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Nikki  Kennedy
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Nikki Kennedy

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Parker, Colo.

High School:
Legend HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
Middle Blocker

Major:
Undeclared


09/24/2014

DU Volleyball Teams Up With Reading Partners

The Pioneer volleyball team program is making a difference in the community by working with an organization call Reading Partners

Career Highs:

  •  Kills: 4, South Dakota State (10/2/15)
  •  Attacks: 6, South Dakota State (10/2/15)
  •  Hitting percentage: 1.00, North Dakota State (9/29/15)
  •  Blocks: 7, South Dakota State (10/2/15)
  •  Block solo: 1, Abilene Christian (9/19/15)
  •  Block assists: 7, South Dakota State (10/2/15)

2015:

  •  Played in 13 matches for the Pioneers
  •  Tallied eight kills and 12 blocks.

2014:

  • Did not play

BEFORE DENVER:

  • Played four years at Legend H.S. as a middle blocker.
  • Most Improved Player on Sophomore Team (2010-11)
  • Most Improved Player on JV Team (2011-12)
  • Most Improved Player on Varsity Team and First Team All-Conference Continental League (2012-13)
  • MVP on Varsity Team (2013-14)
  • First Team All-Conference Continental League (2013-14)
  • Recognized by Douglas County Girls and Women in Sports (2013-14)
  • Played two years for the Front Range Volleyball Club, helping the 2014 team achieve 13th place in 18 Open at Junior Nationals.
  • Belongs to and is an active volunteer Ave Maria Catholic Church in Parker, Colo.
  • Set school record in 800 meter run in 2010.

PERSONAL:

  • Born January 29, 1996 in Littleton, Colo.
  • Daughter of Tom and Joan.
  • Has one brother, Patrick, and one sister, Lexi.
  • Chose DU because of its academic reputation, the coaching staff, the team, and the location.
  • Both of her parents played college basketball and her grandfather, Tom Kennedy, was a College Catholic Basketball All-American and a 1962 NBA Draftee.
  • Career goals are to play professional volleyball and pursue a career in either sports journalism or teaching/coaching.
  • Enjoys running, listening to music, and watching NBA basketball, especially the Denver Nuggets.
  • Undeclared major.
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