2 - Kate White
Kate White
Birth Date: 03/18/1988
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plymouth, MA
High School: Plymouth North
Position: OH

Notables Tri-Captain ... Will be expected to dominate from the outside ... Tremendous hitter and great leaper ... Very good blocker.

2008 Enjoyed another solid season for the Beacons and ranked seventh in the Little East Conference with 2.77 kills per game ... Ranked second on the squad with 313 kills and fifth with a .221 hitting percentage ... Saw action in all 34 matches and fired 22 aces, while coming up with 108 digs in 113 sets ... Spiked for five or more kills in all but four matches, including double-digits in 14 outings ... Smashed a season-high 19 kills in the LEC Championship game at Keene State College on November 10 ... Posted a .250 or better hitting mark in 15 matches, including a blistering .571 effort with nine kills and just one error in 14 attempts vs. University of Maine Machias on October 4 at the Salem State College Invitational ... Served up a career-high five aces to go with 13 kills vs. Gettysburg College on August 30 at the Virginia Wesleyan Wingate Innvitational ... Served for at least one ace in a three-match stretch twice during the season, including a stint from August 30 to September 4 that saw her record 10 aces ... Got down for a season-best 14 digs and added eight kills vs. Emerson College on September 13 at the Plymouth State Days Inn of Campton Tournament ... Put down seven kills on October 21 vs. Pine Manor College to give her the career school record ... Named to the Little East Conference All-Academic Team.

2007 Named a Little East Conference Second Team All-Star ... Led the Beacons with 333 kills in 102 games for an average of 3.26 per game in 29 matches ... Her kill total was the third-most in school history and her average ranked sixth among Little East Conference leaders in kills per game ... Placed seventh with 0.43 services aces per game with 44 on the season, which led UMass Boston as well ... Maintained a .213 hitting percentage to rank second on the squad and rank fifth in school history for a season ... Solid defensively, as well, with 183 digs to rank third on the team for an average of 1.79 per game ... Smashed 10 or more kills on 19 occasions and established a career-high of 29, including 12 in the fourth game of a 3-2 win over Rhode Island College on October 27 ... Showcased her hitting proficiency, owning a .300 or better hitting mark in 10 outings on the season, including a scorching .556 percentage with 17 kills and just two errors in 27 attempts in a 3-0 win vs. Eastern Nazarene College on October 13 ... Fired at least one ace in 21 of 29 matches, including a streak of 13 matches from September 8 to October 13 and scored with a career-high of four aces in four different efforts, while scooping six or more digs 16 times, including a career-high of 23 on October 9 vs. Emerson College.

2006 Turned in an outstanding rookie campaign and was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Year as well as becoming the first player in school history to be selected to the LEC First Team ... The only player in the conference to be named Little East Conference Rookie of the Week three times ... Led the Beacons with a .250 hitting percentage, 317 kills and 356.5 points, while ranking fifth, seventh and eighth among LEC leaders, respectively ... Saw action in 29 matches and 103 games, while scooping 2.26 digs per game to rank third on the squad and her total of 32 service aces was the fourth-most on the team ... Her 14 total blocks were the third-most for UMass Boston ... Began the season slowly, but after the first eight matches, really picked it up, averaging 3.67 kills per game in a three-match stretch from September 9-14 ... Proved to be extremely consistent, spiking for less than nine kills in a match just twice in the team's final 17 matches ... Her most impressive span of the season came during an eight-match stretch from September 23 to October 6 when she averaged a torrid 4.37 kills per game to go with a .336 hitting mark and 3.0 digs per effort to lead UMB to a 6-2 mark ... Smashed 10 or more kills in 16 matches, including a season-high 25 in a 3-2 win at Emerson College on October 6 ... Got down for double-digit digs on 10 occasions and came up with a personal-best of 20 vs. Keene State College on September 23. The first-year player served up an ace in 19 of 29 matches, including a season-best total of three in three outings ... Put together a five-match string with at least one block for a total of eight from September 23-30 ... Her season kill total was the fourth-highest in school history, while her attack percentage ranks as the second-most efficient for a UMB player in a season and her 233 digs put her 10th on the all-time single-season list for a Beacon.

Personal/High School Played outside hitter for PlymouthNorth High School ... Named Most Valuable Player, All-Star, and All Scholastic while winning three East Coast titles ... Majoring in American studies/anthropology at UMass Boston ... Member of the National Honor Society as well as the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society ... Earned Dean's List all four semesters at UMass Boston ... Would like to pursue a career as an attorney ... Born March 18, 1988, she is the daughter of James and Susan White ... Enjoys reading, working, going to the movies, camping, hiking, biking, kayaking and working out.