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Katie Reininger
9  Katie Reininger
RS Sophomore

Colorado Springs, Colo.

High School:
Classical Academy

Last College:
Saint Mary's (CA)


Middle Blocker



Zumach Named All-Region Top Freshman; Trio Honored

Zumach, Brand named AVCA Midwest All-Region while Reininger is named honorable mention


Six Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team

Five earned First Team honors; Kober one of 3 Big 12 student-athletes with 4.0 GPA


Reininger, Brand Earn Player of the Week Honors

First time two Wildcats earned weekly awards in same week since 2010


Keating's Kills, Blocks Lead K-State to Win

Redshirt senior established new career-highs in kills and blocks in 3-1 victory


School-Record 23.5 Blocks Power 3-1 Win

K-State sets program record for blocks in a four-set match


World University Games July 11

The K-State Volleyball team went to cheer on their fellow Americans at the World University Games on Thursday.

AVCA Midwest All-Region Honorable Mention (2014)
Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 13, 2014)
Michigan Invitational All-Tournament Team (2014)
Varney's Invitational All-Tournament Team (2014)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2014)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2014)

Redshirt Sophomore (2014)

  • 269 kills, .285 hitting percentage, 130 blocks and 8 aces in 112 sets played
  • First Wildcat with 250+ kills and 125+ blocks in a season since 2009 (Kelsey Chipman, 301 kills, 131 blocks)
  • Finished second on the team in blocks
  • 10 matches with 5+ blocks
  • Season-high 13 blocks on Sept. 19 at Michigan to help her post her first career double-double (14 kills, .522 hitting pct.)
  • The 13 blocks are also tied for the 7th-most ever recorded by a Wildcat in a match
  • In conference-only matches, she finished eighth in both hitting percentage (.291) and blocks/set (1.06)
  • Hit .300+ in 14 matches
  • Hit .400+ in 7 matches
  • Hit .500+ in 4 matches
  • Hit .625 with 10 kills (16 attempts, no errors) on Nov. 12 vs. Kansas
  • 11 matches with 10+ kills
  • Season-high 17 kills, along with 6 blocks, on Oct. 25 at West Virginia
  • Hit .522 with 14 kills and 7 blocks on Oct. 8 vs. Iowa State
  • 9 kills, 9 blocks and a .333 hitting percentage on Sept. 27 vs. Baylor

Sophomore (2013)
Did not play (redshirt).

Freshman (2012 - Saint Mary's)
Made 15 starts during the season, recording at least five kills in 12 matches ... Recorded 11 kills and a block in a win over No. 11 BYU ... Had first career double-digit kills match with 11 kills on .562 hitting against Oregon ... Recorded six blocks in a conference sweep over Gonzaga ... Named to WCC Commissioner's Gold Honor Roll with a GPA above 3.75.

High School
In three years with Classical Academy, she had 672 kills, 130 service aces, 588 digs and 129 total blocks ... In her senior campaign, she recorded 264 kills, averaging 3.2 kills per set, with 45 aces and 268 digs ... Helped guide the Titans to the postseason with an overall record of 17-11 and a ranking of 48th in the state of Colorado ... MVP of the Tri Peaks League in her junior year ... All-State First Team during her senior year as well as earned the MVP award in the Tri Peaks League West ... Academic All-State for volleyball in her junior and senior years ... Competed on the national club volleyball circuit for Colorado Juniors, Front Range and Norco volleyball clubs and helped lead her teams to the USAV Junior Nationals and AAU National Championships between 2008 and 2011... Named to the 2011 RMR Regional All-Star for the 18U division.

Colorado Juniors
Front Range

Born on August 31, 1994 ... Daughter of Robert and Susan Reininger ... Father attended the United States Coast Guard Academy while mother attended the United States Air Force Academy ... Has two brothers, Marc and Joseph ... Father was on the United States National Rowing Team, winning two bronze medals in 1986 and 1987 ... Plays piano and was involved with church and school choir in high school ... Aspires to be a writer in her career ... Major is Family Studies & Human Services.