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Taryn Catlin
Taryn Catlin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fullerton, Calif.

High School:
Sunny Hills

Height:
5-8

Position:
Setter



Purdue Career Rankings
Assists - 1st, 4,584
1999 (Senior) - Co-captain, started all 29 matches (110 games)?averaged 13.27 assists per game?recorded 4,584 career assists to become Purdue's all-time leader?posted season high 76 assists at Michigan on Nov. 5?named MVP of Boilermaker Invitational and Northern Arizona Fiesta Bowl All-Tournament team selection?averaged 0.72 kills, 0.46 blocks and 2.01 digs per game?GTE All-District V Volleyball Team.

1998 (Junior) - Co-captain, one of two Boilermakers to start every match and play in every game (Bev Krupa was the other) ... averaged 10.72 assists per game to go along with 23 service aces (second on team) and 46 total blocks (third on team) ... ranked second on the team in digs per game with 2.28 ... recorded career-high 79 assists at Indiana (second on the school list) ... posted career-highs of nine kills against Denver, 19 digs at Ohio State, seven blocks and six service aces vs. Michigan at home ... named to Wyoming Cowgirl Classic All-Tournament team after totaling 92 assists, 25 kills and 16 digs in three matches ... Academic All-Big Ten.

1997 (Sophomore) - Team Most Valuable Player, started all 31 matches (106 games) ... recorded 1,302 assists ... averaged 12.28 assists, 1.37 digs and 0.72 kills per game ... ranked ninth in Big Ten with 12.25 assists per game in conference action ... ranked third on team with 21 service aces ... ranked fourth on team with 42 total blocks ... set career-best hitting percentage of .857 (6-0-7) at Northwestern ... handed out season-high 74 assists at Michigan State ... led Purdue with five blocks vs. Michigan State at home ... played 68 of a possible 73 games in the Big Ten season ... recorded 57 assists, 10 digs, six kills and three service aces in win vs. Iowa ... Academic All-Big Ten.

1996 (Freshman) - Appeared in 25 matches (69 games), including 12 starts ... started last 10 matches and 11 of the final 12 ... averaged 9.94 assists, 1.58 digs and 1.04 kills per game ... hit at .301 clip (72-20-173) ... ranked 10th in Big Ten with average of 11.08 assists in conference matches ... tallied eight digs vs. Ball State in Oregon State Sizzler Showcase ... recorded season-high eight kills on .375 hitting percentage (8-2-16) and equalled season high of two aces vs. Illinois at home ... had season high of five blocks at Michigan ... posted season highs of 75 assists (fourth on school list) and 14 digs in four games played vs. Minnesota at home ... equalled career high of 14 digs vs. Wisconsin at home ... came up with 10 digs at Northwestern ... committed a mere six ball-handling errors in 12 starts (36 games) and totaled just 11 overall.

High School/Club - First team All-Freeway League as a junior and senior at Sunny Hills High School ... team captain, Most Valuable Player and league MVP her senior season ... team won league championship her last three years ... selected to Orange County Championships and Diamond Bar all-tournament teams her senior year ... also ran track ... named "Most Athletic" of senior class ... high school coach was Ron Kasser ... played club ball for Impact ... club coach was Craig Tefertiller ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal - Given name Taryn Ann Catlin ... born May 1, 1978 ... majoring in mechanical engineering ... parents' names are Diane and Tom ... has two sisters, Tamsin and Tegan, who played volleyball at Bradley ... interests include camping, traveling and watching all sporting events.

Catlin's Purdue Statistics

Season MP-MS-GP K-KPG E TA PCT AST SA SE RE DG-DPG BS-BA-TB BPG BHE
1996 25-12-69 72-1.04 20 173 .301 686 9 20 0 109-1.58 1-20-21 0.30 11
1997 31-31-106 76-0.72 26 201 .249 1302 21 35 0 145-1.37 4-48-42 0.40 27
1998 29-29-106 101-0.95 20 241 .336 1136 23 43 1 242-2.28 3-46-49 0.46 12
1999 29-29-110 79-0.72 24 192 .286 1460 13 39 0 221-2.01 3-48-51 0.46 15
Career 114-101-391 328-0.89 90 807 .295 4584 66 137 1 717-1.83 11-152-163 0.42 65