Allison Ketcham

#10 Allison Ketcham

Pos. OH
Ht. 5-10
Yr. So.
Hometown Mishawaka, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) Marian

2017: Started all 33 matches and appeared in all 117 sets in her return to action as a redshirt junior ... hit .135 with 242 kills (2.07/set), 499 digs (4.26/set), 35 blocks, 30 assists and 19 service aces ... ranked second on the team in digs and third in kills ... ranked ninth in the MVC in digs/set and was the highest ranking non-libero in the conference ... reached double figures in digs in 29 of Valpo's 33 matches, including 20+ digs on six occasions ... posted at least 10 kills seven times and registered seven double-doubles ... opened season with 18 digs at Notre Dame Aug. 25 ... recorded 23 digs and four blocks in win over Rhode Island Aug. 26 ... posted 12 kills and 14 digs in win over Binghamton Sept. 9 ... set new career high with 29 digs in four-set victory against Eastern Illinois Sept. 13 ... finished with season-best 14 kills to go with 20 digs in Sept. 15 victory against McNeese ... tallied 21 digs against Drake Sept. 23 ... picked up 12 kills in back-to-back matches at Southern Illinois (Sept. 25) and at Loyola (Oct. 1) ... hit .412 with eight kills and 18 digs in win at Bradley Oct. 6 ... racked up 11 kills Oct. 14 to help Crusaders to win over Evansville ... registered 13 kills and 20 digs as Crusaders took #25 UNI to five sets on the road Oct. 21 ... tallied 12 kills Nov. 3 against Illinois State ... notched 20 digs in win at Evansville Nov. 10 ... named a CoSIDA Second Team Academic All-District V selection ... also earned a spot as a First Team MVC Scholar-Athlete.

2016: Saw action in 28 sets over eight matches before sitting out final 20 matches of the season due to injury ... received a medical hardship waiver and retains two seasons of eligibility ... totaled 98 digs (3.50/set) for the year ... played primarily back row for first five matches of the year before playing all six rotations in her final three appearances ... finished season with 31 kills ... averaged 3.54 digs/set over four matches for the Crusaders at the Popcorn Classic, including 17 digs Sept. 10 versus Duquesne ... also reached double figures Sept. 9 in both matches (10 versus SE Missouri State, 12 versus Central Michigan) ... posted four kills on just eight attacks Sept. 10 against South Dakota State ... recorded 21 digs in each of final two matches of the year - Sept. 16 at Ball State and Sept. 17 versus UNC Greensboro ... registered season-high 13 kills in the latter match for lone double-double of the year ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2015: One of just two Crusaders to play in all 35 matches, saw action in 119 sets as a sophomore ... earned a spot on the All-Horizon League Team ... finished second on the team in both kills (324, 2.72/set) and digs (420, 3.53/set) ... ranked ninth in the Horizon League in digs/set and was the highest ranking non-libero in the category for a second consecutive year ... reached double figures in digs 22 times, including five efforts of at least 20 digs, and in kills on 17 occasions ... posted 15 double-doubles on the year ... started off season with 14 kills and 16 digs in win at Chattanooga Aug. 28 ... posted 14 kills and 12 digs apiece in pair of wins over Rider and NJIT on Sept. 4 ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the ISU Classic Sept. 18-19 ... capped tournament by breaking then-career high for kills, finishing with 18 kills on .386 hitting and 18 digs against the host Sycamores ... opened Horizon League play Sept. 25 with 17 kills and 25 digs in win at Northern Kentucky ... tallied 24 digs and 11 kills against Oakland on Oct. 2 ... filled in the libero role Oct. 13 against Chicago State and Oct. 16 at Cleveland State ... posted 21 digs and three aces against the Cougars, and then set a new career best against the Vikings with 27 digs ... moved back to outside hitter at Youngstown State Oct. 17 and responded with 16 kills and 23 digs ... reached double digits in digs in seven straight matches Oct. 13-27 ... tallied at least 10 kills in six straight matches Oct. 23-Nov. 7, including 14-kill performances Oct. 24 versus Northern Kentucky, Oct. 31 at Oakland and Nov. 6 at Green Bay ... set new career high for kills in Crusaders' opening-round win at the Horizon League Championship Nov. 20, hitting .391 with 21 kills ... followed the next day with 20 more kills in semifinal victory over Oakland while also recording 15 digs ... named to the All-Tournament Team at the Horizon League Championship ... voted to the Horizon League Academic All-League squad ... member of Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2014: Appeared in all 33 matches for the Crusaders as a rookie, starting 31 times ... played in 118 of the Crusaders' 120 sets ... a Horizon League All-Freshman Team honoree ... ranked second on the team with 418 digs (3.54/set) and third with 249 kills (2.11/set) ... finished season ninth in the league in digs/set, and was tops among all non-liberos in the category ... posted double figures in kills 10 times and in digs on 18 occasions ... finished the year with eight double-doubles ... earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Jackrabbit Invitational Sept. 5-6, posting 33 kills and 29 digs over three Valpo victories ... registered a season-high 16 kills in win over Stephen F. Austin Sept. 5 on .417 hitting, while posting 16 digs that same day versus UMKC ... named tournament MVP of the Crusader Classic Sept. 19-20, tallying 55 digs (5.00/set) and 29 kills as Valpo claimed the tournament title ... set season high with 26 digs in tournament opener against Murray State ... posted the first two of three consecutive double-doubles to close the tournament on Sept. 20 - 11 kills, 11 digs vs. Sacramento State; 10 kills (.500 hitting), 18 digs against George Washington ... named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week Sept. 22, also not committing a serve reception error in 62 attempts the previous week ... matched season best with 16 kills on .424 hitting in Oct. 11 win over Wright State ... registered double figures in digs in nine straight matches Sept. 19-Oct. 11, including a 21-dig effort at Oakland on Oct. 10 ... matched season high in the digs column with 26 digs Oct. 19 against North Dakota State and Oct. 24 versus Milwaukee ... named league Defensive Player of the Week for a second time Nov. 4 after totaling 35 digs in a pair of sweeps over Cleveland State and Youngstown State ... recorded 24 digs and finished with double-doubles in back-to-back matches Nov. 8 against Oakland and Nov. 11 at IPFW ... picked up 10 kills on .450 hitting in a sweep of UIC in the first round of the Horizon League Championship Nov. 21.

Prep: A First Team All-State honoree as a senior, as she helped lead Marian to a 37-2 record and a berth in the semi-state championship match ... two-time First Team All-Conference recipient ... also earned First Team Academic All-State honors as a senior ... during senior season, was named MVP of the Marquette Tournament and received Burger King Student-Athlete of the Week and Kiwanis Athlete of the Month awards.

Personal: Daughter of Greg and Lisa Ketcham ... majors are exercise science and psychology.