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Kathy Barnes Higbee Athlete Profile

#7 Kathy Barnes Higbee

Positions: Setter, Defensive Specialist Height: 5-9 Roster Years: 1983-1987 Hometown: Moraga, CA Last School: Compolindo High School


  • Sister to former BYU tennis ace Barbara Barnes


  • From Elaine Michaelis (1983): "A good athlete who will be a future setter for us. Has excellent fundamental skills."
  • Majored in therapeutic recreation
  • Academic All-HCAC and Cougar Club Academic Athlete in 1984, 1985
  • From Elaine Michaelis (1986): "Has a great arm. Gives depth at outside hitter position. Greatest assest to team is her power, her passing and defensive execution. A mature, team leader."
  • Team captain in 1987

Before BYU

  • First team all-league her junior and senior years at Compolindo High School
  • MVP of high school team
  • MVP of league in 1983