Kara Koch Recorded 1,000th Career Dig, Becoming 15th Viking To Reach The Milestone
2011 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 22 matches for the Vikings...recorded double-digit kills during four contests...one of five Vikings to finish the season with at least 100 kills, posting 140...set a career-high with a 16-kill performance at Valparaiso (10/8)...notched a career-high .400 hitting percentage at Wright State (9/17)...tied her career-best with two blocks against Michigan State (9/3), Duquesne (9/10) and Valparaiso (10/8).
2010 - FRESHMAN SEASON
Played in 10 matches, seeing action in 20 sets during her first campaign at CSU...had a kill on her lone swing in first round league tournament win over Wright State (11/12)...finished with two kills and two digs at Milwaukee (10/23)...tallied three kills vs. Bowling Green (10/19)...totaled a then career-high four kills with two digs against Morgan State (9/11) in her first career collegiate match.
Earned third team All-Ohio honors as a senior, playing for coach Stacie Whetstone...named the North Player of the Year in the conference, while also earning first team all-league and all-district honors...amassed a single season school record 294 kills as a senior, finishing career with a school record 835 kills...helped lead team to three sectional titles, two district championships and a pair of regional runner-up finishes over her final three seasons...selected as team Most Valuable Offensive Player in each of her final two seasons and the team MVP as a senior...team captain in each of her final two seasons...ranked third in the league with 240 kills as a junior, earning first team all-conference honors...earned second team all-conference and special mention all-district accolades as a sophomore...played her freshman season at Northmont H.S., earning special mention all-league honors...member of the basketball and track teams.
Born January 31, 1992 in Clayton, Ohio...daughter of Tim and Bridget Winchester...has one brother, Ryan, and two sisters, Molly and Meghan...father played volleyball at Wright State from 1978-79...member of high school honor roll, sportsmanship committee and Spanish club...undecided on a major.