2017: Appeared and started in all 28 matches and all 97 sets in first season at UMKC ... Finished second on the team with 848 attacks and third with 195 kills and 2.01 kills per set ... Added 283 digs (second-most on team), 28 assists (third-most on team), a team-high 22 service aces and 23 blocks on the year ... Posted a season-high three service aces in the season opener against Middle Tennessee (8/25) ... Recorded 10+ kills in four matches and 10+ digs in 12 matches ... Tallied double-digit dig totals in four consecutive matches with 10 against Austin Peay (8/25), 13 against Marshall (8/26), 14 against Tulsa (9/1) and a season-high 21 digs along with a season-high 14 kills against Wright State (9/2) ... Matched season-high with 14 kills in a 3-1 win over Northern Iowa (9/9) and a 3-2 win over Grand Canyon (9/21) ... Recorded 20 digs in a road match at UT Rio Grande Valley (9/28) ... Tallied 13 kills in a 3-0 conference win over Seattle U (10/12) ... Matched a season-high with three service aces against CSU Bakersfield (10/19) ... Finished the season with 18 kills in the WAC Tournament against Utah Valley (11/16).
Background: A transfer from Nebraska, Ratzlaff is known for her stellar career at Hillsboro High School. The two-time high school state champion was selected to the USA Volleyball High Performance Indoor Women’s Junior A1 National Training Program. Ratzlaff was also named a MaxPreps Small Schools All-American.
Personal: Born January 20 in Hillsboro, Kansas … Daughter of Damian and Amy Ratzlaff … Father played football at Tabor College, while mother played volleyball at Bethel College … Mother is currently head volleyball coach and Director of Athletics at Tabor College … Has three siblings: Christian, Darian and Grayson.