Kathryn LeCheminant Athlete Profile

#4 Kathryn LeCheminant

Position: Middle Blocker Height: 6-2 Roster Years: 2009-2013 Hometown: Layton, UT Last School: Layton High School

Personal

  • Parents are Alan and Melinda Clark LeCheminant
  • Has two sisters and one brother
  • Both sisters also play volleyball while her dad was on the ski team at BYU and her mom high-jumped for BYU and Texas A&M, becoming the NCAA Champion in the high jump in 1989 at a height of 6-feet-0 3/4 at the meet hosted in Provo
  • Sports hero is Michael Jordan and non-sports hero is Emma Smith
  • Enjoys reading, playing with kids, making porcelain dolls and other arts and crafts, taking pictures and being outside
  • Also recruited by Utah, UNLV, Utah State, Maryland, Lamar, South Carolina, West Virginia, Southern Utah and Virginia
  • Recreation therapy major


Before BYU

  • Played for Club V under coach Reed Carlson
  • Won the Inter Mountain Region and finished 38th at the Junior Olympics in 2008
  • Team captain
  • Three-year varsity letterwinner at Layton High School
  • Named All-Region 1 First Team by the Ogden Standard Examiner
  • Garnered all-state honorable mention while helping her team win the region championship and place fifth at the state championship tournament in 2008
  • Named a Standard Examiner Prep of the Week and Deseret News Student-Athlete of the Week during the season
  • Career highs of 25 kills, eight blocks and five service aces
  • Academic honors include Student of the Month as both a freshman and a junior
  • Active in Book Club and HOSA
  • Named all-state honorable mention in basketball


2009 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted the season.

2010 | Freshman Year

  • Tallied 33 kills and 23 blocks
  • Had a .221 hitting percentage
  • Recorded six block assists twice and six total blocks on two different occasions for career and season-highs
  • Posted a career and season-high 10 kills, 21 attempts and a .429 hitting percentage against Cal Poly
  • Against Idaho State, tallied two digs for a career and season-high

2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Had four kills and four blocks against No. 8 Illinois
  • Recorded four kills, four blocks and three digs against UC Santa Barbara
  • Had five kills against Weber State
  • Put up three kills and four blocks against Idaho
  • Had four kills and four blocks against Georgia Southern
  • Recorded four blocks and two kills against Kansas State
  • Posted a season-high seven kills with two blocks against BYU-Hawaii
  • Had five kills against Utah
  • Recorded eight kills and five blocks against Cal State Fullerton
  • Put up six kills, three blocks and two digs against Cal State Northridge
  • Had five blocks, four kills and two digs against Saint Mary's to open conference play
  • Posted four solo blocks, a career high, and six block assists for 10 total blocks, a career high, against Loyola Marymount
  • Had five kills against No. 18 San Diego
  • Set a career high of eight block assists against Santa Clara
  • Had seven kills against No. 20 Pepperdine
  • Tallied four kills and two blocks in the first match against Portland
  • Tied her season high of eight kills with six blocks against Gonzaga
  • Had five blocks and three kills against No. 17 Pepperdine in the teams' second matchup of the season
  • Posted seven block assists and four kills against San Francisco
  • Recorded six blocks and three kills in the rematch against Santa Clara
  • Posted 10 kills on . 643 hitting, both career highs, and six blocks in the second match against Loyola Marymount
  • Again recorded 10 kills with five blocks against San Francisco in the second meeting of the two teams
  • Had six kills in the final matchup with Saint Mary's
  • Recorded six kills and five blocks in the second-round match against Gonzaga
  • Posted five blocks and five kills in the final match of the season against Portland
  • Totaled 149 kills on the season with the highest hitting percentage on the team at .311
  • Tallied 125 blocks for second place on the team, averaging 1.18 per set
  • Led the team in solo blocks with 13
  • Also had 25 digs

2012 | Junior Year

  • Recorded five kills vs. Arkansas State
  • Recorded six blocks vs. Air Force
  • Had nine kills vs. Rice on .643 hitting, tying her career-high hitting percentage
  • Totaled 10 blocks in the Rice Invitational
  • Had eight kills and four blocks vs. Wichita State
  • Had six kills and six blocks vs. No. 24 Colorado State
  • Had seven kills and seven blocks vs. No. 14 Tennessee
  • Tied season high of nine kills vs. Portland State
  • Had 19 attempts vs. PSU, a season record
  • Had five kills vs. Utah
  • Recorded six kills vs. Bowling Green
  • Had seven kills on a career-high .875 (7-0-8)  hitting vs. New Hampshire
  • Had seven kills on .385 hitting vs. Princeton
  • Had three kills and two blocks vs. George Washington
  • No. 14 in Division I volleyball for hitting percentage (.438)
  • Named to George Washington Invitational all-tournament team
  • Recorded nine kills, three digs and three blocks vs. No. 14 Pepperdine
  • Recorded seven kills on .500 hitting and had  seven blocks (three solos) vs. Gonzaga
  • Had seven kills, three blocks and a career-record four digs vs. San Francisco
  • Had four kills, five digs and five kills vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had three kills, three digs and five blocks vs. LMU
  • Had five kills and three blocks vs. Portland
  • Had eight kills and eight blocks (seven assists, one solo) vs. San Francisco
  • Had five kills and two digs vs. Saint Mary’s
  • Had five kills and five blocks vs. Santa Clara
  • Recorded six kills, three digs and four blocks vs. Gonzaga (10/25)

  • Recorded six kills on .455 hitting and three digs vs. Portland (10/27)
  • Had 10 kills to tie her career high on .400 hitting and three blocks vs. USD (10/31)
  • Had five blocks and four kills vs. LMU (11/3)
  • Had six kills and three blocks vs. SCU (11/10)

 

  • Had a career-high 15 kills on .737 hitting vs. Pepperdine (11/15) 
  • Had 10 kills and five digs vs. USD (11/17) 
  • Had seven kills on .400 hitting and three blocks vs. UVU (11/20) 
  • Had a combined six kills and six blocks in the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament 
  • Recorded seven kills and one block vs. Oregon in the NCAA Omaha Region semifinals (12/7)
  • Had 207 kills, 51 digs and 113 blocks on the season
  • Started all 32 matches for the Cougars and played in all 112 sets
  • Had three double-figure outings in kills

2013 | Senior Year

  • Recorded seven kills from 15 attempts vs. Marquette (8/31)
  • Had six block assists vs. Bowling Green State (8/31)
  • Started in every match this season
  • Recorded 12 kills from 23 attemps vs. UVU (9/3)
  • Had nine kills from 23 attempts and five digs vs. Oklahoma (9/7)
  • Recorded 10 kills and an assist vs. Utah (9/17)
  • Had 10 block assists vs. Pacific (9/28)
  • Recorded 11 kills on 27 attempts to go along with eight blocks vs. Pacific (10/24)
  • Had a career high 11 block assists vs. Pepperdine (11/2)
  • Tied her previous career high in digs with six vs. San Diego (11/23)
  • Set a new career high in digs with eight vs. Arizona State (12/6)
  • Added to the All-WCC First Team
  • Led the team in total blocks with 148