Kimmy

Gardiner

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#5

Outside Hitter
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Grapevine, Texas
High School: Colleyville Heritage

Bio

Season SP-MP K K/S E TA PCT A A/S SA SA/S SE DIG D/S RE BS BA TB B/S
2014 120-31 273 2.28 98 735 .238 23 0.19 24 0.20 35 187 1.56 14 3 46 49 0.41
2015 108-28 268 2.48 98 715 .238 44 0.41 23 0.21 22 268 2.48 26 1 55 56 0.52
2016 89-25 239 2.69 87 618 .246 31 0.35 22 0.30 24 292 3.28 19 0 41 41 0.46
Total 317-84 780 2.46 283 2068 .240 98 0.31 69 0.22 81 747 2.36 59 4 142 146 0.46

2016 (Senior)

Started 23 of 25 matches played and appeared in 89 sets… earned a spot on the Academic All-Big 12 First Team… averaged 2.69 kills and 3.28 digs per set with a .246 attack rate, 41 blocks, 31 assists and 22 service aces… posted team-high 10 double-doubles… named the Oklahoma Invitational Most Outstanding Player (8/27) after hitting .380 or better in all three OU wins, including a 10-kill, 11-dig double-double in a sweep of UTEP (8/27)… selected as the Big 12 Player of the Week (8/29)… recorded 15 kills and 13 digs at Little Rock (9/10)… tallied a team-high 18 kills vs. Mississippi State (9/3), her former team, to claim UALR Tournament Most Outstanding Player… matched a season-high with 19 digs to go with 16 kills and four aces vs. UTSA (9/8)… named to the NIKE Invitational All-Tournament Team (9/10)… knocked down a season-high 20 kills and added 11 digs at TCU (10/1)… picked up 19 digs and 14 kills vs. Iowa State (11/9)… registered her 10th double-double with 11 kills and 1 digs at Kansas State (11/16)… notched a season-high six blocks with 14 digs against Baylor (11/19).

2015 (Junior)

One of four Sooners to appear in all 28 matches and all 108 sets... 268 kills on the year and 2.48 kills per set both good for third-best on the team... third on the team in assists with 44... led all Sooners with 23 aces... first among Sooners in digs with 268 and third on the squad with 2.48 digs per set... finished with the fourth-most total blocks on the team with 56... earned a double-double in a team-high 10 matches... blocked a team-high six attacks at Colorado (8/29).... earned NIKE Invitational All-Tournament honors totaling 32 kills and 31 digs over three matches (9/3-9/5)... notched a season-high 15 kills in the five-set thriller to North Texas (9/4)...came through with an 18 dig performance against then-No.3 USC (9/17)...  tallied double-digit kills in eight consecutive matches (9/10-9/30)... notched 33 kills over three matches in the prestigious OU Invitational (9/17-9/18)... posted 10 kills with no attacking errors over West Virginia (11/25). 

2014 (Sophomore)

Started all 31 matches in her first year as a Sooner and played in all 120 sets... Third on the team with 273 total kills, averaging 2.28 per set... Fourth on the team with 35 aces, while serving .918 for the season... Finished fourth in digs with 187 to go with a 1.56 per set average... Posted 49 blocks, averaging 0.41 per set... Totaled three double-double matches ... Named to the 2015 Double Tree Invitational All-Tournament Team... Earned a spot on the 2015 NIKE Invitational All-Tournament Team... Posted her first double-digit kill match as a Sooner against Georgia Southern (8/29) by smashing 16 and adding five aces and eight digs... Recorded first double-double as a Sooner at SMU (9/6) with a season-high 21 kills on 42 attacks for a .405 attack rate, while adding 10 digs... Followed up that performance with a team-high 17 kills and 10 digs against Cal State-Northridge (9/10) in the Sooners' first match at the NIKE Invitational... Totaled a team-leading 16 kills in the Sooners' 3-0 win at Wake Forest (9/18), while hitting .433... Balanced effort with six kills, seven digs and a season-high six blocks in a win over Texas Tech (10/15)... Led the Sooners with 17 kills on a season-best .615 hitting percentage against Baylor (10/18)... Added her third double-double of the year with 11 kills and a season-high 15 digs against Kansas State (11/26)... Nearly made it a fourth in Oklahoma's next match, recording 11 kills and nine digs at Kansas (11/29).

2013 (Freshman at Mississippi State)

Played  2013 season at Mississippi State... Earned AVCA All-Region First Team and All-America Honorable Mention as a freshman... Named an All-Freshman Team member and was twice named SEC Freshman of the Week...Led Mississippi State with 4.03 kills per set, while hitting .244 and adding 2.49 digs per set.

High School

Two-year varsity captain at Colleyville Heritage High School in Grapevine, Texas... Twice named all district and was named the 2012 District 6-5A MVP... Named to 2012 Prep Volleyball High School All-America team and was a Senior Ace, top 120 player... Finished senior season with 560 kills and 515 digs and led Heritage to a 42-6 record and  a No. 3 ranking in the state of Texas... Named to academic all-district team all four years of high school... Member of the National Honor Society.

Club

Spent six years with Dallas Skyline Juniors... Helped Skyline 18-Under team to a 6th place finish at Nationals-Open Division and won three qualifiers.

Personal

Kimberly Gadriner... Born: March 14, 1995... Parents: Mary and Rocky Gardiner... Brother: Joey... Major: Communications.
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