8 - Katey Thompson
Katey Thompson
Height: 6-1
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif
High School: Newport Harbor HS
Position: OPP
Major: Global Studies
m 30
k/s 2.68
h % .224
a/s 0.78
b/s 1.06
sa/s 0.24
d/s 2.41

2012
All-Big West Honorable Mention
Katey Thompson battled chronic injuries to deliver a solid all-around season for the Gauchos, culminating in a selection to the BWC Honorable Mention Team. Thompson finished second on the Gauchos in kills (311, 2.68 per game) and blocks (123, 1.06 per game), while ranking third in aces (28, 0.24 per game) despite ranking sixth in actual games played. Katey put down a career best 20 kills at UC Irvine on Sep. 21 in just four sets. She finished the year with 10 double-doubles.

2011
Appeared in 26 of the team's matches in her sophomore season ... Started 10 matches ... In her second year as a Gaucho, Katey averaged 0.72 kills and swung at a .089 percentage ... Averaged 1.47 digs per set, which was sixth on the team ... She tallied up 28 kills (a 0.62 average per set) across Big West Conference matches along 57 digs for a 1.27 dig per set average ... Had nine service aces on the year ... Had five games with double-digit dig stats with a season-best 17 on Sept. 23 at Long Beach State ... Also had 30 total blocks and a 0.39 blocks per set average including six block assists in a Aug. 26 win over St. Mary’s ... Totaled six more blocks (one solo, five assisted) in a Sept. 17 win over George Washington ...  Had a pair of double doubles against Indiana (10 kills, 10 digs) and Long Beach State (13 kills, 17 digs).

2010
In her first year as a Gaucho, Katey recorded 46 kills in 40 sets ... She recorded a .245 hitting percentage and a 1.15 kill per set average ... She also tallied 18 digs on the year... On Sept 18, Katey's eight kills helped the Gauchos defeat San Diego State ... She also had seven kills against New Mexico on Sep 11 ... Totaled 27 total blocks (one solo).

High School
Earned three varsity letters at Newport Harbor High under coach Dan Glenn ... Helped lead the Sailors to California state title in 2009 ... Team also captured Sunset League title, CIF title and Southern Region crown ... Katey was named MVP of Sunset League as well as All-CIF and All-State as a middle blocker ... Was the Player of the Year in Orange County ... As a junior she was an All-Orange County selection ... Was named MVP of the Dream Team in both her junior and senior seasons ... Against Dos Pueblos on Dec. 2, 2009 she had 25 kills in 30 attempts with no errors ... Helped lead team to Sunset League crown as a sophomore ... Also played basketball and was on the track and field team ... Was a Second Team Sunset League selection in basketball.

Club
Played six years for coach Travis Turner with the Orange County Volleyball Club.

Personal
Katelyn Thompson was born on April 3, 1992 in Newport Beach, Calif. to parents John and Garnet ... Has four brothers - Kelly, 22, Kasey, 18, Torey, 17 and Tristen, 17 ... A Global Studies major ... Calls winning the CIF and state titles as a senior in high school her most memorable achievement ... Favorite movie is "She's The Man" ... Nicholas Sparks is her favorite author ... Favorite book is "Dear John" ... Enjoys listening to music by Jason Aldean, Jake Owen, and Luke Bryan ... Favorite TV show is "Criminal Minds" ... Lists UCSB pitcher Jared Wilson as her favorite athlete ... Enjoys playing beach volleyball in her free time ... Was also recruited by UC Irvine, Santa Clara, UC Davis and St. Mary's.

