8 Kayla Arthur
8 Kayla Arthur
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Holly Springs, NC
High School: Holly Springs HS
Position: OH/OPP
Major: Pre-Nursing
m 28
k/s 1.85
h % .153
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.56
sa/s 0.13
d/s 0.80

FMU: Returning starter at FMU....Played in 26 of 27 matches as a freshman with 24 starts....Second on the team in kills (189)....Team-high dig-to-kill percentage of .304....Very productive first collegiate season....Played with a great club (Triangle Volleyball Club) that is known nationwide for their training.....A dynamic and versatile pin (outside or right-side hitter).....Her blocking is a great tool that will impact our program and be a strength of our squad moving forward.....When faced with adverse situations, she finds a way to reach within herself and push forward, which is what we love about her.....Won’t back down from anyone....Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 2018-19....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2018....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2017 (fall), 2018 (spring, fall), 2019 (spring).

PERSONAL:

  • Born Kayla Noel Arthur in Holly Springs, N.C.
  • Graduate of Holly Springs High School, where she played for coach Emily Rice
  • As a senior, earned second-team All-Conference honors and averaged 2.6 kills and 2.9 digs per set, while registering a .122 hitting percentage, 40 blocks and 20 service aces
  • Ranked fifth in her conference for kills and among the top 10 in digs
  • Earned All-Conference honors and was an Academic All-Conference selection for the third consecutive year
  • Team Captain
  • 3-year varsity totals include 382 kills, 406 digs, 235 blocks, and 66 service aces
  • Can play the piano

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: WNBA star
  • Favorite Superhero: Superman
  • Favorite Athlete: Carrie McGinnis
  • Favorite Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: The Office
  • Favorite Food:  Mashed potatoes
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: Anywhere in the Caribbean
  • Instagram Account: @kaylanoelarthur
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: My friends
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: The beach
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Have great chemistry within the team and a natty champs of course
  • Brush With Greatness: Meeting Carrie McGinnis
Recent Games
Oct 20 Lander W, 3-0
Oct 23 Chowan W, 3-0
Oct 26 at Augusta L, 3-1
Oct 27 at Georgia College L, 3-0
Nov 2 at Flagler L, 3-1
Nov 10 vs. Augusta L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 12
Sets 96 45
Kills 178 75
Kills per set 1.85 1.67
Errors 89 40
Total Attacks 580 262
Hitting Percentage .153 .134
Assists 5 3
Assists per set 0.05 0.07
Service Aces 12 3
Service Errors 15 8
Service Aces per set 0.13 0.07
Reception Errors 1 0
Digs 77 28
Digs per set 0.80 0.62
Block Solo 6 1
Block Assist 48 20
Block Total 54 21
Blocks per set 0.56 0.47
Block Errors 12 2
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 220.0 89.0
Points per set 2.3 2.0
Matches started 18 9
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 Catawba L, 3-2 1 4 6 5 24 .042 0 1 1 0 13 0 2 2 2 0 8.0
Aug 24 Anderson (S.C.) L, 3-0 1 1 1 2 5 -.200 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 25 Lees-McRae W, 3-0 - 3 4 1 12 .250 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 6.0
Aug 25 Queens (N.C.) L, 3-2 - 1 1 2 8 -.125 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
Aug 31 vs. Virginia-Wise W, 3-0 1 3 7 2 25 .200 0 3 0 0 4 1 2 0 3 0 12.0
Aug 31 vs. North Greenville W, 3-1 1 4 9 5 34 .118 0 1 1 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 11.0
Sep 1 vs. West Ga. L, 3-1 1 4 13 3 27 .370 1 1 1 0 4 0 2 1 2 0 15.0
Sep 1 at Erskine W, 3-0 1 3 11 1 19 .526 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Sep 4 vs. Barton W, 3-1 - 4 5 2 18 .167 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 3 0 6.5
Sep 4 at Wingate L, 3-0 - 3 1 4 15 -.200 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Sep 7 Mount Olive W, 3-0 - 3 8 2 14 .429 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 10.0
Sep 7 Newberry W, 3-1 - 4 6 3 22 .136 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 8.0
Sep 8 Lenoir-Rhyne W, 3-1 - 4 14 1 28 .464 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 0 16.0
Sep 14 at Claflin   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at UNC Pembroke   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 at Converse   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Lander L, 3-2 - 4 3 5 28 -.071 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 22 at USC Aiken L, 3-0 - 3 0 5 18 -.278 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Sep 28 Georgia College W, 3-1 - 4 5 3 20 .100 0 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Sep 29 Augusta L, 3-1 1 4 7 4 23 .130 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Oct 6 Flagler L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 12 .167 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 3.0
Oct 9 Belmont Abbey L, 3-1 1 4 5 3 19 .105 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 7.5
Oct 12 UNC Pembroke W, 3-0 1 3 8 1 17 .412 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Oct 13 at UNC Pembroke W, 3-2 1 5 11 2 21 .429 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 14.5
Oct 19 USC Aiken L, 3-2 1 5 8 3 28 .179 1 0 1 0 3 0 5 1 5 0 10.5
Oct 20 Lander W, 3-0 1 3 10 2 24 .333 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 23 Chowan W, 3-0 1 3 8 4 23 .174 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Oct 26 at Augusta L, 3-1 1 4 10 3 30 .233 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Oct 27 at Georgia College L, 3-0 1 3 4 6 19 -.105 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3 0 5.5
Nov 2 at Flagler L, 3-1 1 4 6 5 22 .045 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 10 vs. Augusta L, 3-0 1 3 4 9 25 -.200 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
  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
2017-18 26 91 189 2.08 98 633 .144 6 0.07 15 0.16 56 0.62 3 23 26 0.29 218.5 2.4
2018-19 28 96 178 1.85 89 580 .153 5 0.05 12 0.13 77 0.80 6 48 54 0.56 220.0 2.3
Total 54 187 367 1.96 187 1213 .148 11 0.06 27 0.14 133 0.71 9 71 80 0.43 438.5 2.3
  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 28 96 178 1.85 89 580 .153 5 0.05 12 0.13 77 0.80 6 48 54 0.56 220.0 2.3
Conference 12 45 75 1.67 40 262 .134 3 0.07 3 0.07 28 0.62 1 20 21 0.47 89.0 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 15 49 94 1.92 37 279 .204 2 0.04 5 0.10 44 0.90 4 24 28 0.57 115.0 2.3
Away 8 29 46 1.59 31 172 .087 2 0.07 2 0.07 10 0.34 1 13 14 0.48 55.5 1.9
Neutral 5 18 38 2.11 21 129 .132 1 0.06 5 0.28 23 1.28 1 11 12 0.67 49.5 2.8
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Wins 13 46 106 2.30 29 277 .278 3 0.07 10 0.22 32 0.70 6 22 28 0.61 133.0 2.9
Losses 15 50 72 1.44 60 303 .040 2 0.04 2 0.04 45 0.90 0 26 26 0.52 87.0 1.7
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August 6 16 28 1.75 17 108 .102 0 0.00 5 0.31 36 2.25 2 8 10 0.63 39.0 2.4
September 11 40 73 1.82 33 232 .172 2 0.05 3 0.07 21 0.53 3 18 21 0.53 88.0 2.2
October 9 33 67 2.03 25 193 .218 3 0.09 4 0.12 18 0.55 1 20 21 0.64 82.0 2.5
November 2 7 10 1.43 14 47 -.085 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.29 0 2 2 0.29 11.0 1.6