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Kaitlynn Pelger
17  Kaitlynn Pelger
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Olathe, Kan.

High School:
Olathe South

Height:
6-2

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
2L

01/22/2014

12 Volleyball Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Four achieve 4.0 GPAs during Fall 2013 semester

12/02/2013

Pelger, Brand Earn All-Big 12 Honors

Pelger named to All-Big 12 First Team, Brand selected to All-Freshman Team

11/19/2013

Wildcats Lead Big 12 with 9 Academic Team Honorees

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

11/04/2013

Pelger Tabbed as Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

Senior named Offensive Player of the Week for second time in last three weeks

10/21/2013

Pelger Named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

Senior earns her seventh career weekly award from the conference

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.

12/09/2011

K-State vs. Pepperdine

K-State takes on No. 15 seed Pepperdine in the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinals.

12/02/2011

K-State vs. Nebraska

NCAA Tournament Second Round at Nebraska

Career

  • 1,511 kills, 993 digs, 424 blocks, 131 aces and 1,879 points in 438 career sets (122 matches)
  • 2nd on K-State's career points list
  • 4th on K-State's career kills list ... most in the rally-scoring era (since 2001)
  • 7th on K-State's career aces list
  • T-7th on K-State's career sets list
  • 8th on K-State's career blocks list
  • Only Wildcat to lead team in kills for four different seasons
  • Only Wildcat to have 300 kills in four different seasons

Senior (2013):

  • 322 kills, 249 digs, 112 blocks and 37 aces in 105 sets (29 matches)
  • All-Big 12 First Team
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Fall semester)
  • AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention
  • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (10/21 and 11/4)
  • Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (9/23)
  • UNLV Invitational MVP
  • Hilton Garden Inn Invitational MVP
  • K-State Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Razorback Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Played in all of K-State's sets in the season
  • 3rd among Big 12 players with 0.35 aces per set in overall matches
  • 9th among Big 12 players with 1.07 blocks per set in overall matches
  • 10th among Big 12 players with 3.07 kills per set in overall matches
  • Only Big 12 player to rank in the top 10 in the conference in kills, blocks and aces per set for the overall season
  • Season-high 23 kills in five-set win over TCU on Oct. 5 ... Also had 11 digs and 6 blocks
  • Season-high 5 aces in win over Southern Illinois on Sept. 6 in the K-State Invitational
  • 19 kills, 13 digs, 8 blocks and 4 aces in five-set win at UNLV in the UNLV Invitational
  • 14 kills and a season-high 17 digs for a double-double vs. Cal Poly on Sept. 13 in the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational
  • 16 kills, 15 digs and 6 blocks in five-set upset of #23 Cal on Sept. 14 in the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational
  • Season-high 9 blocks in win at Arkansas on Sept. 20 ... Also had 7 kills and 10 digs
  • 11 kills (.435 hitting pct.), 10 digs and 5 blocks at Missouri State on Sept. 22
  • 17 kills (.481 hitting pct.), 5 digs and 4 blocks in sweep of #25 Oklahoma on Nov. 3
  • 16 kills (.619 hitting pct.), 5 digs and 5 blocks in sweep of West Virginia on Nov. 9
  • 10 kills, 6 digs, 5 blocks, 5 assists and an ace in sweep of #25 West Virginia on Nov. 30

Junior (2012):

  • AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • All-Big 12 First Team - unanimous selection
  • Named MVP of Bluejay Invitational and Golden Hurricane Classic
  • All-Tournament Team Varney's Invitational
  • AVCA National Player of the Week (9/18) following Golden Hurricane Classic
  • Played key role in defeating No. 10 Minnesota, No. 20 Dayton and Tulsa
  • Posted 19 kills on .654 hitting percentage, 6 digs, 2 blocks and 2 aces in sweep over No. 20 Dayton
  • Had 16 kills, 9 digs, 5 blocks and 3 aces against No. 10 Minnesota
  • Averaged 4.18 kills on .440 hitting, 2.45 digs, 1.09 blocks and 0.45 aces during Golden Hurricane Classic
  • Named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week: 9/17 and 10/1
  • CVU.com National Performer of the Week 9/11
  • Averaged 3.65 kills per set to rank 3rd overall in the conference
  • Averaged 3.83 kills in conference play
  • Tallied 9 double-doubles on the year
  • Had 18 kills and 18 digs in win over Texas Tech at home

Sophomore (2011):

  • AVCA All-America Honorable Mention
  • Volleyball Magazine All-America Third Team
  • All-Big 12 First Team
  • 15 double-doubles
  • 11 matches with 20+ kills, 2nd school history
  • 500 kills, tied 5th school history
  • Career-high 32 kills in win over Drake
  • 26 kills, 14 blocks in win at Missouri State
  • 6 solo blocks at Missouri State, 2nd most in school history
  • 4 All-Tournament Team awards, with 2 MVPs
  • Back-to-back Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (9/19, 9/26)
  • CVU.com National Player of the Week (9/20)

Freshman (2010):

  • Big 12 Conference All-Freshman Team
  • First freshman in K-State history to post triple-triple season (328k, 134d, 100b)
  • 10 block assists at No. 5 Hawai'i
  • 14 matches with 10+ kills
  • Big 12 Rookie of the Week final week of season

High School:
Lettered three years at Olathe South... first team All-State as a senior and earned State All-Tournament Team... helped team finish third in state as a sophomore earning second team All-State and All-Tournament Team... also lettered in soccer earning second team All-State... played club volleyball for Mavs and finished fifth in open division at nationals.

Personal:
Born May 28, 1992... daughter of Mike and Angela Pelger... has two sisters.

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