w-volley Kara Schiffer Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

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Kara Schiffer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Aurora, Ohio

High School:
Walsh Jesuit

Height:
5-6

Position:
L


10/14/2013

Go behind the scenes to follow Loyola volleyball on a road trip.

Go behind the scenes to follow Loyola volleyball on a road trip.

10/26/2013

Loyola Volleyball vs. American

Loyola volleyball hosted American on October 25, 2013.

10/04/2013

Loyola Volleyball vs. Army

Loyola played is first home Patriot League volleyball match against the U.S. Military Academy on October 4, 2013.

09/07/2013

Loyola Volleyball vs. UMBC

Loyola played UMBC on September 7 in the Radisson Greyhound Challenge.

09/12/2012

Loyola Volleyball vs. Coppin State

Loyola defeated Coppin State in three on September 12.

2012 (Sophomore): Was the team's primary libero during the season and led the Greyhounds in digs (396) and digs per game (4.0)... Had three matches with 30 or more digs, posting a then-career-high 30 versus Charleston Southern in the Marriott Greyhound Challenge, a day after recording 25 against Rider... Had 35 digs in a four-set match at Rider in October, tying her for second on Loyola's single-game chart... Had 30 against Canisius in five sets a week later... Also recorded 32 aces during the season, posting four on three different occasions.

2011 (Freshman):Played in 14 matches and 38 sets during her first collegiate season... Finished with 48 digs, an average of 1.26 per set... Had a season-high eight digs against Tennessee State in the opening weekend of the year... Posted eight digs against both Towson and at Fairfield.

Before Loyola: Earned three letters in volleyball at Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio... Led the Warriors in service aces as a junior and senior... Helped the squad advance to the regional semifinals as a freshman, sophomore and junior and the district semifinals as a senior... Played club volleyball for Academy Volleyball Cleveland where she led the team in digs for three years and had the highest serve-receive percentage... Her club team qualified for the USA Junior National Championships for six-straight years.

Personal: Kara Ann Schiffer... Born in Mayfield Heights, Ohio... Daughter of Paul and Kathy Schiffer... Has an older sister, Kelsey... Member of the National Honor Society and first honors program in high school.

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