2019 - 2020 SOUTH DAKOTA
VOLLEYBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
KADYE
FERNHOLZ
MIDDLE HITTER
MILLER HS
MILLER, SOUTH DAKOTA
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 6-FOOT-1
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
576
KILLS
437
DIGS
79
BLOCKS
2024
CAREER KILLS
“Kadye is just so quick and her arm swing is very fast. She was tough to read when she was attacking, too. I was also very impressed with her back-row [play] as she was great defensively.”
Kari Jung
Head Coach - Head coach of Warner High

Athletic Excellence


The 6-foot-1 senior middle hitter amassed 576 kills and 437 digs this past season, leading the Rustlers (34-3) to the Class A state semifinals. Fernholz also recorded 79 blocks, 46 assists and 33 service aces while posting a kill percentage of .514 and a hitting percentage of .433. The Class A Player of the Year, Fernholz was an American Volleyball Coaches Association Second Team All-American selection. She concluded her prep volleyball career with 2,024 kills and 1,270 digs.

Academic Achievement


Fernholz has maintained a 3.70 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball on scholarship at Kansas State University this fall.

Exemplary Character


Fernholz has volunteered locally at a food pantry and as a youth basketball and volleyball coach and referee. She has also donated her time on behalf of multiple community service initiatives through her church youth group.