Acker, Giordano, Hegarty and Heise will attend tryout in Colorado Springs
2014 (RS Fr.): Played in 20 sets over 10 matches with three starts…Hit .205 with 29 kills…Scored a season-high 11 kills twice, against Houston (10/10) and against Tulane (10/12)…Hit .750 with three kills in four attempts in one set against Houston Baptist (9/19)…Recorded eight blocks against Tulane (10/12), finishing the season with 19…Also had nine digs.
HIGH SCHOOL: Five-year letterwinner for head coach Ronald Becker at Piedra Vista High School in Aztec, N.M....Earned first team All-State honors as a senior, and was an honorable mention as a junior...Led Piedra Vista to the State Championship game as a senior...Named first team All-District three times and was an honorable mention as a freshman...Received numerous All-Tournament honors, including MVP of the Tournament of Champions as a senior...Invited to the North-South All-Star Game...Named District 1-4A Player of the Year and Navajo Times Volleyball Player of the Year in 2012, and Daily Times Female Athlete of the Year in 2013...Served as a team captain as a sophomore and a senior...Also letter in track and basketball...Won the New Mexico State Championship in shotput and discus as a senior and was runner-up in shotput as a junior...Placed fourth in discus and sixth in shotput at a 13-state regional track meet...Member of the National Honor Society...Named to the Academic All-District team five times in all three sports...Graduated with honors in the top 10 of her class.
PERSONAL: Full name is Katherine Shea Hegarty...Born March 24, 1995 in Denver Colo....Daughter of Bryan and Stacy Hegarty...Has three siblings, Jason and Kris Runung and Matt Hegarty...Grandfather, Don Watkins, played running back at Missouri (1959-63), cousin, Ryley Hegarty, played quarterback at Brown (2007-11), and Matt is a center for the football team at Notre Dame...Favorite athlete is Kerri Walsh...Favorite actor is Will Ferrell...Major is Biomedical Engineering.