1 - Kara Hess
Kara Hess
Height: 5-11
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Grandville
Position: Outside Hitter
m 6
k/s 0.00
h % -
a/s 0.00
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.57

2011 Season (Sophomore): Appeared in 14 matches as a reserve . . . Saw action in a total of 21 different sets while helping the Bulldogs to a league championship and NCAA Tournament appearance . . . Netted five kills while also adding 18 digs, three service aces and one total block in a reserve role.

2010 Season (Freshman): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Team's Coaches Award recipient . . . Appeared in five matches . . . Racked up season-best three kills and four digs against Ohio Dominican (10/31) in her final appearance of the campaign . . . Garnered three digs at Findlay (9/26) in a season-high three sets . . . Notched a kill and dig apiece versus Lake Erie (10/9) . . . Totaled 16 hit attempts at Findlay (9/26) while posting 11 chances against Ohio Dominican (10/31). 

High School: Earned O.K. (Ottawa-Kent) Red Conference honors as a senior at Grandville High . . . A 2010 graduate . . . Received all-region and all-area kudos in her 2009 senior season under head coach Kristian Mulder . . . Named one of 20 finalists for the 2009 Wendy's High School Heisman Award for hard work and dedication through outstanding achievements in athletics, academics, and community/school leadership . . . Attained all-area accolades as a junior in 2008 . . . Four-year varsity letterwinner in both volleyball, basketball, and softball . . . Named to the 2009-10 Grand Rapids Press' All-Area Dream Team while leading the conference in scoring with a 16.5 points per game average to go with 5.7 rebounds and 2.4 steals an outing . . . Garnered all-conference and all-area laurels in 2008-09 following her junior season . . . Three-year starter on Bulldogs' girls basketball team and was coached by Charlie DeRyke . . . Claimed Associated Press Michigan High School Class A All-State Special Mention recognition for the 2009-10 season . . . Recipient of basketball team's Most Valuable Player Award both as a sophomore (2007-08) and junior (2008-09) . . . Achieved 2009 all-state, all-region, and all-conference plaudits in softball . . . Two-year National Honor Society member . . . Served three academic years as class president and was a four-year member of school's Executive Board.

Personal: Daughter of Roger and Karen Hess . . . Born 1/27/92 in Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . Has an older brother . . . Interests include basketball, softball, and volleyball . . . FSU Letters: Two.

Recent Games
Nov 3 at Saginaw Valley State W, 3-1
Nov 9 Hillsdale W, 3-0
Nov 10 Northwood W, 3-0
Nov 14 Wayne State L, 3-2
Nov 29 vs. Lewis (Ill.) W, 3-1
Nov 30 at Indianapolis L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 6 5
Sets 7 6
Kills 0 0
Kills per set 0.00 0.00
Errors 0 0
Total Attacks 0 0
Hitting Percentage - -
Assists 0 0
Assists per set 0.00 0.00
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 4 4
Digs per set 0.57 0.67
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 0.0 0.0
Points per set 0.0 0.0
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Alderson-Broaddus (W.Va.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 Mercyhurst (Pa.) L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 1 West Virginia State W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 1 Clarion (Pa.) W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. Minn.-Crookston W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. Bemidji State W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Minnesota Duluth L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 vs. Erskine (S.C.) W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 at Northwood L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Hillsdale W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 Walsh W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Malone W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 25 at Grand Valley State W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 28 at Tiffin W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ohio Dominican W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 Ashland W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Lake Erie W, 3-0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 12 vs. Lewis (Ill.) L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 vs. Indianapolis L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 vs. Southern Indiana W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 at Findlay W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Wayne State W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 26 Michigan Tech W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 27 Northern Michigan W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 Grand Valley State L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Lake Superior State W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 3 at Saginaw Valley State W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 Hillsdale W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northwood W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Wayne State L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 29 vs. Lewis (Ill.) W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at Indianapolis L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 6 7 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.57 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Conference 5 6 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.67 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 4 5 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.40 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Away 2 2 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 1.00 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 6 7 0 0.00 0 0 - 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.57 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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