8 Kayla Arthur
8 - Kayla Arthur
Height: 6-2
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Holly Springs, NC
High School: Holly Springs HS
Position: OH/OPP
Major: Nursing
m 31
k/s 2.56
h % .210
a/s 0.27
b/s 0.46
sa/s 0.21
d/s 1.66

FMU: 2-year returning starter at FMU....PBC Team of Academic Distinction 2019, 2018....Played in all 28 matches as a sophomore with 18 starts....PBC rankings: 17th in block assists (48), 18th in total blocks (54), 19th in total attacks (580), 21st in solo blocks (6), 23rd in kills (178) and total points (220), 25th in points per set (2.3)...6 matches with double-figure kills....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, 2019....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
  • Nickname is killa keezy

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: WNBA star
  • Favorite Superhero: Tom Holland Spider-Man 
  • Favorite Athlete: Alyssa Hansen \
  • Favorite Sports Team: FMU Baseball
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Pocahontas 
  • Favorite Food:  Mashed potatoes 
  • Favorite Vacation Spot:  The beach 
  • Twitter Handle: @killakeezyyy
  • Instagram Account: @kaylanoelarthur
  • Your Motivation Music: Truth Hurts by Lizzo
  • Favorite Thing About FMU:  The cats
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Half-price sushi at Red Bowl 
  • Goals for Upcoming Season:  Natty champs 
  • Why you first chose your sport: Because it was fun
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: My confidence 
  • Brush With Greatness: Getting Courtney Paige as my roomie
Recent Games
Nov 2 at Lander L, 3-1
Nov 5 at UNC Pembroke W, 3-1
Nov 8 Augusta W, 3-2
Nov 9 Georgia College W, 3-1
Nov 15 Flagler L, 3-0
Nov 22 vs. Lander L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 12
Sets 117 47
Kills 300 118
Kills per set 2.56 2.51
Errors 114 41
Total Attacks 887 346
Hitting Percentage .210 .223
Assists 32 4
Assists per set 0.27 0.09
Service Aces 25 8
Service Errors 19 7
Service Aces per set 0.21 0.17
Reception Errors 12 1
Digs 194 42
Digs per set 1.66 0.89
Block Solo 5 2
Block Assist 49 25
Block Total 54 27
Blocks per set 0.46 0.57
Block Errors 9 5
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 354.5 140.5
Points per set 3.0 3.0
Matches started 10 1
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 vs. Lenoir-Rhyne L, 3-0 1 3 8 2 22 .273 0 1 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 1 9.0
Sep 6 vs. Belmont Abbey W, 3-1 1 4 16 5 40 .275 3 4 2 1 9 0 6 1 6 0 23.0
Sep 7 vs. North Greenville W, 3-0 1 3 6 2 28 .143 0 0 2 1 12 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 7 vs. Barton W, 3-2 1 5 15 9 47 .128 1 1 0 2 8 0 5 0 5 0 18.5
Sep 13 Converse W, 3-0 - 3 11 4 32 .219 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 13 Eckerd L, 3-1 - 4 10 5 32 .156 0 0 1 0 10 1 1 2 2 0 11.5
Sep 14 vs. Mount Olive W, 3-0 - 3 7 2 22 .227 1 1 1 2 5 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Sep 14 West Ala. L, 3-2 - 5 8 2 34 .176 2 0 0 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Sep 20 vs. West Fla. L, 3-0 - 3 3 3 18 .000 0 0 1 0 8 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 20 vs. Erskine L, 3-2 - 5 11 7 36 .111 2 0 1 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 21 vs. Converse W, 3-0 1 3 6 5 18 .056 0 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 21 vs. Valdosta St. L, 3-0 1 3 16 5 40 .275 2 0 0 0 11 0 0 1 0 0 16.0
Sep 24 Chowan W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 Claflin W, 3-0 1 3 2 0 12 .167 14 4 0 1 9 0 3 0 3 0 7.5
Oct 4 Lander L, 3-0 - 3 5 3 27 .074 0 0 0 0 8 1 2 1 3 0 7.0
Oct 5 USC Aiken L, 3-0 1 3 5 5 28 .000 0 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 8 at Paine W, 3-0 1 3 9 2 18 .389 1 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Oct 11 UNC Pembroke W, 3-0 - 3 6 0 13 .462 0 2 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 12 Winston-Salem W, 3-0 1 3 5 3 17 .118 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 15 Catawba W, 3-2 - 5 10 5 37 .135 0 1 1 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 19 at Flagler L, 3-1 - 4 11 4 36 .194 0 2 2 0 5 1 3 1 4 0 15.5
Oct 23 Paine W, 3-1 - 4 10 1 21 .429 0 1 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Oct 25 at Georgia College L, 3-2 - 5 16 7 39 .231 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 16.5
Oct 26 at Augusta W, 3-1 - 4 9 5 29 .138 1 1 0 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Oct 29 Coker W, 3-0 - 3 7 3 19 .211 0 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Nov 1 at USC Aiken L, 3-2 - 5 8 1 27 .259 0 1 0 1 7 0 5 1 5 0 11.5
Nov 2 at Lander L, 3-1 - 4 10 5 35 .143 1 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 5 1 12.5
Nov 5 at UNC Pembroke W, 3-1 - 4 13 2 34 .324 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 14.5
Nov 8 Augusta W, 3-2 - 5 14 4 28 .357 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 14.5
Nov 9 Georgia College W, 3-1 - 4 13 3 30 .333 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Nov 15 Flagler L, 3-0 - 3 8 2 20 .300 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
Nov 22 vs. Lander L, 3-2 - 5 22 8 48 .292 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 23.0
  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
2019-20 31 117 300 2.56 114 887 .210 32 0.27 25 0.21 194 1.66 5 49 54 0.46 354.5 3.0
Total 85 304 667 2.19 301 2100 .174 43 0.14 52 0.17 327 1.08 14 120 134 0.44 793.0 2.6
  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 31 117 300 2.56 114 887 .210 32 0.27 25 0.21 194 1.66 5 49 54 0.46 354.5 3.0
Conference 12 47 118 2.51 41 346 .223 4 0.09 8 0.17 42 0.89 2 25 27 0.57 140.5 3.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 51 114 2.24 40 350 .211 18 0.35 11 0.22 80 1.57 2 16 18 0.35 135.0 2.6
Away 7 29 76 2.62 26 218 .229 4 0.14 7 0.24 27 0.93 1 18 19 0.66 93.0 3.2
Neutral 10 37 110 2.97 48 319 .194 10 0.27 7 0.19 87 2.35 2 15 17 0.46 126.5 3.4
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Wins 17 62 159 2.56 55 445 .234 22 0.35 20 0.32 97 1.56 1 28 29 0.47 194.0 3.1
Losses 14 55 141 2.56 59 442 .186 10 0.18 5 0.09 97 1.76 4 21 25 0.45 160.5 2.9
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September 13 47 119 2.53 51 381 .178 25 0.53 11 0.23 127 2.70 2 21 23 0.49 142.5 3.0
October 11 40 93 2.33 38 284 .194 4 0.10 12 0.30 48 1.20 2 14 16 0.40 114.0 2.9
November 7 30 88 2.93 25 222 .284 3 0.10 2 0.07 19 0.63 1 14 15 0.50 98.0 3.3