Career Honors 2011: Academic All-Big 12 First Team 2010: Academic All-Big 12 Second Team 2009: Academic All-Big 12 Second Team; Arkansas All-Tournament Team 2008: All-Big 12 Freshman Team; Big 12 Rookie of the Week (11/10)
2011: Senior Season Finished her career fifth on KU's all-time assist list (3,554)... Her 10.18 assists per set career mark ranks third all-time in KU history... Started 11 matches and appeared in 18 at setter for the Jayhawks... Recorded 123 digs, 28 kills and 28 blocks on the season... Tied for second on the team with six double-doubles on the season... Recorded her first start of the season at No. 22 Oklahoma (10/15) where she had a season-high four kills with a .375 hitting percentage, while posting a season-high 59 assists and 14 digs... Had 11 digs in a match against Texas Tech (10/22)... Recorded 12 digs at Texas A&M (10/30)... Had a season-high 15 digs for a double-double (45 assists) at Texas Tech (11/12)... Posted 11 digs against Oklahoma (11/16) and had 13 digs at Kansas State (11/23), for three-straight double-double performances... Dished out 45 or more assists in each of the last six matches of the season.
2010: Junior Season Came off the bench to begin the year but became the team's starting setter at the beginning of Big 12 play... Selected to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team... Finished fifth in the league averaging 10.16 aps... Third on the team with 2.37 dps and recorded nine contests with double-digit digs, each time for a double-double... Notched a season-best five blocks along with 48 assists and 16 digs at Colorado on Sept. 25 for the first of four-straight double-doubles... Recorded a season-high 50 assists versus Missouri on Sept. 29... Recorded a season-high six kills versus nationally-ranked Texas on Oct. 20... Guided the Jayhawks to a .655 attack percentage in the first set versus Texas Tech on Oct. 30 for the team's best single-set hitting efficiency since 2006... KU went on to record a season-high .423 attack percentage for the match with 55 kills, the most three-set kills in the Big 12 that season... Ended the season on a high note logging 39 assists in a 3-0 sweep at Oklahoma on Nov. 27 while leading the team to its second-best outing of the year with a .343 hitting efficiency and just seven attack errors.
2009: Sophomore Season Started all 30 matches as KU's setter... Academic All-Big 12 Second Team selection... Fourth in the Big 12 Conference and 39th in the nation averaging 10.90 aps... Fifth all-time at Kansas with 2,201 career assists... Second on the team with 2.46 dps and 19 service aces, including a team-high 12 in Big 12 play... Recorded 11 double-doubles... Named to the Arkansas All-Tournament Team for averaging 11.22 aps, 3.11 dps and 1.44 kps, guiding the team to a .328 attack percentage and three victories... Tied a career-best 64 assists versus Oklahoma (Sept. 23) to go along with a career-high 21 digs... Had six matches with multiple aces including a career-best four versus Colorado (Sept. 30)... Collected 51 assists in four sets versus Missouri (Oct. 24)... Guided the Jayhawks to their best Big 12 attack percentage in school history with a .468 team attack percentage in the team's home finale versus Texas Tech (Nov. 24).
2008: Freshman Season Started all 29 matches as the Jayhawks' setter and finished fifth in the Big 12 averaging 9.99 aps... Named to the All-Big 12 Freshman Team... Also averaged the team's third-most digs with 2.27 dps... Led the team with 11 double-doubles... Recorded 50 or more assists eight times... Had 13 service aces in Big 12 play, third-best on the team... Averaged 10.7 aps, 2.36 dps and 0.82 bps during the Cowgirl Classic... Blocked a season-best five balls versus UMKC on Sept. 9... Tallied the Big 12's second-most assists in a match with 64 at Wyoming on Sept. 12 and also recorded a career-high seven kills... Nearly had another 60-assist outing with 58 set assists in a five-match victory versus Iowa State on Sept. 20... Served three aces against No. 3 Texas on Sept. 27... Tallied multiple aces versus Oklahoma on Oct. 18 with two... Had a career-best 17 digs versus Border Showdown rival Missouri on Oct. 29... Hit an .800 attack percentage (4K-0E-5TA) twice- at No. 16 Kansas State on Nov. 1 and versus No. 3 Nebraska on Nov. 15... Named Big 12 Rookie of the Week on Nov. 10 for averaging 10.50 aps and guiding the Jayhawks to a .301 attack percentage in sweeps over Colorado and Texas Tech.
High School Four-year letterwinner out of Lindbergh High School ... Ranked the 36th-top player in the class of 2008 by Prepvolleyball.com ... Three-time all-region selection ... First player in Lindbergh volleyball history to be named all-state her senior year ... Played club ball for St. Louis CYC... Named to the Junior Olympics all-tournament team three years in a row from 2005-07... Club team took first at the 2005 Junior Olympics.
Personal Daughter of Doug and Marie Tate... Has eight siblings: sisters Dana, Jean, Marie, Brittany and Amber, and brothers Chris, Dennis and Doug... Brother, Dennis, played soccer at McPherson College... Sister, Brittany, is a senior volleyball player for Lindenwood University... An exercise science major.