

09/29/2013

LOUISVILLE VOLLEYBALL v TEMPLE

Louisville Volleyball v Temple

09/21/2013

LOUISVILLE VOLLEYBALL v RICE | ACTIVE ANKLE CHALLENGE

Louisville Volleyball v Rice | Active Ankle Challenge

2012: Katie George earned a starting nod in the lineup in the fourth match of the season, when she came off the bench to lend a much-needed spark for the Cardinals' win over rival Kentucky. As part of the 6-2 system, she shared setting duties with Hannah Kvitle. She led the team with 721 assists (6.32/set) and was third on the team with 217 digs (1.92/set) . She owns a .933 serve percentage (350-for-375) and posted five double-doubles. She recorded a season high three digs against eventual national champion Texas, had a season-high 34 assists versus both Texas and UConn. Her season high for aces was three that she tallied versus Seton Hall and Villanova. Her season high for digs was 13 which she had against Texas and UConn.

High School: Katie came to the Cardinals as a hometown product, having played for Assumption high School for Ron Kordes and for KIVA for Cristy Chapman Uhrig. She was Prep Volleyball's National Player of the Year in 2012. In 2011, Katie was named KVCA Miss Kentucky Volleyball and KVCA First-Team All-State as well as KHSCA Outstanding Senior for Volleyball and the KHSAA State Tournament MVP. In that same year, she earned KHSAA State All-Tournament Team and led Assumption to the KHSAA State Tournament: Championship in both 2011 and 2010 and was the KVCA Region 7 Player of the Year. In 2010, she was KVCA Second-Team All-State and KHSAA Region 7 All-Tournament Team and led her team to the KHSAA Region 7 Tournament Championship.. She was featured in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" and was ranked No. 81 by PrepVolleyball as well as being on Under Armour's All-American Watch List: 2011. For KIVA (Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy), she was named to the Wisconsin Dells Showcase All-Tournament Team, 2010 and the JVDA A-llTournament Team, 2009 and was a JVDA Open Gold Division Champions. In AAU, she was an Open All-American in 2009 and 2008.

Personal: She is the daughter of Tim and Annie George. She was born Dec. 3, 1993. She is majoring in communications and sports administration.

Favorites:
Athletes: Michael Phelps, Kevin Durant
Hobbies: Sports
Movie: Harry Potter 7
TV Shows: Scandal, Game of Thrones
Musicians: Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan
Class: Journalism
Food: Steak
Movie Quote: "If you ain't first, you're last" from Talladega Nights
Professional team: Oklahoma City Thunder; Sportscasters: Kirk Herbstreit and Erin Andrews
Words that describe her: Loud, competitive, determined
Best advice: Great leaders make those around them better
Something most people don't realize about her: She's Lebanese
Her biggest obstacle to overcome: Recovering from a blood clot
People with most influence on athletic career: Ron Kordes, MelissaStarck-Bean
Why she admires Coach Kordes:  Her passion and fire for the sport
Why she chose U of L: Hometown, great program, amazing coaching staff and players

Career Highs
Kills: 3 vs. Texas, Oct. 8, 2012; at UConn Oct. 14, 2012
Attacks: 7 vs. Miami, Sep. 15, 2012; 7 vs. Texas, Oct. 8, 2012
Attack pct:  1.000 on 11 occasions
Assists: 34 . Texas, Oct. 8, 2012; at UConn Oct. 14, 2012
Serve aces: 3 vs. Seton Hall, Oct. 6, 2012; vs. Villanova Nov. 2, 2012
Digs: 13 vs. Texas, Oct. 8, 2012; at UConn Oct. 14, 2012
Blocks: 1, at Kentucky, Aug. 29, 2012; vs. Middle Tennessee Sep. 14, 2012
Block assist: 1, at Kentucky, Aug. 29, 2012; vs. Middle Tennessee Sep. 14, 2012

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