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Kate

Hefner

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Defensive Specialist/Libero
Height 5'7"
Year Junior
Hometown Newport Beach, Calif.
High School Newport Harbor
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
School: CC
Birthdate October 08, 1997

Bio

2017: Played in 19 of 23 matches, in 52 sets total and one start...Marked her career high in the Service Academy Challenge with 19 digs against Citadel (Sept. 2)...Ended the season with a total of 53 digs and 12 points...

2016: Played in 14 of 24 matches, earning one start, and totaled 30 sets … Made her collegiate debut at the San Francisco Invitational against Indiana (Sept. 3) … Recorded her first ace in her home debut against SIU Edwardsville, and recorded another later that day in a victory over Manhattan (Sept. 9) … Made her first start and came up with two digs in a four-set victory over Bryant (Sept. 10) … Made her Ivy League debut with a set played in Columbia's five-set victory over Yale (Sept. 30) ... Put down an ace in the season finale at Princeton (Nov. 12).

Personal: Three-year member of the varsity volleyball team at Newport Harbor High School where she was named team captain in her senior season ... Recognized with honorable mention All-Sunset League honors as a libero/defensive specialist as a senior ... Member of the Orange County Volleyball Club that took second in the L.A. Qualifier in 2014 and the Club H Volleyball Club that won the championship at the Las Vegas Classic in 2016 ... Named a two-time All-Academic Team recipient and a four-time member of the California Scholarship Federation.

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Interview: Columbia Head Volleyball Coach Allison Keeley
VB: Columbia vs Yale (11/11/17)
Postgame: Anja Malesevic (Columbia vs. Yale - Senior Night)