Katie Brand By: Peyton

Katie Brand from Grand Island Nebraska daughter of Ken and Mary Brand has had many accomplishments in her career.

Brand was named All-Big 12 First Team and AVCA All-America Honorable Mention after she got more than 1,000 assists, 300 digs, 100 kills and 100 blocks.

Katie enters 2016 as the Big 12 leader in career assists.

All of Katie Brands Achievements

Two-time AVCA All-America Honorable Mention (2014-15)

Two-time AVCA Midwest All-Region First Team (2014-15)

Two-time All-Big 12 First Team (2014-15)

All-Big 12 Freshman Team (2013)

Two-time Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 13, 2014; Oct. 26, 2015)

Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Sept. 16, 2013)

Varney's Invitational MVP (2015)

Saluki Invitational MVP (2014)

K-State Invitational MVP (2013)

Creighton Classic All-Tournament (2015)

Varney's Invitational All-Tournament Team (2014)

Green Bay All-Tournament Team (2014)

Academic All-District 7 First Team (2015)

Three-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2013-15)

Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2015 - 4.0 GPA)

Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2015)

Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2014)

Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2014)

Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)

Katie was selected to train and compete in the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) program.

Katie averaged 11.85 assists per set, and is third in program history with 51 double-doubles.

K-State head coach Suzie Fritz states that Katie is one her hardest workers.

Articles: "Brand selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team." Manhattan Mercury, The (KS) 14 Apr. 2015: Newspaper Source Plus. Web. 9 Jan. 2017.

"Brand selected to U.S. Collegiate National Team." Manhattan Mercury, The (KS) 14 Apr. 2015: Newspaper Source Plus. Web. 9 Jan. 2017.

"Brand named AVCA All-America HM." Manhattan Mercury, The (KS) 17 Dec. 2015: Newspaper Source Plus. Web. 9 Jan. 2017.

Pictures: https://www.instagram.com/katiedbrand/

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