9 - Kristen Wilk
Kristen Wilk
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hinsdale, Ill.
High School: Hinsdale Central
Position: MB

2008: Finished her career at 10th all-time in blocks with 209 and seventh all-time in hitting percentage at .236...Recipient of the Coaches' Award...Appeared in 34 sets over 16 matches...Averaged 0.88 kills and 0.68 blocks per set...Became the 10th player in Yale history to reach 200 career blocks...Recorded two assists, a service ace and 10 digs...Recorded a season-high five blocks on Sept. 13 against Hofstra...Notched five kills on 10 errorless swings in the Sept. 20 sweep of New Hampshire...Matched her season high with five kills on Nov. 7 against Columbia.

2007: One of two Bulldogs to start all 26 matches, playing in 89 games overall...Finished third on the squad with 175 kills and placed fifth with 1.97 kills per game...Led the team with 67 blocks...Hit .667 against Maine in the Yale Invitational on Sept. 8, smashing 11 kills and committing just one error in 15 swings...Recorded two service aces in back-to-back matches in the Yale Volleyball Classic (Sept. 15 vs. Stanford, vs. Delaware State)...Had four solo blocks at Dartmouth on Oct. 5...Recorded 10 digs for the first time in her career against Columbia on Oct. 20...Posted a career-high 17 kills on .593 hitting and added seven blocks at Brown on Nov. 13.

2006: Appeared in 54 games...Finished the season with exactly 100 kills, one of five Bulldogs to reach that mark...Posted a season-high 10 kills against Stony Brook on Sept. 9...Smashed at least eight kills six times...Recorded 39 blocks and 31 digs...Had an eight-kill, eight-block effort in a win at Brown on Sept. 29...Hit .533 and didn't commit an error in that match...Tallied five digs twice, vs. Columbia (Oct. 6) and vs. Penn (Oct. 20).

2005: Honorable mention All-Ivy...Played in 76 games...Finished the season first on the team and third in the conference in blocks per game (1.04)...Finished fourth on the squad in kills per game (2.50)...Reached double-digit kills nine times, including a season-high 15 against Princeton on Nov. 4...Also had a season-high nine blocks in that match...Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week on Oct. 28 after posting 19 kills on .484 hitting and adding eight blocks in a weekend sweep over Penn and Princeton...Finished with 190 kills, 80 blocks, 38 digs, four service aces and a .245 hitting percentage.

Before Yale: A team captain and four-year letterwinner at Hinsdale Central...A three-time all-conference and two-time all-area choice...Twice named team MVP...Earned all-conference status as a shooting guard and power forward for the Hinsdale Central basketball team that won two conference and two regional titles.

Season  sp-mp  k  k/s  e  ta  pct  a  a/s  sa  sa/s  se
2005................ 76-24 190 2.50 78 458 .245 4 0.05 4 0.05 15
2006................ 54-17 100 1.85 46 265 .204 2 0.04 4 0.07 10
2007................ 89-26 175 1.97 57 468 .252 13 0.15 14 0.16 37
2008................ 34-16 30 0.88 13 87 .195 2 0.06 1 0.03 0
TOTAL............... 253-83 495 1.96 194 1278 .236 23 0.09 23 0.09 62

Season dig d/s re bs ba tb b/s be bhe
2005................ 38 0.50 2 15 65 80 1.05 8 0
2006................ 31 0.57 0 6 33 39 0.72 3 1
2007................ 63 0.71 0 17 50 67 0.75 3 1
2008................ 10 0.29 0 3 20 23 0.68 1 1
TOTAL............... 142 0.56 2 41 168 209 0.83 15 3

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