Katie Holloway

Sitting Volleyball

Katie Holloway
  • 2008
  • 2012

Home: Lake Stevens, Wash.
Birth Year: 1986
Height: 6-3
Birth Date:
June 8, 1986
Residence: Edmond, Okla.
College: Sociology degree from CSU Northridge, 2008; Master's in Therapeutic Recreation from Oklahoma State, 2012

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MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
2012 - Paralympic Games (Silver); Volleyball Masters (Gold)
2011 - Parapan American Zonal Championships (Gold)
2010 - Parapan American Championships (Gold); WOVD World Cup (Gold)
2009 - Parapan American Zonal Championship (Gold)
2008 - Paralympic Games (Silver); WOVD Intercontinental Cup (Bronze)
2007 - Sitting Volleyball Invitational (Silver)

MOST NOTABLE
- Two-time Olympic medalist (Silver 2012 and '08)
- Twice named the USAV Female Sitting Athlete of the Year (2012 and '11)
- Is the only woman to compete with a prosthetic limb in the history of NCAA Division I basketball
- Named tournament MVP at Volleyball Masters (2012), Parapan American Games and ECVB Continental Cup (2011)

DID YOU KNOW
- Named the Best Spiker of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London
- Leading scorer on the U.S. team in the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing
- Two-time gold medalist at the Parapan American Zonal Championships
- Was a four-year athlete at CSU Northridge in women's basketball
- Two time Big West Sixth Woman of the Year recipient (2005-06; 2006-07)
- Letterwinner in volleyball and basketball at Lake Stevens High School

THE QUOTE
"She's an all-around player who does nearly everything well. But she wants to improve and allows me to push her hard and point out what she's not doing well." - Bill Hamiter, U.S. Sitting Volleyball Head Coach

RELATED LINKS
>> PHOTO GALLERY Katie Holloway gallery
>> Women's Sports Foundation Getting to Know Katie Holloway
>> CSU Northridge Former Matador Katie Holloway Headed to London Games
>> VIDEO TIME for Kids Q&A: Katie Holloway
>> Los Angeles Times Hidden Agenda
>> ESPNW Team Sportswoman of Year
>> Oklahoma Gazette Amputee Katie Holloway hopes to inspire youth to play adaptive sports
>> SLIDESHOW CBSNews 13 U.S. Paralympic hopefuls for London 2012 Games
>> Paralympic.org USA Sitting Volleyball Aims to be World's Best

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