Kate Tucker
Kate Tucker

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
River Forest, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park River

Height:
5-11

Position:
Outside Hitter

Birthdate:
07/17/1982

Major:
English

VILLANOVA

Talented all-around performer ... Will look for an increased role at the outside and right side hitter positions.

2003: Took the court for 49 games?totaled 42 kills, 26 digs and 19 blocks?smacked a season-high six kills to go along with two blocks at Florida International (10/14)?tallied five blocks and four kills against UConn (11/16).

2002: Played in 80 games on the season ... Notched a career-high 14 kills against Syracuse (10/12) ... Also recorded six assists against the Orangewomen ... Finished the season with 79 kills and 38 digs.

2001: Played in 21 games for the Wildcats ... Registered 14 kills, eight digs and two blocks on the season.

2000: Saw action in 46 games as a freshman...Tallied 57 kills and 14 service aces for an average of 1.16 and 0.14 per game, respectively...Solid defensive presence as well, recording 60 digs for 1.22 per game, three block solos, and 22 block assists for a total of 25, 0.51 per game.

OAK RIVER HIGH SCHOOL: An all-conference choice for West Suburban Silver Division in 1998-99 and ?99-00 ... Honorable Mention All-Area as a junior and senior ... First Team All-Region pick by the Pioneer Press ... Team MVP ... Athlete of the Week, Oct. 28, 1998, as selected by the Pioneer Press ... All-Region first team Pioneer Press as a sophomore. ... Took home a gold medal at the 1999 AAU Nationals in the 17s division ... Scholar Athlete in each of her four years ... Also an Exemplary Scholarship in Junior Honors English in 1998-99 ... Played softball as a freshman ... Graduated Cum Laude.

PERSONAL: Parents are Bill and Carol Tucker ... Born 7/17/82 ... Coached by John Kasik ... Has a brother Jeff (23)... Enjoys travel, history, sports, movies, music live theater and dance.

Year	GP	Kills	Assists	Svc. Aces	Digs	BA	BS
2003	49/17	42	16	0	26	19	0
2002	80/29	79	25	4	38	34	3
2001	21/15	14	0	1	8	2	0
2000	49	57	11	1	60	22	3
Totals	199	194	52	6	132	77	6

Year HP DPG KPG APG TA 2003 .053 0.53 0.86 0.33 169 2002 .183 0.47 0.99 0.31 235 2001 -.018 0.38 0.67 0.00 55 2000 .129 1.22 1.16 0.22 170 Totals .119 0.66 0.97 0.26 629

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