University of Miami Athletics

Katie Gallagher








Winter Park, Fla.

High School

Lake Highland HS

Katie Gallagher - Volleyball - University of Miami Athletics

RS Senior (2011)… American VolleyballCoaches Association (AVCA) All-East Region honorable mention… Miami all-time leaderin assists, finishing her career with 5,173… Leaves the Miami program havingplayed in more matches (131) and sets (477) than any other player in programhistory… Made the All-ACC Team… Leads the ACC with 11.28 assists per set (1,218total)… Ranks third all-timeat Miami in service aces with 127… Fourth all-time in digs (1,181)… Atlantic Coast Conference Co-Player of theWeek (Nov. 7-13)… Appeared in 30matches, starting 29 for the Hurricanes… Led the team in assists with 1,218averaging 11.28 per set… Ended the season hitting a .281 clip with 109 killsalong with 10 service aces and 291 digs (2.69 per set)… Tallied 50 or moreassists on six occasions… Picked up 15 or more digs in five matches… Registereda season-high 60 assists and 19 digs in tough loss to North Carolina (Oct. 9)… Had40 assists, five kills, and three block assists against LSU at the PepperdineAsics Classic (Aug. 27)… Registered 51 assists, six kills and 14 kills to beatPepperdine at the same tournament (Sept.3)… Picked up 16 digs and 8 killsagainst Oklahoma in the Hurricane Invitational (Sept.10)… Tallied 51 assistsand three block assists to beat NC State (Oct.7)… Had 14 digs and four killsagainst Georgia Tech (Oct.16)… Amassed 19 digs and five kills in the Marylandvictory (Oct.23)… Registered 53 assists, 9 digs and two kills against NorthCarolina (Nov.4)… Tallied 52 assists and 11 digs in the Wake Forest victory(Nov.12)… Picked up 10 digs, two service aces, and three kills to help theHurricanes win in five against Georgia Tech (Nov.18)… Recorded six kills and 14digs at Clemson (Nov.19)… Picked up 16 digs and 56 assists in win over FloridaState (Nov.26)… Finished strong at the NCAA Tournament with 16 digs, 47assists, four kills, and five block assists against Northern Illinois (Dec.2)…

2010 Individual Awards & Honors
2010 AVCA All-East Region Team
Blue Raider Bash All-Tournament Team
ACC Player of the Week (Sept. 6) Player of the Week (Sept. 7-13)
Hurricane Invitational All-Tournament Team

Redshirt Junior (2010)…
Bounced back from injury last season to emerge as the starting setter once again for the Hurricanes… Hit at a .325 clip (110-22-271) on the season – the highest percentage in a single-season (not including a shortened season last year)… Placed herself second all-time in UM history in assists (3,955), needing 983 to become the new school leader… Currently ranked third all-time in school history for service aces (117)… Ranks sixth all-time in digs (930), as well as 10th all-time in sets played (369)… Earned a spot on the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Volleyball Team and All-AVCA East Region Team… The AVCA recognition was the first in her career… Made a start in 30 of the team’s 32 matches on the year… Amassed 1,211 assists (10.72 per set), placing her fourth in the league in that department… Ended the season hitting at a .325 clip with 110 kills, adding 15 service aces and 298 digs (2.64 per set)… Finished tied for third on the squad in blocks (53)… Picked up at least 26 assists in all matches… Recorded 50 or more assists on six occasions – the second time she’s amassed that total in a season (tying her 2008 campaign)… Registered 13 double-doubles (assists and digs)… Opened the campaign picking up 40 assists and 12 digs in the five-set win over Wichita State (Aug. 28) at the Sooner Legends/Nike Invitational Tournament hosted by the University of Oklahoma… Tallied 177 assists to help UMiami win the four-match Middle Tennessee Blue Raider Bash (Sept. 3-5), including 55 assists in the win over Southern Miss (Sept. 4)… Season-high nine kills in win over San Francisco (Sept. 10)… Recorded double-doubles at the Hurricane Invitational in wins over Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 11) and FIU (Sept. 11)… Summed a career-high matching five total blocks in loss to 15th-ranked Florida State (Sept. 18)… Put up 51 assists in four-set victory over Virginia (Sept. 26)… Thirty assists and 10 digs in the loss at North Carolina (Oct. 1)… Registered 52 assists in the five-set loss to Georgia Tech (Oct. 8)… Tallied 44 assists, 15 digs and five kills in the win against Clemson (Oct. 10)… Put up 53 assists to go with 14 digs in win at Maryland (Oct. 15)… Season-best three service aces in sweep of Wake Forest (Oct. 24)… Forty-six assists at Virginia Tech (Oct. 30)… Season-high 17 digs to go with 50 assists in win at Clemson (Nov. 5)… Double-double (32 assists, 13 digs) in home sweep of Maryland (Nov. 21)… Put up a season-best 55 assists to go with 12 digs in thrilling five-set win at Florida State (Nov. 26)… Recorded 44 assists, 13 digs in NCAA Tournament loss at Indiana (Dec. 3)…

