18 Kate Giddens
18 Kate Giddens
Height: 5-11
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
High School: Palos Verdes
Position: MH
m 24
k/s 3.51
h % .281
a/s 0.16
b/s 0.41
sa/s 0.66
d/s 3.13

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014: Tri-captain...three-year starter...Appeared in all 87 sets for the Bantams...Led Trinity in kills, digs, and aces...team co-MVP...Had 305 kills, 272 digs, and 57 aces on the season...Had 26 kills, 4 aces, and 16 digs in a 3-2 loss against Hamilton...Named Trinity's "Bantam of the Week"...Named to the NESCAC All-Academic Team and All-NESCAC Second Team.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013: All-NESCAC Second Team...led Trinity in hitting percentage (3rd in NESCAC) and aces (led NESCAC), 2nd on team in kills (7th in NESCAC), attacks, and blocks, and 3rd in digs...Had 18 kills and three blocks in a 3-0 win against Hamilton...Had 10 kills in a 3-0 win at Colby...Totaled 12 kills, 10 digs, and seven aces in a 3-1 victory at Bates...Notched 22 kills with one error, 15 digs, and three blocks in a 3-0 win over Amherst...Had 14 kills, 15 digs, three blocks, and five aces in a 3-2 loss to Bowdoin in the 2013 NESCAC Quarterfinals...co-recipient of the team's Nails Award for toughness.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Led Trinity in hitting percentage (9th in NESCAC), 2nd in blocks, and 3rd in kills, aces, and digs as a rookie...helped Trinity to a 3-0 record in the 2012 Trinity Invitational with 27 kills, 28 digs, and three aces.

BEFORE TRINITY: Three-time all-league and two-time captain, team MVP, and all-area selection in high school.

PERSONAL: Member of Trinity's Beta Beta Beta society for excellence in biology...also played basketball in high school...Daughter of Brent and Kara Giddens.

Recent Games
Oct 18 Hamilton L, 3-2
Oct 24 vs. Springfield L, 3-0
Oct 25 vs. Williams L, 3-0
Oct 25 vs. Bridgewater St. W, 3-1
Nov 1 Bates W, 3-0
Nov 7 at Tufts L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 10
Sets 87 35
Kills 305 146
Kills per set 3.51 4.17
Errors 90 40
Total Attacks 765 349
Hitting Percentage .281 .304
Assists 14 5
Assists per set 0.16 0.14
Service Aces 57 24
Service Errors 48 18
Service Aces per set 0.66 0.69
Reception Errors 34 20
Digs 272 112
Digs per set 3.13 3.20
Block Solo 10 3
Block Assist 26 11
Block Total 36 14
Blocks per set 0.41 0.40
Block Errors 11 7
Ball Handling Errors 4 1
Points 385.0 178.5
Points per set 4.4 5.1
Matches started 13 5
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 5 vs. Coast Guard W, 3-1 - 4 9 1 25 .320 0 2 4 0 11 1 0 0 1 0 12.0
Sep 6 vs. Emerson W, 3-2 1 5 11 3 25 .320 1 0 2 3 15 2 0 0 2 1 13.0
Sep 6 vs. Emmanuel (Mass.) W, 3-2 - 5 14 6 31 .258 0 5 4 0 16 1 0 0 1 0 20.0
Sep 9 at Western Conn. St. L, 3-0 - 3 11 1 19 .526 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 2 0 2 11.0
Sep 12 Westfield St. W, 3-0 1 3 12 3 23 .391 1 0 2 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 12 Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 17 1 35 .457 2 1 2 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 19.5
Sep 13 Western New Eng. W, 3-2 1 5 10 8 35 .057 0 2 2 3 14 0 3 1 3 0 13.5
Sep 13 WPI L, 3-1 1 4 10 4 41 .146 5 0 1 0 17 0 5 0 5 0 12.5
Sep 19 Amherst L, 3-0 - 3 12 1 22 .500 2 3 1 1 8 0 0 1 0 0 15.0
Sep 20 Williams L, 3-0 - 3 10 2 28 .286 0 2 2 1 9 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Sep 20 Endicott W, 3-1 - 4 15 5 40 .250 0 6 4 0 20 1 3 0 4 0 23.5
Sep 26 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1 - 4 17 5 40 .300 0 6 3 0 20 0 2 2 2 0 24.0
Sep 27 Husson W, 3-0 - 3 9 2 13 .538 0 4 1 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Oct 3 at Bowdoin W, 3-1 - 4 14 4 38 .263 1 2 2 4 14 0 1 0 1 1 16.5
Oct 4 at Colby W, 3-0 - 3 19 2 33 .515 1 1 2 3 18 1 2 0 3 0 22.0
Oct 10 at Connecticut Col. L, 3-1 1 4 13 5 41 .195 0 3 2 1 10 0 1 3 1 0 16.5
Oct 11 at Tufts L, 3-0 1 3 9 5 22 .182 0 0 1 3 5 1 0 1 1 0 10.0
Oct 17 Middlebury L, 3-0 1 3 11 4 37 .189 0 1 3 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 18 Hamilton L, 3-2 1 5 26 7 54 .352 1 4 1 3 16 0 2 0 2 0 31.0
Oct 24 vs. Springfield L, 3-0 - 3 8 2 34 .176 0 1 2 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 25 vs. Williams L, 3-0 1 3 8 3 21 .238 0 1 1 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Oct 25 vs. Bridgewater St. W, 3-1 1 4 16 2 42 .333 0 11 2 3 7 0 2 0 2 0 28.0
Nov 1 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 15 5 34 .294 0 2 1 2 8 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Nov 7 at Tufts L, 3-0 1 3 9 9 32 .000 0 0 3 0 9 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2013-14 27 96 315 3.28 80 686 .343 13 0.14 62 0.65 163 1.70 22 43 65 0.68 420.5 4.4
2014-15 24 87 305 3.51 90 765 .281 14 0.16 57 0.66 272 3.13 10 26 36 0.41 385.0 4.4
2015-16 18 65 280 4.31 110 728 .234 9 0.14 40 0.62 174 2.68 1 18 19 0.29 330.0 5.1
Total 69 248 900 3.63 280 2179 .285 36 0.15 159 0.64 609 2.46 33 87 120 0.48 1135.5 4.6
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 87 305 3.51 90 765 .281 14 0.16 57 0.66 272 3.13 10 26 36 0.41 385.0 4.4
Conference 10 35 146 4.17 40 349 .304 5 0.14 24 0.69 112 3.20 3 11 14 0.40 178.5 5.1
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Home 12 43 164 3.81 47 402 .291 11 0.26 31 0.72 139 3.23 3 20 23 0.53 208.0 4.8
Away 6 20 75 3.75 26 185 .265 2 0.10 6 0.30 65 3.25 3 4 7 0.35 86.0 4.3
Neutral 6 24 66 2.75 17 178 .275 1 0.04 20 0.83 68 2.83 4 2 6 0.25 91.0 3.8
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Wins 13 50 178 3.56 47 414 .316 6 0.12 42 0.84 166 3.32 7 16 23 0.46 235.0 4.7
Losses 11 37 127 3.43 43 351 .239 8 0.22 15 0.41 106 2.86 3 10 13 0.35 150.0 4.1
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September 13 49 157 3.20 42 377 .305 11 0.22 31 0.63 162 3.31 7 16 23 0.47 203.0 4.1
October 9 32 124 3.88 34 322 .280 3 0.09 24 0.75 93 2.91 2 9 11 0.34 154.5 4.8
November 2 6 24 4.00 14 66 .152 0 0.00 2 0.33 17 2.83 1 1 2 0.33 27.5 4.6