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11 - Sydney Kemper
Sydney Kemper
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.-2L
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: LaCueva
Position: OH
m 30
k/s 2.66
h % .226
a/s 0.49
b/s 0.70
sa/s 0.21
d/s 2.14

Academic Notes: Majoring in mechanical engineering...Two-time Big Sky All-Academic Selection and Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

Career Notes: Sixth in program history in hitting efficiency (.270)...Seventh in program history in block assists (270)...10th in program history in total blocks (288).

2013 (Junior): All-Big Sky Second Team...Started all 30 matches and played in all 110 sets...Named Big Sky Player of the Week on Oct. 7...Named to Fiesta Bowl All-Tournament team...Ranked second on the team with 293 kills and 2.66 kills per set...Recorded double-digit kills in 13 matches with a career-high 19 kills at Montana...Had at least five kills in every match...Ranked second on the team with 3.23 points per set...Had a .226 hitting percentage...Hit .300 or better in 12 matches, .400 or better in five matches and .500 or better in three matches...Hit a season-best .571 with eight kills vs. Southern Utah...Ranked third on the team with 77 blocks and 0.70 blocks per set...Recorded at least one block in 26 of 30 matches and had eight matches with four or more blocks...Tied her career-high of nine blocks vs. Idaho State...Ranked third on the team in total digs with 235 and fourth in dig average with 2.14 per set...Totaled 10 matches with double-digit digs with a career-high 15 digs twice at Eastern Washington and Northern Colorado...Had six double-doubles...Had three or more digs in every match...Ranked second on the team with 23 service aces and 0.21 aces per set...Totaled 54 assists.

2012 (Sophomore): All-Big Sky Honorable Mention...Started all 31 matches...Played in 115 of 117 sets...Named Co-Big Sky Player of the Week on Sep. 10...Named to UNLV Invitational Tournament Team...Led the team and ranked second in the Big Sky with a .338 hitting percentage...Hit .300 or better in 18 matches with 11 matches at .400 or better...Hit a season-best .692 with nine kills vs. Montana...Ranked third on the team with 2.37 kills per set...Totaled seven matches with double-digit kills with a career-high 15 kills vs. Idaho State...Had at least five kills in every match...Ranked second on the team with 0.97 blocks per set and 112 total blocks...104 block assists was the sixth highest single season total in program history...Posted a season-high seven blocks vs. Fresno State and Weber State...Had at least one block in every match with 11 matches with five or more blocks...Ranked third on the team with 3.02 points per set...Added 53 digs, 15 assists, and 14 service aces.

2011 (Freshman): All-Big Sky Honorable Mention...All-Fiesta Bowl Tournament team...Played in all 25 matches with 23 starts, appearing in 95 of 100 sets...Fifth in the Big Sky with 1.04 blocks per set...Eighth in the Big Sky with a .256 hitting percentage...Recorded multiple blocks in 23 of 25 matches with a career high nine blocks at Montana State...Totaled eight solo blocks and 91 block assists...Recorded double-digit kills in eight matches, averaging 1.83 kills per set...Career-high 13 kills against Montana, Sacramento State, and Idaho State...Hit .800 (8-0-10) vs Montana State, the third highest single-match hitting percentage in program history (min. 10 attacks)...Had at least one kill in every match...Fourth on the team with 2.41 points per set...Also totaled 45 digs.

High School: Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at LaCueva HS…Captain for head coach Gregg Nunley…Averaged 4.7 kills, 3.1 digs, 2.9 blocks and 2.5 aces per game…2009 5A-4A all-conference honorable mention selection…Named to Albuquerque All-Metro honorable mention squad in 2010…Helped team to state finals in 2009 and district championships in both 2008 and 2009…Also played basketball, helping team to state championship in 2008-09…2011 NM Juniors qualified for Nationals.

Personal Info: Sydney Jae Kemper was born Nov. 12, 1992 in Albuquerque, N.M....Daughter of Craig and Carol Kemper…One sister, Keri, and four brothers, David, Billy, Jeff and Kris...Hobbies include hiking.

