Kayla Currier

#13 Kayla Currier

Pos. MH
Ht. 6-0
Yr. R-Jr.
Hometown Mokena, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Lincoln-Way East

2017: Appeared in three matches before suffering season-ending injury on Sept. 13 ... picked up a pair of kills and recorded a block Sept. 1 versus CSU Bakersfield ... registered two blocks Sept. 8 against St. John's ... recorded three kills and a solo block Sept. 13 in win over Eastern Illinois.

2016: Saw action in 64 sets over 20 matches as a sophomore ... hit .167 with 85 kills (1.33/set) and 44 blocks (0.69/set) ... opened season by tying career high with seven blocks against CSU Bakersfield Aug. 26 ... tallied six blocks and set career best with five digs Aug. 27 at Army West Point ... recorded six blocks and seven kills in Sept. 3 victory over Austin Peay ... registered eight kills Sept. 9 versus Central Michigan ... totaled a season-high 11 kills and matched career best with five digs Sept. 10 against Duquesne ... returned after a month away due to injury with six blocks Oct. 15 versus Milwaukee ... member of the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll. 

2015: Appeared in 26 matches in her first season playing at Valpo, seeing action in 88 sets ... named to the Horizon League All-Freshman Team ... hit team-best .270 with 1.86 kills/set on offense while also leading the squad defensively with 0.90 blocks/set ... ranked seventh in the Horizon League in hitting percentage and eighth in blocks ... reached double figures in kills on six occasions ... opened career with 10 kills in win at Chattanooga Aug. 28 ... hit .450 with 12 kills and season-high seven blocks Aug. 29 in sweep of Troy ... registered six blocks Sept. 5 in win at Saint Francis Brooklyn ... posted five blocks in victory over Toledo Sept. 15 ... tallied 10 kills in consecutive Horizon League matches against Northern Kentucky (Oct. 24) and at UIC (Oct. 27) ... also recorded six blocks against the Norse ... finished with five blocks at Green Bay Nov. 6 ... averaged 2.33 kills/set and 1.17 blocks/set Nov. 20-22 at the Horizon League Championship ... matched season high with seven blocks and hit .333 with 12 kills in opening-round win over Milwaukee ... followed the next day with season-high 13 kills on .440 hitting and five blocks in victory against Oakland.

2014: Did not see action in her first year with the Crusaders ... retains four seasons of eligibility.

Prep: Three year varsity starter for Lincoln-Way East [Ill.] H.S. ... earned spots on a pair of All-Tournament teams as a junior ... honored as an All-Area selection by the Southtown Star ... named a recipient of the 2014 AAU Volleyball Academic All American Award ... participated in 41st AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships with the Chicago Ultimate 18 Gold squad.

Personal: Daughter of Doug and Sue Currier ... biology major ... minoring in chemistry.