UW will play three matches this weekend
Three Cowgirls earn all-tournament team honors
UW continues play tomorrow against South Dakota and Butler
The tournament will feature six matches over Friday and Saturday
Cowgirls open 2015 campaign against No. 14 Ohio State
Sophomore (2014): Played in all 31 matches with 30 starts and 114 sets during the season...recorded 266 kills (2.33 kps), which was fourth on the team, and 289 digs (2.54 dps), which was second on the team...hit .175 (266-124-811) on the year...finished with 29 service aces (0.25 saps) which ranked seventh in overall matches...in MW matches, she averaged 2.17 kills and 2.99 digs per set...had a career-high six service aces against Nevada (11/19/14)...finished with a career-high 22 digs against New Mexico (10/18/14)...followed that up with 21 digs against Utah State (10/23/14)...recorded a career-high seven total blocks against Boise State (10/25/14)...tied her career-high with 14 kills plus seven digs against Washington State (8/29/14) and Furman (9/13/14)...named the MVP of the UniWyo Wyoming Invite after averaging 3.08 kills, 1.00 digs and 0.75 blocks per set for the weekend...earned All-Tournament Team honors after averaging 3.90 kills and 2.70 digs at the Montana Invite...recorded double-figure kills 13 times and five double-doubles...led the team in kills seven times and digs six times...an Academic All-MW selection for the first time in her career.
Freshman (2013): Played in 29 matches and 93 sets with 17 starts on the year...started her first match of her career against UAB (9/14/13)...recorded 181 kills on the season averaging 1.95 per set...had 117 digs (1.26 dps) and 52 total blocks (0.56 bps)...in league matches, she averaged 1.90 kills and 1.40 digs per set...recorded a career-high 14 kills against and 42 attempts against Utah State (10/31/13)...recorded a season-high 17 digs against San Diego State (10/17/13)...recorded double-figure kills five times.
High School: A four-year letterwinner while attending Cherokee Trail High School in Colorado...was a First Team Centennial League selection in 2011 and 2012 and a Second Team All-League honoree as a sophomore...helped lead her to team to a 19-8 record after completing play at the 5A State Colorado State Championship and was named to the All-Colorado State Team...a two-time team captain, she was named to the Regis All-Tournament Team twice...averaged 3.2 kills and 2.6 digs and holds the all-time school record in kills and digs...was coached by Terry Miller.
Personal:Full name Kayla Richelle Slofkiss...born January 14, 1995 in Denver, Colo...the daughter of Rick Slofkiss...has two sisters, Ashleigh and Jessica...majoring in speech language and hearing science.