2019 - 2020 NEW HAMPSHIRE
VOLLEYBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
KARA
KELLIHER
OUTSIDE HITTER
NASHUA SOUTH HS
NASHUA, NEW HAMPSHIRE
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-4
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
218
KILLS
163
DIGS
28
SERVICE ACES
721
CAREER DIGS
“Kara had an amazing year for the Panthers. Don’t let her size fool you. Although she isn’t the tallest on the team, I think she jumps the highest. The first time you see her attack the ball, you take notice.”
Ben Molnar
Head Coach - Head coach of Winnacunnet High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-4 senior outside hitter and defensive specialist led the Purple Panthers to a 21-0 record and the Division I state championship this past season. Kelliher recorded 218 kills, 163 digs, 28 service aces and 20 blocks while posting a kill percentage of .469. The New Hampshire Volleyball Coaches Association’s 2019 Division I Player of the Year, Kelliher is a three-time First Team All-State selection. She concluded her prep volleyball career with 721 digs and 677 kills.

Academic Achievement


Kelliher has maintained a weighted 4.54 GPA in the classroom. She has signed a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball on scholarship at Assumption College this fall.

Exemplary Character


The secretary of her school’s Latin Honor Society, Kelliher has volunteered locally for a daycare center at the YMCA of Greater Nashua and as a teacher’s aide.