2019 - 2020 KANSAS
VOLLEYBALL
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
KENDRA
WAIT
SETTER
GARDNER EDGERTON HS
GARDNER, KANSAS
JUNIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
944
ASSISTS
417
DIGS
143
KILLS
0.475
KILL PERCENTAGE
“Kendra had a big impact on her team. She took them to the next level. She’s that big of a difference-maker. She is one of the hardest workers I’ve seen.”
Matt Allin
Head Coach - Head coach of Blue Valley North High

Athletic Excellence


The state’s 2018-19 Gatorade Track & Field Athlete of the Year, the 5-foot-10 junior setter amassed 944 assists and 417 digs this past season, leading the Trailblazers (28-13) to the Class 6A state semifinals. Wait also recorded 143 kills while posting a .475 kill percentage and a .385 hitting percentage, adding 119 blocks and 52 service aces. The 2019 Sunflower League Player of the Year, she concluded her junior year with 2,669 assists and 1,078 digs in her prep volleyball career.

Academic Achievement


Wait has maintained a weighted 4.30 GPA in the classroom. She has made a verbal commitment to play volleyball on scholarship at Creighton University beginning in the fall of 2021.

Exemplary Character


Wait, who won state titles in the 100-meter dash and shot put as a sophomore, has volunteered locally with the Special Olympics. The secretary of her high school class, she has donated her time to food-donation drives and as a youth volleyball coach.