HONORS Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 7, 2011) Academic All-Big 12 Second Team Five-Time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2011 (SENIOR) Served as libero and primary passer, starting all 33 matches this season and playing in all 126 sets...Led team and Big 12 with conference and school record 653 digs...Ranked second in Big 12 with 5.18 digs per set...Broke Baylor record and moved into second all-time in the Big 12 with 2,110 digs...Recorded at least 10 digs in a string of 31 consecutive matches and 32 of team's 33 matches this season...Racked up at least 20 digs on 13 occasions and had a career-high 34 in five sets in a win over Texas State...Has a .968 reception percentage in 745 total chances...Recorded a perfect 1.000 reception percentage in 17 matches, including 13 of last 17...Also served as team's out-of-system setter, contributing 118 set assists with at least five in 11 matches...Recorded 20 digs and 10 set assists for a double-double in a five-set win at UNLV...Notched 11 service aces on the season...Earned second-team academic all-Big 12 honors.
2010 (JUNIOR) Started all 31 matches, playing in 116 of 118 total sets...Switched back to outside hitter after playing the entire 2009 season at libero...Ranked fourth on the team with 209 kills, while having seven matches with at least 10 kills...Chalked up a career-high 13 kills versus Kansas...Recorded at least 10 digs in 27 of 31 total matches, including nine matches with at least 20 kills...Tallied six kill-dig double-doubles on the season...Led the team with 27 service aces on the year, with a season-best three against Colorado...Had an assist in 28 of 31 matches, totaling 81 with a season-best six against SMU...Also recorded 31 blocks on the season, tying a career-high with three on two occasions...Named to the fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2009 (SOPHOMORE) Was the only team member to play all 120 sets, starting all 34 matches at libero...Led the team in digs with 535 on the season, the second-best total ever at BU...Ranked first on the team and fifth in the conference with 4.46 digs per set, also breaking the BU single-season record...In just two seasons, her total of 980 digs ranks fifth all-time at BU in the rally era ...Recorded at least 10 digs in 28 of the team's 34 matches, including a streak of 14 in a row from Sept 1-Oct. 3...Had at least 20 digs in seven matches, including a season-high 32 in a five-set match at Iowa State on Oct. 28...Had 25 digs in a NCAA Tournament second-round upset at No. 8 UCLA...Recorded a double-double from her libero position against Kansas State on Oct. 24 with 18 digs and 10 assists...Serving as the secondary setter on the floor, compiled 102 assists, an average of 1.02 per set...Also ranked second on the team with 20 service aces...Needs only 20 digs in the 2010 season to break the 1,000-dig plateau...Named to the fall 2009 and spring 2010 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2008 (FRESHMAN) Played in 113 sets and started 31 matches...Started 24 matches at libero and seven matches at outside hitter...Recorded 67 kills and added 17 service aces...Tallied a team-high 445 digs and added eight total blocks...During the season had a streak of 21-straight matches with at least 10 digs...Career-high 29 digs came against Missouri, playing two sets at libero and three sets at outside hitter...Recorded a career-high 11 kills at Texas Tech and against Kansas...Tallied 21 digs in a 3-0 sweep of UTSA, the third-highest total in Baylor history for a three-set match...Recorded 24 digs in a 3-1 loss to Iowa State, the fourth-best total in Baylor history for a four-set match...Named the Top Libero at the Baylor Invitational...Recorded two kill-dig double-doubles on the season and had three matches with 10 or more kills...Reached double-figures in digs on 26 occasions and had six matches with at least 20 digs.
HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterwinner at Hebron High School for head coach Karin Keeney...Led team to bi-district championship as a senior and junior...Team won the 4A state title as a freshman...As a senior, selected to the District 6-5A all-district first-team...Earned Denton Ryan All-Tournament team and Dallas Morning News honorable mention honors...Selected as team MVP and top offensive player...Earned AAU National All-American team honors...Named all-district as a junior and named team MVP...Helped team to a state runner-up finish as a sophomore as she was named the District 9-4A Newcomer of the Year...Also lettered four years in basketball, helping her team to a bi-district championship as a senior...Two-time all-district selection in basketball...Letterwinner in track and field, finishing fourth in the high jump and fifth in the discus at the district meet...Volunteered as an elementary school mentor and served on church mission trips...A member of the Peer Assistance Leadership and Student Council...Selected as the 2007 Homecoming Queen.
PERSONAL Full name is Katherine Allison King...Born March 14, 1990, in Carrolton, Texas...Daughter of Jeff and Kathy King...Has a sister Kate...Grandfather Bobby Joe Benge played football and baseball at Baylor from 1950-1954, earning All-America honors in baseball...Uncle Pat King played basketball at Butler from 1975-1979...Cousin Ashley Ready played softball at Texas Tech from 1999-2003, earning first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors...Majoring in elementary education.