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11 - Kaity Edwards
Kaity Edwards
Height: 6-2
Year: RS-Freshman
Hometown: Playa del Rey, Calif.
High School: Marymount
Position: MB
Major: Psychology

EYEBRONCO: An introduction to Kaity Edwards

AS A RS-FRESHMAN IN 2014: One of three Bronco freshmen named to the WCC All-Freshman Team … Played in 32 matches this year … finished fourth on the team with 217 kills, averaging 1.97 kpg … tallied 17 digs, averaging 0.15 dpg … finished first on the team with 92 total blocks, averaging 0.84 bpg …  vs. St. Francis Brooklyn (Aug. 29) started and hit .800 with 4 kills and 2 aces … vs. Lafayette (Aug. 30) hit .500 with 3 kills … started at Hofstra (Aug. 30) with 13 kills and hit .684 … started at Army (Sept. 2) hitting .800 with 8 kills … had 2 kills vs. Central Conn. St. (Sept. 5) … started and had 12 kills and hit .588 at Harvard (Sept. 5) … had 4 kills vs. Delaware (Sept. 6) … named to All-Tournament Team at Stanford Invitational … had 10 kills vs. Penn (Sept. 12) … vs. No. 20 Duke (Sept. 13) earned 6 kills and 5 block assists … at No. 1 Stanford (Sept. 13) earned 6 kills … had 6 kills and hit .556 at UCSB (Sept. 19) … had 9 kills and hit .412 with 4 block assists vs. NIU (Sept. 20) … picked up 14 kills at Cal Poly (Sept. 20) … had 6 kills at San Francisco (Sept. 26) … had 3 kills and 4 block assists vs. Pacific (Sept. 30) … hit .562 with 10 kills and 7 block assists at No. 24 San Diego (Oct. 2) … at No. 10 BYU (Oct. 4) earned 5 kills … vs. Portland (Oct. 9) earned 8 kills while hitting .438 with 6 block assists … vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 10) had 10 kills … had 10 kills and 5 block assists at Pepperdine (Oct. 16) … earned 6 kills at No. 24 LMU (Oct. 18) ... had 4 kills and 6 blocks at Saint Mary’s (Oct. 23) ... had 4 kills and 4 blocks vs. No. 11 BYU (Oct. 30) ... earned 13 kills vs. No. 24 USD (Nov. 1) ... had 8 kills and 5 blocks at Gonzaga (Nov. 6) ... picked up 4 kills and 4 blocks at Portland (Nov. 8) ... had 6 kills and 3 blocks vs. No. 24 LMU (Nov. 13) … recorded 7 kills while hitting .667, picked up 1 dig and 1 block assist against Pepperdine (Nov. 15) … tallied 5 kills and 6 block assists in 3-0 shutout against USF (Nov. 20) … picked up 3 kills, 2 digs, and 4 block assists in win over Saint Mary’s (Nov. 24) … earned 8 kills, hitting .800 (0 e, 10 att.) at No. 13 Oregon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 5).

FRESHMAN: Redshirted due to injury in her first year at University of Wyoming before transferring to Santa Clara. 

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letter winner at Marymount High School in Los Angeles, Calif., as a senior, her high school team was CIF California State Division 1, CIF Southern California Division 1, CIF-SS Division 1AA and Sunshine League Champion, as well as winner of the California Challenge Tournament … named PrepVolleyball First-Team All-American, Volleyball Magazine/Mizuno Second-Team All-American, Max Preps First-Team All-State, CIF-SS Player of the Year and Sunshine League Most Valuable Player honors in addition to being named Most Outstanding Player of both the California State and Southern California Regional Championships … she was a PrepVolleyball Top 100 Senior Ace and All-Tournament at the Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions … her junior year her team was California State Division 1 Runner-Up and CIF Southern California Division 1, CIF-SS Division 1A and Sunshine League Champion … that season she named PrepVolleyball All-American, Sunshine League First Team and Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions All-Tournament honors … as a sophomore, the Sailors were CIF-SS Division 1 and Sunshine League Champions and she was named to the Sunshine League Second Team.

CLUB: Played on Sunshine Volleyball 15-, 16- and 17-Westside and Mizuno Long Beach 18-Rockstar teams as the teams qualified in the Open Division of Junior Nationals each year … won Lone Star Open and Northeast Open Qualifier … finished second in Mideast Open and Southern California Open Qualifiers … was twice named to the All-SCVR First-Team.

PERSONAL: The daughter of Tom and Lisa Edwards … has two siblings: Matt and Jenny … her father, Tom, participated in track and field at the University of Florida, while her mother, Lisa, was a two-time All-American and won the NCAA National Championship in 1984 as a member of the UCLA volleyball team from 1983-86 ... major is Psychology.