Recent Games
Nov 9 at Portland State L, 3-1
Nov 14 Montana W, 3-1
Nov 16 Montana State W, 3-1
Nov 21 at North Dakota L, 3-0
Nov 23 at Northern Colorado L, 3-2
Nov 29 vs. Montana L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 20
Sets 110 77
Kills 293 210
Kills per set 2.66 2.73
Errors 122 76
Total Attacks 757 519
Hitting Percentage .226 .258
Assists 54 27
Assists per set 0.49 0.35
Service Aces 23 18
Service Errors 30 20
Service Aces per set 0.21 0.23
Reception Errors 31 23
Digs 235 160
Digs per set 2.14 2.08
Block Solo 2 2
Block Assist 75 54
Block Total 77 56
Blocks per set 0.70 0.73
Block Errors 6 4
Ball Handling Errors 2 2
Points 355.5 257.0
Points per set 3.2 3.3
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Campbell W, 3-0 3 6 1 16 .312 5 1 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Aug 31 vs. San Jose State W, 3-0 3 6 4 21 .095 3 0 0 0 9 0 7 0 7 0 9.5
Aug 31 at William & Mary W, 3-0 3 11 3 22 .364 1 1 1 1 10 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 6 San Diego State W, 3-0 3 15 2 28 .464 4 0 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Sep 7 Idaho W, 3-0 3 9 6 28 .107 3 1 1 1 4 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 7 Cal State Northridge L, 3-1 4 7 6 26 .038 4 1 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 13 vs. Abilene Christian W, 3-0 3 7 5 17 .118 2 1 1 2 7 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Sep 14 vs. Towson L, 3-0 3 11 6 29 .172 2 0 1 0 4 0 4 1 4 0 13.0
Sep 14 at New Mexico L, 3-0 3 5 6 25 -.040 1 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 19 Idaho State W, 3-2 5 9 7 34 .059 0 0 1 2 10 0 9 0 9 0 13.5
Sep 21 Weber State W, 3-0 3 10 2 18 .444 0 2 0 0 6 1 2 1 3 0 14.0
Sep 27 at Sacramento State L, 3-1 4 9 4 31 .161 3 4 2 1 6 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 30 Southern Utah W, 3-0 3 8 0 14 .571 1 0 0 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 3 Portland State W, 3-0 3 14 3 28 .393 0 1 2 2 11 1 6 0 7 0 19.0
Oct 5 Eastern Washington W, 3-0 3 9 1 15 .533 0 0 2 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Oct 11 at Montana State L, 3-2 5 12 4 30 .267 1 2 2 2 3 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 12 at Montana W, 3-1 4 19 6 36 .361 0 0 2 2 7 0 6 0 6 0 22.0
Oct 17 Northern Colorado L, 3-2 5 9 6 27 .111 4 1 2 0 12 0 5 0 5 0 12.5
Oct 19 North Dakota W, 3-0 3 10 3 22 .318 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Oct 24 at Weber State W, 3-0 3 7 1 17 .353 3 2 0 1 4 0 2 0 2 1 10.0
Oct 26 at Idaho State W, 3-2 5 13 2 29 .379 0 0 0 1 6 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Nov 2 Sacramento State W, 3-0 3 7 5 19 .105 0 0 1 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Nov 4 at Southern Utah L, 3-2 5 17 5 46 .261 3 2 1 1 10 0 4 0 4 0 21.0
Nov 7 at Eastern Washington W, 3-0 3 11 1 18 .556 3 0 0 1 15 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Nov 9 at Portland State L, 3-1 4 7 5 27 .074 4 0 0 1 5 0 1 2 1 0 7.5
Nov 14 Montana W, 3-1 4 11 6 32 .156 2 2 2 1 11 0 1 0 1 1 13.5
Nov 16 Montana State W, 3-1 4 8 2 21 .286 1 1 0 1 5 0 2 1 2 0 10.0
Nov 21 at North Dakota L, 3-0 3 9 6 27 .111 0 0 2 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Nov 23 at Northern Colorado L, 3-2 5 11 7 28 .143 1 1 1 2 15 0 5 0 5 0 14.5
Nov 29 vs. Montana L, 3-2 5 6 7 26 -.038 2 0 1 2 13 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 110 293 2.66 122 757 .226 54 0.49 23 0.21 235 2.14 2 75 77 0.70 355.5 3.2
Conference 20 77 210 2.73 76 519 .258 27 0.35 18 0.23 160 2.08 2 54 56 0.73 257.0 3.3
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Home 13 46 126 2.74 49 312 .247 20 0.43 9 0.20 102 2.22 2 33 35 0.76 153.5 3.3
Away 12 47 131 2.79 50 336 .241 20 0.43 12 0.26 90 1.91 0 28 28 0.60 157.0 3.3
Neutral 5 17 36 2.12 23 109 .119 14 0.82 2 0.12 43 2.53 0 14 14 0.82 45.0 2.6

Wins 19 64 190 2.97 60 435 .299 29 0.45 12 0.19 152 2.38 2 48 50 0.78 228.0 3.6
Losses 11 46 103 2.24 62 322 .127 25 0.54 11 0.24 83 1.80 0 27 27 0.59 127.5 2.8