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Shayla

Conner

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Student Assistant
Hometown: Kearney, Neb.
High School: Kearey Catholic
Experience: 1st Year

Bio

UMKC: Arrived at UMKC prior to 2019 season as student assistant coach

Washburn University: After a redshirt season in 2014, was a four-year letterwinner at the setter position (2015-18)... 2018 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention selection... All-MIAA First Team... NCAA Central Region Championship all-tournament team selection ... two-time PrepVolleyball.com Player of the Week (9/19 & 10/24) ... four-time MIAA Specialist of the Week, becoming just the second player in program-history (Marissa Cox, 2013) to earn four weekly conference honors in a single-season ... appeared in 131 of 132 sets while starting all 38 matches ... posted single-season career-highs in assists (1,291), assists per set (9.85), kills (106), digs (450), service aces (28), blocks (40) and points (155.5) ... recorded 26 double-doubles.

High School: A four-year letterwinner at Kearney Catholic High School where she played setter for the Stars and graduated in 2014 … set her school’s career assists record with over 2,700 … named Class C1 Player of the Year and All-Nebraska first team by Nebraska Prep Volleyball as a senior … named the Kearney Hub Player of the Year … named Super State All-Class second team by the Lincoln Journal Star … helped her team to state championships her final two years with a 36-0 record as a junior and 27-8 record as a senior … was named team MVP in the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star match after her senior year … named First Team All-State as a junior by the Omaha World-Herald and Honorable Mention All-State by the Lincoln Journal Star … named Honorable Mention All-State by the two newspapers as a sophomore … her team went 121-15 in her four years … also lettered in basketball and tennis all four years … named to the honor roll and was a member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Doug and Kris … majoring in mass media … born in Kearney, Neb.

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