8 Kristin Watson
8 - Kristin Watson
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr
Hometown: Bowie, Md.
High School: Eleanor Roosevelt
Position: DS
m 26
k/s 0.02
h % .154
a/s 0.79
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.22
d/s 4.43

2018: Appeared in 26 matches and 106 sets….Recorded 470 digs, 84 assists and 23 service aces… Recorded 26 digs against Belmont on August 31st. Strong performance against Binghamton with 15 digs, 6 assists, and 5 aces on September 21st. Recorded 30 digs on September 30th against UAlbany.... Season-best 32 digs against Stony Brook on Nov 9th for a record fourth 30-dig performance, which led her to recieving America East Defensive Specialist of the Week honors. 

2017: Named to the America East Second Team, All-Conference Academic Team... Finished the season with 414 digs, led the conference and a career best with 5.45 digs/set overall, had nine matches with 20 or more digs, a career best four kills, and tallied 1,001 career digs... Played in 22 matches, and 76 sets... Named to Maryland Invite All-Tournament Team (only defensive player selected) after averaging 20.6 digs per match in three matches...Recorded season-high 28 digs in four set victory over Temple on 8/26...Earned America East Defensive Specialist of the Week twice, and her eighth time receiving the honor in her career... Finished 17th in the NCAA for digs per set. 

2016: Named America East Defensive Specialist of the Year, All-Conference First Team (first Retriever in program history to win conference defensive player of the year, and was only defensive specialist named to either the first or second all-conference team)...recorded 497 digs putting her 4th all time in a season in UMBC history and also led the league with 5.56 digs/set in conference play...Set a career-high (and tied a program record) in digs with 41 in five set win at Albany on 11/6...Reset the record book by having six of the top 10 single game dig performances in program history.... Played in 26 matches and 97 sets...Named MVP of the Charm City Challenge...Earned spot on All-Tournament Teams for three consecutive weekends; Charm City Challenge, Maddie Bingaman Memorial Tournament, Lion Invitational...Named America East Defensive Specialist of the Week five times during the season...Set a Took on the role of starting libero a few games into the season and thrived... Also had a career high in Service aces with 15.

2015: Appeared in 21 matches and 50 sets during her rookie year... Recorded 19 assists, 11 aces, and 90 digs... Had five assists and 18 digs against James Madison, both season highs... Had a four assist, 14 digs game against Albany on Nov. 8. 

Background: Earned Prince George’s Gazette Player of the Year last year at Eleanor Roosevelt High School… Was named Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention as well during her senior year… A team MVP two years, helping lead the Raiders to a regional championship in 2012… Also played tennis, where she lettered all four years, earning All-Met Honorable Mention in the spring of 2015… A member of the National Honors Society, French Honor Society, and Tri-M.

Personal: Daughter of Rob and Kim Watson… Math major and Media and Communications minor… Lists favorite pro team as the Washington Nationals and favorite musical artist as Beyoncé.

Recent Games
Oct 19 at Binghamton W, 3-1
Oct 26 UAlbany L, 3-1
Nov 2 at UMass Lowell L, 3-2
Nov 4 at New Hampshire L, 3-2
Nov 9 Stony Brook L, 3-2
Nov 11 Hartford W, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 26 12
Sets 106 51
Kills 2 0
Kills per set 0.02 0.00
Errors 0 0
Total Attacks 13 5
Hitting Percentage .154 .000
Assists 84 47
Assists per set 0.79 0.92
Service Aces 23 14
Service Errors 14 6
Service Aces per set 0.22 0.27
Reception Errors 15 4
Digs 470 253
Digs per set 4.43 4.96
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 25.0 14.0
Points per set 0.2 0.3
Matches started - -
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 vs. Navy L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 25 at Penn St. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 1 0 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 25 vs. Eastern Ky. W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 6 0 1 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. Belmont W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 vs. East Tenn. St. L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 2 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 vs. Tulsa L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 2 0 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 7 Robert Morris L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 0 0 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 James Madison L, 3-1 - 4 1 0 1 1.000 3 0 0 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 8 Loyola (Md.) W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 2 2 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 14 vs. Ball St. L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 2 .000 3 1 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 15 vs. La Salle L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 2 1 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Sep 15 at Towson L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 1 2 1 1 20 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 18 at Howard L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 1 1.000 3 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 21 Binghamton L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 6 5 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 25 Coppin State W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 2 0 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 30 at UAlbany L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 2 .000 3 2 1 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 5 New Hampshire L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 7 UMass Lowell L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 6 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 12 at Hartford W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 1 1 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 14 at Stony Brook L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 5 2 0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 19 at Binghamton W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 4 1 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 26 UAlbany L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
Nov 2 at UMass Lowell L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 4 at New Hampshire L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 5 0 1 2 25 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 Stony Brook L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 8 1 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 11 Hartford W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2015-16 21 50 0 0.00 1 4 -.250 19 0.38 11 0.22 90 1.80 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.2
2016-17 26 97 0 0.00 3 7 -.429 75 0.77 15 0.15 497 5.12 0 0 0 0.00 15.0 0.2
2017-18 22 76 4 0.05 5 18 -.056 55 0.72 9 0.12 414 5.45 0 1 1 0.01 13.5 0.2
2018-19 26 106 2 0.02 0 13 .154 84 0.79 23 0.22 470 4.43 0 0 0 0.00 25.0 0.2
Total 95 329 6 0.02 9 42 -.071 233 0.71 58 0.18 1471 4.47 0 1 1 0.00 64.5 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 26 106 2 0.02 0 13 .154 84 0.79 23 0.22 470 4.43 0 0 0 0.00 25.0 0.2
Conference 12 51 0 0.00 0 5 .000 47 0.92 14 0.27 253 4.96 0 0 0 0.00 14.0 0.3
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Home 10 41 1 0.02 0 2 .500 36 0.88 9 0.22 202 4.93 0 0 0 0.00 10.0 0.2
Away 9 37 1 0.03 0 6 .167 28 0.76 10 0.27 167 4.51 0 0 0 0.00 11.0 0.3
Neutral 7 28 0 0.00 0 5 .000 20 0.71 4 0.14 101 3.61 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.1
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Wins 7 27 0 0.00 0 2 .000 21 0.78 5 0.19 120 4.44 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.2
Losses 19 79 2 0.03 0 11 .182 63 0.80 18 0.23 350 4.43 0 0 0 0.00 20.0 0.3
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August 5 17 0 0.00 0 2 .000 14 0.82 1 0.06 70 4.12 0 0 0 0.00 1.0 0.1
September 11 47 2 0.04 0 8 .250 32 0.68 15 0.32 192 4.09 0 0 0 0.00 17.0 0.4
October 6 24 0 0.00 0 2 .000 19 0.79 4 0.17 118 4.92 0 0 0 0.00 4.0 0.2
November 4 18 0 0.00 0 1 .000 19 1.06 3 0.17 90 5.00 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.2