Junior (2009)…
Granted a redshirt postseason due to an injury sidelining her for most of the 2009 campaign… Played in just 29 sets through eight matches for the `Canes… Tallied 28 kills and setup 299 assists in that short span… Hit .357 on the year (28k-3e-70ta)… Served three aces, and went low for 57 digs (1.97 digs per set)… Put down 22 blocks – all assisted – turning in a 0.76 blocks per set average… Had 42 total points on the campaign… Turned in a season-high six kills, 42 assists, seven digs and a block in her final match of the year vs. Notre Dame (9/19) at the Seminole Tri-Match in Tallahassee… Picked up five kills, handed out 47 assists, and picked up a career-high matching five blocks (assisted) in a win over Middle Tennessee State (9/11) in the Miami/FIU Invitational in Coral Gables… Also had five kills, 35 assists, eight digs and a match-high tying five blocks (assisted) versus Albany in that same invitational tournament… Registered a season-high 15 digs versus North Dakota State (9/5) in the Hampton Inn & Suites Northern Colorado Tournament…

Sophomore (2008)…
Saw action in 114 sets and all 32 matches for the Hurricanes as the starting setter… Enters her junior season trailing Jill Robinson (2003-06) by 2,492 assists for a share of first place all-time in assists at UM… Ended the season ranked 10th at UM in all-time career digs (575)… Tied for third all-time as a Hurricane for career service aces (99) alongside Elizabeth Tyson (2001-04)… Finished the season as Miami’s assist leader (1,202), assists per set leader (10.54) and third in digs (288)… Owned team’s second-best 15 double-doubles on the season… Moved into second place all-time at UM for assists… Ended the year ranked fifth in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) in assists… Picked up her second consecutive 100 percent (100%) Award at the end-of-year banquet for UM, honoring the player who exemplifies 100 percent dedication day-in and day-out… Collected 131 kills (1.15 kps) while posting team’s third-best 32 service aces (0.28 saps)… Had 47 blocks (42 assisted)… Named UM Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 15)… Her season clip of .306 (131-32-324) places her ninth all-time at UM in single-season hitting percentage… Now holds two of Miami’s Top 10 marks all-time for assists in a single-season… Named as the 2008 Hurricane Invitational MVP while helping the `Canes capture the tournament title with a 3-0 record… Picked up six kills, five digs and 32 assists in a season-opening win versus Sacramento State (8/29) in the Century Tel Premier Tournament in San Marcos, Texas… Turned in her second double-double performance with 40 assists and 12 digs, adding six kills against Alabama (9/6) in the second match of the Hurricane Invitational… Put down a career-high nine kills, 45 assists and seven digs at San Francisco (9/13) in the championship match of the Asics/Coca-Cola Invitational in San Francisco… Recorded up 52 assists and 10 digs with six kills in Miami’s first-ever win at Duke (9/25)… Collected a season-high 56 assists in a win over Clemson (11/16), while also adding six kills and nine digs… Placed a career-high tying four blocks (assisted), with 51 assists and career-high 23 digs at Virginia (10/24)… Had another double-double effort in the season finale at Florida State (11/26) with 55 assists, 10 digs and eight kills…

