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10 - Kaleigh Durket
Kaleigh Durket
Height: 6-0
Year: Junior
Hometown: El Dorado Hills, Calif.

High School: Oak Ridge
Previous College: Colgate
Position: RS
Major: Economics

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AS A JUNIOR IN 2011: Third on the team with 216 kills while playing in 89 sets, hitting .217 … received honorable mention honors on the WCC All-Academic Team … hit .467 with eight kills against Seattle (Aug. 26) … had 13 kills and hit .241 vs. Cal Poly (Sept. 2) … tallied 15 kills and hit .500 to go along with 10 digs against UTSA (Sept. 17) ... collected 18 kills with 11 digs vs. SMU (Sept. 17) … hit .409 with 11 kills and seven digs against Portland (Sept. 29) … earned 11 kills and hit .304 vs. San Francisco (Oct. 8) … totaled 10 kills and six digs against LMU (Oct. 20) and had 14 digs and eight kills at LMU (Nov. 5).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2010:  Named All-WCC Honorable Mention post-season ... 
played in 102 sets and averaged 3.47 kpg and 1.78 dpg … hit .655 for 20 kills vs. Fresno State and .472 with 21 kills that same day against UC Riverside (Aug. 28) … was named the WCC Player of the Week on Aug. 30 after her performance at the Fresno State Tournament … had 15 kills, nine digs and five blocks vs. Idaho (Sept. 2) … hit .478 to earn 13 kills, two service aces, six digs and one block vs. CSU Bakersfield (Sept. 11) … knocked down 22 kills vs. DePaul; also blocked two balls with two ace and five digs (Sept. 15) … hitting .368, scored 9 kills vs. Seattle (Sept. 26) and she added seven digs and two blocks … hit .500, earning 15 kills vs. Portland (Oct. 7) … scored 14 kills with a .429 percentage vs. St. Mary’s (Oct. 14) … grabbed 13 kills and three blocks vs. San Francisco (Oct. 22) … hit .250 to rack up 13 kills and four blocks against LMU (Oct. 30) … had 12 kills, three digs and one block vs. Gonzaga (Nov. 4) … hit .438 and earned 19 kills, one dig and two blocks against Portland (Nov. 6) … hit .577 to bring in 16 kills and two blocks against San Francisco (Nov. 19).

FRESHMAN SEASON AT COLGATE IN 2009: Was honored as the team's offensive player of the year ... Played in all 28 matches and 107 sets ... Hit .249 with 322 kills, 31 aces, 248 digs, 41 assists, and 52 blocks ... Ranked fifth in kills per game in the Patriot League (3.06) and seventh in aces per set (0.31) - both ranked first with the Raiders ... Was a second team all-league honoree ... Named Patriot League Player of the Week (10/12) and Rookie of the Week (10/5) ... Garnered all-tournament accolades at Cornell and Harvard ... Had 17 matches of 10 or more kills and tallied 13 outings with 10 or more digs ... Hit .390 with a season-best 20-kill effort at Harvard (9/4) ... Posted 19 kills and a season-best 15 digs at Long Island U (9/11) in a five-set loss ... Hit .423 (13-2-26) versus Buffalo (9/19) ... Led Colgate to its first victory at American (10/3) by hitting .520 (13-0-25) against the Eagles ... Had a pair of 17-kill efforts versus Albany (9/30) and Binghamton (10/28) ... Had three four-assist outings off the bat against Coppin State (8/28), Harvard (9/4), and Toledo (9/4) ... Opened with six aces versus Coppin State and had five later against Siena (9/12) ... Also had a season-best five blocks versus Binghamton.

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner and starter for Oak Ridge High School ... Served as team captain her final two years... Named Sierra Valley Athlete of the Year and first-team all-metro as a senior ... Was first-team all-league and honorable mention all-metro as a junior ... Was team MVP as a senior ... Also lettered in basketball, lacrosse and track and field ... Played club volleyball with NCVC and team finished 12th her senior year.

PERSONAL: Kaleigh Marie Durket was born in Saratoga, Calif. ... Daughter of Matthew and Jody Durket ... Has three brothers ... Studying economics in the Leavey School of Business.