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    Katie Pearson
    Katie Pearson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    San Jose, Calif.

    High School:
    Presentation HS

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    MB

    Experience:
    2L

    Major:
    Psychology

    10/04/2014

    `Dogs Sweep Spartans to Cap MW Home-Opening Weekend

    Zana Bowens paced Fresno State in kills (15), blocks (3), hitting (.462) and points (16.5).

    09/13/2014

    Bulldogs Cap Kissler Classic vs. New Hampshire and St. John's

    The `Dogs took runner-up team honors, and Haylee Roberts and Maggie Eppright picked up all-tourney honors.

    09/12/2014

    Bulldogs Bite Terriers in St. John's Tourney Opener, 3-0

    The `Dogs combined on their best hitting mark under seventh-year head coach Lauren Netherby-Sewell.

    09/10/2014

    `Dogs Open East Coast Swing With Four-Set Battle in Brooklyn

    The balanced Fresno State offense features three players in kill double-figures.

    08/26/2014

    2014 Season Preview By-Position: Middle Blockers

    Seniors Maci Murdock and Katie Pearson join frosh Lauren Torres to give the 'Dogs a strong interior presence at the net.

    09/23/2014

    Fresno State vs Fresno Pacific, 9/23/14

    Fresno State Volleyball vs Fresno Pacific, Save Mart Center, Fresno, Calif., 9/23/14. Photos by Keith Kountz, Copyright 2014.

    09/05/2014

    Volleyball at Sacramento State, 9/5/14 - Photos by Geoff Thurner

    Volleyball at Sacramento State, 9/5/14 - Photos by Geoff Thurner, Copyright 2014.

    11/09/2013

    Bulldogs Pound San Diego State

    VB vs San Diego State

    10/15/2013

    Fresno-State Nevada Volleyball Match (10/12/13)

    Fresno-State Nevada Volleyball Match (10/12/13)

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    Last updated: January 13, 2014

    FRESNO STATE ACCOLADES
    Academic All-MW (2012, `13)

    2013 (JUNIOR):With her action in 56 sets and 20 matches, she made her first career starts at middle blocker in 12 of the last 17 matches and was one of team's top at the service line ... at end of campaign, ranked and third on squad in aces per set average (0.21 p/s) and fourth in blocks (0.71 p/s) ... her aces per set average was even better in MW play (0.23) and stood 12th in the league ... logged various career highs in sweeps vs. SJSU (5 kills, .500), Nevada (5 blocks) and in four sets vs. New Mexico (5 blocks) and Air Force (5 kills, 4 aces, 5 digs, 9 points) ... led the team in aces in four matches, and her four aces vs. Air Force and three at Wyoming and SJSU were the team's third- and fifth-best marks of the year (and the former vs. Air Force tied for sixth-best in the MW) ... she topped .300 in three matches in which she had at least +8 attempts - Air Force (5 kills, .500), San Jose State (.500, 5 kills) and UNLV (.333, 4 kills) ... on defense, she was one of four Bulldogs with multiple matches with +5 blocks, and paced the team in both blocks and aces four times ... one of 12 'Dogs selected to the Academic All-MW squad.

    2012 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 18 matches and 29 sets on the right side ... averaged 0.21 kills and 0.21 blocks per set ... totaled six kills and six blocks (one solo and five assisted) on the season ... hit a career-high .500 against New Mexico ... also hit .286 with two kills against Wyoming ... came off the bench and recorded three blocks, which is a career-high, in the fifth set helping the `Dogs defeat Colorado State ... tallied a career best three kills on the road against UNLV ... also collected three digs ... averaged 0.33 points per set and had a total of 9.5 points in 2012.

    2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in three matches for a total of five sets ... recorded first attempt, two blocks and three digs in season-high three sets played vs. Cal State Northridge during the 2011 Sacramento State Invitational.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Along with her twin sister, Molly, who is also a member of the Bulldog volleyball team, Katie helped lead Presentation High School to a fifth-place finish in the nation, according to MaxPreps.com, and advanced to the NorCal Division II finals for volleyball ... Katie paced the Panthers in blocks during her junior and senior seasons ... they also sparked the school's basketball team to the 2010 WCAL and CCS championships with appearances in the NorCal Division II semifinals as both juniors and seniors.

    PERSONAL: Parents are Carrie and Vince, and has two sisters, Diana and Molly ... has former teammates that attend and play at Loyola Marymount, Pacific, Santa Clara, and UC Davis ... also recruited by, Nevada, San Francisco and San Jose State. both the 2010 WCAL and CCS championships and berths in the NorCal Division II semifinals as both juniors and seniors.

    PEARSON'S CAREER MATCH HIGHS
    Category, #, Opponent/Date
    Kills: 5 -- 2x, last vs. Air Force (10/19/13)
    Attempts: 12 -- at Utah State (11/16/13)
    Hit Pct.: .500 -- 2x, last vs. Air Force (10/19/13)
    Assists: 1 -- 2x; last vs. UC Santa Barbara (9/15/12)
    Aces: 4 -- vs. Air Force (10/19/13)
    Blocks: 5 -- 2x, last vs. New Mexico (10/17/13)
    Digs 6 -- vs. UNLV (11/7/13)
    Points 9.0 -- last vs. Air Force (10/19/13)

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    PLAYER FUN FACTS
    Nickname(s): Katie, Twin Tower, Junior
    Favorite Color: Green
    Favorite Stuffed Animal & Name: Pecky (penguin)
    Pets Growing Up: Gloria (turtle); Biscuit, Muffin, Ping, Bubba, and never named our last one (guinea pigs)
    Favorite Hobbies: Eating
    Most Prized Possession:
    When I was a Little Kid I Wanted to be a: Chef
    If I Could Go Back in Time, I Would Go to: 1940s
    First Car: 1996 Nisson Altima
    Favorite Place I've Visited: Sienna and Venice, Italy
    Favorite Place on Campus: near Student Union
    Favorite Entrée/Dish: Dim Sum
    Favorite Pizza Toppings: Every vegetable possible
    Favorite Drink: Mega Mango Smoothie
    Favorite TV Reality Show: The Bachelorette
    Favorite Cartoon Character: T.J. from Recess
    First Athletic Award When You Were a Little Kid: Swimming participation trophy
    Most Embarrassing Volleyball Moment: Something new every day
    If I didn't play volleyball, I would compete in: Diving

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