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Kylie Murr

Defensive Specialist

Player profile

  • Hometown Yorktown, Ind.
  • Last School Yorktown H.S.
  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 5-6

CAREER HONORS
• AVCA Northeast Region Freshman of the Year (2019)
• Second Team All-Big Ten (2019)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2019)
• Owns the single-season program records for total digs (559) and digs per set (4.90), which she set as a freshman

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2019 (Freshman)
• Started all 32 matches at libero and played every set
• Led the Big Ten with 559 digs and 4.90 digs per set
• Averaged 4.61 digs in conference play to lead the field
• Finished with a .949 serve reception rate after handling 689 of 726 attempts successfully
• Had 12 outings with a perfect 1.000 serve receive
• Her 113 assists and 14 service aces ranked third and fourth, respectively, on the team
• Buckeye Invitational (MVP), Champyinz Invitational and Holiday Inn-University Plaza Invitational all-tournament team
• First player in the Big Ten since 2015 to be named Defensive Player and Co-Freshman of the Week (Sept. 23) after averaging 5.36 digs per set with a .969 serve receive
• B1G Freshman of the Week (Nov. 10) thanks to a .941 reception rate and 5.86 digs per set against No. 4 Wisconsin and No. 6 Minnesota
• Registered double-digit digs in 31 appearances
• Had a career-high 31 digs against Texas Tech

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• Four-year letterwinner at Yorktown High School
• Earned All-Indiana, All-Hoosier Heritage Conference and All-County honors every year
• Helped the Tigers win a pair of state championships in 2016 and 2018
• Broke the school’s single-season record with 754 digs as a junior
• Led the team during her senior campaign with 565 digs
• Named a 2018 Under Armour Second Team All-American
• Competed for Municana Volleyball Club, where she won back-to-back national championships
• Three-time AAU All-American

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Rhonda Wilson and Scott Murr
• Has a sister, Kendall
• Her mother played volleyball and her father played baseball at Ball State University
• Science and technology exploration major