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Kelly Haseman

Class: Senior
Position: DS/L
Height: 5-8

Previous School: Kalamazoo Christian

Hometown: Three Rivers, Mich.

2010 (Jr.): Competed in all 127 of team's sets as the Lady Flames' starting libero … named to Big South All-Conference second team … also honored on VaSID All-State second team … tabbed as Big South Defensive Player of the Week once during each month of season (Aug. 30, Sept. 20, Oct. 4, Nov. 15) … the first Lady Flame to be named Big South Defensive Player of the Week four times in one season … registered 653 digs, good for the eighth-highest single-season digs total in Big South Conference history … her 653 digs rank second all-time by a Lady Flame, and first during the rally-scoring era, making her the first Liberty volleyball player with back-to-back 500-dig seasons … ranked as highly as 12th in the nation, finishing 32nd in the final NCAA standings, and first in the Big South, with 5.12 digs per set … collected 30 or more digs four times, and 20+ digs on 12 occasions … recorded 92 digs over three-match span (vs. James Madison, Sept. 14; at UC Irvine, Sept. 16; vs. West Virginia, Sept. 17), becoming first Lady Flame ever with three 30-dig matches in a row … posted Liberty rally-scoring-record 35 digs in regular season finale vs. UNC Asheville (Nov. 13) … registered double-digit digs in all but two matches, in which she had nine digs … ranked fifth on team with 26 service aces, including career high five vs. Stetson (Sept. 10) … led team in digs in every match … paced team in service receptions (582) and reception percentage (.960) … currently ranks fifth all-time at Liberty with 1,520 digs … named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2009 (So.): Named to the Big South Volleyball Championship All-Tournament Team … also named the Big South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 26, tallying 51 digs, one ace and 5.10 digs per set for the week … individually, ended the season with 560 digs, which ranks third on Liberty's all-time single-season list and second under the rally-scoring format … ranked third in the Big South with 10 20-dig matches … also tallied one 30-dig match (career-high 33 against Coastal Carolina on Nov. 21 in the Big South Championship match) … ranked fourth in the Big South with 4.63 digs per game … also ranked third among Big South players, averaging 4.66 digs per game in conference play … led the team with 4.63 digs per set, and ranked fourth with 17 service aces … averaged 0.26 serve receptions per set, leading the squad … named to the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

2008 (Fr.): Big South All-Freshman team selection … ranked second among conference freshmen with 307 digs … one of five Lady Flames to appear in all 34 matches … tallied double-digit digs 15 times, including a pair of 20-dig efforts … closed out her rookie campaign strongly, posting 10 or more digs in eight of her last nine matches … came up with 22 digs in only three sets, during a key road win over High Point (Nov. 11) … added 21 digs at George Mason (Sept. 5), helping the Lady Flames go 3-0 at the Patriot Invitational … served for a trio of aces on two occasions (Sept. 5 vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) and Nov. 15 vs. Winthrop) … made the Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

Prep: Helped lead Kalamazoo Christian High School to the Kalamazoo Valley Association volleyball title as a senior … a four-year starter, she served as team captain during her senior year, totaling 529 digs and 48 aces while winning honorable mention all-state accolades … also team captain and garnered honorable mention all-state recognition as a junior … played for the Dead Frog travel team and the USA Michigan Runbird Girlz National travel team, which placed third at the USA Junior Invitational U-17 tournament … also earned high school letters in basketball and softball … a National Honor Society member.

Personal: Daughter of Matthew and Deborah Haseman …mother was a gymnast at Triton College … uncle Jonn Haseman played baseball at Xavier and uncle Tim O'Brien played basketball for the University of Chicago … major is kinesiology, and she is pursuing a career in physical therapy … birthday is on Feb. 7.