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