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Kayla Schmidt
Kayla Schmidt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bleiblerville, Texas

High School:
Bellville HS

Last College:
Blinn College

Height:
5-10

Position:
S



2010 (SENIOR)
SEC Academic Honor Roll ... registered a season-best 32 assists and 17 digs in win over Kentucky ... had a match-high 31 assists and a season-high three kills and 17 digs versus Mississippi ... recorded 30 assists against UAB ... registered 22 assists and one kill in win over Furman ... dished out at least 20 assists in all three matches of the Hawkeye Challenge, including a team-best 24 against Southern Illinois ... served four aces against Green Bay, a career best in that category.

2009 (JUNIOR)
SEC Academic Honor Roll ... led the Tide in assists 26 times in 2009 ... had a stellar overall match against South Carolina with a career-best 48 assists, 11 digs, four kills and three total blocks ... registered 36 assists against Mississippi State ... put up a pair of double-doubles at the Hornet Invitational with 24 assists and 15 digs against San Francisco and 29 assists and 14 digs versus Sacramento State ... notched double-digit digs 14 times this season ... was the Tide's leading assist collector with 13 against Penn State and 19 against Miami (Ohio) ... led Alabama in digs with 15 against No. 20 Saint Louis.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Played for Blinn College in Brenham, Texas her freshman and sophomore seasons ... guided the Buccaneers to the 2008 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Championship ... 2008 American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Two-Year Colleges National Player of the Year...NJCAA National Player of the Year in 2008 ... awarded Most Valuable Player honors at the national tournament ... AVCA First Team All-American ... ranked third nationally in assists with an average of 11.69 per set ... added 1.51 digs and 1.21 kills with a hitting percentage of .375 per frame.

HIGH SCHOOL
First Team All-District ... District MVP ... 2007 Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) 1A-2A-3A East All Star ... TGCA All Star MVP ... Academic All-District ... Babe Ruth Female Athlete of the Year ... All-State ... Academic All-State ... won 2005 Class 3A State Volleyball Championship.

PERSONAL
Born on June 12, 1989 ... daughter of Everett and Sandy Schmidt ... has two sisters, Tiffany and Stacy ... majoring in exercise science.

CAREER HIGHS
Kills: 5 vs. Arkansas (Nov. 15, 2009)
Attempts: 12 vs. Arkansas (Nov. 15, 2009)
Hitting Percentage: 1.00 (1-0-1) four times - last vs. UT Martin (Sept. 10, 2010)
Assists: 48 vs. South Carolina (Nov. 1, 2009)
Aces: 4 vs. Green Bay (Aug. 28, 2010)
Digs: 19 vs. Tennessee (Nov. 8, 2009)
Block Solos: 1 vs. Kentucky (Nov. 6, 2009)
Block Assists: 3, twice - last vs. Arkansas (Nov. 15, 2009)
Total Blocks: 3, twice, last vs. Arkansas (Nov. 15, 2009)

     
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