Women's Volleyball

Katie Hegarty
Katie  Hegarty

RS Junior

Aztec, N.M.

High School:
Piedra Vista


Opposite Hitter




Trio Of Mustangs Selected To U.S. Collegiate National Team Programs

Heise named to China Tour Roster; Giordano and Hegarty on Indianapolis roster


Four Mustangs To Attend USA Volleyball National Team Tryout


Four Mustangs To Participate In U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryouts

Acker, Giordano, Hegarty and Heise will attend tryout in Colorado Springs

2015 (SO): Played in 111 sets, starting 27 of 32 matches played…Had 273 kills, hitting .227…Had at least 10 kills 12 times, including a career-high 13 twice, against Tulsa (9/30) and against USF (11/25)…Recorded a season-high seven blocks with 11 kills against then-No. 18 San Diego (9/12), and then posted seven blocks with 12 kills at UCF (10/16)…Third on the team with 83 total blocks…Also had 44 digs.

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.

2013: Redshirted

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...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.

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