Katie Vaughn Athlete Profile

#1 Katie Vaughn

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-2 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2011-2013 Hometown: El Dorado Hills, CA Last School: Oak Ridge High School

Personal

  • Parents are Bill and Rochelle Vaughn
  • Has two sisters and one brother
  • Sister, Sarah, is a high jumper on the BYU track team
  • Enjoys painting, playing badminton and going to the movies
  • Also recruited by Arizona, Arizona State, Washington, Florida, Pepperdine, University of San Francisco and Colorado State

Before BYU

Club:

  • Played for Force Volleyball Club under head coach Alynn Wright
  • Qualified for USAV Junior Olympics in the National Division as a member of the U13, U14, U16 and U17 (twice) teams
  • Club division champions of the 2007 Far Western National Qualifier
  • Club division champions of the 2008 SCVA National Qualifier
  • Qualified and participated in the USA Beach Junior Tour volleyball championships, placing seventh

High School:

  • Lettered and started all four years for Oak Ridge High School under head coach Becky Potter
  • 2007-08 Freshman Female Athlete of the Year
  • Four-time All-Sierra Valley Conference first team
  • Three-time Sacramento Bee All-Metro team
  • San Joaquin Section champions in 2008 and 2009
  • State NorCal Championship runner up in 2009
  • Volleyball Magazines Top-25 Underclassmen to watch
  • Under Armour Girls High School All-American Volleyball watch list
  • Oak Ridge High School all-time career kill leader with over 1,362 kills

2011 | Freshman Year

  • Started five matches for the Cougars
  • Played in 68 sets
  • Had six kills and three blocks in her first match as a Cougar against UC Santa Barbara
  • Tied her season high of six kills in the first match against Saint Mary's
  • Once again tallied six kills with three blocks against Weber State
  • Posted a career-high 14 kills against Idaho State in the Varney's Invitational, also adding two blocks
  • Recorded 11 kills and two blocks in the victory against Georgia Southern
  • Had five kills, three digs and four blocks against Kansas State, helping the Cougars to a win of the tournament title
  • Put up 11 kills and two digs against BYU-Hawaii
  • Had four kills against Cal State Northridge
  • Recorded three kills and two blocks in the first matchup with Santa Clara
  • Posted four kills and two digs against No. 20 Pepperdine
  • Made eight kills on .421 hitting, a career high, with five blocks, tying a career high, against Gonzaga
  • Had 10 kills in the rematch against No. 17 Pepperdine
  • Posted seven kills and two blocks against San Francisco
  • Recorded five kills in the second match against Santa Clara
  • Had seven kills and two digs in the rematch with Loyola Marymount
  • Finished the season with 122 kills, 1.79 per set, and 30 blocks
  • Received WCC Honor Roll Bronze Honors

2012 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in the home match vs. Portland (10/11) 
  • Played in the road match vs. Portland (10/27) 
  • Had two kills vs. USD (11/17) 

2013 | Junior Year

  • Played in two home matches against Montana State and San Francisco