22 - Katie Urycki
Katie Urycki
Height: 5-11
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Chesterton, Ind.
High School: Chesterton
Position: OH

Before Quinnipiac:
Graduated from Chesterton High School in 2013 with seven combined varsity letters in volleyball and track…She was named All Conference and Team MVP after her stellar senior season that saw her tally 317 kills and a .266 hitting percentage in 103 games played from her outside hitter position…Also totaled 41 service aces, 300 digs, 23 solo blocks, 24 block assists and 121 deflections while manning the front defensive line for Chesterton Senior…Among her career accolades, she was named Offensive MVP for her sophomore season and also helped guide Chesterton Senior to consecutive Chesterton Invite Titles in 2011 and 2012…Named MVP of the 2012 Chesterton Invite and was also honored with the Best Attacker Award at the Western Michigan Tournament during her senior year…Battled back from a devastating knee injury suffered in Feb. 2011 during the latter stages of her standout sophomore season in which she was named Offensive MVP…She persevered and amazingly was even able to make it back in well less than one year’s time for the start of her junior year as she was able to play in every match for Chesterton…The pain subsided throughout the season and she came roaring back in her senior year as she went on to lead Chesterton and earn a bevy of individual honors…Excelled academically as well as she was a member of the National Honor Society, won the Academic Honors Award all four years in addition to being named to the Principal’s Honor Roll all four years.

Personal:
Born in Phoenix, Ariz. and raised in Chesterton, Ind…Daughter of Steve and Kelly Urycki…Has one younger sister Jessica and one younger brother Andrew…Plans to major in Athletic Training.