14   Katey Crichton
Katey Crichton


Howell, Mich.



2008: Earned All-GLIAC Honorable Mention laurels...One of more versatile players for the Lakers, ranking third in assists (60), fourth in service aces (25), fifth in digs (250), sixth in total blocks (42), and seventh in kills (85)...Totaled a dig in 36 of 37 matches, including a career-high 19 digs in 3-1 win over Saginaw Valley State in Midwest Regional Championship match (11/23). Also added career-best eight kills in win over Cardinals...Tallied double-digits in digs nine times, including four matches of 10+ digs in postseason play...Recorded career-high eight assists in 3-1 win over Northern Kentucky at GLVC-GLIAC Crossover Tournament (10/17)...Supplied 16 digs and four kills in GLIAC Semifinal win over Wayne State (11/15)...Notched 11 digs, four block assists, and four kills in Midwest Regional Semifinal win over Indianapolis (11/22)...Totaled a team-best four blocks in NCAA Final Four loss at Concordia-St. Paul (12/5).

2007: Played in 95 games and 33 matches...Averaged 1.81 digs per game...Added 40 kills, 30 assists, 19 service aces, and 19 blocks...Recorded 10+ digs in six matches...Tallied a career-high 16 digs against Northern Michigan (9/15)...Posted a career-high seven kills, four aces, eight digs, two solo and two assisted blocks in a 3-1 win over West Virginia Wesleyan (8/24).

2006: Played in 55 games and 25 matches as a redshirt freshman for the Lakers...Tallied 42 digs for an average of 0.76 per game...Recorded three kills, four service aces and two assists...Had five digs in a 3-2 win at Ashland (9/16)...Added seven digs in a 3-0 sweep at Saginaw Valley State (10/14)...Tied her career-high with seven digs as Grand Valley defeated Northern Michigan, 3-0 (10/21).

2005: Redshirted.

High School: Prepped at Howell High School...Four-year varsity player...Earned all-conference second team, all-county second team and all-region honorable mention honors as a junior...Led team to quarterfinals of state tournament her junior year...Named all-conference first team, county player of the year, all-region first team and all-state honorable mention honors as a senior...Earned Lansing State Journal First Team plaudits her senior year...Team MVP and co-captain as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Glen and Ruth Crichton...Enjoys cooking, boating, and watching movies...Majoring in health professions.

Crichton's Career Statistics
Year Sp-Mp K Ta Pct. A Sa Digs Bs Tb Pts.
2006 55-25 3 10 .000 2 4 42 0 0 7.0
2007 98-34 40 155 .045 30 19 177 3 19 70.0
2008 135-37 85 271 .096 60 25 250 1 42 131.5
Total 288-96 128 436 .076 92 48 469 4 61 208.5
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