Women's Water Polo

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Katie Hicks
Katie Hicks

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
San Luis Obispo, CA

High School:
San Luis Obispo HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Utl.

Experience:
3V



Briefly... Katie Hicks will play in her fourth and final year of water polo... named to the senior national team over the summer... a 2006 AWPCA Honorable Mention All-American...

At LMU... 2006... led the Lions in scoring with 56 games while playing in 27 of the 30 games... added 20 steals, 10 assists and seven field blocks... was a first-team All-WWPA selection... missed the first two games of the season while swimming with the LMU swim team... scored in 25 of the 27 games she played in, going for two or more goals in 18 of those games... scored four goals in her first game of season against UC Santa Barbara (2/12/06), adding another four against UC Irvine (4/21/06) and going for a season-best five against Maryland (3/22/06)... had a season best four steals against Colorado State (3/25/06)... 2005... was named first-team All-WWPA after scoring 51 goals with 21 assists and 27 steals... both her goal total and assist total ranked 10th all-time in LMU history for a single season... played 30 games, missing seven due to a shoulder injury... tied school record with six goals in win over fourth-ranked Long Beach State (2-6-05)... regular season goal total ranked 10th all-time at LMU... had 14 multiple goal games on the season and scored a goal in each of the three WWPA games... had four goals in win over Michigan State (3-19-05) and Cal State Bakersfield (4-1-05)... 2004... did not play water polo... 2003... was named honorable mention All-American and a first-team All-Tournament at NCAA Championships... scored three goals, two in win over Indiana... was named WWPA All-Conference honorable mention... led the Lions with 54 goals, ranked fourth all-time in LMU history... added 26 steals and 10 assists... had three or more goals in a game 11 times, including a career-high five goals in win over No. 9 Hawaii...

High School... Graduated from San Luis Obispo High School in 2002 with a 3.9 GPA... was a four-sport star in high school, earning 12 varsity letters - four water polo, three swimming, three volleyball and two softball... earned 11 all-conference honors in the four sports in her tenure...earned at least two all-conference honors every year of her high school career... in water polo she was a four-year all-conference selection from the Northern League and a four-year All-CIF Division II selection, winning first-team honors her last two seasons... she was also the team's MVP all four years and was named to the California Zone Team in 2001...

Personal... Kathryn Diane Hicks was born in San Luis Obispo, CA... she is the daughter of Susan and Stephen Hicks... she has two sisters, Christie and Stephanie... a Graphic Arts major with a minor in Theology.

Hicks Career Statistics
Year	G	Att.	Gls	Sh%	A	TO	KO	EJ	ST
2003	32	128	54	.422	10	31	11	15	26
2004	Did not play.
2005	30	131	51	.389	21	23	6	19	27
2006	27	123	56	.455	10	13	7	14	20
Totals	89	382	161	.421	41	68	24	48	73 

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