Katlyn McDaniel
Katlyn  McDaniel


Columbia, S.C.

High School:
Spring Valley




2014 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 20 matches, including seven starts…Averaged 1.00 kills and 0.67 blocks per set…Recorded seven kills while hitting .500 vs. Norfolk State (9/19)…Tallied six kills and three blocks vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/19)…Posted eight kills vs. Kentucky (9/28)…Finished with six kills (.417) and three blocks vs. Mississippi State (10/3)…Had a career-high nine kills while hitting a career-best .643 vs. Missouri (10/26)…Recorded a career-high six blocks vs. LSU (10/31)…Member of the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Played in seven matches, including three starts…Started the season opener against South Carolina State (8/30) and recorded a season-high five kills, three blocks and a dig…Had one kill and one block against Western Carolina (9/20)…Contributed one kill at Georgia (11/10).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Three-year letterwinner at Spring Valley High School under coach Deanna Rudnik...Named the Region 4-4A Player of the Year and team's Best Offensive Player in 2012-13...Helped lead the Vikings to region titles in 2010-11 and 2011-12...Received Best Offensive Player and MVP honors in 2011-12...Named Rookie of the Year in 2010-11...Played for the Magnum Volleyball Club under coach Adam Spaeight...Led team to region titles in 2010-11 and 2011-12.

PERSONAL: Katlyn Shanice McDaniel is the daughter of Myra McDaniel...Has one sister, Alexandria...Chose South Carolina because of closeness to home and growing up a Carolina fan...Plans to major in education with a goal of becoming a seventh grade science teacher.