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Kaitlyn Oliver
Kaitlyn  Oliver

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Helena, Mont.

High School:
Helena HS

Height:
6-4

Position:
Middle Blocker

Experience:
RS/1L

07/10/2015

O'Donnell and Oliver's European Blog

Follow Maddy O'Donnell and Kaitlyn Oliver on their trip with the Mountain West All-Stars to Croatia.

07/08/2015

O'Donnell and Oliver Head for Croatia

The two Bronco volleyball players will compete with MW All-Stars in European Global Challenge

06/17/2015

Boise State Releases 2015 Volleyball Schedule

Broncos will host 12 matches in 2015.

05/12/2015

O'Donnell and Oliver Named to MW All-Stars Team

The Bronco duo where named to the 12-member squad that will play in Europe this summer.

04/14/2015

Oliver Named to USAV Collegiate National Team

The sophomore from Helena, Mont., is the first Bronco chosen for this program.

12/20/2014

Bronco Highlight: Volleyball (Dec. 20th)

Boise State volleyball received five Mountain West Conference Awards this season. Head Coach Shawn Garus and the athletes who received the awards talk about how much that meant to the Broncos.

07/15/2015

O'Donnell and Oliver European Blog Photo Gallery

Photo gallery for Maddy O'Donnell and Kaitlyn Oliver's trip to Europe as members of the Mountain West All-Star Volleyball Team that competed at the European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia.

01/05/2015

Volleyball Vs. New Mexico

Boise State versus New Mexico on Oct. 30, 2014.

01/05/2015

Volleyball Vs. San Diego State

Boise State versus San Diego State on 2014 Senior Day, Nov. 19.

01/05/2015

Volleyball Vs. Utah State

Boise State versus Utah State on Oct. 14, 2014.

01/05/2015

Volleyball Vs. Wyoming

Boise State versus Wyoming on Sept. 25, 2014

CAREER SUMMARY

  • Oliver is a two-sport athlete competing in both indoor and sand volleyball at Boise State.
  • After redshirting as a true freshman during the 2013 indoor season, had a solid debut season in 2014 starting at middle blocker in all 30 matches.
  • HONORS:  2015 Mountain West Newcomer of the Year.
  • Was a member of the 2015 Mountain West All-Stars that competed at the European Global Challenge in Pula, Croatia, July 8-17 ... team finished third out of 16 teams.

NOTABLE RANKINGS (Top 15 school rankings during rally scoring era only, 2001-present)

CAREER RANKINGS:

  • Block Solos: t-12th (15)

SINGLE-SEASON RANKINGS:

  • Attack pct.: 5th (.358 in 2014)
  • Block Solos: t-6th (15 in 2014)

PERSONAL MATCH HIGHS:

  • Kills: 13, twice last at Utah State (11/25/2014)
  • Attacks: 28, at Utah State (11/25/2014)
  • Attack pct.: .522, San Jose State (10/11/2014)
  • Assists: 1, six times last at Texas A&M Corpus Christi (9/20/2014)
  • Digs: 3, San Diego State (11/19/2014)
  • Blocks: 10, at Utah State (11/25/2014)
  • Block solo: 2, two times last San Diego State (11/19/2014)
  • Block assist: 9, at Utah State (11/25/2014)

2014 - FRESHMAN HIGHLIGHTS

  • Started 30 matches at middle blocker.
  • Recorded 230 kills, six assists, 13 digs, 80 blocks and 277.5 points ... hit 35.8 percent on year.
  • Second on team in blocks, third in hitting percentage and third in points.
  • Fifth in MW and 57th nationally for hitting percentage.
  • Led team in kills twice, hitting percentage nine times and blocks nine times ... nine matches in double-figure kills, 14 with three or more blocks, one double-double.
  • Debuted for Broncos in opener against Gonzaga (Aug. 29) as the starter at middle blocker recording 11 kills, one assist, one dig with two blocks and hit team-best 39.1 percent hitting.
  • Career-high for kills was 13 accomplished twice, first came against San Jose State (Oct. 11) with the second coming in season finale at Utah State (Nov. 25) to go with career-high 10 blocks -- tied for fourth most blocks in a five-set match during rally scoring era -- to record her first career double-double ... 12 kills on three occasions beginning at Central Arkansas (Sept. 5), at home against Nevada (Oct. 9) and San Diego State (Nov. 19) ... six blocks twice starting at Central Arkansas (Sept. 5) and again versus Eastern Washington (Sept. 13).
  • Named to Sears Sugar Bear Classic All-Tournament Team after recording 25 kills (2.5 kps) and team-high (tied) nine blocks.


2013 - REDSHIRT

  • Did not play in any matches.


HELENA HIGH SCHOOL

  • 2013 graduate of Helena High School in Helena, Mont. ... started all four years at middle blocker.
  • Played for Cascade High School as freshman and sophomore under coach Renee Maynard before transferring to Helena where Tiffany Hoffer was the coach.
  • Led Helena to the 2011 Montana State AA championship as a junior with a third-place finish in 2012 ... team won the Western Conference title junior year and placed second during senior campaign.
  • Team went a combined 49-14 her last two years.
  • As a senior she averaged 4.27 kills, 1.04 blocks, .186 services aces and .57 digs per set this year while recording 415 total kills and 101 blocks, over the last two seasons she had 838 kills and 177 blocks.
  • VOLLEYBALL HONORS: Earned back-to-back all-state first team honors as junior and senior ... two-time first-team All-Western Conference honoree ... as a junior was a Montana Super State selection honoring the top-10 players in the state for all divisions ... senior year was selected for the Montana All-Star match ... team captain sophomore and senior years ... three-time team offensive MVP.
  • OTHER HONORS: Lettered in basketball and track where she was all-state in both sports ... also a academic all-state honoree.


CLUB TEAM

  • Played club ball for Montana Elite of Great Falls, Mont., during 2012 coached by Heather Johnson, a Boise State alum ... also played for Capital City Volleyball Club of Helena in 2011, coached by Siobahn Heines.
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