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Kate Federico
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Kate Federico 1884744
Position: Setter
Height: 5'10"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Plainfield, Ill.
High School: Plainfield North

2014 All-ACC Freshman Team
ACC Rookie of the Week (10/14/14) 

Career Highs
Assists: 56 (vs. Tennessee State, 9/13/14)
Kills: 8 (3x; last, vs. Miami, 11/25/15)
Attacks: 22 (vs. vs. Furman, 09/6/14)
Hitting %: .636 (8k, 1e, 11ta vs. Winthrop, 9/5/15)
Blocks: 5 (vs. Georgia Tech, 10/12/14)
Digs: 19 (vs. Notre Dame, 10/9/15)
Aces: 4 (2x, last, at Virginia, 11/13/15) 

2015: As a sophomore
Led all Tigers with 11 double-doubles in 28 matches played
Recorded a career-best season in kills (121) and kills/set (1.22)
Led Clemson with 857 assists and an 8.66 assists per set average
Tied for the team-lead in service aces with 24
Connected for 30 assists or more in 15 matches, four matches with 40 or more and one over 50

2014: As a freshman
•    Recorded the second most assists by a freshman in program history (1,171 assists)
•    Her 9.84 assists per set average ranked her fifth in the ACC and was the second best average by a freshman
•    Started all 32 matches for the Tigers at setter
•    Credited with 30-plus assists in 23 matches, 12 with 40-plus assists
•    Set a career high 56 assists against Tennessee State
•    Strung together a five-game streak of 40 assists or more in conference play (10/26-11/7)
•    Led the Tigers with 35 service aces
•    Ranked second on the team with 315 digs and 2.65 digs per set
•    Her 68 blocks ranks her third on the team 

Before Clemson:
•    Had 1,090 assists, 183 digs, 116 kills and 68 aces as a senior
•    Suburban Prairie Conference MVP, 2012, 2013
•    2012 Illinois Honorable mention All-State
•    2013 Team Captain
•    2013 News Gazette First Team All-State
•    Played club at Sports Performance
•    Federico's late mother, Christine Federico, played at Illinois State with Clemson Head Coach Jolene Jordan Hoover; Federico was Inducted into the Illinois State Univ. Athletics Percy Family Hall of Fame in 1996; She is also the only player in Missouri Valley Conference history to lead the conference in kills, digs, aces and hitting percentage in the same season (1988) and played on AVP Tour
•   Her father, Creig Federico, was the Illinois State football from 1983-85; He spent a short time with Kansas City Chiefs (1986) and Detroit Lions (1987) and had a stint in the Arena Football League (1988-89) with Pittsburgh


Federico Carries On Mother's Legacy

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