FSU Volleyball BIO
Katie Horton
Player Profile:
Katie Horton 1884645
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westland, Mich.
High School: Wayne Memorial
Club: Premier Volleyball Club
·         Named ACC Player of the Week (Sept. 22, 2014)
·         Named Second Team All-ACC (2014)
·         Named AVCA All-East Region (2014)
·         Named AVCA All-America honorable mention (2014)
·         Named Preseason All-ACC (2015)
·         Named DC Koehls Classic All-Tournament (2015)
·         Named Aloft Hotels Seminole Invite All-Tournament (2015)
·         Named Second Team All-ACC (2015)
·         Named ACC Academic Honor Roll (2015)
2013 Match-by-Match Statistics (Ohio)
2014 Match-by-Match Statistics (Florida State)
JUNIOR (2015, Florida State): Came through with another solid all-around season as she finished in top five on the team in multiple categories including digs (308-2nd), digs/set (2.68-2nd), kills (220-4th), kills/set (1.91-4th), solo blocks (5-5th) and service aces (14-5th) … duplicated that mark in ACC play by finishing top five on the team in six categories including digs (198-2nd), digs/set (2.83-2nd), solo blocks (5-t-3rd), kills (139-4th), kills/set (1.99-4th)and service aces (10-5th) … kicked off her junior campaign with 11 kills and a .348 attack percentage against Oklahoma (Aug. 28) … brought home all-tournament honors as she combined for 28 kills, 26 digs and three assisted blocks in clashes with No. 22 Ohio State (twice) and Northern Illinois on Sept. 5-6 … followed that by having 21 digs, nine kills and  two assisted blocks in the Aloft Seminole Invite, earning all-tournament honors … began ACC play with 11 kills, five digs and a .346 hitting performance against Miami (Sept. 23) … followed with 13 digs, 11 kills, two assisted blocks and a .364 hitting percentage against Clemson as she had her third double-double of the season … played a vital part on defense for the Noles with 18 digs and two assisted blocks against Duke (Oct. 9) … established her season high in kills (16) when she had a .412 hitting percentage, along with 17 digs and two assisted blocks at NC State (Oct. 18) … capped off a four-match stretch of double figure digs with 17 digs and 11 kills against No. 22 Louisville (Nov. 15) … tied her season-high kill performance (16), while adding 20 digs and three assisted blocks in a five-set win at Georgia Tech (Nov. 25) ... was responsible for 12 digs and five kills in Florida State's opening round NCAA Tournament sweep of Arizona State (Dec. 3) ... emerged with 11 digs, seven kills and two assisted blocks in the setback to Florida (Dec. 4). 

SOPHOMORE (2014, Florida State):
Proven two-way player as she ended the regular season by finishing top five on the team in nine categories including kills (314-2nd), kills/set (2.62-2nd), service aces (23-3rd), digs (279-3rd), digs/set (2.33-3rd), solo blocks (7-4th), assisted blocks (72-4th), total blocks (79-4th) and blocks per set (0.66-5th) … replicated that effort in ACC play by finishing top five on the team in nine categories including kills (175-2nd), kills/set (2.69-2nd), service aces (15-2nd), digs (150-3rd), digs/set (2.31-3rd), solo blocks (2-t-4th), assisted blocks (43-4th), total blocks (45-4th) and blocks per set (0.69-5th) … immediately made her presence felt with 17 kills and 11 digs against No. 7 Nebraska (Aug. 29) … capped off a solid outing against American (Sept. 7) where she finished with 17 kills, five digs, four total blocks (three assisted blocks) and a .412 attack percentage … notched her second double-double (13 kills / 10 digs) in a sweep of No. 21 Texas A&M (Sept. 20), which was instrumental in earning her ACC Player of the Week honors … responsible for 15 kills, 15 digs and three service aces as Florida State held off Miami in a five-set win on Oct. 5 … opened her third weekend of ACC play with 13 kills and 12 digs at Louisville (Oct. 10) … enjoyed a solid outing against NC State (Oct. 31) when she hit 15 kills en route to a .370 attack percentage … had a four-match stretch in early November where she posted double figure kills against Virginia (10), Duke (12), No. 8 North Carolina (17) and Boston College (13). That marked her longest span of double figure kills on the season … tallied 13 digs and five kills in the NCAA Tournament opener against Jacksonville (Dec. 4) … had a solid outing against Alabama (Dec. 5) when she contributed eight digs, five kills and three service aces in the three-set victory … closed out the season with 15 digs, nine kills and two service aces against Brigham Young (Dec. 12) … selected as the Maximum Effort Award winner at the end of the year banquet.
FRESHMAN (2013, Ohio): Made her collegiate debut in the 3-0 win over Bryant where she recorded four kills on five attempts (.800) … helped the Bobcats to win their 10th MAC Championship in 11 seasons … played in 122 sets overall while leading Ohio to a 27-6 overall record … appeared in all 33 matches while starting 20 … ranked second on the team in kills (312) and points (368) ... also tallied 95 total blocks during her rookie year … averaged 2.56 kills per set and 0.78 blocks per set.
HIGH SCHOOL: Led the Wayne Memorial Zebras to two-consecutive district tournament championships … ranked No. 95 on PrepVolleyball's Senior Ace list … played six positions in high school … was a soccer player before making the switch to volleyball at age 15.

CLUB: In three years with Premier Volleyball Club, led her team to back-to-back top-five finishes at the AAU Championships, earning All-America honors.

PERSONAL: Born March 8, 1995 ... majoring in sports management ... daughter of Laura and David Horton ... has one sister, Keri.
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