Katharina Boes is the most decorated setter and one of the top overall players in the 25-year history of the Western New England women’s volleyball program. Boes assumed the role of setter as a freshman in 2007 and proceeded to rack up a program record 3,786 assists over the course of her four-year career. She also compiled 965 digs, 281 kills, 207 blocks and 205 service aces in 130 matches (457 sets).
The Buffalo Grove, Ill. native was a three-year captain and four-time All-Commonwealth Coast Conference performer, earning First Team selections in both 2009 and 2010. She was named Team MVP on two occasions (2008 & 2010) and received All-New England Region honorable mention recognition following her senior campaign. Additionally, Boes was selected to numerous All-Tournament Teams during her Western New England career.
Boes helped lead the Golden Bears to a pair of 20+ win seasons, including a program record 27 victories (27-10 overall) in 2009. With Boes posting career-best statistics, the 2009 squad went 14-2 at home and 9-1 in conference play, reaching the championship match of the CCC Tournament and earning a trip to the ECAC New England Tournament.