Kasey Mollerus
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Kasey Mollerus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, Mo.

High School:
Incarnate Word

Height:
5-4

Position:
L

Birthdate:
05/15/1988

Experience:
3L

Senior Year (2009)
Started all 29 matches as ISU's libero ... only player to appear in every set ... led the team in digs (437) and digs per set (4.08) ... recorded double-digit digs in 25 matches, including five matches with 20 digs ... posted a .972 receiving percentage ... became Illinois State's all-time leader in digs with 25 in a home match against Drake (9/25) ... had a season-high 29 digs at Drake (10/24) ... became the fourth player in Valley history to amass 2,000 career digs with 10 at Northern Iowa (11/6) ... ended her career ranked fourth in the Valley in career digs (2,060) and as ISU's all-time leader in digs per set (4.54) ... recorded just her second-career kill against UT Arlington (8/29) ... Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Team Honorable Mention selection.

Junior Year (2008)
Started all 31 matches at libero ... one of four Redbirds to play in all 114 sets on the year ... led the team with 461 digs, the sixth-highest total in ISU history ... had double-digit digs in 25 matches, including six matches with at least 20 ... posted a .944 receiving percentage and was hit to 684 times ... had lower than a .900 receiving percentage in just two games ... moved into second place on the ISU all-time digs chart with 18 against Louisville (9/12) ... recorded a season-high 29 digs at Missouri State (10/31), which put her over the 1,500-dig plateau ... also tied her career-high with four set assists in that match.

Sophomore Year (2007)
Appeared in all 33 matches as ISU's starting libero ... set the Redbird single-season record with 586 digs (5.01 dpg) ... tallied 14 matches with 20-or-more digs, including two with 30-or-more ... received at a .963 clip for the season, after being served to 703 times ... had 43 set-assists ... recorded a career-best 34 digs against top-seeded Wichita State in the State Farm MVC Tournament semifinals (11/23) ... had 31 digs in the five-set win at Drake (9/29) ... tallied a career-best four set-assists against UAB in the `Bama Bash (8/31) ... recorded first-career kill against Bradley (11/3) ... eclipsed the single-season digs record with 17 digs against 14th-seeded Colorado State (11/30) in the NCAA Tournament first round.

Freshman Year (2006)
Missouri Valley Conference All-Newcomer Team selection ... as ISU's starting libero, had one of the most prolific defensive campaigns in Redbird history ... collected 576 digs on the season ... recorded three of the top-five single-match dig efforts in school history ... became just the second freshman in program history to record three-or-more matches with at least 30 digs ... averaged 4.97 digs per game, ranking fifth in the Valley ... in MVC matches, averaged 5.28 digs per set ... tallied double-digit dig efforts in all but three matches (27) ... had 14 outings with 20-or-more digs ... had a season-best 33 digs in Illinois State's win at Wichita State (11/17) ... recorded 12 matches with a perfect 1.000 reception percentage, including the last five matches of the season.

Prior To ISU
Helped team to three-consecutive Missouri High School Activities Association Class 4A State Championships (2003, 2004, 2005) ... started four years at Incarnate Word, where her teams were a combined 138-12-4, including an undefeated 38-0 mark in 2004 ... averaged 3.4 digs per game as a junior and 3.2 as a senior, locking in her passing efficiency at nearly 98 percent, handling nearly five serves per game for her team ... also a consistent server, connecting on 264 serves in 2005, with 18 aces and 158 points ... named a captain in 2005, as well as to the all-district and all-conference teams as a junior ... her Team St. Louis club volleyball squads were consistent top-five national finishers in open competition for all seven years she played ... a member of National Honor Society, as well as the first and second honor roll.

Personal
Kasey Lauren Mollerus ... born May 15, 1988 ... daughter of Steven and Karen Mollerus ... youngest of three girls, with sisters Kim and Karli ... majoring in early childhood education.