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35/MB Kelsey Bowers
  • Freshman
  • 6-2
  • Gainesville, Fla.
  • Gainesville
  • Club: Gainesville Juniors
  • Major: Journalism

As a Freshman (2005)
Picked up two blocks in two games in NCAA debut vs. Florida Atlantic in First Round ... Had a perfect weekend against Mississippi schools with five kills on five swings in two matches ... Came off the bench at Auburn to help Gators to 3-1 win ... Finished with seven kills on nine swings (.778 efficiency), while adding three total blocks ... Tallied five kills on .571 hitting with three total blocks at Mississippi State ... Had four kills on five swings with no errors and three total blocks in just one game of action vs. UC Irvine ... Set career highs across the board in first start of career vs. IPFW ... Became first freshman middle blocker since Benavia Jenkins in 2000 to reach double figures in kills when she had 11 vs. IPFW ... Hit .786 against the Mastadons with no errors on 14 swings ... Also had career-best five block assists and 13.5 points ... Picked up pair of kills vs. No. 8 USC ... Had two kills on three swings vs. No. 13 Texas A&M ... Posted three kills on eight attempts (.375) with two block assists vs. Eastern Washington ... Notched a pair of kills against No. 15 UCSB ... Had three kills on five attempts with two block assists while playing third and final game against Missouri State ... Posted six kills on eight swings with no errors (.750 hitting percentage) after entering match in second game vs. Dayton ... Played two games in first match of career vs. Jacksonville ... Tallied three kills on nine swings with one block assist.

Prior to Florida 2005 Volleyball Magazine first team All-American 2005 Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 PrepVolleyball.com No. 5 ranked player in nation Part of incoming class ranked No. 10 in country by PrepVolleyball.com 2004 Class 4A Florida Player of the Year Runner-up in closest Florida Miss Volleyball balloting ever in 2004 2002-04 Class 4A first team all-state 2004 Gainesville Sun Class 3A-5A Area Player of the Year 2002-04 Gainesville Sun All-Area Team Trained with USA Volleyball Junior National A2 Team (2002-05) Made 2003 Junior Olympic All-Tournament team Member of USA Volleyball Youth National Team (2001) Team won back-to-back Florida Class 4A state titles in 2003-04 Posted 12 kills and five blocks in 2004 state finale and was named Final Four MVP Had 21 kills, 12 digs and four blocks in 2003 state final Club team won Berkeley Prep Tournament and High Performance Tournament in 2003.


Career Highs
Kills: 11 vs. IPFW (9/16/05)
Attacks: 14 vs. IPFW (9/16/05)
Hit %: 1.000, 4x, last vs. Ms. St.(11/13/05)
SA: 0 Asst.: 1, vs. USC (9/10/05)
Digs: 1 vs. IPFW (9/16/05)
BA: 5 vs. IPFW (9/16/05)
BS: 2 vs. UCI (9/16/05)
TB: 5 vs. IPFW (9/16/05)
Pts.:13.5 vs. IPFW (9/16/05)
Career Statistics
Season GP-MP K K/G E TA Pct A A/G SA SA/G SE
2005.. 55-29 57 1.04 8 101 .485 1 0.02 0 0.00 0
TOTAL. 55-29 57 1.04 8 101 .485 1 0.02 0 0.00 0
Season DIG D/G RE BS BA TB B/G BE BHE Points Pts/G
2005.. 1 0.02 2 5 24 29 0.53 0 0 74.0 1.35
TOTAL. 1 0.02 2 5 24 29 0.53 0 0 74.0 1.35
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