|Hometown:||Lee's Summitt, Mo.|
AS A JUNIOR (2011): Played in 20 matches and 47 sets as a junior for the Pirates ... Collected 52 digs and six service aces ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010): Played in 16 matches and 41 sets for the Pirates as a sophomore ... Notched 82 digs (2.00/set) ... Recorded a season-high 11 digs vs. UNC Pembroke in the PBC Tournament first round on Nov. 12 ... Member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Played for one season at Graceland University in Iowa, seeing action in 20 matches ... Hit .180 with 85 kills in 64 sets played ... Hit .304 with a season-high nine kills against Missouri Baptist on Oct. 17 ... Also had a season-high six blocks against Missouri Baptist on Oct. 17.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for four years at Lee's Summit West HS ... Earned first-team All-State honors in 2008 as a senior ... Also earned All-Metro First Team honors ... Second-team All-State honoree as a junior in 2007 for the Titans ... Played club for KC Extreme.
PERSONAL: Born Kelsey Piepergerdes on October 23, 1990, in Blue Springs, Mo. ... Hometown is Lee's Summit, Mo. ... Daughter of Todd and Lori Piepergerdes ... Majoring in mathematics ... Cousin, Ashley Lavender, played volleyball at Armstrong from 2001-2004 ... Enjoys all sports and coloring ... Lists Misty May and Mia Hamm as favorite sports personalities.