Karah Rhoades

Karah Rhoades

Player Profile

Burlington, Colo.

High School:




Oregon State
Started all but one match and played in 110 of 118 games... Fourth on the team with 2.56 kills per game and third with 282 total kills... Led the team in five matches and and had double figures 12 times... Had a season-high 17 at Charlotte and had 16 against No. 8 UCLA, Portland and Oregon... Third on the team with 2.84 digs per game and 312 total digs... Averaged 3.00 digs per game in Pac-10 matches... Had double figures 17 times, with a career-high 18 against No. 13 Washington... Led the team six times... Had seven double-doubles... Second on the team with 38 aces (0.35 sapg) and was 10th in the Pac-10 for aces per game... Had a career-high six aces against Campbell and served five against Northern Arizona... Had 35 assists and 31 blocks... All-Tournament at the OSU Volleyball Showcase.

2002: Earned honorable mention recognition on the Pacific-10 All-Freshman Team... Played in 72 of 99 games... Started off as a back-up outside hitter but earned a starting role by midseason... Had 204 kills, fourth on the team... 2.83 kills per game was third on the team... Had double figures in 13 matches and led the team three times... Had a career-high 18 kills on .306 hitting against Arizona State... Hit .367 with a team-high 16 kills in a win at California... Had 13 kills and 13 digs against UCLA for her first career double-double... Added another double-double with a 12 kills and a career-high 16 digs against Washington... Was the team's dig leader in that match... Had 96 total digs (1.33 dpg)... Had 12 aces... Had at least one ace in each of the last six matches, totalling nine aces during that streak... Chipped in 20 blocks, with a high of five against Eastern Washington.

2001: Redshirted as a true freshman.

Burlington High School Colorado 3A Player of the Year as a senior... All-Colorado Team in 2000... First team all-state as a senior after earning honorable mention as a sophomore and junior... Earned all-conference recognition as a junior and senior and was honorable mention as a sophomore... Also played for Rocky Mountain Volleyball Club and was named to the Rocky Mountain Region All-Tournament Team in 2000 and 2001... Was a standout in track and field as well... Won six individual state championships - three in the 100-meter dash, two in the long jump and one in the 200-meter dash... Added a seventh state title with the 4x100 relay team that set a state record in 2001... Placed in the top six at the state meet in various events seven other times... Competed in the Colorado Elite Pentathalon, placing third in 1998 and fifth in 1999... Named a first team All-American by Athletes of Good News in 2001... Member of Future Business Leaders of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, B-Club and Drama... The volleyball team was the 3A Academic Team Champion in 1999, 2000 and 2001.

Personal Born in Denver, Colorado... Daughter of Kendra and Gary Rhoades... Has a younger sister, Kolby... Majoring in merchandising management with an emphasis in interior design... Comes from an athletic family... Her dad wrestled at Western State College, the same school where her mom played softball... Her uncle played football at Chadron State College... Enjoys swimming, art and watching movies.

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