Kelly Spencer
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    Kelly Spencer

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Sharpsburg, Ga.

    High School:
    Northgate HS

    Height:
    5-5

    Position:
    DS/L

    JUNIOR YEAR (2009): Saw action in all 97 sets...served as the starting libero in 22 matches, including the first 20...started one additional game as a defensive specialist...ranked second on the team with 239 digs...recorded a team-high 21 digs in the Falcons' five-set victory over Louisiana Tech...tallied double-digit dig totals in 10 additional matches...earned at least a share of the team lead in digs during 11 matches...averaged 2.46 digs per set, which was ranked second on the team...also added three kills, 34 assists and 16 service aces...picked up a single kill in matches against Canisius, Eastern Illinois and San Diego State...collected a season-high three assists in four separate matches (West Virginia, Central Arkansas, Louisiana-Monroe and New Mexico)...set a career-best total of three service aces against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2008): Played in 91 sets...was the starting libero in the season finale at UNLV...collected 147 digs...posted a season-high 11 digs on four occasions (against Akron, Montana State, North Carolina State and Florida Atlantic)...led the team in digs during three matches...posted 11 service aces for the second-highest total on the team...tallied a career-best two aces in matches against Buffalo, Akron and North Carolina State...earned a share of the team lead in aces during six matches...recorded 30 assists, including a season-best four in matches against Kennesaw State and North Carolina State...led the team in assists by a non-setter...collected only two kills of the season in opener against Kennesaw State...received the team's Most Improved Player award.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2007): Saw action in 52 games...was the starting libero for six matches...accumulated 107 digs...set a new Division I record with 29 digs against North Carolina A&T...that total was part of a new Division I team record of 95 digs...also led the team in digs (13) against Colorado State...one of six Falcons to tally over 100 digs...also recorded two kills, 13 assists and six service aces...posted a career-high two aces against UNLV...received the weekly Spirit Award on four occasions...shared the team's annual "Most Spirited" award.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Northgate High School...four-year letterwinner in volleyball...coached by Mack Cain...2006 Coweta County Player of the Year...two-time recipient of the team's Outstanding Player award...member of two Coweta County championship teams...served as team captain during sophomore, junior and senior years...president of the Key Club...member of the National Honor Society and Beta Club...section manager of the yearbook...graduated with honors.

    CLUB TEAM: Played for the A5 Mizuno Volleyball Club...coached by Bob Westbrook...won the 2007 Southern Region Volleyball Association title.

    PERSONAL: Daughter of Mark and Susie Spencer...has two brothers, Gregory and Sean...Greg is a 2010 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy...nickname is "Big Guh" and "K.Spence"...majoring in social science...future plans include working in acquisitions, with a two-year tour in the intelligence field...has served as Element Leader, Personnel Officer and Safety Officer...hobbies include four-wheeling, eating, traveling, spending time with family and friends and laying out...greatest personal moments in volleyball came from having high school jersey retired...participated in the "Locks of Love" campaign with four teammates during the 2009 spring break...spent the summer working as a BCT Personnel Officer and taking an academic class...member of Cadet Squadron 02.

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