FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Appeared in 23 matches, the most for a Red Raider freshman on the year ... started in 11 matches on the right side, including six during Big 12 Conference play ... totaled 56 kills on the year which was seventh on the team ... averaged 0.98 kills per set ... inserted into 57 sets on the year ... added 21 blocks, sixth-most on the team ... made her first career start Sept. 3 against Abilene Christian ... notched a career high with eight kills a week later against South Dakota ... totaled three digs in the match as well, matching her season high set previously on Aug. 31 against Grand Canyon ... best defensive match of the year came Nov. 6 in Tech's home victory against Kansas State ... hit .375 with three kills off eight attacks (no errors) and then added a pair of digs and a season-high five blocks ... her five blocks came after back-to-back matches with three blocks against both Baylor and Iowa State ... top offensive match during Big 12 play was Oct. 2 against Iowa State ... hit .500 against the Cyclones with four kills off eight attacks ... Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team selection.
WESTLAKE HIGH SCHOOL
Served as the top offensive threat for a talented Westlake program her final two years ... helped lead the Chaps to the regional finals her junior year as well as the district title ... Westlake advanced to regional semifinals her senior season while claiming yet another district crown ... Chaps were a perfect 22-0 during that span ... was a first team All-District 15-5A selection as a senior ... also earned Academic All-State honors by the Texas Girls Coaches Association that year ... was an Academic All-District honoree as a junior.
Katie Daffer ... born July 14, 1995, to parents Kevin and Judy Daffer ... has an older brother, Brian ... father is a lawyer ... pre-physician assistant major ... hopes to go to PA school following graduation.