7 Katie Best
7 - Katie Best
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Sewickley, Pa.
High School: North Allegheny
Position: L
Major: Biomedical Engineering
m 33
k/s 0.03
h % .071
a/s 0.23
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.21
d/s 4.64

2013: Played in all 33 matches and a team-high 116-of-118 sets as a sophomore captain…named to All-UAA Second Team at libero…posted team bests of 538 digs and 24 service aces…ranked third in the UAA at 4.64 digs per set…recorded a career-high 29 digs versus Baldwin Wallace on September 29…registered three service aces in three separate matches. 

2012: Played in 12 matches and a total of 16 sets as a freshman…recorded 42 digs for the season with a high of eight at Oberlin on October 24.

Personal: Earned three varsity letters at North Allegheny Senior High School…named 2012 NAHS Senior Athlete of the Year…selected as 2011 All-Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League...also tabbed as first-team all-section and to All-Pennsylvania squad…named second-team all-section in 2010…graduated as a four-time NAHS Scholar-Athlete with a 4.0 grade point average or better while in season…member of the Gifted Education Program and National Honor Society…also a U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete…daughter of Kurt and Ann Best.

Recent Games
Oct 26 vs. Wittenberg L, 3-1
Oct 26 at Allegheny W, 3-0
Nov 2 Wooster W, 3-0
Nov 8 vs. Emory L, 3-0
Nov 8 at Brandeis W, 3-0
Nov 9 vs. New York U. L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 33 7
Sets 116 22
Kills 4 0
Kills per set 0.03 0.00
Errors 3 0
Total Attacks 14 3
Hitting Percentage .071 .000
Assists 27 4
Assists per set 0.23 0.18
Service Aces 24 1
Service Errors 11 2
Service Aces per set 0.21 0.05
Reception Errors 46 9
Digs 538 108
Digs per set 4.64 4.91
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 28.0 1.0
Points per set 0.2 0.0
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Alma W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 3 0 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Aug 30 vs. Marietta W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Aug 31 vs. Bethany (W.V.) L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 5 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. Hope L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 6 John Carroll W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 1 0 1 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 6 Buffalo St. L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2 21 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 Geneva L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 Capital W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 11 Mount Union L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 13 vs. Transylvania W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 2 1 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 vs. Kalamazoo W, 3-1 - 4 0 1 2 -.500 2 2 2 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 14 vs. Hanover W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 17 Heidelberg L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 26 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 vs. John Carroll L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 vs. Farmingdale State W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 21 vs. Geneva L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 1 1.000 1 0 0 2 17 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 21 vs. Otterbein L, 3-0 - 3 1 1 2 .000 0 1 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 24 Baldwin Wallace W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 6 2 0 1 29 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 5 New York U. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 5 Carnegie Mellon L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 6 Emory L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 9 Oberlin W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 3 13 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 16 at Hiram W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 19 vs. Brandeis W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 19 at Washington (Mo.) L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 vs. Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 vs. Chicago L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 26 vs. Wittenberg L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 26 at Allegheny W, 3-0 - 2 1 0 1 1.000 1 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 2 Wooster W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2 15 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 8 vs. Emory L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 8 at Brandeis W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 0 0 2 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 vs. New York U. L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 1 1.000 1 1 0 3 28 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2012-13 12 16 1 0.06 4 7 -.429 1 0.06 0 0.00 42 2.63 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1
2013-14 33 116 4 0.03 3 14 .071 27 0.23 24 0.21 538 4.64 0 0 0 0.00 28.0 0.2
2014-15 30 102 165 1.62 62 527 .195 24 0.24 32 0.31 354 3.47 2 24 26 0.25 211.0 2.1
2015-16 33 114 1 0.01 3 24 -.083 31 0.27 22 0.19 561 4.92 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.2
Total 108 348 171 0.49 72 572 .173 83 0.24 78 0.22 1495 4.30 2 24 26 0.07 263.0 0.8
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 33 116 4 0.03 3 14 .071 27 0.23 24 0.21 538 4.64 0 0 0 0.00 28.0 0.2
Conference 7 22 0 0.00 0 3 .000 4 0.18 1 0.05 108 4.91 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 44 0 0.00 0 1 .000 12 0.27 6 0.14 211 4.80 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.1
Away 4 12 1 0.08 1 2 .000 2 0.17 3 0.25 47 3.92 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.3
Neutral 17 60 3 0.05 2 11 .091 13 0.22 15 0.25 280 4.67 0 0 0 0.00 18.0 0.3
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Wins 16 56 1 0.02 2 9 -.111 20 0.36 21 0.38 255 4.55 0 0 0 0.00 22.0 0.4
Losses 17 60 3 0.05 1 5 .400 7 0.12 3 0.05 283 4.72 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.1
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August 4 16 0 0.00 0 0 - 3 0.19 5 0.31 72 4.50 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.3
September 14 52 2 0.04 2 7 .000 16 0.31 11 0.21 241 4.63 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.3
October 11 35 1 0.03 0 4 .250 6 0.17 7 0.20 155 4.43 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.2
November 4 13 1 0.08 1 3 .000 2 0.15 1 0.08 70 5.38 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.2