2006 Outlook: Increased her vertical leap by three inches in the offseason ... Coaches were impressed with her improved conditioning when players reported for preseason workouts ... Increased consistency will lead to more playing time.
2005 (Sophomore): Appeared in 75 games ... Tallied 51 kills in 223 attempts ... Was third on the team with 217 digs ... Recorded 16 service aces and was fourth on the team with an ace percentage of 0.21 ... Had double-digit kills in 12 matches ... Played best against teams from North Carolina, as eight of 12 double-digit kill totals and three of top four kill efforts were against opponents from the Piedmont State ... Was two kills shy of her first career double-double against North Carolina A&T ... Named to Southern Conference All-Academic Team ... Named to UTC’s Athletics Director’s 2005-06 Honor Roll ... Recipient of Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal.
2004 (Freshman): Played in 70 games as a freshman ... Recorded 490 attacks and 135 kills from the outside hitter position ...Ranked fifth on the team in kills ... Tallied eight service aces and was ranked fourth on the team with a 0.11 service ace percentage ... Had 245 digs ... Ranked fourth on team in digs per game at 2.07 ... Had 12 block assists and one solo block ... Member of UTC’s Dean’s List both semesters ... Named to UTC’s Athletics Director’s 2004-05 Honor Roll ... Named to Southern Conference 2004-05 Academic Honor Roll.
Bellaire High School: Captained the Cardinals to an undefeated District 18-5A Championship ... Team advanced to second round of playoffs in 2002 and 2003 ... Named MVP of District 18-5A while leading the team in kills per game, passing and hitting percentage ... In just two years with Bellaire, the volleyball team had a combined 56-18 record in that span ... Named First Team All-District 18-5A as a junior ... Played club ball for the Houston Juniors 18 National ... Team was ranked second in the state of Texas in the Lone Star Region ... Qualified at Lone Star Tournament for Nationals Open Division in 2004 ... Member of National Honor Society ... Vice President of 2004 class ... Won U.S. Army National Scholar Athlete Award.
Personal: Full name is Kelsey Amundson ... Daughter of Terry and George Amundson ... Born in Bellaire, Texas ... Major is Early Childhood Education.