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Kylie Murr

Defensive Specialist

Player profile

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

CAREER HONORS
• Academic All-Big Ten (2020, 21)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2020, 21)
• Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Athlete (2021)
• AVCA Northeast Region Freshman of the Year (2019)
• AVCA Northeast All-Region Honorable Mention (2021)
• Second Team All-Big Ten (2019, 2020-21)
• 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
• 2022 Women’s Collegiate National Team
• Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20, 2021)
• Red Raider Classic All-Tournament Team (2021)

YEAR-BY-YEAR

2021 (Junior)

  • Ranks fourth in program history with 1,405 career digs
  • Recorded her 1,000th career dig at VCU (9/11)
  • Broke into the top-10 in program history in career digs vs. Minnesota (11/4)
  • Ranks second in program history in single season digs per set (4.42), trailing only her mark in 2019
  • Recorded the sixth-most digs in a single season in program history with 504 digs
  • Played in all 33 matches and 114 sets this season
  • Totaled 124 assists to average more than one assist per set, leading the team among non-setters
  • Had 23 aces during the season to rank third on the team
  • Totaled at least 10 digs in 29 matches this season, surpassing 20 digs in four matches
  • Recorded a season-high 30 digs (one shy of her career-high) against No. 11 Minnesota (11/4)
  • Totaled at least 20 digs against Notre Dame (24 digs, 9/19), No. 7 Purdue (29 digs, 9/24) and Iowa (24 digs, 11/19)

2020 (Sophomore)
• Played in all 20 matches and 81 sets
• Totaled 342 digs, 84 assists, eight service aces and three kills
• Had a season-high 26 digs against Michigan
• Totaled a season-high nine assists against Penn State

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
• Sport industry major