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Kara Kasser
Kara  Kasser

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brea, Calif.

High School:
Brea Olinda HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Libero/Defensive Specialist

Experience:
3L


02/11/2016

Record number of Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Conference honors

50 student-athletes from fall sports honored by the league.

11/24/2015

Nevada finishes best season since 2010

Foley leads team against SDSU with 11 kills

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

02/18/2015

38 Wolf Pack student-athletes earn Academic All-Mountain West accolades

Honorees must have 3.0 GPA and compete in roughly 50 percent of team's contests

04/14/2014

Nevada goes 5-1 in home spring tournament

Pack sweep UC Davis and Academy of Arts

11/21/2013

Nevada vs. UNLV

Nevada vs. UNLV

2015 (Sr.): Leaves the Nevada volleyball program with 1,186 digs, the fifth-most in school history … A four-year starter in the back row for the Wolf Pack … A three-time Academic All-Mountain West selection (2013-15) … Set a career-high with 315 digs as a senior … Led the Wolf Pack in digs … Her 2.96 digs per set ranked 10th in the MW … Ranked third on the team with 68 assists … Finished fourth on the squad with 20 service aces … Posted double-digit digs in 16 matches and racked up 10 or more digs in seven-consecutive matches … Season-high 22 digs came in a 3-2 win over Weber State (Sept. 11) … Career-best nine assists came in a 3-2 upset of No. 25 Wyoming (Oct. 3) … Nevada was 4-0 in matches where Kasser tallied five or more assists … Posted nine digs, six assists and a kill in a 3-1 victory over UNLV (Nov. 5) … Recorded three service aces in two matches … Picked up three aces, three assists and 12 digs at New Mexico (Sept. 26).

2014 (Jr.): Totaled 311 digs in 2014 to lead the team ... Her 18 digs against Boise State was the third-most in a three-set Mountain West match ... Posted a season-best 22 digs against Pacific (Sept. 13), two shy from tying her career-high ... Set a new career-best with eight assists at Denver (Sept. 20) ... Matched her career-high with three aces in a 3-0 sweep over San Jose State.

2013 (So.): Reached the 300 dig plateau on Nov. 29 against Boise State ... Finished the season ranked 17th in the Mountain West in digs ... Led the Pack in digs per set with 2.75 ... Posted 10 or more digs in 16 matches ... Ranked third on the squad in assists (80) and second in service aces (16) ... Tallied a season high 16 digs against Montana (Sept. 14) and matched it in a win over Air Force (Nov. 22) ... Twice recorded three service aces in matches against Weber State (Sept. 6) and San Diego State (Nov. 14) ... A 2013 Academic All-MW selection.

2012 (Fr.): Played in every set (107) in her first season at Nevada, playing in the libero role and as a defensive specialist ... Was second on the team behind senior Kelly Chang with 273 digs ... Led Nevada and set a career high with 24 digs at Baylor on Aug. 25 ... Had 20 digs in Nevada's 3-2 victory against Tulane on Aug. 24 ... Had a career high five assists in the same match.

High School
Three-year letterwinner for coach Elizabeth Cinderey at Brea Olinda High School in Brea, Calif. ... Earned second-team All-Century League honors her junior and senior years ... Team MVP her senior year ... Twice served as team captain ... Scholar athlete ... Member of National Honor Society and California Scholastic Federation ... Played for Impact and Goldenwest club teams ... Participated in Junior Olympics four years ... Her 2009 Impact team placed fifth at Junior Olympics ... In 2012 Goldenwest Asics took second at Far Westerns in Reno, was a Junior National qualifier and third at Southern California qualifier.

Personal
Majoring in communication studies ... Enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing beach volleyball, ultimate frisbee, shopping and watching scary movies in her free time ... Uncle John Dutton played football at Nevada and in the NFL ... Sports hero is Koby Bryant ... Daughter of Ron and Debbie Kasser.

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