Women's Volleyball

Caitlin Rainbird
Caitlin Rainbird


Wimberly, Texas

High School:
Wimberly HS

Outside Hitter


2007 (Sr.): (Co-Captain) Played in 113 of 117 games and all 31 matches... Notched 333 kills. 36 assists and 383 digs (3.39 per game)... Also tallied 60 block assists and eight block solos...Second on the team in double-doubles with 13... Honors: Named to the all-tournament team at the Red Raider Round Up at Texas Tech... Team Rankings: Sixth all-time in kills with 1101 and seventh all-time in kills per game (3.07)... Sixth all-time in attack attempts with 3417 and 10th all-time in serve percentage with .938... Eighth all-time in digs with 1093 and seventh all-time in digs per game with 3.10... Seventh all-time in total career points with 1266 and eighth all-time in points per game with 3.59... Game Highlights: Led the Mustangs in kills at Rice with 12; also tallied three block assists (11/10)... Notched her fourth-straigh tmatch with a double-double with 23 kills and 21 digs (.304) at Houston (11/9)...Recorded her third-straight double-double against UAB with 10 kills and 12 digs; also had two block assists (11/4)... Notched a double-double against Memphis with 13 kills and 14 digs (11/2)... Managed a double-double against UTEP with 13 kills and 20 digs (10/28)... Hit .353 against Tulane with eight kills, seven digs and four block assists (10/26)... Led the team with 24 kills against Tulsa; also added 14 digs, two aces and two block assists (10/21)... Notched her eighth double-double of the season at Tulsa, with 14 kills and 17 digs (10/19)... Recorded her seventh double-double of the season at UCF, with 17 kills and 20 digs... Also had one block solo and three block assists (10/14)... Notched her sixth double-double of the season with 18 kills and 23 digs at Southern Miss (10/12)... Chipped in nine kills and 13 digs against Houston (10/7)... Recorded her fifth double-double of the season against Rice with 15 kills and 17 digs (10/5)... Had seven kills and six digs at Tulane (9/30)... Notched her fourth double-double of the season at UTEP with 15 kills and 16 digs to go with her three block assists (9/28)...Added her third double-double of the season against East Carolina with 19 kills and 21 digs (9/23)... Also contributed four assists, one service ace and one block solo against East Carolina... Recorded her second double-double of the season against Marshall, with 19 kills and 18 digs... Also managed two service aces, four block assists and one block solo against Marshall (9/21)... Contributed five kills, three service aces, seven digs and four block assists in match against New Hampshire (9/15)... Had three kills on seven swings with six digs, a block solo and two block assists in win over Holy Cross (9/15)... Recorded her second double-double of the season against Syracuse, with 10 kills and 15 digs; also tallied five block assists (9/14)... Added four kills, one assist, 11 digs and a block assist in win over UTSA (9/11)... Recorded five kills, three assists, 10 digs and two block assists against Baylor (9/8)... Played in two games against Prairie View A&M (9/8)... Added another two block assists against Ole Miss (9/7)... Notched seven kills, 11 digs and three block assists in loss to Stephen F. Austin (9/4)... Had four block assists and one block solo in win over Texas Tech (9/1), named to All-Tournament team following her performance... Tallied nine kills and hit .375 against Villanova (9/1)... Hit .333 with three service aces, one block solo and one block assist against Lamar (8/31)... Pounded out 17 kills against McNeese State (8/25)... Notched her first double-double of the season in the opener against Western Carolina with 13 kills and 11 digs (8/24).

