12 Cat McGrath
12 Cat McGrath
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
High School: St. Joseph's Academy
Position: MH
m 38
k/s 2.46
h % .381
a/s 0.13
b/s 0.85
sa/s 0.10
d/s 0.65

Career:
Closed out a solid four-year run in the program in the No. 5 position all-time at Emory with a .356 hitting percentage (666-160--1423) ... Produced 26 matches of double-figure kills ... 20th on the Eagles' career chart in blocks average (0.67 bps).

Senior (2014):
Final campaign as an Eagle saw her appear in 21 matches and total 75 sets of play ... Missed the first 17 matches of the season with a foot injury ... Second Team All-UAA honoree ... Fourth on the squad with a 2.37 kills-per-set average and hit .400 (178-32--365) ... Second on the club in blocks average (0.73 bps) ... Eight matches of double-figure kills and compiled 11 contests with three or more blocks ... Earned a spot on the NCAA St. Louis Regional All-Tournament Team after averaging 2.91 kills per set and hitting .442 (32-5--61) over 11 sets of play ... Paced all players with 14 kills and hit a blazing .650 (14-1--20), the high-water mark by an Eagle during the season, in a 3-0 triumph over Webster (Nov. 14) in the NCAA Region opener ... Tied her season high with 14 terminations vs. No. 7 Washington University (Nov. 16) and finished with a .429 attack percentage (14-2--28) in a 3-2 victory in the NCAA St. Louis Regional Championship ... Her first match of the year came vs. Maryville (Sept. 26) where she ranked second on the team with 10 successful attack attempts, hitting .667 (10-0--15) in the process, and leading the team with three blocks (0-3) in a 3-0 triumph over the Scots ... 10 terminations to her credit and registered a .625 (10-0-16) hitting mark vs. Williams (Nov. 21) in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... Topped the Eagles with a season-high five blocks (0-5) and contributed seven kills to go along with a .500 hitting percentage (7-1--12) in a 3-0 verdict over Piedmont College (Oct. 29) ... Hit .493 (43-5--77) over a five-match stretch (Nov. 1-14) with one of those outings a 10-kills showing vs. Washington and Lee (Nov. 1) ... Hit .421 (19-2--38) and averaged 1.00 blocks per set at the UAA Championships (Nov. 7-8) ... Came through with four blocks against Rochester (0-4) and Carnegie Mellon (1-3) in the first two rounds of the UAA Championships before racking up nine kills and a .471 attack percentage (9-1--17) in a 3-1 win over Chicago in the title match ... Missed the NCAA Championships match vs. Hope due to a case of the norovirus that hit the Emory campus. 

Junior (2013):
Enjoyed a banner season that saw her earn Honorable Mention All-America acclaim ... All-South Region selection ... Brought home Second Team All-UAA honors ... Led the UAA with a .381 hitting percentage (332-73--680), with that mark ranking 12th nationally and ninth on Emory's seasonal list ... Second on the squad and third in the UAA in blocks (0.85 bps) ... Named UAA Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 4) after her MVP showing at the Emory National Invitational, where she helped Emory to a 4-0 record by hitting .458 (49-5--96) and averaging 3.06 kills per set ... One of her performances at the Emory National Invitational came vs. No. 15 Trinity where she racked up 15 kills, hit .452 (15-1--31) and chipped in three blocks (0-3) in a 3-2 victory ... Fourth on the team and 14th in the UAA in kills (2.46 kps) ... Earned a berth on the Emory Classic All-Tournament Team (Sept. 13-14), playing in 13 of the team's 14 sets and pacing the squad in both hitting percentage (.323) and blocks (1.23 bps) ... Big effort in a 3-1 decision over No. 12 Christopher Newport (Sept. 13), finishing second on the club in kills (13), posting a team-leading .407 attack percentage (13-2--27) and coming through with a career-high seven (2-5) blocks ... Chalked up 16 matches of double-figure kills including a career high of 17, which ranked second on the team, in a 3-1 win over No. 3 Wittenberg (Aug. 31) ... Pounded out a match-high 13 terminations and hit .565 (13-0--23) in a 3-1 triumph over No. 9 Juniata (Nov. 1) ... Helped the Eagles to a 3-1 win over Case Western (Oct. 6) at the UAA Round Robin I with a match-leading 10 kills to go along with a .529 hitting effort (10-1--17) ... Led Emory with five blocks (0-5) vs. Colorado College in the championship match of the NCAA Atlanta Regional ... 11 matches with five or more blocks ... Led or shared for team honors in kills in 10 matches ... Hit .350 or higher in 26 contests ... Topped the Eagles with a dozen kills and six blocks (0-6) in a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Randolph-Macon (Sept. 7) ... Delivered a team-high 13 kills, hit .600 (13-1--20) and contributed a team-high tying four blocks vs. Berry (Nov. 10) in the semifinals of the NCAA Atlanta Regional ... Hit .400 or higher in seven straight matches (Oct. 5 through Oct. 20). 

