AT GEORGE WASHINGTON
Named team co-captain for the 2004 season ... appeared in 102 games as a junior in 2003 and recorded 167 kills for a .174 hitting percentage ... added 23 service aces, 82 digs and 21 assists ... second on team with 55 total blocks and 10 block solos .... appeared in 114 games as a sophomore in 2002 and emerged as an alternate offensive option by pounding 178 kills in 552 attacks for a .121 percentage... also strong defensively with 49 total blocks (13 solo, 36 assisted) and 83 digs... played in 54 games as a freshman in 2001 and recorded 63 kills, including her season-high 12 vs. Fordham... also had 56 digs and 12 block assists in her first season of collegiate volleyball.
Attended Caldwell High School in Caldwell, ID, where she led the Cougars to their first appearance in the state tournament in 17 years and a athird-place finish under coach Laura Crowe ... team captain as a senior ... also played forward for the Caldwell basketball team which won the 2001 A-I Division 2 state championship ... Honor Society student who ranked second in her class of 212 students ...
Born November 26, 1982 in Caldwell, ID ... full name is Kathryn Faye Downey ... daughter of Dennis and Linda Downey ... has two younger brothers Patrick (17) and Christopher (14) and a younger sister Madisen (8) ... finance major.
Volleyball Clinches Postseason Appearance on Senior Night
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team concluded the regular season on Friday night with a hard-fought, 3-0 loss to Saint Louis on Senior Night...
Volleyball Falls to Dayton, 3-0
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team opened the final weekend of the regular season on Friday afternoon with a 3-0 loss to visiting Dayton at...
Volleyball Adds Bowman During Early Signing Period
WASHINGTON - George Washington volleyball head coach Sarah Bernson has announced the signing of Bella Bowman, a libero out of Louisville, Kentucky, as her...
Volleyball Hosts Dayton and Saint Louis to Close Regular Season
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team will close out the regular season with a pair of home matches this weekend. The Colonials first welcome...
Volleyball Downs George Mason for Third Straight Win
WASHINGTON - The George Washington volleyball team evened its Atlantic 10 conference record at 6-6 when it won its third straight game on Friday night with a...
Volleyball Aims for Three Straight in #RevRivalry Clash with George Mason
LEADING OFF: The George Washington volleyball team looks to win its third consecutive game when it hosts George Mason in a Revolutionary Rivalry contest on...
Colonial of the Week Presented by Capgemini: Sydney Welch
Welch earned Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors on Monday and adds COTW honors after playing stout defense in a pair of wins over the weekend.
Volleyball's Welch & Moor Honored for Standout Performances
WASHINGTON - George Washington volleyball freshman Sydney Welch was named the Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Monday following a record-setting performance...