2007 (Junior): Vancura saw action in three games in 2007.
2006 (Sophomore): Vancura appeared in 10 matches in her first season playing for the Golden Eagles. She recorded a career-best seven kills in 3-0 victory over West Virginia (Oct. 22) and finished the season with 24. She totaled 19 blocks on the season, posting a career-high five in a win over West Virginia (Oct. 22).
2005 (Freshman): Vancura did not play as a freshman after a season-ending knee injury she suffered in warmups prior to the North Dakota State match on August 26, She received medical redshirt to retain her freshman eligibility status.
Prior to Marquette: A four-time letterwinner at Mukwonago, Vancura served as team captain of the Indians since her sophomore year and was team MVP her senior season. She was second team all-conference as a junior and a sophomore, while leading the Indians to advance to the regional finals in 2003 and 2002. Katie also has outstanding club experience, playing for the Milwaukee Sting. She was named an All-American last season at the United States Junior Olympic National event in the 16 Open age division, helping the team to a second place national finish.
Personal: Katianne Christina Vancura was born in St. Paul, Minn. She is the daughter of Randy and Michelle Vancura. Katie has two siblings Tyler and Tess. She is a speech pathology major.