Sophomore (2012):
Took to the court in 31 matches and totaled 98 sets of action ... Averaged 1.41 kills and 0.41 blocks per set ... Hit .521 (13-1--23) on the final day of action (Oct. 27) at the Emory National Invitational ... Tied for second high on the club with nine kills, hit .500 (9-1--16) and chalked up two block solos in a 3-1 win over Washington and Lee (Oct. 27) ... Turned in a .417 hitting mark with 10 terminations, second high on the team, and two errors in 17 swings in a 3-0 victory vs. Point Park (Oct. 17) ... Played in all five sets in a  3-2 come-from-behind outcome over No. 6 Cal Lutheran (Sept. 14) and compiled seven kills en route to a .375 hitting effort (7-1--16) ... Was one of four Emory double-figure terminators with 10 successful attack attempts vs. Birmingham Southern (Sept. 25) ... Big effort vs. Berry (Sept. 8), recording a .562 attack percentage on the strength of nine kills with no errors in 16 attempts ... Emory Invitational All-Tournament Team (Sept. 21-22) ... Pounded out seven terminations, hit .438 (7-0--16) and was second on the team with four total blocks (0-4) in a 3-1 verdict over No. 12 Elmhurst (Sept. 21). 

Freshman (2011):
Saw action in 10 matches and logged 19 sets of play ... Played all three sets and totaled season highs with five kills, eight digs and four total blocks (0-4) in a 3-0 win over West Georgia (Sept. 13) ... Four matches of three terminations including the Martin-Methodist encounter where she also chipped in seven digs ... Three kills and two service aces vs. Rochester (Oct. 1).

High School
:
Four-year member of the St. Joseph's Academy volleyball program where she was coached by Karen Davis ... Was a member of Missouri's Class 4A state championship teams in 2008 and 2010 ... 2010 Second Team Class 4A All-State honoree ... Also landed  berths on district, region and metro teams her senior campaign ... Hammered out 258 kills and recorded 77 blocks in helping St. Joseph's to a 31-7-2 won-lost ledger in 2010 ... A total of five seniors from the 2010 team went on to play college volleyball ... Named as an Academic All-American by prepvolleyball.com ... Four-time honoree to the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Academic All-State Team ... Eight-year member of the St. Louis CYC Club program ... Earned All-Tournament Team acclaim at the 2011 USAV NAtional Championships in Atlanta where she helped her CYC 18U team to a fifth-place finish out of 64 teams.

Personal:
Daughter of Con and Mary McGrath ... Business Administration major at Emory ... National Honor Society Member in high school ... Member of Beta Chi Pi (Honors Science Society) and Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics Honor Society) ... Has done professional modeling.


Stats

Year SP-MP K KPS SA TB BPS DIGS
2014 75-21 178 2.37 4 55 0.73 44
2013 135-38 332 2.46 13 115 0.85 88
2012 98 - 31 138 1.41 2 40 0.41 51
2011 19 - 10 18 0.95 3 9 0.47 19
TOTAL 327-100 666 2.04 22 219 0.67 202

 

