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Go behind the scenes to follow Loyola volleyball on a road trip.
Loyola volleyball hosted American on October 25, 2013.
Loyola played is first home Patriot League volleyball match against the U.S. Military Academy on October 4, 2013.
Loyola played UMBC on September 7 in the Radisson Greyhound Challenge.
Loyola defeated Coppin State in three on September 12.
2013 (Junior): Played in 26 matches and made nine starts for the Greyhounds, seeing action in 98 sets... Led the team with 271 digs and an average of 2.71 per set... Had a season-best 29 digs and seven set assists in the season-final against Bucknell (11/16), a five-set win... That match was the last of four-straight and 10-of-12 that she posted double-digits in digs to close the season... Had 25 digs in a four-set win at Holy Cross (11/8), followed by 20 in a four-set victory over third-place Army (11/9) a day later... Recorded 26 digs versus Lafayette (11/1) and 16 versus Navy (10/16)... Had 14 digs in the season-opener at Appalachian State (8/30).
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.