Sophomore outside hitter shares her experiences at Baylor on and off the court
Bears back in the gym looking to hit higher levels in 2016
Bears earn league-best six first team selections
Bears drop season series to Horned Frogs
Malloy, Itiola and Staiger travel to Colorado Springs for national tryout
TWO-TIME BIG 12 COMMISSIONER'S HONOR ROLL SELECTION
SPRING 2014 BAYLOR DEAN'S LIST
Appeared in 30 matches, started in 16 ... Ranked second on the team in kills (317) and kills per set (2.94) ... Registered two double-doubles on the season (10k/18d vs. TAMCC [Aug. 30]; 14k/23d at Texas State [Sept. 3]) ... Earned George Washington Colonials Challenge Tournament MVP honors ... Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Sept. 29) after matching a career high with 20 kills and added a career-high four blocks in Baylor's five-set road win over Kansas State (Sept. 27), Staiger had just four attacking errors on 44 attempts and hit .364 ... Academic All-Big 12 first team ... Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll fall semester.
2013 (FRESHMAN - MEDICAL REDSHIRT)
Led Baylor in kills through the first two matches of the 2013 season with 21, but tore her ACL at the end of the second match vs. Cal Poly and missed the remainder of the season ... She was awarded a medical redshirt ... Had 21 kills and 14 digs in her first two games as a collegian ... Earned spots on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the Baylor Dean's list for the spring semester ... Named to the 2013-14 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.
Played four seasons of varsity volleyball for head coach Becky O'Neal at Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas ... Named a third-team 18s Club Volleyball All-American by PrepVolleyball.com ... One of only three outside hitters to be named All-American at the USA Junior National Championships ... Played for the Dallas Skyline 18 Roshambo, ranked third in the nation ... Helped the Prestonwood Lions to a 38-3 overall record as a senior, and the team was the state runner up ... Named the TAAPS 5A District MVP and earned first-team all-state honors ... Was a four-time all-district honoree with three first-team selections and was a three-time all-state selection ...Was the Dallas-Fort Worth area kill leader as a senior with 650 kills and a .447 hitting percentage ... Also lettered in basketball two seasons and four seasons in golf ... National Honor Society member ... Participated in several volunteer and church-related organizations.
Full name is Katelyn Elizabeth Staiger with the preferred name "Katie" ... Born May 5, 1995, in Carrolton, Texas ... Daughter of Bill and Stacy Staiger ... Majoring in business.