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Kelli Kasha
Kelli Kasha


Beaver Dam, Wis.

High School:
Beaver Dam



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Season SP MP/MS K/S % A/S SA/S D/S B/S Pts P/S
2009 37 15/0
0.00 .000 0.03 0.11 0.89 0.00 4.0 0.11
2010 12 7/1
0.08 1.000
0.25 0.33 1.17
Career 49 22/1 0.02 .500 0.08 0.16 0.96 0.00 9.0 0.18

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2010: Played in seven matches, starting one, and 12 sets ... tied a career best with one kill vs. Chicago State (Sept. 4) ... also had a career-high three service aces vs. the Cougars ... chipped in one assist vs. CSU, vs. Green Bay (Sept. 17) and against Iowa (Nov. 20) ... had a season-high five digs vs. the Phoenix ... averaging 1.17 digs and 0.33 aces per set

2009: Played in 15 matches and 37 sets ... came off the bench in the third set at Purdue (Oct. 16) to score a service ace ... added a career-best two service aces at Indiana (Oct. 18) ... tallied a career-high six digs at Iowa (Nov. 11) ... added five digs vs. Northwestern (Oct. 24) and vs. Purdue (Nov. 28) ... averaged 0.11 aces and 0.89 digs per set ... had one assist vs. Iowa (Nov. 11)

High School: 2009 third-team Defensive Dandy by PrepVolleyball.com ... earned third-team all-state honors in 2008 ... named the 2008 Little Ten Conference Player of the Year ... two-time first-team all-conference honoree; earned second-team all-conference honors as a sophomore ... two-time team captain and team most valuable player ... four-year starter at libero ... set Beaver Dam High School's career record for digs with 2,530 ... set single-season record for digs as a senior with 902 ... plays club volleyball with Capital Volleyball Academy ... CVA placed third at the 2008 AAU National Championship and won the 2007 Minneapolis National Qualifier ... finished third at the 2009 Minneapolis National Qualifier and 14th at the 2009 National Junior Classic ... also lettered in soccer and track ... ranks in the top five percent of her class academically ... was named to the high roll every semester of her high school career

Personal: Nicknames are Kel, K and Kash Money ... parents are Suzanne and John Kasha ... has one sister Jessica (22) ... sister played volleyball at Bemidji State from 2005-06 ... enjoys hanging out with friends, being with her family and puppy, beach volleyball, badminton, dodgeball, napping and shopping ... has volunteered with the Beaver Buddies, a youth volleyball group, and taught aerobics to nursing home residents

Major: Human development and family studies

Why Wisconsin?

"I loved everything about the school and team!"

Match Highs
Kills: 1 vs. Chicago State, 9-4-10
Attempts: 1 (2x; MR vs. Chicago State, 9-4-10)
%: 1.000 (1-0-1) vs. Chicago State, 9-4-10
Assists: 1 (3x; MR vs. Iowa, 11-20-10)
Aces: 3 vs. Chicago State, 9-4-10
Digs: 6 vs. Iowa, 11-11-09
Blocks: 0
Points: 4 vs. Chicago State, 9-4-10

Off the Court with Kelli Kasha

Favorites - Spot on campus: Terrace; Movie: The Hangover; TV Shows: One Tree Hill/ SVU; Book: A Million Little Pieces; Volleyball Player: Mary Ording; Sports team: Badgers
First started volleyball: Fourth grade
Most memorable volleyball match: winning a national qualifier
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: the team
Before each match, I: go over the scouting report while listening to slow songs then listen to pump up songs
Best UW road trip: California
One word that describes the team: Entertaining
My teammates say I am: sarcastic and studious
This summer, I: took an anthropology class, worked out, went to Summer fest, and relaxed
The best thing about the Field House is: all the support
Who is the funniest player on the team? Nellie
Who is the best-dressed player on the team? Bailey wears normal clothes the most
Who is the sloppiest player on the team? All of us
What would you be doing if you weren't playing collegiate volleyball? I would be a student here going to all the Badger events, especially volleyball.
The best thing about Madison is: the sports and there is never a dull moment
Dream as a collegiate player: win the Big Ten
Fantasy job/career: psychiatrist
Persons most admired: my parents
My most prized possessions are: moped and cell phone
I can't live without: my phone and naps
My secret addiction is: soy sauce
The community service activity or group I most like: leading nursing home resident workouts
If you could guest star in a TV show it would be? One Tree HIll
You won't catch me eating: any seafood
Nobody knows how much I love to: eat Chipotle
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: texting
If you could spend a week anywhere in the world: Fiji
A non-athletic talent I have is: memorizing things
Non-athletic talent I would like to have is: break dance like Elle
One thing I absolutely have to do before turning 40: skydive
Post-college plans: Medical school
If I was Coach Waite for the day, I would: take the whole volleyball team to Samba
If I could have one superpower, it would be: to fly
What are you most thankful for? My family
My favorite quote or motto is: Go big or go home!

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