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#1 Kaylee Smith

Height 5-11
Class Fr.
Hometown Indianola, Iowa
High School Indianola

Hawk Items… One of four on the roster to appear in every set (106) and match (31) of the 2014 season.

2014 as a Freshman… Appeared in every match (31) and set (106) with 14 starts… Iowa’s assist leader for the year with 610 (5.75 per set)… assist leader in 18-of-31 matches… made the first starts of her career against Ohio State and Penn State on Oct. 3-4, running the team’s 5-1 offense… led the team with 28 assists in its first win over UTSA on Aug. 29… served up three aces against Tulane on Aug. 30… matched her career-high with three aces at Arizona State on Sept. 7, also posted her first career kill in the match… matched her career-high with seven digs against Florida Internationa on Sept. 13… recorded a career-high eight digs at Iowa State on Sept. 20 and with 12 assists, was just two digs from her first career double-double… led the team in assists against Ohio State (26) on Oct. 3 and Penn State (17) on Oct. 4… posted the first block of her career against Penn State on Oct. 4… set career-highs at Michigan on Oct. 10 with two kills, four attacks and 33 assists… matched her career-high with 33 assists against Northwestern on Oct. 18… led Iowa with 19 and 25 assists in wins at Maryland on Oct. 31 and Rutgers on Nov. 1, respectively… dished out 30 and 25 digs, respectively, in Iow’s wins over Indiana on Nov. 5 and No. 12 Purdue on Nov. 8… posted 30 assists, two aces and six digs in Iowa’s 3-2 win over Maryland on Nov. 26… letterwinner.

High School… Named All-Conference and All-District four years straight… selected All-County MVP as a junior and senior… first team All-State as a junior and senior… 2013 State Qualifier… 2012 USA Iowa Regional All-Tournament Team… first place at 2012 USA Junior National Championships, third place at 2013 USA Junior National Championships and first place at 2014 USA Junior National Championships… All-Tournament selection at 2012, 2013 and 2014 USA Junior National Championships… 2011 Iowa High Performance setter and caption two years in a row… 2013 USA Women’s Junior National Team setter, captain and Gold Medalist… earned All-Conference honors three straight years as a golfer… named Academic All-Conference three years… member of student council… DECA President in 2013-2014.

Personal… Born Dec. 25,1995… daughter of Paul and Lana Smith… mother played volleyball at Iowa and currently coaches at Simpson College… has one brother Jay, who attends Drake… high school coach was Kent Halstead… business major.

Personal Bests
Kills: 2 at Michigan, Oct. 10, 2014
TA: 4 at Michigan, Oct. 10, 2014
Attack %: 1.000, 2x, last vs. Wisconsin, Nov. 15, 2014
Assists: 33, 2x, last vs. Northwestern, Oct. 18, 2014
Aces: 3, 2x, last at Arizona State, Sept. 7, 2014
Digs: 8 at Iowa State, Sept. 20, 2014
Solo Blocks: n/a
Total Blocks: 1, 3x, last vs. Maryland, Nov. 26, 2014