7 Kendall Gaffney
7 Kendall Gaffney
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School: Cheyenne Mountain
Position: OH
Major: Undeclared

As a freshman: Recorded arguably the strongest year of any first-year Bulldog and one of the top rookie seasons in the Northeast Conference... Appeared in all but one match (122 games) and earned 24 starts on the year... Finished the season fourth on the team and second among rookies with 206 kills and posted 22 blocks (1 solo)... Truly shined on defense as well, scooping up 208 digs as one of just two players to eclipse the 200-mark in both digs and kills... Posted a .930 reception percentage with just 23 errors in 329 attempts... Also added 29 assists and nine aces for 226.5 total points (fourth overall)... Recorded a trio of double-doubles and a career-high 20 kills at Holy Cross on Oct. 6... Recorded double-digit kills in seven outings and double-digit digs in eight... Two-time NEC Rookie of the Week selection... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

Before Bryant: Gaffney was a three-year varsity starter at Cheyenne Mountain High School... Led team to its second-straight 4A state title as a senior in 2009, where she was named the state tournament Most Valuable Player and led her team to a perfect 28-0 overall record... Named the Denver Post 4A Player of the Year and the Gazette Big School (5A/4A) Player of the Year as a senior... Won the league, district, regional and state tournaments in 2008 with a 29-2 overall record... Made it to the state finals as a sophomore as well, winning league, district and regional titles along the way, posting a 27-3 record... Team captain as a senior... Named to the 2008 all tournament team by the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News... Named a first team all-conference selection as a junior and an all-state honorable mention as a sophomore... Four-year honor roll student... Named to the 2008 academic all-state first team... Plays club ball for Colorado Juniors.

Personal: Daughter of Clint and Karla Gaffney, Kendall Ann Gaffney was born on December 28, 1991... Has one brother, Luke... Father played college football at Boston College from 1975-79... Uncle played football at Brown University, 1975-79.