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17 Katie Oakes
Katie  Oakes


Lorton, Va.

High School:
Evangel Christian School



NOVA Volleyball Club

Worth Noting--Excellent athlete with good size, speed and strength ... a returning starter at middle ... greatly improved blocking during the spring season ... a very agile player.

2005- Started 15 of the 27 matches she appeared in and played in a total of 105 games ... missed UVa's first four ACC matches with an ankle injury ... a VaSID All-State Second Team selection ... named to the Jefferson Cup All-Tournament Team (9/16-17) ... established career highs in kills (304) and blocks (108) ... led team with 108 blocks (1.03 per game), including 15 solo stops ... was third on the team with her 304 kills (2.90 per game) ... topped team with a .308 hitting percentage ... hit .300 or better in 15 of 27 matches ... reached double figures in kills in 16 of the final 17 matches of the season ... set a career high with 18 kills and 20 points while hitting .485 vs. Clemson (11/25) ... posted a career-best nine blocks against Miami (11/12) ... hit .667 with 10 kills on 15 attempts with no errors in season-opener vs. Lehigh (9/2) ... tallied 14 kills on 23 attempts with no errors vs. Liberty (9/17).

2004--Started eight matches and appeared in 15 overall while playing in 41 games ... missed a portion of the season with an injury ... recorded seven or more kills and four or more blocks in five matches ... had a career-best 12 kills along with four blocks against Jacksonville State (9/4) ... hit .524 with just one hitting error in the same match ... had a career-best seven blocks vs. North Carolina (10/1).

High School--Led Evangel Christian School to three consecutive Old Dominion Association of Church Schools Virginia state championships ... named MVP of the ODACS tournament in 2002 and 2003 ... helped lead high school team to the 2003 Mid-East Region of Church Schools tournament championship ... 2003 team co-captain and four-year volleyball letterwinner ... 2004 Washington Post All-Met team ... also named to the 2002-2003 Washington Post - Prince William edition Winter All-Extra Volleyball Team ... 2001 and 2002 Potomac News All-Area Volleyball Team pick ... also earned four letters in basketball ... helped lead Evangel Christian to four ODACS state basketball championships ... three-time MVP of the ODACS All-Tournament Team ... also played soccer for two years and was a four-year varsity cheerleader ... Female Christian Athlete of the Year in 2003-2004 ... inducted into the American Christian Honor Society in May of 2003 ... served as senior and junior class president and sophomore and freshman class vice president ... editor of school newspaper in 2002-2003 ... played on the NOVA Galaxy 18s club team the past two years.

Personal--Daughter of Debrah and Greg Philpot ... born 5/17/86 in San Diego, Calif. ... enjoys scuba diving ... youngest of four children ... majoring in sociology.

Why Katie chose UVa--"For its prestigious reputation."

Oakes's Career Statistics

Year MP/GP ATT K E Pct. K/Gm Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB
2004 15/41 182 64 25 .214 1.56 1 0 7 7 27 34
2005 27/105 707 304 86 .308 2.90 13 0 41 15 93 108
Totals 42/146 889 368 111 .289 2.52 14 0 48 22 120 142


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