Forty-seven UW students honored for hard work in classroom
Senior Purdy Becomes MW All-Time Leader In Doubles-Doubles
Wyoming Defeated Nevada For The Second Time This Season
Wyoming Recorded A Season-High 19 Total Team Blocks
Purdy Records Sixth Double-Double Of The Season
Sophomore (2013): Saw action in all 34 matches with 22 starts and appeared in 125 sets on the season...recorded 244 digs on the season averaging 1.95 per set, which was fourth on the team...also had 23 assists and 17 service aces...in MW matches, she averaged 2.07 digs, which tied for third on the team...recorded a career-high 19 digs against Utah State (10/12/13)...recorded double-figure digs six times...earned Academic All-Mountain West and Scholar-Athlete honors.
Freshman (2012): Played in all 32 matches plus 113 sets...also had 11 starts on the year...played in her first match against Presbyterian (8/24/12) and her first start came against Arizona State (9/7/12)...finished second on the team in service aces averaging 0.19 per set with 21 total....recorded 182 digs to average 1.61 per set, which was fourth...averaged 1.58 digs per set in Mountain West matches which was fifth on the team...tied a career high with two service aces against Colorado State-Pueblo (10/1/12)...recorded a career-high two kills against San Diego State (9/27/12)...recorded a career-high four assists against New Mexico (9/22/12)...tied her season high with 14 digs against Ball State (9/15/12)...at the KU Jayhawk Classic against College of Charleston (9/7/12) she recorded a season-high 14 digs...recorded nine digs against UMKC (9/1/12)...recorded double-figures four times in digs and led the team once...earned Academic All-MW and Scholar-Athlete honors for the first time in her career.
High School: A two time-HCC First Team selection while attending Idaho Falls High School...in 2011, she was also selected to the 5A Idaho All-State Team, All-Area by the Post Register and First Team All-District 5-6....helped her team to a 34-7 overall record on the way to District 5-6 and 5A State Championships....they won the District Championship four straight seasons while finishing in the runner-up spot at the State Championship in 2010....was coached in high school by her mother, Wendy...a four time letterwinner in volleyball, she also lettered in basketball...an excellent student, she was a member of the honor roll and involved in several school activities.
Personal: Full name Kaitlyn Renae Johnson...born September 3, 1993 in Idaho Falls, Idaho...the daughter of Ted and Wendy Johnson...has one sister, Kiarra...majoring in art.