Freshman (2007)…
Played in all of UM’s 113 games… Led the Hurricanes in attack percentage (.271), set assists (1,243) and service aces (67)… Her 67 aces set a new UM single-season record… Also ranked third on the squad with 287 digs… Her 1,243 assists were the most by a freshman in school history and the third-most all-time at UM… Ranked second in the ACC and 17th nationally with a 0.59 aces per game average… Ranked fifth in the league in total assists and seventh in assists per game (11.00)… Set a new Miami record for assists by a freshman, as well as the freshman record for assists per set (11.00)… Against Jacksonville (8/25), recorded a UM-record 11 aces and added 40 assists and a season-high 19 digs for her first career triple-double in just the second match of her career… Recorded a personal-best 62 assists at Virginia (9/21)… Recorded 45 or more assists 12 times… Reached double-digit digs 14 times, including nine of UM’s first 12 matches… Had a season-high four total blocks at Boston College (10/12)… Awarded the team’s 100% Award… Holds Miami’s all-time record for service aces by a freshman…

Lake Highland Preparatory School (2003-07)…
Helped lead the team to three consecutive state championships and four-straight final four appearances… Was one of the state’s most consistent and successful setters… Accumulated a total record of 108-16…Gallagher finished her high school career as Lake Highland’s all-time assists leader… Was named to AVCA’s first annual High School All-America Team for girls’ volleyball; Club – Orlando Volleyball Academy… Helped the program advance to a number of tournament titles as well as runner-up finishes at the US Junior Olympics and the AAU National Championship… Was selected to the US National High Performance Second Team and was named an AAU All-American…

Majoring in Sports Administration… Parents are Ileana and Steve Gallagher… Has three brothers in Ian, Ethan and Liam… Also has a sister, Kristin…

Miscellaneous Statistics
  2007 2008 2009 2010 Career
.300+ Hitting: 12 14 3 8 37
40+ Assist Matches: 15 12 4 14 45
50+ Assist Matches: 7 6 1 6 20
10+ Dig Matches: 15 15 1 13 44
1 or More Aces: 26 21 2 12 61
Double-Doubles: 15 15 1 13 44
  2010 Match Highs Career Match Highs
Assists: 55, twice 62, at Virginia (9/21/07)
Attempts: 17, at Florida State (11/26) 19, twice
Kills: 9, vs. San Francisco (9/10) 9, twice
Hitting: .818, vs. San Francisco (9/10) Same
Digs: 17, at Clemson (11/5) 23, at Virginia (10/24/08)
Aces: 3, vs. Wake Forest (10/24) 11, vs. Jacksonville (8/25/07)
Blocks: 5, twice 5, four times
Year SP MP K K/S E TA Pct A A/S SA SE SA/S DIG Dig/S BS BA Total Blk/S BE Points
2007 113 31 87 0.77 22 240 .271 1243 11.00 67 67 0.59 287 2.54 6 27 33 0.29 14 173.5
2008 114 32 131 1.15 32 324 .306 1202 10.54 32 30 0.28 288 2.53 5 42 47 0.41 8 189.0
2009 29 8 28 0.97 3 70 .357 299 10.31 3 8 0.10 57 1.97 0 22 22 0.76 3 42.0
2010 113 30 110 0.97 22 271 .325 1211 10.72 15 31 0.13 298 2.64 9 44 53 0.47 15 156.0
Total 369 101 356 0.96 79 905 .306 3955 10.72 117 136 0.32 930 2.52 20 135 155 0.42 40 560.5