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Dallas Gardner
8  Dallas Gardner
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lenexa, Kan.

High School:
Saint James Academy

Last College:
Northwest Missouri State

Height:
5-9

Position:
DS/Libero

Experience:
1L

Honors
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall 2013)
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2014)

Junior (2014)

  • 28 digs in 32 sets played
  • Appeared in 7 of the final 8 matches
  • Played in all 5 sets at Baylor on Nov. 15, tallying a season-high 8 digs
  • Had 5 digs on Nov. 26 at Oklahoma
  • 3 digs and 2 assists on Dec. 5 vs. Utah in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.


Sophomore (2013)

  • 13 digs and 4 aces in 33 sets (17 matches)
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (fall semester)
  • Season-high 2 aces in sweep vs. Southern Illinois on Sept. 6 at K-State Invitational
  • Season-high 3 digs vs. Cal Poly on Sept. 13 in the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational at Cal
  • Had an ace vs. Kansas on Oct. 2


Freshman (2012 - Northwest Missouri State)

Played in 29 matches and started in 27 matches ... Led the team in assists with 739 ... Also paced the conference in aces ... Totaled a high of 52 assists against Southwest Baptist (Nov. 6) ... Tallied five aces in a match twice: first against Saginaw Valley St. (Sept. 1) and then against East Central (Oct. 6) ... Had a season-high 17 kills against Upper Iowa (Sept. 7) ... Registered two double-doubles (Sept. 7 and Oct. 5) and one triple-double (Sept. 28).

High School
Lettered three years in volleyball under the direction of head coach Nancy Dorsey at St. James Academy in Lenexa, Kan. ... Helped her team win three state championships as the team's setter, going a combined 130-7 between her sophomore and senior years ... Captured the national championship in 2010 as her team went 44-1 on the season ... Finished fourth in the nation during her freshman and senior years ... Was also selected to the All-Academic state team for three years, maintaining a 4.0 GPA throughout high school ... Competed in track during her freshman year, running the 400 and 800 meters as well as competing in the long jump.

Club
KC Power Volleyball

Personal
Born on January 4, 1994 ... Daughter of Troy and Heather Gardner ... Has six siblings: Bailey, Barret, Denver, Daphne, Beau and Delila ... Major is Architectural Engineering ... Wants to be an architectural engineer and design sporting venues.