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  Karolina Bartkowiak
Karolina Bartkowiak

Player Profile
Hometown:
Aurora, Ill./Wroclaw, Poland

High School:
West Aurora HS

Height:
6-2

Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach

Birthdate:
01/04/1988

Experience:
1st Season

11/27/2012

Redd Earns All-Pac 12 Honorable Mention

Spanish Fork native hit .349 in 2012, the fifth-best single season total in school history.

11/27/2012

Redd Earns All-Pac 12 Honorable Mention

Spanish Fork native hit .349 in 2012, the fifth-best single season total in school history.

11/26/2012

Utah Volleyball Concludes Second Pac-12 Season

Utes finish ninth.

08/18/2012

Ute Volleyball Defeats Utah Alumni, 3-1

Three Utes total double-figures in kills.

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One of the most decorated players in Utah volleyball history, Karolina Bartkowiak concluded her first season on the Ute coaching staff as a volunteer assistant.

During her playing career at Utah from 2007 through 2010, Bartkowiak established herself as one of the top players in the Mountain West Conference in 2009. She was a three-time All-MWC selection as well as a two-time member of the AVCA's West Region Honorable Mention Team. She finished her career ninth in school history with 1,115 career kills and became the 12th member of Utah's 1,000-kill club on Oct. 29, 2010 against BYU.

2010: Hit a season-high 19 kills with seven blocks against BYU (10/29) and earned second MWC Player of the Week award on Nov. 1, which was the fifth of her career ... 2010 Northwestern Challenge Most Valuable Player and MWC Player of the Week on Sept. 7 ... had 17 kills and set season highs in attempts (39) and digs (14) at Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... has 14 double-doubles this season and 26 over her career ... tied season high with seven blocks against Air Force on Nov. 10.

2009: Team tri-captain ... ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII selection ... Preseason All-MWC selection and three-time MWC Player of the Week ... led team and was sixth in the MWC with 3.04 kills per set and had a .283 hitting percentage ... hit for a career-high .800 hitting percentage and had six blocks against Weber State (10/6) ... hit a career-high 22 kills and had 17 digs against BYU (9/25) to earn second MWC Player of the Week selection of season (9/28) ... had a season-high seven blocks at Long Beach State (11/28) ... also had six blocks against San Diego State (9/19) ... earned the first MWC Player of the Week award of this season (8/31), and of her career, after being named the Utah Classic Most Valuable Player ... posted first 12 double-doubles of her career ... had a career-high 23 digs and team-high-tying 14 kills against TCU (10/8) to earn third POW ... served a career-high two aces twice: against Missouri (9/5) and Wyoming (10/15) ... led or tied for team lead in kills 16 times, digs once (15 against Cal Poly (9/1) and blocks three times (six against SDSU (9/19), Weber St. (10/6) and four against Colorado St. (10/17)) ... MWC Scholar Athlete.

2008: All-MWC selection ... played in 31 of 32 matches, totaling 104 sets ... finished second in the Mountain West Conference with a .354 hitting percentage (209-62-415) ... fourth on the team with 2.01 kills and 0.77 blocks per set ... posted a new school NCAA Tournament single-match record with a .667 hitting percentage, totaling seven kills on nine attack attempts against Washington (12/12) in the West Regional semifinal ... had five kills on seven swings in the third set alone against Furman (12/5) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... hit for a career-high .769 percentage with 10 kills on 13 attempts and no errors to go with six blocks against Houston (9/6) in the New Mexico State Tournament ... hit for a .714 mark at San Diego State (11/6) ... fourth on the team with 2.01 kills and 0.77 blocks per set ... led or tied for team lead in kills twice ... led team in blocks twice ... hit double figures in kills six times ... pounded down a season-high 13 kills at New Mexico State (9/7) ... scored 11 kills on three separate occasions: Purdue (10/13), at New Mexico (10/4) and at SDSU (11/6) ... came up with a season-high seven blocks at UNLV (11/8) ... recorded six blocks at UNM (10/4) ... had season-high four digs at Weber State (9/30) ... came up with 36 assists for a 0.35 assist-per-set average ... dished out 19 assists ... Academic All-MWC selection.

2007: Finished third on the team with 1.06 blocks per game ... averaged 1.98 kills per game with a .218 hitting percentage ... made first appearance against UCLA, with three kills, a block and a .429 (3-0-7) hitting percentage (8/24) ... hit .750 (9-0-12) against North Carolina (8/31) ... had seven blocks vs. Dayton (9/1) ... tallied 10 kills at Purdue (9/1) ... led the team with 11 blocks against USC (9/7) ... scored 10 kills on .368 hitting at San Diego State (9/13) ... recorded seven kills and six blocks against Colorado State (9/21) ... tallied 12 kills and five digs, hitting .409 vs. Wyoming (9/29) ... recorded 11 kills and five blocks with seven digs against TCU (10/6) ... had 15 kills on .440 hitting vs. BYU (10/12) ... recorded 10 digs with six blocks vs. Colorado State (10/20) ... had nine kills and hit .375 vs. Wyoming (10/26) ... recorded nine kills on six blocks at Utah State (10/30) ... had 11 kills with seven blocks on .429 hitting against UNLV (11/16) ... tallied six blocks vs. TCU (11/22) and eight vs. No. 20 Colorado State (11/23) in the MWC Tournament ... recorded 12 kills in the MWC title game vs. UNLV (11/24) ... Academic All-MWC.

High School/Club: Three-year varsity team member at West Aurora High School ... was a two-time all-conference and all-area honoree ... had 260 kills, 95 blocks and 195 digs as a senior ... Kane County took first place at the Asics Championship in Chicago and second at the East Coast Championships in 2006 ... played club ball for Kane County Juniors ... four-time MVP of club team ... also played basketball in high school for two years ... honor roll student and National Honor Society member who graduated in the top 40 of her class.

Personal: Majoring in exercise and sport science ... born Jan. 14, 1988 ... daughter of Elzbieta and Krzysztof Bartkowiak ... originally from Wroclaw, Poland.

Career Highs
Kills 		22 vs. BYU, Sept. 25, 2009
Hitting %	.800 vs. Weber State, Oct. 6, 2009
Attempts 	42 vs.  North Dakota State, Nov. 1, 2010
Assists 	4 vs. Florida, Sept. 9, 2007
Service Aces 	2; 3x (MR vs. Weber State, Nov. 6, 2010)
Digs 		23 vs. TCU, Oct. 8, 2009
Blocks 		11 vs. USC, Sept. 7, 2007

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