#1 Abby Fay
|HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL)||Kansas City, Mo. (Kansas State)|
2009 (Kansas State): Made the move to defensive specialist and played in all 113 sets. …posted 1.69 digs a set with a career-high 20 in a win over Portland while playing libero. …opened season with 12 digs in five-set loss to No. 11 Minnesota at Runza/AVCA Showcase. …closed season with three service aces at Texas Tech (11/28) to tie her career-high. …Academic All-Big 12 First Team. …one of the team’s most consistent servers with a .980 success rate marking only seven errors in 351 attempts.
2008: (Kansas State): Played in 57 sets posting 390 assists and averaging 6.84 per set. …Academic All-Big 12 First Team. …Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll. …had a season- and career-high 55 assists in win against UC Irvine at Nike Portland Invitational (9/4). …tallied three double-doubles on the year with assists and digs. …posted a career-high 11 digs twice on the year against UC Irvine and Nebraska (9/17). …tallied three aces in win against Cornell during Varney’s Kansas State Invitational (9/13).
High School (Park Hill South): All-State selection in 2006. …Two-time All-Regional selection (2005-06). …Three-time All-District selection (2004-06). …Two-time All-Metro selection (2005-06). …Three-time All-Mid-6 selection (2004-06). …Finalist for the 2006 Evelyn Gates Award, given to the best volleyball player in the Kansas City metropolitan area. …Played in the 2006 Mo-Kan All-Star game. …Helped the Panthers to three state Final Four appearances, including a state runner-up finish in 2003. …Earned a state third-place finish in 2005. …Finished fourth at the state championships in 2004. …Four-time district champions. …Three-time Mid-6 champions. …Completed career with a record of 123-24 (.837 winning percentage). …Finished her four-year career with the Panthers as the school’s all-time leader in assists (1,798). …Recorded 375 kills on a .306 hitting percentage. …Scooped 495 digs, added 149 blocks and dropped in 95 service aces. …Four-year letterwinner in volleyball. …Academic All-State selection and Wendy’s High School Heisman nominee. …Three-year letterwinner (2004-06) and an all-state selection (2005) in track. …Earned one letter in basketball (2004).
Personal:Daughter of John and Debbie Fay. ...Debbie was her high school volleyball coach and teacher at Park Hill South.