8 Sarah Katz
8 Sarah Katz
Height: 6-4
Year: Senior
Hometown: Louisville, Ky.
High School: Mercy Academy
Position: OH
Major: Health Promotion
m 32
k/s 1.88
h % .190
a/s 0.19
b/s 0.54
sa/s 0.06
d/s 2.09

2015: Academic All-Patriot League honoree … CoSIDA Academic All-District selection … appeared in 32 matches for American, starting 28 … averaged 1.88 kills and 2.09 digs per set … posted 15 kills and a .467 attack percentage in four-set match versus Florida … recorded first double-double of the season against Northeastern, notching 10 kills and 10 digs … recorded nine kills and a career-best 18 digs in road win versus Bucknell …  finished with 15 kills and 17 digs in five-set road victory over Colgate … named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014: Academic All-Patriot League honoree … appeared in all 33 matches for the Eagles, starting 23 … averaged 2.77 kills and 1.65 digs per set … ranked eighth in the league in kills per set and 10th in hitting percentage (.265) … posted double-digit kills in 13 matches … recorded then-career-high 16 kills to lead Eagles against eighth-ranked Florida State (9/7) … earned Patriot League Player of the Week recognition for her performance … posted first career double-double with a career-best 18 kills and 12 digs against Princeton (9/19) … had career-best 15 digs to go along with 15 kills in five-set win at Army (10/5) … recorded five total double-doubles for the season … named to the Rutgers Invitational All-Tournament Team … Capital One Academic All-District selection … named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Appeared in 35 matches, starting two ... recorded a season-high four digs twice against Howard (8/30) and Texas (12/13) ... tallied a career-high 11 kills and hit a season-best .611, also tallying a career-high four blocks, against UMES (9/7) ... posted three kills, four digs, two blocks and one assist in the third round of the NCAA Tournament against Texas (12/13) ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared in 23 matches, starting two ... recorded 45 kills, 16 digs and 14 blocks on the year ... averaged 1.12 kills per game and 0.35 blocks per game ... also notched six service aces ... registered a career-high three blocks against UNC Asheville (9/8) ... set a career high with five digs against UC Irvine (9/14) ... tallied a career-high six kills and hit a season-best .312 against Holy Cross (9/22) ... also posted six kills at Holy Cross (10/19) and Army (10/20) ... had first career assist at Holy Cross (10/19) ... recorded a career-high three aces at Army (10/20) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection.

High School: Played with the Kentucky Indiana Volleyball Academy for 10 years ... earned three varsity letters at Mercy Academy ... also a member of the JVA All-American Team during her freshman year ... helped Mercy Academy to a state championship title in 2009 and state runner-up in 2010 ... also helped her club to second place at the AAU Nationals and third at the JVA Nationals during her freshman year.

