A look at the impact, careers of five volleyball players
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2014: Saw action in six matches, earning the start against Rutgers ... managed nine kills in 11 sets of play ... tallied four kills in five swings against Rutgers for an .800 hitting effort ... tallied at least one kill in five of her six matches, including two against Austin Peay ... put down nine kills in 16 swings with just one error for a .500 hitting percentage.
2013: Did not play while recovering from offseason ACL surgery.
2012: Saw action in nine matches, earning the start at Rice and against Jacksonville State ... averaged 1.07 blocks per set, with 16 stuffs in 15 sets ... put down a career-best five kills at Rice, while also putting up a team-leading seven blocks.
2011: Saw action in two matches: vs. Air Force and Western Carolina ... started vs. WCU and posted three kills and three blocks in the match ... redshirting the season due to shoulder injury.
High School: Listed among prepvolleyball.com's Top 250 Senior Aces ... averaged 2.06 kills and 1.35 blocks per set as a senior while leading Plainfield North to a second-place finish in the Southwest Prairie Conference ... garnered Herald News all-area team honors as a junior after helping her team to the SPC title under coach Kerri McCastland ... won team's Spirit Award as a sophomore ... received most improved award as a rookie after her first year playing organized volleyball ... a national honor society and honor roll member ... plays club volleyball for the Sports Performance VBC, which placed third her 16s year, 11th at the 2010 AAU 18s Open and second in the GLC Pre-Nationals 18s Open.
Personal: Given name is Kaisley Ginnell Fisher ... born April 7, 1993 ... parents are Jeffery and Vivian Fisher ... has two sisters, Kayla and Kaitlyn ... major is public health promotion ... will face former teammate Hannah Crippen when Purdue plays Northwestern.
Favorite sweet treat: Loft house sugar frosted cookies
Favorite ice cream flavor: Cookies and Cream
Favorite holiday: Christmas
Favorite sport besides volleyball: Basketball and Football
Favorite sports team: Chicago Bulls
Favorite Athlete: Derrick Rose
Favorite TV show: Big Brother, Scandal, Supernatural, and Criminal Minds
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight and Remember the Titans
Favorite Book: The Giver by Lois Lowry
Favorite Musical Artist: Beyoncé
Favorite type of pizza: Sausage
Favorite Actor & Actress: Michael Ealy and Kelly Washington
Favorite Food: Chips & Salsa
Favorite place on campus: Union Rack and Roll
Favorite city: Chicago
Favorite outdoor activity:Go-Karting
Favorite animal/furry friend: Sam's dog, Xena
Favorite class at Purdue: Sports in America
Favorite Purdue professor:Randy Roberts