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    Kara Verwey
    Kara Verwey

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kerman, Calif.

    High School:
    Kerman

    Height:
    6-1

    Position:
    Outside Hitter

    Major:
    Ag Business

    2000 (Freshman)

  • Played in 28 of 30 matches
  • Finished third on team in kills & fourth in digs
  • Had 10+ kills in 10 of last 13 matches
  • Had 17 double-figure kill & nine double-figure dig matches
  • Had nine double-doubles on the year
  • Had three 20+ kill matches on year, including season-high 24 kills vs. Nevada
  • Season-best four assists vs. Tulsa
  • Season-best 15 digs vs. #19 Santa Clara
  • Season-high five total blocks vs. George Mason
  • Season-best three assists vs. Denver
  • Season-high four aces vs. San Jose State
  • Had at least one block in 19 matches
  • Brion's Grille/Patriot Invite all-tourney
  • All-Western Athletic Conference Freshmen team (inaugural season)
  • Fresno State Scholar-Athlete
  • Fall 2000 (4.0 GPA) and Spring 2001 Dean's List

    Kerman High School
  • Four-year varsity starter in volleyball at the middle and outside
  • Helped KHS compile a perfect 40-0 record in her prep career
  • Four-time first team All-North Sequoia League (NSL)
  • Two-time NSL MVP
  • Two-time Fresno Bee all-star volleyball team
  • Two-time Valley champions
  • Selected as school?s underclassman of the year her freshman and sophomore years
  • Directed KHS to two consecutive Division 4 section titles
  • Tallied 49 kills in 10 playoff games as a senior
  • Featured in Student Sports Magazine and tabbed as "Fab 50 -- Student Athletes Most Watched"
  • Four-year varsity starter at center in basketball in which KHS went 36-4
  • Third highest leading scorer in school history (broke 1,000 point plateau)
  • Four-time first team All-NSL
  • Two-time MVP of all-defensive team for NSL

    Personal
  • Born May 31, 1982
  • Parents are John and Ann Verwey
  • Has three younger siblings, a brother Johnny and sisters Amy and Alison
  • Hobbies include going to movies, water skiing, playing basketball and listening to music
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Biggest athletic thrill to date was winning back-to-back Valley championships and winning a state match
  • Spent three years doing missionary work in Mexico
  • Admires her parents the most
  • Played club ball for Central Cal and Sports City 18?s
    Verwey?s Career Statistics
    Year    M    G   K   E   TA   PCT   A   SA   SE   RE   DG   BS   BA   TB   BE   BHE
    2000   28  102 332 175  899  .175  21   27   59   24  210    6   31   37    6    3
    
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