Kirby becomes all-time leader in blocks
Three Cowgirls selected to the All-Tournament Team
UW will close out the tournament against Montana
Kirby finishes with 11 kills in front of hometown crowd
UW continues play tomorrow against Cal Poly and Montana
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 career-high 17 digs against San Diego State (10/17/13)...tied her career high with five total blocks against San Jose State (11/23/13)...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...undecided on a college major.