Cat McGrath Career-High Kill Matches

Opponent GP Kills Date
Wittenberg 4 17 8/31/2013
Trinity (TX) 4 16 9/7/2013
Trinity (TX) 5 15 11/2/2013
Washington Univ. 5 14 11/16/2014
Webster 3 14 11/14/2014
Berry College 4 13 11/16/2013
Juniata 4 13 11/1/2013
Brenau 3 13 9/27/2013
Christopher Newport 4 13 9/13/2013
Recent Games
Nov 9 vs. Chicago L, 3-1
Nov 15 Agnes Scott W, 3-0
Nov 16 Berry W, 3-1
Nov 17 Colorado Col. W, 3-1
Nov 21 vs. Eastern W, 3-0
Nov 22 vs. Calvin L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
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Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. St. Thomas (Minn.) W, 3-2 1 5 6 4 23 .087 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 5 0 8.5
Aug 31 at Wittenberg W, 3-1 1 4 17 4 30 .433 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 19.5
Aug 31 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 21 .381 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 6 vs. Hardin-Simmons W, 3-1 - 3 6 1 12 .417 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Sep 6 vs. Averett W, 3-0 - 2 6 0 8 .750 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 7 vs. Trinity (Tex.) W, 3-1 1 4 16 5 32 .344 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 17.0
Sep 7 at Randolph-Macon W, 3-2 1 5 12 2 21 .476 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 6 0 15.0
Sep 13 Millsaps W, 3-0 1 2 8 2 11 .545 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 9.0
Sep 13 Chris. Newport W, 3-1 1 4 13 2 27 .407 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 7 0 17.5
Sep 14 Southwestern (Tex.) W, 3-1 1 4 6 3 19 .158 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 9.0
Sep 14 Cal Lutheran L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 8 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Sep 20 Emory & Henry W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 13 .538 1 2 0 0 4 2 1 1 3 0 13.5
Sep 20 Maryville (Tenn.) W, 3-0 1 3 10 0 16 .625 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Sep 21 Covenant W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Wellesley W, 3-1 1 4 6 1 13 .385 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 1 7.0
Sep 27 Brenau W, 3-0 1 3 13 1 16 .750 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
Sep 27 Randolph-Macon W, 3-2 1 5 10 5 29 .172 0 1 0 0 3 1 4 1 5 0 14.0
Sep 28 Cornell College W, 3-2 1 5 7 2 25 .200 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 8.0
Sep 28 Lynchburg W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 17 .235 1 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
Oct 5 vs. Carnegie Mellon W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 7 .429 0 0 2 0 3 0 3 1 3 0 5.5
Oct 5 vs. New York U. W, 3-0 1 3 4 0 8 .500 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Oct 6 at Case Western Reserve W, 3-0 1 3 10 1 17 .529 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 8 Lee W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 11 .545 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 7.0
Oct 19 vs. Chicago L, 3-1 1 4 10 1 18 .500 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 1 4 0 12.0
Oct 19 vs. Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 8 .500 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Oct 20 vs. Brandeis W, 3-0 1 3 5 1 8 .500 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 0 8.5
Oct 20 vs. Washington (Mo.) L, 3-2 1 5 7 3 25 .160 0 1 0 0 5 0 6 0 6 0 11.0
Nov 1 Cortland St. W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 16 .500 1 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Nov 1 Juniata W, 3-1 1 4 13 0 23 .565 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Nov 2 Berry W, 3-1 1 4 11 2 26 .346 1 0 0 0 4 3 2 0 5 0 15.0
Nov 2 Trinity (Tex.) W, 3-2 1 5 15 1 31 .452 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 16.5
Nov 8 vs. Case Western Reserve W, 3-0 1 3 5 2 15 .200 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Nov 8 vs. Washington (Mo.) W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 17 .412 1 2 0 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Nov 9 vs. Chicago L, 3-1 1 4 10 3 26 .269 2 0 0 0 5 1 2 0 3 0 12.0
Nov 15 Agnes Scott W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 14 .500 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 9.5
Nov 16 Berry W, 3-1 1 4 13 1 20 .600 1 1 0 0 5 1 3 0 4 0 16.5
Nov 17 Colorado Col. W, 3-1 1 4 6 1 14 .357 0 1 1 0 4 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
Nov 21 vs. Eastern W, 3-0 1 3 7 6 18 .056 1 0 0 0 11 0 3 1 3 0 8.5
Nov 22 vs. Calvin L, 3-0 1 3 8 2 17 .353 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
  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
2013-14 38 135 332 2.46 73 680 .381 17 0.13 13 0.10 88 0.65 16 99 115 0.85 410.5 3.0
Total 38 135 332 2.46 73 680 .381 17 0.13 13 0.10 88 0.65 16 99 115 0.85 410.5 3.0
  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
Total 38 135 332 2.46 73 680 .381 17 0.13 13 0.10 88 0.65 16 99 115 0.85 410.5 3.0
Conference 7 24 46 1.92 9 91 .407 4 0.17 2 0.08 16 0.67 2 20 22 0.92 60.0 2.5
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Home 19 69 174 2.52 31 349 .410 6 0.09 8 0.12 41 0.59 11 50 61 0.88 218.0 3.2
Away 3 12 39 3.25 7 68 .471 0 0.00 1 0.08 6 0.50 0 11 11 0.92 45.5 3.8
Neutral 16 54 119 2.20 35 263 .319 11 0.20 4 0.07 41 0.76 5 38 43 0.80 147.0 2.7
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Wins 33 116 294 2.53 62 586 .396 13 0.11 11 0.09 75 0.65 15 84 99 0.85 362.0 3.1
Losses 5 19 38 2.00 11 94 .287 4 0.21 2 0.11 13 0.68 1 15 16 0.84 48.5 2.6
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August 3 12 33 2.75 10 74 .311 1 0.08 0 0.00 5 0.42 0 12 12 1.00 39.0 3.3
September 15 53 132 2.49 31 267 .378 5 0.09 4 0.08 17 0.32 8 38 46 0.87 163.0 3.1
October 8 27 52 1.93 9 102 .422 4 0.15 2 0.07 19 0.70 3 20 23 0.85 67.0 2.5
November 12 43 115 2.67 23 237 .388 7 0.16 7 0.16 47 1.09 5 29 34 0.79 141.5 3.3