Recent Games
Nov 7 Colgate W, 3-0
Nov 13 Loyola Maryland W, 3-0
Nov 21 Colgate W, 3-0
Nov 22 Army West Point W, 3-0
Dec 4 vs. Kentucky W, 3-0
Dec 5 at Ohio State L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 32 14
Sets 85 34
Kills 160 77
Kills per set 1.88 2.26
Errors 56 24
Total Attacks 547 266
Hitting Percentage .190 .199
Assists 16 8
Assists per set 0.19 0.24
Service Aces 5 2
Service Errors 6 2
Service Aces per set 0.06 0.06
Reception Errors 23 14
Digs 178 103
Digs per set 2.09 3.03
Block Solo 4 3
Block Assist 42 20
Block Total 46 23
Blocks per set 0.54 0.68
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 190.0 92.0
Points per set 2.2 2.7
Matches started 28 14
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 28 Howard W, 3-0 1 1 2 3 8 -.125 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Aug 29 vs. Georgetown W, 3-1 1 3 6 2 24 .167 0 0 0 3 5 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Aug 29 at George Mason W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 23 .348 1 0 0 1 12 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Aug 30 #4 Florida L, 3-1 1 4 15 1 30 .467 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 17.5
Sep 4 vs. #25 UCLA L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 24 .083 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 6 at #17 Hawaii L, 3-0 1 1 1 2 7 -.143 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 6 vs. Iowa L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 7 .000 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 11 vs. Northeastern W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 23 .348 1 0 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 12 vs. NJIT W, 3-0 1 2 0 1 7 -.143 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 12 at Columbia W, 3-0 1 3 9 5 33 .121 0 1 0 0 6 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Sep 18 William & Mary W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 18 .167 0 1 1 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 19 UMBC W, 3-0 1 1 0 3 5 -.600 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 19 Virginia L, 3-2 1 4 6 4 21 .095 1 0 0 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Sep 25 at Lafayette W, 3-0 1 1 0 0 5 .000 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 26 at Bucknell W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 21 .381 1 0 1 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 2 Army West Point W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 20 .400 0 0 0 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Oct 3 Holy Cross W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 13 .308 2 0 0 0 8 0 4 0 4 0 6.0
Oct 6 at Navy W, 3-0 1 2 4 0 20 .200 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Oct 9 at Colgate W, 3-2 1 5 15 7 47 .170 2 1 0 0 17 1 5 0 6 0 19.5
Oct 10 at Lehigh W, 3-0 1 3 11 3 30 .267 0 0 0 1 9 1 0 0 1 0 12.0
Oct 14 at Loyola Maryland W, 3-0 1 2 1 1 8 .000 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 16 Bethune-Cookman W, 3-0 1 3 3 1 10 .200 3 0 0 1 5 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 21 at George Washington L, 3-2 1 5 11 3 34 .235 0 0 2 1 11 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Oct 23 Bucknell W, 3-0 1 1 2 1 8 .125 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 24 Lafayette W, 3-0 1 2 1 1 10 .000 0 0 1 2 7 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 27 Navy W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at Holy Cross W, 3-0 1 2 6 3 20 .150 1 0 0 1 8 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 31 at Army West Point W, 3-1 1 3 6 2 29 .138 1 0 0 4 8 0 1 1 1 0 6.5
Nov 6 Lehigh W, 3-0 1 2 4 3 22 .045 1 1 0 1 7 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Nov 7 Colgate W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 13 Loyola Maryland W, 3-0 1 2 5 1 13 .308 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Nov 21 Colgate W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 Army West Point W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dec 4 vs. Kentucky W, 3-0 - 3 2 0 4 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Dec 5 at Ohio State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  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 23 40 45 1.13 25 174 .115 1 0.03 6 0.15 16 0.40 2 12 14 0.35 59.0 1.5
2013-14 35 66 84 1.27 24 212 .283 3 0.05 1 0.02 27 0.41 3 19 22 0.33 97.5 1.5
2014-15 33 113 313 2.77 75 898 .265 12 0.11 10 0.09 187 1.65 7 33 40 0.35 346.5 3.1
2015-16 32 85 160 1.88 56 547 .190 16 0.19 5 0.06 178 2.09 4 42 46 0.54 190.0 2.2
Total 123 304 602 1.98 180 1831 .230 32 0.11 22 0.07 408 1.34 16 106 122 0.40 693.0 2.3
  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 32 85 160 1.88 56 547 .190 16 0.19 5 0.06 178 2.09 4 42 46 0.54 190.0 2.2
Conference 14 34 77 2.26 24 266 .199 8 0.24 2 0.06 103 3.03 3 20 23 0.68 92.0 2.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 31 56 1.81 21 178 .197 8 0.26 3 0.10 54 1.74 2 18 20 0.65 70.0 2.3
Away 13 36 82 2.28 28 280 .193 6 0.17 2 0.06 100 2.78 2 19 21 0.58 95.5 2.7
Neutral 6 18 22 1.22 7 89 .169 2 0.11 0 0.00 24 1.33 0 5 5 0.28 24.5 1.4
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Wins 25 61 123 2.02 44 421 .188 14 0.23 4 0.07 153 2.51 3 34 37 0.61 147.0 2.4
Losses 7 24 37 1.54 12 126 .198 2 0.08 1 0.04 25 1.04 1 8 9 0.38 43.0 1.8
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August 4 11 32 2.91 7 85 .294 2 0.18 1 0.09 18 1.64 1 7 8 0.73 37.5 3.4
September 11 28 44 1.57 22 171 .129 3 0.11 2 0.07 61 2.18 0 12 12 0.43 52.0 1.9
October 12 34 73 2.15 23 249 .201 9 0.26 1 0.03 89 2.62 2 21 23 0.68 86.5 2.5
November 3 6 9 1.50 4 35 .143 1 0.17 1 0.17 9 1.50 1 2 3 0.50 12.0 2.0
December 2 6 2 0.33 0 7 .286 1 0.17 0 0.00 1 0.17 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.3