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#6 Kaleigh Colson

Kaleigh Colson - Volleyball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 5-10
Hometown Austin, Texas
Last School Westwood
Year Senior
Kaleigh Colson - Volleyball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Honors and Awards
2011 All-ACC Academic Team
2012 All-ACC Academic Team

2013: Collected 339 assists and 141 digs in her senior season as co-captain … Had five double-doubles … Notched a career-high 19 digs against Jacksonville State (Sept. 21) … Tallied team[apos]s second-best 34 service aces and had six service aces against Boston College (Nov. 22) … Had fourth best average of aces per set in the ACC with .34 aces/set … Her .455 hitting percentage (51k-5e/101a) was a team-best … Named to the Georgia Tech Invitational all-tournament team.

2012: Ranked second in the ACC with a 10.53 assists per set average and 1,221 total assists … Led the league in conference games only with the same assists per set average and 800 assists … Ranked No. 48 nationally and fourth in the ACC with 0.37 service aces per game … Tallied 98 kills on 223 attempts with 21 errors for a .345 hitting percentage … Put up 257 digs and 2.22 digs per set … Recorded 62 total blocks for a 0.53 per game average … Logged 11 double-doubles … Registered a career-high seven aces against Jacksonville (Sept. 8) … Tallied a season-high .667 hitting percentage at Virginia Tech (Nov. 3) … Had a season-best 58 assists at Virginia (Nov. 2) Named to the GT Courtyard Classic All-Tournament team.

2011: Tallied at least 40 assists in at least 10 matches and six of the last 10, including two more than 50-assist efforts … Recorded her first career triple-double and the first for a Tech player since 2006 at No. 23 Miami (Oct. 16) with 34 assists, 11 digs and 12 kills … Totaled nine double-doubles … Notched her first career double-double with 29 assists and 13 digs against Houston Baptist at the Rice Invitational (Sept. 3) … Registered a season-high 59 assists against Rice at the Rice Invitational (Sept. 3) … Earned back-to-back double-doubles, dishing out 41 assists and 11 digs against Maryland (Oct. 7), and 22 assists and 12 digs vs. Boston College (Oct. 9) … Logged back-to-back 40-assist double-doubles with 41 assists and 10 digs at Virginia Tech (Oct. 21), and 40 assists with 13 digs at Virginia (Oct. 22) … Recorded 41 assists and a season-high 17 digs at Boston College (Nov. 4).

2010: Saw action against Wake Forest (Sept. 26) making one dig … Saw action in two sets at the Clemson Classic registering one assist.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Westwood High School … In 2009, helped lead her team to a district championship and to the state quarterfinals … Won area championships three times, including a regional quarterfinal appearance in 2008 and regional semi-final in 2007 … Finalist in 2010 for the Andy Collins Award as National Setter of the Year and was a All-American in 2009 … Honorable mention AVCA All-American in 2009, two-time Texas Sports Writer[apos]s Association All-State pick, two-time Austin American Statesman All-Central Texas first team and a three-time District 16-5A Outstanding Setter … Other accolades include Texas Girl[apos]s Association All-State (2009), Texas[apos]s Most Outstanding Setter (2009), All-Texas (2009), Nike Pearland VB Classic Tournament Most Outstanding Setter (2009) and Soph 79 (2007) … Ranked third all-time nationally with 4,958 assists and holds school records for career aces (250), career assists (4,958), single-match assists (56 in 2006) and single-season assists (1,441 in 2009) … Has qualified for the Junior Olympics the past seven seasons and finished third in 2009 … Also an Academic All-State in 2009, three-time Academic All-District and member of the National Honors Society. Colson played for the Austin Juniors Club Team.

Kaleigh Marie Colson is the daughter of Jim and Pam Colson … Born May 28, 1992 … Has an older sister, Kristin Colson Thompson, who played volleyball at Liberty … Majoring in business administration with a concentration in marketing.


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