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Hall of Fame to Induct Katie (Bova) Hoffman on Feb. 4
Katie (Bova) Hoffman will enter the Hall of Fame on Feb. 4.
Katie (Bova) Hoffman will enter the Hall of Fame on Feb. 4.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

One of the top setters all-time at Valparaiso University, Katie (Bova) Hoffmann helped lead the Crusaders’ volleyball program to three Mid-Continent Conference titles as well as three NCAA Tournament appearances, and on Saturday, February 4, she will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame. 

A two-time First Team All Mid-Con selection, Hoffmann was named the Mid-Con’s Setter of the Year in both 2004 and 2005.  She was the 2004 Mid-Continent Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player and still ranks fourth all-time in school history with 3,061 career assists. 

In addition, Hoffmann still ranks eighth on the career charts with 1,308 digs over four seasons.  A co-captain as a senior, she earned a pair of Mid-Con Player of the Week accolades during her career and was named the Most Valuable Player of four different in-season tournaments. 

Hoffmann is currently a statistics coordinator for the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.

The Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held on Saturday, Feb. 4 in the Community Room of the Christopher Center on campus.  The banquet is slated to begin at 3:30 p.m.  The cost of the banquet is $30 per person for the buffet dinner and reservations can be made by calling Sharon Jackson at 219.464.5471 or 800.803.7184 ext. 72.  The deadline for making reservations is Monday, Jan. 30.