UW defeats CU, Black Hills State
Sophomore (2013): Appeared in 20 matches and 54 sets including seven starts on the season...started in the first match of her career against Drake (8/31/13)...averaging 1.61 kills per set, as she has recorded 87 on the season...also recorded 35 blocks (0.63 bps) and 17 digs (0.31 dpg)...in MW matches, she averaged 2.21 kills per set and has seven total blocks...had a career-high five total blocks against Indiana (9/13/13)...finished with a career high 13 kills and 32 attempts against Colorado (10/1/13).
Georgia Southern: Played in 14 matches along with three starts during her first full season...averaged 1.14 kills and 0.48 digs in 29 sets played...redshirted in 2011...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.
High School:A three-time letterwinner and was a captain in her senior season...earned 4A all-county honorable mention and 5A honorable mention all-county, while being selection MVP twice...helped her team win the 2009 Area Championship and Sweet Sixteen Championship her junior season...member of the National Honor Society, Honor Roll, AP Scholar, AJC Cup...played for Shannon Mabrey at Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs, Ga.
Personal: Full name Kayla Alexis Henderson...born Nov. 20, 1993, in Atlanta, Ga...father played football at Georgia Tech and her uncle, Pat Swilling, was also a Yellow Jacket...Swilling was a five-time Pro Bowler and two-time first-team All-Pro outside linebacker for the New Orleans Saints (1986-1993), Detroit Lions (1993-1994) and the Oakland Raiders (1995-1998)...has two siblings, one brother Knox and one sister Khloe.