Coach Peck's Take: Owns a powerful first serve and great backhand ... looks to overcome injuries that have plagued her first two seasons at West Point ... should have a breakout season if she stays healthy.
2004-05: Earned the team's "Spirit Award" for her dedicated enthusiasm at each match ... season cut short due to a re-aggravation of a knee injury ... 8-9 in singles play ... won the consolation final of the Flight "C" event at the Cornell Fall Invitational ... picked up dual match wins for Army over opponents from UMBC and Stony Brook ... reached the semifinals of the Flight "C" bracket at the Quinnipiac Invitational ... competed in the consolation semifinal of the "C1" draw at the Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitational ... tallied a 5-7 record in doubles action ... paired with Diana Alquero to earn a berth in the consolation final of the "B1" doubles draw at the Residence Inn North Wolfpack Invitational ... paired with Christine Ong to advance to the semifinals of the Flight "B" competition of the Cornell Fall Invitational.
2003-04: Went 13-11 in singles action as a plebe ... showed her versatility by playing at least one match at No. 3, No. 4, No. 5 and No. 6 singles ... went 4-2 in dual matches, competing exclusively at No. 6 singles ... compiled a mark of 8-7 in doubles ... went 4-2, including a perfect 3-0 at No. 3, when paired with Lyndsey Nott.
High School: Played No. 2 on the boys' team ... ranked seventh in her section ... ranked 189th nationally ... served as team captain ... two-year varsity letterwinner ... four-year letterwinner in volleyball ... also swam in high school.
Personal: Katherine Elisabeth Houghton ... born April 12, 1984 ... daughter of Stephen and Mary Houghton ... has three siblings ... brothers John (junior) and Rick (freshman) both play of the Army men's tennis team ... majorign in Life Science.