Women's Volleyball



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Kelly Larkan
Kelly Larkan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Amarillo, Texas

High School:
Amarillo River Road HS

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
SR-3L

2005:
Co-Captain


2004 (Jr.): Played in 69 games over 20 matches... Averaged 2.43 kills per game while hitting .269 and had a career-best 2.35 digs per game... Had double-double of 13 kills and 14 digs, also tied career high of three assists and 4-game career high 36 attempts against #3 Hawaii 10/16... Set new 3-game career high with 39 attempts against San Jose State 10/14... Career 3-game match high 13 kills at Stephen F Austin 9/28... Hit team-high and second-best of career .588 (11-1-17) in 3-0 win over UTEP 9/23... Named to All-Tournament team at Fremont Investment & Loan Invitational with a .454 hitting percentage (50-6-97) while averaging 4.17 kills/game and 2.83 digs/game... Set SMU record for 5-game match with .529 hitting percentage (21-3-34) at Cal State-Northridge 9/11/2004... Recorded 27 kills and five blocks during the SMU Invitational.

2003 (So.): Received Academic All-WAC honors... Named second-team All-WAC... Saw action in 30 matches and 114 games... Had six double-doubles... Hit .294 with 330 kills and 246 digs... Number one on team in serving aces and had second-most blocks and third-most kills on team... Had 95 blocks on the season... Had 24 kills and 10 digs against Tennessee Tech... Averaged 2.89 kills per game and 2.16 digs per game... Had two 16-dig games, against Stephen F. Austin and UTEP.

2001 (Fr.): Notched a double-double in her first collegiate match with a 13-kill, 14-dig outing versus Kentucky to go with a pair of blocks... Recorded a season-high 16 kills and five blocks against Weber State... Hit .323 with 13 kills and just three errors at Texas-Arlington... Posted her second double-double and just missed a triple-double at UTEP with 11 kills and a season-high 17 digs while adding eight blocks... Had 13 digs at home versus UTEP... Averaged over a kill and dig a game while backing up All-WAC middle Leslie Lasiter... Had 41 blocks on the year... Hit .254 on the season with 95 kills.

Prep: Named salutatorian of her senior class... Led high school to the state championship semifinals before losing to SMU teammate Beth Karasek and Caldwell HS... Prep team was district champion four straight years... First-team All-State as a junior and senior... District MVP junior and senior years... 2000 Player of the Year by the Amarillo Globe News... Three-time member of the Amarillo Globe News Super Team... Named All-State by the Texas Sports Writers and TGCA... Member of the 2001 TGCA All-Star West team... Three-time River Road MVP... National Honor Society Vice-President... Sophomore and Junior Class President... Invited to the 1998 USAVB High Performance Camp... Also lettered in track & field... Placed third at state in the high jump and won the region in 1999... Named Track MVP in 1998.

Personal: Mother is a high school teacher and played volleyball for West Texas State University in 1975... Older sister, Kara, attends the University of Louisville... Majoring in international studies... Enjoys outdoor activities such as rafting, hiking and skiing... Lists favorite athlete as Kristen Fokle or Logan Tom.

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