1 Cate Desler
1 - Cate Desler
Height: 6-1
Year: So.
Hometown: Hillsborough, Calif.
High School: Sacred Heart Prep
Position: OH/OPP
Major: Undecided
Dream Job: CEO
Favorite Place on Campus: SEC
Favorite Professional Athlete: Steph Curry
Favorite Pregame Meal: Nutella and peanut butter bagel
Pregame Superstition: Coordinating my scrunch and jersey
Hobbies: Yoga, listening to music, hiking
Previous Team: Vision
m 27
k/s 2.81
h % .245
a/s 0.11
b/s 0.46
sa/s 0.33
d/s 2.43

2018 (Freshman): Voted Rookie of the Year by NESCAC and the New England Women's Volleyball Association (NEWVA)...also a NESCAC All-Conference second team pick and NEWVA honorable mention...the only freshman in the league to earn All-Conference...led Tufts with 247 kills and 41 service aces...season-high 17 kills versus Amherst on Ooctober 5...14 matches with double-digit kills...eight double-doubles (kills and digs)...had 14 kills with 16 digs in conference win at Williams on September 29...hit .424 (15 kills, 1 error, 33 attempts) with 12 digs in New England Challenge win over Babson on October 20...five service aces versus Wesleyan on October 27...16 digs in NESCAC semi-final against Bowdoin.

Before Tufts: Was on the volleyball team at Sacred Heart Prep...named the West Bay Athletic League (WBAL) MVP her senior year...was a First Team All-League selection her sophomore and junior years...honored as a MaxPreps Medium Schools First Team All-American and Medium Schools California Player of the Year her senior year...played for Vision Volleyball Club...was a Cal-Hi Sports Fall Student Athelte Central Coast Section honoree. 

Personal: Daughter of Jennifer and Brian...has two siblings, John and Peter. 

Recent Games
Nov 2 Hunter W, 3-1
Nov 8 Hamilton W, 3-0
Nov 9 Middlebury W, 3-0
Nov 10 Bowdoin W, 3-2
Nov 15 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0
Nov 16 Bowdoin L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 10
Sets 90 32
Kills 253 98
Kills per set 2.81 3.06
Errors 90 37
Total Attacks 666 268
Hitting Percentage .245 .228
Assists 10 6
Assists per set 0.11 0.19
Service Aces 30 5
Service Errors 21 5
Service Aces per set 0.33 0.16
Reception Errors 29 6
Digs 219 87
Digs per set 2.43 2.72
Block Solo 7 3
Block Assist 34 11
Block Total 41 14
Blocks per set 0.46 0.44
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 307.0 111.5
Points per set 3.4 3.5
Matches started 24 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 Emerson W, 3-2 1 5 15 6 45 .200 0 2 5 1 17 0 4 0 4 0 19.0
Sep 6 vs. Roger Williams W, 3-0 1 3 8 4 23 .174 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 7 vs. DeSales W, 3-0 1 3 7 0 15 .467 0 1 1 1 4 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Sep 7 at Coast Guard W, 3-0 1 3 6 5 16 .063 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 13 at Endicott W, 3-1 1 4 11 3 22 .364 0 2 1 2 11 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 14 vs. RIT W, 3-0 1 3 10 0 22 .455 0 1 1 2 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 14 vs. Wellesley W, 3-1 1 4 17 5 28 .429 0 2 2 2 8 0 3 0 3 0 20.5
Sep 20 at Connecticut Col. W, 3-1 - 4 8 5 27 .111 0 0 0 1 7 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 21 at Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 3-1 1 4 15 2 44 .295 0 0 0 1 18 1 3 0 4 0 17.5
Sep 27 Bowdoin W, 3-0 1 3 12 3 29 .310 0 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 28 Maine Maritime W, 3-0 1 3 1 2 10 -.100 0 1 0 4 3 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 28 Johnson & Wales (RI) W, 3-0 1 3 8 0 21 .381 0 0 0 2 12 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 4 Hamilton W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 21 .190 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 5 Williams W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 19 .368 0 1 0 1 8 1 2 0 3 0 12.0
Oct 11 at Clark University W, 3-0 1 1 1 0 5 .200 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 12 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 3-0 - 3 10 2 24 .333 1 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Oct 16 at Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 10 3 22 .318 2 0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Oct 18 Springfield W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 vs. Babson L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at MIT W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Amherst W, 3-0 - 3 13 8 35 .143 2 1 1 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Oct 26 at Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 15 4 31 .355 2 2 0 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 17.5
Nov 1 Bates W, 3-0 1 3 5 6 25 -.040 0 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Nov 2 Colby W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 13 .154 1 0 0 0 6 1 1 0 2 0 6.5
Nov 2 Hunter W, 3-1 1 4 5 5 21 .000 1 3 0 0 12 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Nov 8 Hamilton W, 3-0 1 3 6 5 25 .040 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Nov 9 Middlebury W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 16 .625 0 1 0 1 5 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Nov 10 Bowdoin W, 3-2 1 5 12 8 36 .111 1 1 1 1 11 2 2 0 4 0 16.0
Nov 15 Eastern Nazarene W, 3-0 1 3 12 4 17 .471 0 1 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 13.0
Nov 16 Bowdoin L, 3-2 1 5 15 2 54 .241 0 4 2 4 11 0 4 0 4 0 21.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2018-19 25 92 247 2.68 93 623 .247 12 0.13 41 0.45 209 2.27 5 31 36 0.39 308.5 3.4
2019-20 27 90 253 2.81 90 666 .245 10 0.11 30 0.33 219 2.43 7 34 41 0.46 307.0 3.4
Total 52 182 500 2.75 183 1289 .246 22 0.12 71 0.39 428 2.35 12 65 77 0.42 615.5 3.4
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 27 90 253 2.81 90 666 .245 10 0.11 30 0.33 219 2.43 7 34 41 0.46 307.0 3.4
Conference 10 32 98 3.06 37 268 .228 6 0.19 5 0.16 87 2.72 3 11 14 0.44 111.5 3.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 49 122 2.49 49 352 .207 3 0.06 19 0.39 118 2.41 5 23 28 0.57 157.5 3.2
Away 9 28 89 3.18 32 226 .252 7 0.25 5 0.18 81 2.89 1 6 7 0.25 98.0 3.5
Neutral 4 13 42 3.23 9 88 .375 0 0.00 6 0.46 20 1.54 1 5 6 0.46 51.5 4.0
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Wins 26 85 238 2.80 88 612 .245 10 0.12 26 0.31 208 2.45 7 30 37 0.44 286.0 3.4
Losses 1 5 15 3.00 2 54 .241 0 0.00 4 0.80 11 2.20 0 4 4 0.80 21.0 4.2
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September 12 42 118 2.81 35 302 .275 0 0.00 11 0.26 96 2.29 2 19 21 0.50 140.5 3.3
October 7 19 64 3.37 21 157 .274 7 0.37 5 0.26 51 2.68 1 3 4 0.21 71.5 3.8
November 8 29 71 2.45 34 207 .179 3 0.10 14 0.48 72 2.48 4 12 16 0.55 95.0 3.3