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Katie Spieler:
 
Katie Spieler
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Brian White
Birth Date October 27, 1994 (25 years old)
Home Town Santa Barbara, CA
Resides Santa Barbara, CA
Height 5'5"
College Hawaii
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 3rd $35,700
   AVP 3rd $35,700
   p1440 $0
International 33rd $500
   FIVB 33rd $500
NORCECA 1st $2,100
   NORCECA 1st $2,100
Overall 1st $38,300
 
Bio Bits

Beach Bits:
• Spieler has been eliminated from four AVP qualifiers in her career, and all of those losses were three-set matches.

2018: Spieler continued her partnership with Cook, starting off the AVP season with a third place finish. The duo played seven tournaments together, finishing below seventh just once. Spieler ranked third on the Tour in digs (5.79 per set). Cook played once on the FIVB Tour with Cook, finishing 33rd.
2017: Spieler played one AVP event with Amanda Wiggins, finishing 13th, and six times with Karissa Cook, with a best of ninth three times. Cook tied for 10th in aces (.74 per set) and was ninth in kills (6.71 per set).
2016: Spieler played just one AVP event, advancing from the qualifier in Chicago with Karissa Cook to finish seventh. Spieler ended the year ranked fourth in digs (6.16 per set).
2015: Spieler and Knudsen played in two AVP events, getting eliminated in the qualifier once and finishing 17th in the other.
2014: At the age of 19, Spieler made her pro beach volleyball debut in Manhattan Beach with Delaney Knudsen. Seeded 27th in the qualifier, the pair advanced to the main draw and finished 25th.

College:  Spieler played beach volleyball four years at Hawai'i. As a sophomore she was named AVCA All-American and advanced to the quarterfinals of the AVCA Pairs National Championship with partner Nikki Taylor. As a senior she was again chosen as an AVCA All-American. Spieler left Hawai'i as the school's all-time leader in wins (102), having won 71.2% of her matches. In each of her last two years at UH she had the highest GPA amongst student-athletes. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in only three years then earned an accelerated Master's Degree in Accounting. She subsequently passed the CPA exam.

Personal: Spieler has twin aunts, both of whom played volleyball in college as well as professionally on the beach. Lisa Strand-Ma'a, played volleyball at Hawai'i while Kelly (Strand) Van Winden played at Cal Poly, where she left the school third in all-time aces and third in kills per set. Spieler's high school team advanced to the state semifinals twice.
 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
2014 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $250.00 75.0 97th 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $400.00 170.0 74th 0 0 1 1 0 0
2016 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $2,200.00 185.0 102nd 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 AVP 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $5,550.00 1,034.0 33rd 1 0 2 1 0 0
2018 AVP 7 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 $16,800.00 1,699.0 9th 1 0 0 0 0 0
2018 p1440 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0
2019 AVP 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 $10,500.00 1,694.0 25th 1 1 2 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  27
(332nd)
0 0 1 0 1 6 6 $35,700.00
(128th)
4,857.0   3 1 5 2 1 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
2018 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00 50.0 451st 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total
(Rank)
  1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500.00
(1552nd)
50.0   0 0 0 0 0 1
 
 
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
2015 NORCECA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 $850.00 0.0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 NORCECA 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 $250.00 110.0   0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 NORCECA 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 $1,000.00 160.0   0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  5
(146th)
1
(46th)
1 1 1 1 0 0 $2,100.00
(63rd)
270.0   0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  33
(696th)
1
(305th)
1 2 1 2 6 6 $38,300.00
(400th)
5,177.0   3 1 5 2 1 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 10/28/2018 NORCECA Riviere-Pilote Karissa Cook 5 $1,000
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
Karissa Cook 14 0 0 1 0 1 5 3 $23,550 2,798.0 1 0 2 1 0 0
Delaney Knudsen 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $4,950 1,141.0 0 1 3 1 1 0
Brittany Howard 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $3,850 480.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kim DiCello 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,350 318.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Amanda Wiggins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 120.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Total 26 0 0 1 0 1 6 6 $35,700 4,857.0 3 1 5 2 1 0
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
Karissa Cook 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
Karissa Cook 19 1 0 2 1 2 5 3 $25,300 3,118.0 1 0 2 1 0 1
Delaney Knudsen 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 $5,800 1,141.0 0 1 3 1 1 0
Brittany Howard 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $3,850 480.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kim DiCello 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $2,350 318.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Amanda Wiggins 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000 120.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Allie Wheeler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Total 33 1 1 2 1 2 6 6 $38,300 5,177.0 3 1 5 2 1 1
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
California: Hermosa Beach AVP 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 $4,300 522.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
California: Huntington Beach AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,100 243.0 1 0 0 1 0 0
California: Huntington Beach p1440 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0   0 0 0 0 0 0
California: Manhattan Beach AVP 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 $8,213 1,150.0 0 0 1 0 1 0
California: San Francisco AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 $1,900 280.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Hawaii: Waikiki AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 133.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 $7,388 967.0 0 0 1 0 0 0
New York AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $3,900 612.0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Texas: Austin AVP 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 $5,750 540.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Washington: Seattle AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 $3,150 410.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total 27 0 0 1 0 1 6 6 $35,700 4,857.0 3 1 5 2 1 0
 
International
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 15th 17th 21st 25th 33rd
United States: Huntington Beach FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $500 50.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Total 33 1 1 2 1 2 6 6 $38,300 5,177.0 3 1 5 2 1 1
 
 

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