2012: Had the sixth highest attacking percentage on the team at .205 ... Had the sixth most kills per set (1.43) on the team, recording 83 kills this year ... Recorded four or more kills in 14 matches this season ... Had a career-high seven block assists at Alabama ... Had a team- and season-high three solo blocks vs. Mississippi State ... Had seven kills, two solo blocks and three block assists vs. Texas A&M ... Hammered down eight kills vs. Rice and North Dakota, while also recording four block assists vs. UND ... Had six kills, a solo block and five block assists vs. Tennessee Tech ... Hit at a .389 clip or higher in all three matches at the Magnolia Invitational ... Had a season-high nine kills and five block assists at Miami (Fla.).
2011: Played in 17 matches, starting 10 of them ... Moved into the starting role after Courtney Cunningham suffered a season-ending ACL tear ... Averaged 1.52 kills per set and 0.75 blocks per set ... Turned in two double-digit kill performances ... Tallied a career-high 12 kills in an upset win at LSU (10/23) marking her first start after the Cunningham injury ... Put down a career-high 9.0 blocks (4 BS, 5 BA) in the season-ending win over Alabama (11/25) ... The four block solos was a career-high, while the 5 block assists tied a career-high ... Turned in her best hitting performance of the season against Georgia, hitting .778 as she went 7-for-9 with no errors ...
2010: Played 12 matches, drawing the start in five of them ... Played both middle blocker and right side throughout the season ... Put down a season-high six kills and hit .375 at Georgia (11/12) to help the Rebels to the win ... Also put down a season-high 7.0 blocks (2 BS, 5 BA) against the Bulldogs ... The two block solos was a season-high, as was the five block assists ... Came up with two digs at No. 3 Florida (9/26) for her best dig performance ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Four year letter winner under Jonathan Bukra at Forest Park High School ... Four-time All-District selection ... Two-time All-Region selection ... Also named second team All-State twice ... Earned Player of the Year honors and second team All-Met ... Twice named to the All-Extra team ... Helped lead Forest Park to a 2007 Regional Championship and the semi-finals of the state championship ... Also helped Forest Park claim three District Championships ... Set the state record for most blocks in a season ... Also earned a letter in lacrosse, indoor track and soccer ...
CLUB EXPERIENCE: Played four years with Clash Volleyball ... Also played one year with Northern Virginia Volleyball Association ... Helped her club team to nationals in 2006 ... Competed with the USA Volleyball A2 Team ... Also competed with the CHRVA High Performance Team in 2006 ... MISCELLANEOUS: Daughter of Ciaran and Rose Goss ... Born April 16, 1992 ... Nickname is Kel ... Father, Ciaran, played basketball at Millsaps ... Mother, Rose, played volleyball and softball at Radford ... Has two sisters, Katie and a twin sister Rachael ... Katie played volleyball at Duquesne ... Twin, Rachael, plays volleyball at George Washington.
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