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#7 Katie Shugg

Contact Info
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Home Phone: 919-363-5487
Mobile Phone: 919-889-9013


Team: NC Elite 17 Black

Position: OH

Primary Hand: Right

Primary Foot: Right

Standing Touch: 7' 4"

Approach Touch: 9' 2"

Block Touch: 8' 6"


Graduation: 2020

School: Apex High School

GPA: 4.13




DOB: Oct 7, 2001

Height: 5'8

Weight: 130

NCAA ID: 1603441550


Romel Lightbourn, NC Elite Associate Director Katie's Former Coach
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Jill Simpson, 16 and 17 Black Coach
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Michael Webster, Apex High School Varsity Coach
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Athletic Accomplishments

Current Club Team: NC Elite 17 Black

Previous Club Experience:

  • NC Elite 16 Black (winner of Smartest Attacker award)
  • NC Elite 16 Black (winner of Clutch award)
  • Triangle 14 Blue
  • Triangle 13 Black
  • Triangle 12 Black
  • NC Academy 11 Diamond
  • Member Apex High School Varsity Volleyball team — 2017 and 2018 Southwest Wake Conference champs and tied for 5th place in state playoffs 4A division in 2017; made it to second round in 2018.

School Volleyball Experience:

  • 2018 SWAC leader in Aces
  • Winner of Apex High School's 2018 Steady Eddie award (for most consistent player)
  • Winner of Apex High School's 2017 serving award
  • 2015 MVP for Apex Middle

U16 Beach Volleyball season highlights:

  • Triad Spring Open AAU Super Regional Qualifier, Greensboro, NC: placed 3rd and qualified for the AAU West Junior Olympics in July in Santa Monica, CA
  • Received the Carolina Region bid to play in the USAV HP Beach A2 Atlantic Zonal Championship
  • Beach South Carolina Region Championship Qualifier 1 in Greensboro, NC: placed 1st and qualified for Carolina Region Championship July 15

U14 Beach Volleyball season highlights:

  • Double-qualified for the 2016 USAV Junior National Championships in Milwaukee
  • Double-qualified for the 2016 AAU West Junior Olympics of Beach Volleyball in Hermosa Beach
  • Double-qualfied for the Carolina Region Championship in Apex, NC.
  • Qualified for the Volley America Mid-Atlantic Qualifier in Virginia Beach, VA.

Other Accomplishments

Academic Accomplishments:

  • National Honor Society Member
  • Duke TIP Program Participant (3rd grade-present)
  • AAU Academic All American for 2017 club volleyball season
  • North Carolina High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Award (awarded for achieving straight As during a sports season)
  • Voted "Best Leader" by classmates in 8th grade.
  • Received "Good Judgement" award in both 7th and 8th grade.

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