5 Catherine Purdy
5 - Catherine Purdy
Height: 5-7
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ossining, N.Y.
High School: John F. Kennedy Catholic
Position: DS
Major: Communications

As a Senior (2015): Appeared in 28 matches for the Ravens... was a key in the back, averaging a career-best 2.55 digs per set... recorded double-digit digs 12 times over the season, including a five match streak of 10 or more digs... notched a season-high 21 digs in a 3-2 win over Caldwell on 9/12... had one other game above 20 digs, with 20 in a 3-2 win over Saint Rose on 10/23. 2015 Statistics

As a Junior (2014): Appeared in all 28 matches for the Ravens… showed off defensive skills with a 2.33 digs per set average… hit double digit digs in 11 matches, with a high of 15 coming in a win at Assumption (10/18)… had a three-game streak of recording a kill from 9/13 to 9/19. 2014 Statistics

As a Sophomore in 2013: Played in 19 matches for the Ravens as a defensive specialist...Fall/Spring Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Averaged 0.18 aces, 0.73 digs and 0.18 points per set...Recorded four assists, 10 aces, 41 digs and 10 points...Served up a career-high two aces at Millersville on 9/7...Notched a career-best 13 digs and added an ace at Stonehill on 10/18...Chalked up six digs against Merrimack on 10/22...Matched her career high with two aces against Assumption on 10/26.
2013 Statistics 

As a Freshman in 2012: Played in 25 matches for the Ravens...Fall/Spring Northeast-10 Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll selection...Ranked third on the team in receiving percentage (.921)...Averaged 1.12 digs per set...Tallied one kill, four assists, three aces, 67 digs, one solo block and five points...Made her collegiate debut and had one dig against Dowling on 8/31...Recorded her first career kill and added one dig and one solo block against St. Augustine's on 9/1...Notched nine digs and added an ace against Nova Southeastern on 9/22...Recorded a season-high 10 digs at Southern New Hampshire on 10/2...Served up an ace at Bentley on 10/13...Contributed nine digs and added an ace at Merrimack on 10/16...Tallied seven digs against LIU Post on 10/20.
2012 Statistics 

Purdy Before Franklin Pierce: Three-time All-League selection at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School (N.Y.)...All-Section selection as a junior...Two-time Super Seventy Varsity Volleyball Award recipient...Team captain as a senior...Named school's Female Athlete of the Season in fall of her junior season...Earned Madison Square Garden Video Production Award during her junior year...Recipient of College of Westchester Leadership Award as a sophomore...Three-time team captain at the club level with Downstate Metro...Also a member of the basketball and track and field teams at John F. Kennedy...Basketball team captain as a senior.

Personal: Daughter of Janet and Jack Purdy...Has two sisters, Kristen and Alyssa...A communications major.