2006 (Jr.): (Co-Captain) Played in all 122 games... Compiled 18 double-doubles on the season, including notching 20 or more digs three times... Put together 15 or more kills, 13 times on the season... Notched a 20-20 performance... Totaled 15 or more points 16 times on the season... Team Rankings: Is ninth on the all-time career kills list (768) and fourth in kills per game (3.35)... Sixth in all-time career digs per game (2.96) and seventh in points per game (3.64)... Totaled 427 kills (3.50 kills per game) and 388 digs (3.18 digs per game) on the season... Game Highlights: Had four kills and eight digs against Tulsa in C-USA Championship quarterfinal... In her third consecutive double-double performance, notched 20 kills and 11 digs against Southern Miss... Posted another double-double performance with 15 kills and 21 digs against Rice... Compiled 11 kills and 11 digs for her 16th of the season... Made nine kills, nine digs and three blocks against Tulsa... Accounted for 22 kills and six digs against Houston... Made 18 kills and 10 digs against Rice... Notched 14 kills and 12 digs against Tulane... Compiled double-double with 13 kills and tied her four-game match career-high of 21 digs... Had two consecutive double-double performances... Made 12 kills and 10 digs against Memphis... Tallied 15 kills and 12 digs along with five blocks against UAB... Compiled 16 kills and 17 digs against UTEP... Made five kills, five digs and four blocks against Tulane... Notched 24 kills and 16 digs against SFA... Posted 11 kills against Marshall... Posted double-double against ECU with 14 kills and 17 digs... Had second consecutive double-double with 11 kills and 10 digs against Southern Miss... Marked double-double against UCF with 16 kills and 16 digs... Named to Indiana Credit Union All-Invitational Team... Made nine kills and six digs against Indiana... Marked 17 kills and nine digs against Chattanooga... Had eight kills, six digs and three service aces against Mercer... Compiled 12 kills and seven digs against Tulsa... Had double-double performance with 26 kills and 24 digs against UCI... Had six kills and 10 digs against Loyola Marymount... Marked 18 kills and 18 digs against Nevada... Registered 14 kills, and 14 digs against Toledo... Had 11 kills and nine digs against Grambling St.... Registered another double-double with 19 kills and 19 digs against UTA... Four kills, two service aces and 15 digs against UTSA... Marked first double-double with 20 kills and 13 digs against Auburn... Her 20 kills also ties her career high... Notched five kills and nine digs against ULM... Registered eight kills and 15 digs against PVAMU.

2005 (So.): Played in 85 matches before suffering a season-ending knee injury against Marshall (10/30)... Posted 257 kills on the season and 299 digs... Notched 14 kills and 11 digs in SMU's win at ECU (10/28)... Tallied 12 digs, seven kills, three blocks and an ace against Memphis (10/23)... Registered 19 kills, 16 digs and four blocks against UAB (10/21)... Double-double of 17 kills and 12 digs against UTEP (10/16)... Eight kills and 12 digs against Tulane (10/14)... Led SMU with 20 kills at Rice (10/8) and added eight digs and two blocks... Posted eight kills and nine digs against Houston (10/7)... Tallied 13 kills and 17 digs against UCF (10/4)... Recorded 10 kills and 14 digs at Tulsa (10/1)... Eight kills and eight digs against UC-Riverside (9/17)... Notched a double-double against Cal State-Fullerton with 18 kills and 15 digs (9/17)... Tallied a double-double with 16 kills and 22 digs versus ULM (9/16)... Had her first career 20-20 game against Tulsa (20 kills and 24 digs)... Back-to-back double-doubles against Duke (12 kills and 22 digs) and Charlotte (12 kills and 21 digs) at the Duke Invitational... Had 16 digs and four kills versus Texas Tech (9/3)...Notched her second career double-double against Oral Roberts (9/2) with 14 digs and 12 kills to go along with four aces and three blocks... Totaled 13 kills, eight digs and two service aces against Stony Brook (9/2)... Had 13 digs and seven kills against UNT (8/31)... Recorded her first career double-double against Wright State (11 kills and 11 digs).

2004 (Fr.): Played in 13 matches, including the final 11 of the season... Hit .195 and averaged 2.55 kills per game, totaling 84 with four matches of ten-plus... Went for 12 kills and five digs against Arkansas (11/27)... Totaled eight kills, three digs, and two blocks against #2 Hawaii in WAC Tournament (11/19)... Hit .370 (13-3-27) with six blocks at North Texas (11/10)... Hit .244 with 16 kills and 41 attempts along with five digs, an assists, and one block against Tulsa (10/30)... Totaled seven kills, one assists, and two digs in against Rice (10/28)... Had first two kills and first block of career at Fresno State (10/23)... Had first career dig at Nevada (10/21)... Played one game and had one attack against Boise State (9/25)... Saw first career action and had two attempts vs. Cornell (9/10).

Prep: Named to the 2003 3A Texas State Tournament All-Tournament Team and to the All-State Team in 2002 and 2003... Selected as the Outstanding Hitter in her district, as well as the Offensive Player of the Year... Selected first-team All-District in 2001, 2002 and 2003... Selected for the Academic All-District team in 2003.

Personal: Her favorite thing about playing volleyball is the thrill of competition... Favorite athlete is Jeff Bagwell... Favorite movie is "The Lord of the Rings"... Majoring in Advertising.

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