Volleyball Bio

Katie Hecklinski

Senior ('16)
South Bend, Indiana
St. Joseph
Major: Communicative Sciences and Disorders

As a senior (2015): Played in all 99 sets of the season... led the team with 367 kills and was second in digs with 384... surpassed the 1,000 career kill plateau at home against Albion (Sept. 30th)... posted 15 double-doubles on the year... had at least 10 kills in 20 of the team's 28 matches... registered at least 10 digs in 22 contests... had a career-high 25 kills against Trine (Oct. 10)... put up a season-high 30 digs against Albion (Sept. 30)... finished her career fifth all-time in digs (1,482) and sixth all-time in kills (1,184)... Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week... All-Tournament Team at Millikin... MIAA Player of the Week... named First Team All-MIAA

As a junior (2014): Competed in 107 of the team's 109 sets... registered 12 double-doubles... notched at least 10 digs in 21 of 28 matches, including a streak of nine consecutive matches during the middle of the season... put down at least 10 kills in 14 matches... had a seaon-high 18 kills and a career-best 35 digs in a five-set win at Kalamazoo (Oct. 18)... compiled 18 service aces during the year... recorded four aces in a 3-2 win against Lawrence (Aug. 30)... posted a .944 reception percentage... second on the team with 368 digs... registered her 1,000th career dig at Trine (Oct. 14)... Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week

As a sophomore (2013): Played in all 103 sets on the season... had double-digit kills in 17 matches... tallied at least 13 digs in 19 matches...had 15 double-doubles (kills-digs) on the year... had a season-high of 19 kills in a 3-2 win over Adrian... picked up a career-high of 29 digs in a 3-1 victory over Albion and a 3-2 win over Lakeland... finished second in kills (296) and second in digs (379)... named Saint Mary's Athlete of the Week and MIAA Player of the Week... named to the All-MIAA Second Team

As a freshman (2012): Played in 104 of the team's 105 sets of the season... had double-digit kills in 14 matches... tallied 10+ digs in 19 matches... had 11 double-doubles (kills-digs) on the year... had a season-high 19 kills in a 3-1 win over Howard Payne (Aug. 31)... notched a season-best 24 digs in a 3-0 win against Alma (Oct. 24)... led the team in digs (351) while finishing third in kills (265) and sixth in aces (21)

High School Honors and Activities: Second Team NIC as a junior... First Team NIC as a senior... MVP at Crown Point Tournament both junior and senior seasons... First Team All-State as a senior... four year honor roll recipient

About Katie: Brother Joey plays football at Marian University... has volunteered with Goodwill and Hello Gorgeous!