Recent Games
Nov 9 Pacific L, 3-2
Nov 10 UC Davis L, 3-0
Nov 16 at UC Riverside W, 3-2
Nov 17 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-2
Nov 23 Long Beach State L, 3-2
Nov 24 UC Irvine W, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 17
Sets 116 67
Kills 311 175
Kills per set 2.68 2.61
Errors 121 67
Total Attacks 847 477
Hitting Percentage .224 .226
Assists 90 55
Assists per set 0.78 0.82
Service Aces 28 9
Service Errors 45 28
Service Aces per set 0.24 0.13
Reception Errors 1 1
Digs 280 170
Digs per set 2.41 2.54
Block Solo 8 5
Block Assist 115 60
Block Total 123 65
Blocks per set 1.06 0.97
Block Errors 7 5
Ball Handling Errors 5 5
Points 404.5 219.0
Points per set 3.5 3.3
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 vs. Iona W, 3-1 4 5 3 16 .125 2 3 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Aug 25 vs. Connecticut L, 3-0 3 5 3 18 .111 1 1 0 0 9 0 4 0 4 0 8.0
Aug 25 at Loyola Marymount W, 3-0 3 7 5 22 .091 2 2 1 0 5 0 6 0 6 0 12.0
Aug 31 Idaho W, 3-2 5 17 7 46 .217 6 3 1 0 14 0 6 0 6 0 23.0
Sep 1 Northeastern W, 3-0 3 11 2 22 .409 3 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 1 UCLA L, 3-1 4 16 5 40 .275 3 1 0 0 8 1 3 0 4 0 19.5
Sep 4 at Portland St. W, 3-1 4 12 6 30 .200 3 2 1 0 11 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Sep 5 at Oregon L, 3-1 4 11 6 41 .122 3 1 5 0 7 0 4 0 4 0 14.0
Sep 7 vs. Portland L, 3-2 2 4 1 9 .333 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4.5
Sep 8 vs. Georgia Southern W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at New Mexico L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Yale W, 3-1 4 9 2 26 .269 4 2 2 0 4 0 9 0 9 0 15.5
Sep 15 vs. Fresno State L, 3-2 5 11 4 31 .226 2 1 2 0 14 1 7 1 8 0 16.5
Sep 15 at San Diego L, 3-1 4 11 4 32 .219 3 2 1 0 13 0 4 0 4 0 15.0
Sep 21 at UC Irvine L, 3-1 4 20 7 47 .277 4 0 3 0 11 0 1 0 1 0 20.5
Sep 22 at Long Beach State L, 3-0 3 13 6 32 .219 1 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Sep 29 at Cal Poly W, 3-0 3 15 1 26 .538 2 3 1 0 5 0 4 1 4 0 20.0
Oct 3 Pepperdine L, 3-1 4 17 6 37 .297 2 1 2 0 10 1 3 0 4 0 20.5
Oct 5 Cal State Northridge W, 3-0 3 8 3 18 .278 2 0 0 0 8 1 1 1 2 0 9.5
Oct 6 Hawaii L, 3-0 3 6 5 19 .053 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Oct 12 at UC Davis W, 3-1 4 7 6 19 .053 4 0 1 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Oct 13 at Pacific W, 3-2 5 9 5 26 .154 4 1 0 0 13 0 6 1 6 0 13.0
Oct 19 Cal State Fullerton L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 UC Riverside W, 3-1 4 15 1 32 .438 3 0 4 0 11 1 6 1 7 1 19.0
Oct 27 Cal Poly W, 3-1 4 12 2 29 .345 4 0 1 0 14 0 5 0 5 1 14.5
Nov 1 at Hawaii L, 3-0 2 3 2 7 .143 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 3 at Cal State Northridge L, 3-1 4 10 7 34 .088 2 0 2 0 10 0 0 0 0 2 10.0
Nov 9 Pacific L, 3-2 5 17 5 45 .267 3 1 3 0 14 1 7 0 8 1 22.5
Nov 10 UC Davis L, 3-0 3 9 2 28 .250 2 0 2 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Nov 16 at UC Riverside W, 3-2 5 8 3 20 .250 5 1 1 0 13 0 10 0 10 0 14.0
Nov 17 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-2 5 5 7 30 -.067 8 1 2 1 18 0 6 0 6 0 9.0
Nov 23 Long Beach State L, 3-2 5 9 4 36 .139 5 0 2 0 15 1 5 0 6 0 12.5
Nov 24 UC Irvine W, 3-2 5 9 1 29 .276 5 2 1 0 13 1 3 1 4 0 13.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2011-12 26 76 55 0.72 37 203 .089 20 0.26 9 0.12 112 1.47 4 26 30 0.39 81.0 1.1
2012-13 30 116 311 2.68 121 847 .224 90 0.78 28 0.24 280 2.41 8 115 123 1.06 404.5 3.5
2013-14 25 96 311 3.24 114 777 .254 13 0.14 37 0.39 143 1.49 7 85 92 0.96 397.5 4.1
Total 81 288 677 2.35 272 1827 .222 123 0.43 74 0.26 535 1.86 19 226 245 0.85 883.0 3.1
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 116 311 2.68 121 847 .224 90 0.78 28 0.24 280 2.41 8 115 123 1.06 404.5 3.5
Conference 17 67 175 2.61 67 477 .226 55 0.82 9 0.13 170 2.54 5 60 65 0.97 219.0 3.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 12 48 146 3.04 43 381 .270 38 0.79 8 0.17 128 2.67 7 42 49 1.02 182.0 3.8
Away 13 50 131 2.62 65 366 .180 42 0.84 13 0.26 118 2.36 0 49 49 0.98 168.5 3.4
Neutral 5 18 34 1.89 13 100 .210 10 0.56 7 0.39 34 1.89 1 24 25 1.39 54.0 3.0

Wins 15 61 149 2.44 54 391 .243 57 0.93 20 0.33 151 2.48 3 72 75 1.23 208.0 3.4
Losses 15 55 162 2.95 67 456 .208 33 0.60 8 0.15 129 2.35 5 43 48 0.87 196.5 3.6