Women's Volleyball

Katie Weidner
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Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Warrenville, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton-Warrenville South

Last College:
New Hampshire

Height:
5-9

Position:
S

Experience:
TR

Katie Weidner

2007 (Redshirt Senior): Weidner played in 98 games during the 2007 season, averaging 11.46 assists per game. In her third year at Marquette, her 1,123 assists moves her into fourth all-time with a total of 2,308 at the school. She placed seventh in the BIG EAST in assists while also recording 199 digs on the season. On the season, Weidner led the Golden Eagles in assists for all matches, registering 50-or-more in nine of them, including a career-high 85 in the season finale against South Dakota State (Nov. 24). Her 85 assists were just three short of the school record of 88 set by Liz Egasti in 1999. Recorded nine double-doubles with two of those coming in the last two games of the season. Other consecutive double-doubles came at Iowa (Aug. 26) and against Miami (Fla.) (Aug. 31) with 50 assists and 11 digs in each match followed by matches against DePaul (Oct. 14) and at UW-Milwaukee (Oct. 17) in which she recorded 44 assists and 11 digs. Tied a career-high with six kills against Georgetown on Oct. 5 while also recording a season-high five total blocks.

2006 (Senior): Did not play (injured).

2005 (Junior) : The transfer from New Hampshire made immediate contributions for the Golden Eagles as soon as she stepped on the court playing in every match and averaging 9.73 assists per game putting her in the 10th spot on the conference assists list. In just her second game as a Golden Eagle she topped her pervious career high 50 assists with 60 against Virginia Commonwealth (Aug. 27). She matched that high with 60 at Colorado (Sept. 10) and surpassed that high with 71 at Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 17). Weidner tallied three double doubles on the season with 53 assists and 13 digs against Iowa (Sept. 2), 32 assists and 11 digs against Rutgers (Oct. 30) and 52 assists and 11 digs at Wis.-Milwaukee (Nov. 1). She surpassed the 1,000 assist mark at Louisville (Nov. 12). Has 1,119 for her career at Marquette a number that puts her at the tenth spot on the all-time assists list.

2004 (Sophomore at New Hampshire): Weidner served as the starting setter for New Hampshire in her second season. She led the team with 1,134 assists. She recorded a career-best 50 assists against Md.-Baltimore County (Oct. 30) and also recorded 11 digs in that match.

2003 (Freshman at New Hampshire): Weidner, an America East All-Rookie Team selection in her freshman season, played in 31 matches and 85 games. Weidner amassed 578 assists, 118 digs and 23 blocks. She registered a career-high 48 assists against Connecticut (Sept. 12) and 12 digs at Northeastern (Oct. 11). She posted 30 or more assists on seven occasions and ranked eighth among America East players with 6.80 assists per game.

Prior to Marquette: Weidner served as captain of the volleyball team at Wheaton Warrenville South High School. The squad owned a 32-9 record and advanced to the semifinals of the Illinois state tournament for the first time in school history. She was a Dupage County Conference all-conference and academic all-conference selection. Weidner has also been a six-year member of the Sports Performance Junior Olympic team, one of the top junior teams in the country. Weidner was named a "Chicago Tribune" All-Star in 2001 and 2002. She was also named an AAU All-American in 2001 and 2003.

Personal: Born December 17, 1984 in Winfield, Ill., Weidner is the daughter of William and Alice Weidner. She is majoring in psychology. Her sister Marian plays volleyball for the University of Wisconsin.

Weidner's Career Stats

Year
MP-GP
K
E
TA
KPG
Pct.
Ast.
APG
SA-SE
RE
Digs
DPG
BS-BA
BPG
BE
BHE
Pts.
2003*
31-85
19
19
75
0.23
0.0
578
6.78
11-15
2
118
1.39
2-21
0.27
4
13
41.5
2004*
29-106
83
23
231
0.78
26.0
1134
10.70
29-44
3
231
2.18
3-35
0.36
7
23
131.0
2005
30-115
46
34
160
0.40
7.5
1119
9.73
22-34
2
196
1.70
3-30
0.29
4
21
86.0
Totals
90-306
148
76
466
0.48
15.4
2,831
9.25
62-93
7
545
1.78
8-86
0.31
15
57
258.5

*at New Hampshire
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