7 Katie Zheng
7 Katie Zheng
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Brownell-Talbot School
Position: S/DS
Major: International Relations and Global Health
Dream Job: Have my own Food Network show
Activities/Clubs on Campus: Partners In Health, Big Brother Big Sister, Chi Omega, Tufts Lunch Hosting
Favorite Place on Campus: Campus Center
Favorite Professional Athlete: Devin Booker
Favorite Pregame Meal: Peanut butter banana toast
Pregame Superstition: Socks have to be folded down
Hobbies: Writing, napping, cooking/baking
Previous Team: Nebraska Elite
m 17
k/s 0.02
h % -.091
a/s 0.07
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.21
d/s 1.60

2016 (Sophomore): Competed in 24 matches and 67 sets as a part of the team that finished 27-4 with a perfect 10-0 NESCAC regular season mark and hosted and won an NCAA Regional for the first time since 2009...finished the season with the third-most assists on the team and a career best of 128, to go along with career highs of 82 digs and 17 service aces...tallied 13 or more assists in six matches...totched a season-high 24 assists and tied a career high with three aces, to go along with six digs, during a 3-1 triumph at Hamilton on Oct. 7...posted 21 assists and tied career-best mark of three aces during a 3-0 win over visiting Bates on Oct. 14...finished with a season-high 12 digs during a 3-1 victory over visiting UMass-Boston in the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament on Nov. 12.

2015 (Freshman): Took the court during nine different matches, playing 17 sets during her rookie campaign…finished the season with 52 assists and a 3.06 assists per set mark to go along with 31 digs…made her collegiate debut in a 3-0 loss to ranked Christopher Newport, tallying one assist…took the court during two sets in a 3-0 loss to St. Benedict and finished with six assists and four digs…tallied 11 assists and seven digs in a 3-0 win over Roger Williams…finished a 3-0 win over UMass-Dartmouth with a season-high and career-high 25 assists and five digs.

Before Tufts: Played volleyball at the Brownell-Talbot School…was a Lincoln Journal Star for volleyball…was selected to the Principal’s List for academic honors.

Personal: Daughter of Gwen and Charlie….has one brother, Kevin (28).

Recent Games
Oct 20 vs. Babson W, 3-1
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1
Oct 26 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0
Oct 27 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-2
Nov 2 vs. Middlebury W, 3-0
Nov 3 at Bowdoin L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 17 10
Sets 42 24
Kills 1 0
Kills per set 0.02 0.00
Errors 2 1
Total Attacks 11 4
Hitting Percentage -.091 -.250
Assists 3 1
Assists per set 0.07 0.04
Service Aces 9 5
Service Errors 8 4
Service Aces per set 0.21 0.21
Reception Errors 15 10
Digs 67 44
Digs per set 1.60 1.83
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 10.0 5.0
Points per set 0.2 0.2
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 Clark University W, 3-1 - 4 1 0 1 1.000 0 1 0 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 7 vs. Oglethorpe W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. Otterbein W, 3-2 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 vs. Berry L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 3 .000 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 8 at Emory L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 Brandeis W, 3-1 - 2 0 0 0 - 1 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 at Bates W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 1 .000 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 15 at Colby W, 3-0 - 3 0 1 2 -.500 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 18 Endicott L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 0 2 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 21 Bowdoin L, 3-2 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 22 at Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-1 - 2 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 22 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Wellesley L, 3-1 - 3 0 1 1 -1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 28 at Hamilton W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 29 at Williams W, 3-1 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 2 at Mass.-Boston W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Amherst L, 3-2 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 6 Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 2 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 12 at Middlebury L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 19 Springfield W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 vs. Babson W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at MIT W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Connecticut Col. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 27 Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-2 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 2 vs. Middlebury W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Bowdoin L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2015-16 9 17 4 0.24 2 15 .133 52 3.06 6 0.35 31 1.82 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.6
2016-17 24 67 6 0.09 2 26 .154 128 1.91 17 0.25 82 1.22 0 1 1 0.01 23.5 0.4
2017-18 10 26 5 0.19 4 19 .053 2 0.08 3 0.12 56 2.15 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.3
2018-19 17 42 1 0.02 2 11 -.091 3 0.07 9 0.21 67 1.60 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Total 60 152 16 0.11 10 71 .085 185 1.22 35 0.23 236 1.55 0 1 1 0.01 51.5 0.3
  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 17 42 1 0.02 2 11 -.091 3 0.07 9 0.21 67 1.60 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Conference 10 24 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 1 0.04 5 0.21 44 1.83 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 23 1 0.04 0 2 .500 2 0.09 7 0.30 40 1.74 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.3
Away 7 16 0 0.00 2 6 -.333 0 0.00 2 0.13 25 1.56 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.1
Neutral 2 3 0 0.00 0 3 .000 1 0.33 0 0.00 2 0.67 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
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Wins 9 20 1 0.05 1 4 .000 2 0.10 7 0.35 44 2.20 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.4
Losses 8 22 0 0.00 1 7 -.143 1 0.05 2 0.09 23 1.05 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.1
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September 12 27 1 0.04 2 10 -.100 2 0.07 6 0.22 40 1.48 0 0 0 0.00 7.0 0.3
October 5 15 0 0.00 0 1 .000 1 0.07 3 0.20 27 1.80 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2