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Dakota Kaufman
16  Dakota Kaufman
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hillsboro, Kan.

High School:
Hillsboro

Height:
6-1

Position:
Outside Hitter

Experience:
2L

01/22/2014

12 Volleyball Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Four achieve 4.0 GPAs during Fall 2013 semester

11/19/2013

Wildcats Lead Big 12 with 9 Academic Team Honorees

K-State matches program record; seven chosen to First Team

04/09/2013

K-State to Play for Team USA at World University Games

Wildcats will trade Purple & White for Red, White & Blue in Russia

03/07/2013

Wildcats Building Leadership in Spring Workouts

Preparations for 2013 underway

11/13/2012

Eight Wildcats Earn Academic All-Big 12

Seven make first team

07/11/2013

World University Games July 11

The K-State Volleyball team went to cheer on their fellow Americans at the World University Games on Thursday.

Career
491 kills, 145 blocks and 140 digs in 299 career sets (104 matches)

Senior (2013):

  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall semester)
  • K-State Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 23 matches with 5+ kills
  • 7 matches with 10+ kills
  • Season-high 13 kills at Baylor on Oct. 23
  • 11 kills on a season-high .529 hitting pct. on Sept. 6 vs. Southern Illinois
  • 5 kills (.417 hitting pct.), 9 digs and 3 blocks in 2 sets vs. Siena on Sept. 7
  • 12 kills on a season-high 44 attempts in upset of #23 Cal on Sept. 14 in the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational
  • 9 kills and 5 blocks in win at Arkansas on Sept. 20 in the Razorback Invitational

Junior (2012):

  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Played in 56 sets
  • Tallied season-high 7 kills in win over St. Mary's
  • Had 5 kills on 9 swings in win over Missouri State
  • Played key role in win over No. 10 Minnesota at Golden Hurricane Classic with two blocks early in the fifth set
  • Averaged 1.29 kills per set
  • Had 4 kills on 8 swings in loss to No. 7 Texas at home

Sophomore (2011):

  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
  • Season-high 11 kills in win over South Dakota State, hitting .500
  • 5 matches with 5+ kills
  • Played 58 sets, posting 65 kills

Freshman (2010):

  • Posted 6 kills and 2 block assists in career debut against No. 16 UCLA at Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational
  • Career-high 14 kills in win at Colorado
  • 4 matches with 10+ kills
  • 8 kills and 0 errors in win at Texas Tech
  • Career-high 6 blocks in win over Georgia Tech

High School:
Lettered four years in volleyball for Hillsboro helping team to third place in state as a freshman... three-time first team All-League and All-State... earned Class 3A State All-Tournament Team honors twice... also lettered four years in basketball helping team to Class 3A state title in 2007... named first team All-State twice and All-League three times... lettered four years in track and field helping Trojans to state title in 2007 finishing fifth in the triple jump ... holds school record in javelin and triple jump... member FFA and FCA.

Personal:
Born May 16, 1992... daughter of Tim and Debra Kaufman... has one sister Sienna (11) and brother Cole (8)... majoring in elementary education... cousin JuliAnne Chisholm played volleyball and basketball for the Wildcats.