Kate Grimmer
Opposite Hitter 12
Queen Creek, 
Last School
Queen Creek High School
Roster Years


  • Parents are Randy and Michelle
  • Mother played volleyball at Snow College (Utah)
  • Has watched Pride and Prejudice more than 30 times

Before BYU

  • 2019 VolleyballMag.com Fab 50
  • 2018 Under Armour High School All-America Second Team
  • Prepvolleyball.com No. 22 Senior Ace
  • 6A All-State
  • Three-time MVP
  • Four-time All-Region
  • 5A State Finalist
  • 5A Region MVP
  • 2015 National Club Champions
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2019

  • All-WCC Freshman Team
  • Totaled 124 kills, 51 blocks, 48 digs and four aces in 74 sets
  • Helped BYU to a 26-5 record and the second round of the NCAA Tournament
  • Had a career-high 11 kills vs. VCU (9/14) with no errors on 18 attempts
  • Had a career high 11 kills with four blocks at No. 2 Stanford (9/21)
  • Totaled three aces in a win vs. Santa Clara (10/12)
  • Hit .667 against New Mexico State (12/6), the third-highest percentage by a Cougar in the NCAA Tournament in the rally scoring era, with 10 kills, two errors and 12 attempts
Sophmore Year 2020

  • AVCA Pacific South All-Region
  • All-WCC First Team
  • WCC All-Academic First Team
  • Helped BYU to a 17-2 season, the WCC title, an NCAA Sweet 16 appearance and No. 15 final ranking
  • Ended the season with 185 kills (.318 clip), the second-most on the team, 40 blocks and 32 digs
  • Reached double-digit kills in eight matches, including a career-high 15 kills at Utah Valley (2/4)
Junior Year 2021

  • Played in 14 matches and 17 sets
  • Totaled 21 kills, seven digs and two service aces
  • Achieved four kills against Dixie State (9/3)
Senior Year 2022

  • Recorded 206 digs on the year, third-most on the team
  • Also tallied 82 kills, 37 assists, 37 total blocks and five service aces
  • Started 28 of the Cougars’ 29 matches during the 2022 season
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year

  • Kate Grimmer vs UVU 2019

    Kate Grimmer vs UVU 2019

  • Kate Grimmer vs Gonzaga 2021

    Kate Grimmer vs Gonzaga 2021

  • Erin Livingston, Heather Gneiting, Whitney Bower and Kate Grimmer named to 2022 Preseason All-WCC Team

    2022 WCC preseason team_web_NEW.jpg

  • Kate Grimmer takes a swing at a ball during a game against Duke.

    Kate Grimmer.png

  • Kate Grimmer celebrates a kill during a game against Duke.

    Kate Grimmer_2.png

  • Eden Bower and Kate Grimmer high-five after a point during the match against Utah State on September 1, 2022

    22wVLB vs Utah State 053.jpg

  • Kate Grimmer receives a serve during a game against LMU.


  • Whitney Bower, Erin Livingston, Kate Grimmer and Heather Gneiting in between points against Pepperdine


  • Whitney Bower, Erin Livingston, Kate Grimmer and Heather Gneiting in between points against Pepperdine

    22wVLB vs Pepperdine 026.jpg

  • Kate Grimmer celebrates with Whitney Llarenas after a point

    22wVLB vs San Francisco 070.jpg

  • Kate Grimmer, Aria McComber and Heather Gneiting celebrate a big moment

    22wVLB vs Pitt 0227.jpg

  • Erin Livingston, Whitney Llarenas, Aria McComber and Kate Grimmer on the 2022 CSC Academic All-District Team

    CSC Academic All District_WEB.jpg

  • Elyse Stowell, Alyssa Montoya, Kate Grimmer, Abbey Dayton and Sophia Callahan named WCC All-Academic Honorable Mentions