#1 Katie Peterson | Middle/Outside hitter
Hometown: Ord, Neb.
Previous School: Ord
Peterson appeared in a total of 18 matches and 44 sets ... compiled 62 digs and five kills ... posted a career high 10 digs in the win over the University of Dallas on 9-14-13 ... had six digs in the victory over Northwood (Fla.) on 8-23-13 ... swatted three kills as part of the win over Dakota State on 9-6-13.
Peterson appeared in all 31 matches and a total of 112 sets as a freshman...posted 69 kills on 232 attempts...ranked second on the team with 66 total blocks while adding 19 digs...recorded season best six blocks on three occasions: vs. York on 10-2-12, vs. Judson (Ill.) on 10-20-12 and vs. Purdue North Central (Ind.) on 10-20-12...put down season best six kills vs. York on 10-2-12.
Prepped at Ord high school for four years ... She was coached by Wendy Alexander ... Team captian for two years ... Earned four varsity letters, All-Conference honors and Academice All-Star ... In 2011 her team was state runner-up ... She also played basketball for four years and track for two ... Graduated with academic letters and as Valadictorian.
Daughter of Keith and Christy Peterson ... Born in Ord, Nebraska on August 16 ... Has two sister and one brother ... Her mom played volleyball at Concordia University from 1978-1980.