|Katie Sarkovics 2
GENERAL...An talented athlete who saw active playing time last season after receiving valuable minutes as a reserve her first two years at Siena...A complete player who made the difficult conversion from middle hitter in high school to the outside as a freshman…Possesses great confidence and a winning attitude…A great passer who adds a different dimension to the rotation…Will be called upon to contribute to the Saints’ offense in the fall.
AS A JUNIOR…Saw action in all 30 matches playing in 103 of 110 games…Ended season with 100 kills and finished third on squad with 197 digs…A capable server, Sarkovics landed 27 service aces and added 27 assists…At the net she notched 21 blocks.
AS A SOPHOMORE...Appeared in all 28 games as an outside hitter and serving specialist for the Green and Gold…Registered 66 kills in 209 attempts…Recorded 21 service aces and 24 assists…Tallied 117 digs (1.9/game) and 12 total blocks.
AS A FRESHMAN...Played in 27 of 29 matches and 67 games…Third on the team with a .233 hitting percentage …Finished 39 of her 132 total attacks (.6 kills/game)…Notched 12 service aces and was sixth on the squad with 100 digs.
PERSONAL...Born September 22, 1982 in Buffalo, N.Y…A three-time Class A New York State volleyball champion at powerhouse North Tonowanda High School in Western New York...Two-time, First-Team All-Western New York and All-League selection...Recipient of New York State Sportsmanship Award…Five-year prep letterwinner ...Member of 1999 Western region gold medal-winning team at the Empire State Games…The daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Sarkovics…Sister Jillian attends Fredonia.
PIERRE ON SARKOVICS...“Katie is a player who plays with tremendous heart and is willing to sacrifice for the betterment of the team. She is the consummate team player, and this year, we will call upon her mostly on the right side.”