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#25 Katie Hurta

Katie Hurta - Volleyball - Clemson University Athletics
Right Side
Palos Hills, Ill.
High School:
Nazareth Academy

Prior to Clemson (Penn State):

  • Appeared in two matches (five sets) for the Nittany Lions as a freshman and clocked one kill off five attacks, five assists and two digs
  • 2022 Gatorade Player of the Year in Illinois
  • 20 ranked 2022 Senior Ace and the No. 4 ranked setter in the class
  • Named a first team AVCA All-American in 2021
  • Ranked as the No. 1 player in Illinois and the No. 14 player in the country by
  • Finished her high school career with over 1,000 kills and a .450 hitting percentage
  • Earned two all-state honors, three all-conference awards and three all-area accolades
  • Named Nazareth Academy’s Female Athlete of the Year following her senior year
  • Led Nazareth Academy to the state title as a senior, which was the first state title for any girls’ sport in school history
  • Also led Nazareth to a third-place finish in the state as a sophomore
  • Played two years with Adversity Volleyball Club and seven years with 1st Alliance Volleyball Club
  • Was a member of the U18 and U19 USA Volleyball National Team Development Program


  • Daughter of Shelly and Dennis Hurta
  • Has one older sister, Camille, who plays volleyball at Grand Valley State
  • Mother played basketball at Loyola Chicago