Sophomore Year (2012) Appeared and started in all 30 matches ... ranked first on the team in assists (1,133) and assists per set (10.30) ... holds the third-place spot in digs (290) and fourth in service aces (21) ... recorded two or more kills in all but five matches ... posted 13 double-double performances (digs/assists) ... marked a career-high seven kills against Evansville (11/17) ... recorded a career-high 20 digs against Oregon State (9/1) ... Rocket Classic All-Tournament Team selection.
Freshman Year (2011) Appeared in 18 matches and 36 sets ... ranked second on the team in assists (135) and assists per set (3.75) ... recorded a career-high 45 assists against Idaho State (9/9) ... compiled a career-high 14 digs at Missouri State (9/16) ... tallied five or more assists in 12 matches ... recorded a double-double (14 assists/13 digs) against Missouri State (9/16).
Prior to ISU A three-year starter at Eureka High School ... named the Eureka High School MVP and Tri-State Challenge All-Tournament MVP ... recorded 2,031 career assists ... averaged 7.8 career assists-per-game ... earned first-team all-conference honors during her sophomore, junior and seniors seasons ... was named to the all-district first team as a senior and the all-district second-team as a junior and sophomore ... led the conference in assists-per-game with as a junior (7.99) and sophomore (7.69) ... led the team to conference championships as a sophomore and junior.
Personal Kaitlyn Amanda Early ... born November 15, 1992 ... daughter of Michael and Debbie Early ... One brother (Colin) ... majoring in math education and a minor in business ... plans to become a teacher.