3 Caitlin Cozad
HIGH SCHOOL: Played volleyball for coaches Kay Edwards and Darci Wellsandt at Hermiston High, earning three varsity letters...first-team All-Intermountain Conference selection as a senior, second-team honoree as a junior...averaged double figures in kills and blocks as a senior...posted 24 kills and 16 blocks in five game win over Pendleton High as a junior...season high of 22 kills and 13 blocks in win over Bend as a senior...played one season with current GU middle blocker Briawna Mueller...also earned three varsity letters in basketball.
Caitlin Cozad's Collegiate Career
FRESHMAN (2006): Redshirted at Gonzaga.
RS-FRESHMAN (2007): Saw action in 20 matches, 34 games...46 kills, 24 total blocks, five digs and two assists...had one double-figure kill contest...finished with a career-high 12 kills, along with one dig and one block assist against Alcorn State University (9/14)...had six kills, four blocks and one dig against the University of San Diego (11/15)...tallied five kills, five blocks and one dig at the University of Idaho (9/18).
SOPHOMORE (2008): Played in all 31 matches for the Bulldogs, including 116 sets...was fifth on the squad in kills (164)...second in total blocks 89)...tied a career high in kills with 12 in Zags 3-2 victory over Loyola Marymount University (11/13)...had 10 kills on three different occasions; against UTEP (9/12) and San Diego State University (9/13) (both in the Gonzaga University Tournament) and at the University of Portland (10/25)...finished with a career-high eight blocks (six block assists, two solo blocks) against Weber State University (9/13)...tallied six blocks on two occasions; against the University of San Francisco (10/30) and versus Portland (11/22)...collected a career-high four digs on two occasions; at Washington State University (9/10) and at Loyola Marymount University (10/18).
JUNIOR (2009): Played and started all 28 matches...one of two Zags to play all 114 sets...first on the team in blocks (140), tied for fourth in service aces (11), and fourth in kills (156)...also had 65 digs and 11 service aces...the 140 total blocks is eighth all time in the Zag single-season record book...the 118 block assists is the fourth highest block assist total in a Zag single season...the 140 total blocks were the most in the West Coast Conference...her 15 total blocks against Utah State University (8/29) tied the school single-game block record; current assistant coach and former Bulldog Abby (Cullen) Bennett also registered 15 blocks against the University of Portland in 2002...her 15 blocks against USU were all block assists, breaking the old school record by two; Bennett held the record with 13...tallied double-figure kills in three contests, including a season high 11 versus Utah Valley University (8/28)...had 12 blocks, along with seven kills and four digs in a 3-2 victory over the University of San Francisco (11/14)...registered a career-high six digs three different times; versus Boise State University (9/5), at the University of Tulsa (9/12) and at the University of Portland (10/31).
SENIOR (2010): Played in 31 matches, 101 sets...closed out the year with 181 kills, 90 blocks - second best on the squad; 135 digs and seven service aces...had five or more kills in 19 of 31 matches, including five double-figure kills matches...registered three double-digit dig contests...finished with a season-high 12 kills, along with six digs and five blocks against Seattle University, Sept. 18...had a career-high 19 digs, along with five blocks and two digs in Gonzaga's 3-1 win over Loyola Marymount University, Nov. 11...had 11 kills against San Jose State University (8/28), Cal State Bakersfield (8/28) and Boise State University (9/3).
Misc.: 3.96 high school GPA...National Honor Society...grandfather Phillip Cozad played professional baseball in the Cincinnati Reds organization...father Robert competed in swimming at Portland State University and Oregon State University...uncle John Cox wrestled at Southern Oregon University...played club volleyball for Columbia Juniors.
11/27/2017 - Two Zags Earn All-Conference Honors
11/20/2017 - Zags End Season with Senior Day Win
11/18/2017 - Penner Lands 22 Kills as Zags Fall in Five
11/16/2017 - Tough Night Offensively Hands VB Loss in Stockton
11/15/2017 - Zags to End Regular Season with Long Weekend
11/14/2017 - Two NLI Signees for Volleyball
11/11/2017 - VB Falls to No. 12 San Diego