21 Kate Swanson
21 Kate Swanson
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
High School: The Bishop's School
Position: LIB
Residential College: Davenport
m 24
k/s 0.01
h % .333
a/s 1.02
b/s 0.01
sa/s 0.25
d/s 4.91

2018: Named team captain...Named AVCA All-East Region, Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year and selected All-Ivy First Team...Named to Ivy League weekly honor roll four times...Led Ivy League in digs per set (5.04) in conference play...Named to UCF VolleyKnights Invitational All-Tournament Team on Sept. 15, averaging 5.33 digs per set over three matches...Finished third on the team in service aces with 12 (0.26 average) in conference matches only...Posted 20 or more digs in 9 matches...Posted 29 digs in five-set match against Central Florida (nationally ranked)...Entering NCAA Tournament, has 386 total digs (currently 9th highest single-season total in Yale Volleyball program history)...Fifth-highest single-season average in digs per set in Yale Volleyball program history (4.95). 

2017:  Named AVCA All-East Region Honorable Mention...Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year Award and a spot on the All-Ivy First Team...Led the Ivy League in digs per set in conference play (5.43).

2016:  Named All-Ivy Second Team...Earned Yale Volleyball Program's Coaches' Award after the 2016 season...Ranked fourth in the Ivy League and led team in digs per set (4.38)...Named to the Ivy League Honor Roll on Oct. 3 after averaging 5.00 digs per set in matches against Columbia and Cornell...Produced 20 or more digs in eight matches...Had career-high 29 digs at Harvard on Nov. 11.

2015:  Appeared in 24 matches...Led Bulldogs in digs per set (3.76)...Ranked fourth in digs per set in Ivy matches...Had 20 or more digs in six Ivy Matches...Had 13 or more digs in 12 of 14 Ivy matches...Led team in service aces (13) in Ivy matches...Posted two service aces in four Ivy Matches...Had one of the highest dig totals (26) in an Ivy match (10/31, at Columbia).

Before Yale: Named to the 2014 First-Team Under Armour All-American and 2014 Daily Prep Talk Libero of the Year...Four-year starter at The Bishop's School, patrolled the backcourt to her school's CIF DII Championship in 2013, and was First Team All CIF in 2014...As the starting libero for nationally-ranked Coast VBC, she helped lead her team to 5th place in 17 Open at the 2014 USAV Junior Nationals...Prep Volleyball also named her one of the nation's Soph 79...Competed in the Open division of USAV Junior Nationals for the past 6 years.

Appleman on Swanson:

"Kate has the most impressive volleyball resume prior to college of any Yale volleyball recruit."

Recent Games
Oct 27 Penn W, 3-0
Nov 2 at Harvard W, 3-0
Nov 3 at Dartmouth W, 3-0
Nov 9 Cornell W, 3-0
Nov 10 Columbia W, 3-0
Nov 30 at Syracuse L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 14
Sets 81 46
Kills 1 0
Kills per set 0.01 0.00
Errors 0 0
Total Attacks 3 0
Hitting Percentage .333 -
Assists 83 47
Assists per set 1.02 1.02
Service Aces 20 12
Service Errors 16 11
Service Aces per set 0.25 0.26
Reception Errors 7 4
Digs 398 232
Digs per set 4.91 5.04
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 1 0
Block Total 1 0
Blocks per set 0.01 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 21.5 12.0
Points per set 0.3 0.3
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Fairfield W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 1 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 1 Central Connecticut State W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 Quinnipiac W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 vs. Army West Point W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 5 1 2 0 17 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 8 vs. New Hampshire L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 1 1.000 4 2 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 8 at Rhode Island W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 vs. FGCU L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 5 0 1 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 vs. Alabama St. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 3 2 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 15 at UCF L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 5 2 0 0 29 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 22 at Brown W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 2 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 28 at Penn W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 29 at Princeton L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 2 1 0 2 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 5 at Columbia W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 6 at Cornell W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 2 2 1 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 12 Dartmouth W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 13 Harvard W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 4 0 1 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 Brown W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 6 1 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 26 Princeton W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 6 2 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 27 Penn W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 2 at Harvard W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 3 at Dartmouth W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 Cornell W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 7 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 10 Columbia W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 30 at Syracuse L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 5 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 24 93 3 0.03 0 5 .600 67 0.72 21 0.23 350 3.76 0 0 0 0.00 24.0 0.3
2016-17 24 88 0 0.00 0 3 .000 76 0.86 28 0.32 379 4.31 0 0 0 0.00 28.0 0.3
2017-18 23 81 1 0.01 2 3 -.333 83 1.02 16 0.20 376 4.64 0 0 0 0.00 17.0 0.2
2018-19 24 81 1 0.01 0 3 .333 83 1.02 20 0.25 398 4.91 0 1 1 0.01 21.5 0.3
Total 95 343 5 0.01 2 14 .214 309 0.90 85 0.25 1503 4.38 0 1 1 0.00 90.5 0.3
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 81 1 0.01 0 3 .333 83 1.02 20 0.25 398 4.91 0 1 1 0.01 21.5 0.3
Conference 14 46 0 0.00 0 0 - 47 1.02 12 0.26 232 5.04 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 32 0 0.00 0 0 - 38 1.19 7 0.22 160 5.00 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.2
Away 10 34 0 0.00 0 1 .000 28 0.82 8 0.24 173 5.09 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.2
Neutral 4 15 1 0.07 0 2 .500 17 1.13 5 0.33 65 4.33 0 1 1 0.07 6.5 0.4
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Wins 19 61 0 0.00 0 2 .000 62 1.02 15 0.25 299 4.90 0 1 1 0.02 15.5 0.3
Losses 5 20 1 0.05 0 1 1.000 21 1.05 5 0.25 99 4.95 0 0 0 0.00 6.0 0.3
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August 1 3 0 0.00 0 0 - 1 0.33 1 0.33 13 4.33 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.3
September 11 39 1 0.03 0 3 .333 39 1.00 11 0.28 197 5.05 0 1 1 0.03 12.5 0.3
October 7 24 0 0.00 0 0 - 25 1.04 7 0.29 116 4.83 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.3
November 5 15 0 0.00 0 0 - 18 1.20 1 0.07 72 4.80 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1