Kara Moriarty
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Kara  Moriarty

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Idaho Falls, Idaho

High School:
Skyline HS

Height:
6-1

Position:
OH

Birthdate:
06/15/1983

Experience:
3V

SAN DIEGO STATE 2003
Lone returning starter from previous season...Started 30 of SDSU's 32 matches and played in all but one game...Opened season by finishing first five matches in double figures in kills...Reached double figures in kills in 16 outings during the year...Team leader in digs with an average of 2.23 dpg...Second on the squad in kill average at 3.07 kpg...Also averaged over half-a-block per game...Career-high 25 kills in final match of the season vs. Colorado State at the MWC Tournament...Recorded five double-doubles as a junior...Personal Aztec best 15 digs at Brigham Young on 10/17...Hit .300 or better in 13 matches and was over .400 on four occasions with a high of .455 vs. Air force on 10/11...Season-best five total blocks vs. Harvard on 10/18.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2002
Started in four matches and played in 31 games over 18 matches...Achieved multiple career highs her sophomore year, setting or tying every career high with the exception of assists...On Sept. 15th, she put down 12 kills and had five digs with a .300 hitting percentage against North Carolina State...Got her first start of the season against Wyoming on Oct. 5, filling in for the injured Zlatina Anguelova...She responded with an eight-kill, nine-dig, three-block performance that was instrumental in the Aztec victory...Set her high for digs in a match against UNLV on Oct. 11th when she picked up nine digs, then proceeded to set a high for blocks in a match four days later at University of San Diego with four block assists...Finished the season by hitting .429 (3-0-7) vs. UC Riverside.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2001
Played in 11 matches with three starts...Hit .500 against Air Force with seven kills ...Finished the season with 23 kills and a .233 attack percentage...Totaled four digs in the match against UC Santa Barbara and totaled one kill and two digs in the NCAA Tournament vs. No. 1 Long Beach State.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year volleyball letterwinner in both volleyball and basketball at Skyline HS...Named first team all-conference 1998-2000...First team all-area in 1999 and 2000...Named to the second team all-state in 1999 and the first team all-state in 2000...Received outstanding hitting award in high school and holds school records for career kills, kills in a season and service aces, making her the 2000 Skyline MVP...A member of the Intermountain Region High Performance Team in `99 and `00...Named to the `01 Intermountain All-Region team...Competed against the Czech Republic, German and French national teams as a member of the USA Intermountain High Performance Team...Competed in the 2001 Junior Olympics...Named first team all-conference, first team all-area and second team all-state as a senior...Named 2001 Conference MVP...Received conference all-academic awards in `98, `99 and '00.

PERSONAL
Full name is Katherine Anne Moriarty...Born June 15, 1983, in Boise, Idaho...Daughter of Tom and Katherine Moriarty...Father played baseball at Utah...Hobbies include singing and playing the piano...Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan...Majoring in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

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