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Kia Bright

Kia Bright

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
Orange Park

Last College:
Auburn

Height:
5-11

Position:
OH

2014 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
- Named American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week Oct. 6 following strong performances vs. Temple and UConn
- Has sixdouble-doubles matches this season
- Recorded seven kills, nine digs, two blocks and one ace, starting her first match as a Knight against Eastern Kentucky (8/29).
- Tallied a career-high 22 kills at SMU (9/26)
- Hit a season-best .462 against Temple (10/3)
- Served up a season-high four aces against FAMU (9/12)
- Notched a career-best 21 digs against Arizona (9/13)
- Denied a season-high five shots at Cincinnati (10/19)

AUBURN UNIVERSITY
- Played in 14 matches, earning 11 starts and saw time in 45 sets
- Recorded the highest single-match kill total of the season with 21 against Green Bay (9/5)
- Tallied at least five kills in any match she started
- Finished the season with 95 kills, 30 digs and 17 blocks


ORANGE PARK HIGH SCHOOL
- Ranked No. 99 among 2013 prospects by PrepVolleyball.com
- Notched 450 kills (5.1/set), 243 digs, 85 aces and 36 blocks as a senior
- Helped Orange Park to a Big South district title in 2012
- Named Florida's MaxPreps Player of the Week (9/3)
- Named Team Co-MVP as a junior
- Also selected as District Player of the Year in 2012
- Earned All-Conference and All-First Coast Team selections as a junior
- Team MVP of her varsity girls basketball team in 2010-11 and named to the Gainesville Sun All-Area Team


PERSONAL
- Born in Gainesville, Fla.
- Daughter of Jerry and Keisha Barris
- Father, Anthony Bright, played in the NFL for the Carolina Panthers in 2002
- Mother, Keisha, played basketball at Rollins College
- Majoring in human communications

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