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#9 Katie Swoboda
Position: Libero
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
City/State: Portland, Ore.
High School: Reynolds
Experience: High School
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JUNIOR SEASON (2007)

One of Oregon’s greatest defense specialists, the third-year starter was rewarded with her first All-Pac-10 honorable mention honor...Ended season with Duck record for single season digs (5.33 average, 2007) and in a career (1,599, 5.31)...During season, paced UO in digs (586, 5.33 avg.), and ranked third in the Pac-10 and 47th nationally in the latter category...one of two Ducks that played all 33 matches....Had +20 digs in 13 contests, and two with +30 vs. Purdue (32) tying her school record and No. 8 UCLA (31) in the NCAA Sweet 16...in UO’s best-ever postseason run, led squad with 17 digs at No. 11 Kansas State, and a had a match-high 15 digs in first match sweep of Missouri State ...Had multiple service aces on four occasions vs. Mississippi State, Rutgers, Ohio State and Arizona State...had 15 digs and one service ace in the Kickoff Classic championship match, a three-game sweep of Kansas, and was pegged to the all-tournament team...in the Baylor Invitational championship match against the host Bears, had a match high 20 digs with one service ace and was named the tournament’s top libero...after her 47 vs. Purdue (32) and vs. No. 20 Ohio State (15), was named the Big Ten/Pac-10 Challenge’s top libero...racked up match-high 28 digs (including 14 in the first game) in upset of No. 6 USC.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Averaging a then-career-best 5.28 digs per game and ranked fifth in the Pac-10 with a new UO single-season mark...played all 107 games and 29 matches...also had 15 services aces on the year...set a new single-match career high with 32 digs during 3-2 loss to No. 4 Washington...set a new career high with four service aces in a 3-1 victory over Portland on Sept. 12.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Pac-10 All-Freshman honorable mention...ranked fifth in the conference with 4.77 digs per game...team-high 448 digs were the second most in school history for a single season...tallied 33 digs against Arizona State...had four service aces and 15 digs against No. 6 Arizona...had 31 digs vs. both vs. No. 21 UCLA (and three assists) and Fresno State...had three service aces against Eastern Washington.

BEFORE OREGON

A 2005 graduate of Reynolds High School...was a two-time All-State honoree...participated on the 16-under and 18-under Nike Northwest Junior squads...member of the National Honor Society...graduated with a 3.89 GPA.

PERSONAL

Parents are Scott and Debra...has one brother, Kyle... History major.


SWOBODA’S STATS

Year   GP  K  K/G  E TA  Pct  A  A/G  SA SA/G SE DIG  D/G  RE BS BA TB B/G  BE BHE Points Pts/G
2005   94  2  0.02 4 9  .222  24 0.26 19 0.20 22 448  4.77 21 0  0  0  0.00 0  3   21.0   0.22
2006   107 1  0.01 0 1  1.000 27 0.25 15 0.14 18 565  5.28 66 0  0  0  0.00 0  1   16.0   0.15
2007   110 4  0.04 1 9  .333  39 0.35 20 0.18 27 586  5.33 34 0  0  0  0.00 0  1   24.0   0.22
Totals 311 7  0.02 5 19 .105 90  0.30 54 0.18 67 1599 5.31 121 0 0  0  0.00 0  5   61.0   0.20

CAREER HIGHS

Kills: 1 Six Times, (last vs. Cal, 10/4/07)
Attempts: 3 , at Fresno State (9/17/05)
Points : 3.0 , Two times (last at Ohio State, 9/15/07)
Assists: 5, at Fresno State (9/16/05)
Digs : 32, Two times (last vs. Purdue, 9/14//07)
Aces: 4, at Portland (9/12/06)

FUN FACTS

Nicknames: Ksue, SueSwo, Swo
Favorite Food : mashed potatoes
Favorite Hobby: napping
Favorite Sports Figure: Misty May
If I didn’t play volleyball: I’d swim
If I was a music artist I would be: Faith Hill
My most prized possession is: pictures of family and friends
The country I’d most like to visit: Australia
The best book I ever read: Tuesdays with Morrie
Most people would be surprised to learn: I am very, very clumsy
My most embarrassing moment on the court was: when I wore my spandex inside out
My biggest achievement on the court was: MVP my freshman year

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