Position
Outside Hitter
Height
5'11
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
Westfield HS

2007 All-SEC First Team
2007 All-Louisiana First Team
2007 SEC Player of the Week (9/17, 9/10)
2007 LSU Female Athlete of the Week (9/17)
2007 Iowa Challenge All-Tournament Team
2007 Mizuno Invitational II All-Tournament Team
2005 SEC All-Freshmen Team
2005 All-Louisiana Honorable Mention
2005 SEC Freshman of the Week (10/17)

JUNIOR SEASON (2007)
Played in 131 of 132 games in all 33 matches … Earned first-team All-SEC honors and named to the All-Louisiana first team … Selected the SEC Player of the Week in back-to-back weeks on Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 … Named the LSU Female Athlete of the Week on Sept. 17 … Member of the Iowa challenge and Mizuno Invitational II All-Tournament Teams … Led the team, ranked fifth in the SEC and 149th nationally in kills per game … Also led the team, ranked second in the SEC and 28th in the NCAA in service aces per game … Became the 14th player and just fifth junior in LSU history to record 1,000 career kills … Became the first Tigers since 1992 to record 500 kills in a single season … Now ranks third in career kills per game in school history … Recorded the sixth most single-season kills per game in school history … Broke the LSU single season record for total attempts and attempts per game … Currently holds the school record for career attempts per game and ranks seventh in career total attempts … Also ranks 10th in career service aces per game in LSU history … Against Ole Miss on Sept. 12, recorded the second most kills in a three-game match in school history with 24 … Ranked third on the team in digs and digs per game … Led the team with 19 double-doubles … Posted 30 double-figure kill matches, failing to record double-figure kills in only three matches … Also had five matches with 20 or more kills … Had 19 double-figure dig matches, the third most on the team, including two 20-dig matches … Had a career-high 28 kills against Iowa and a career-best 67 attempts against South Carolina … Posted a career-high five aces against Louisiana-Monroe … In recording the second most kills in a three-game match in school history, also posted a season-best .378 hitting percentage against Ole Miss.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006)
Played in 109 games in all 32 matches … Ranked second on the team in kills and kills per game … Was second on the team in service aces and fourth in blocks and digs … Recorded six double-doubles, the third most on the team … Tied for second on the team with 19 double-figure kill matches, including a season-best 20 in back-to-back matches vs. Florida and South Carolina … Posted double-figure digs in eight matches, including a season-best 17 against Penn State … Led the team in kills in seven matches … Posted a season-best .486 hitting percentage against South Carolina, one of two matches with .400 or better hitting percentages … Posted a season-best four service aces vs. Rice … In a win over Auburn, recorded a season-best six blocks.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Played in 91 games in 27 matches … Was named to the SEC All-Freshman team and was an All-Louisiana honorable mention selection … Earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors on Oct. 17 … Ranked second on the team in kills and kills per game … Was fourth in blocks and service aces on the team and ranked fifth in digs … Ranked second on the team with 16 double-figure kill matches, including a career-best 22 vs. Kentucky … Recorded double-figure digs in six matches, including a career-best 22 against Ole Miss … Posted five double-doubles on the season … Led the team in kills in five matches and in digs in two … Posted a season-best .500 hitting percentage against Auburn … Twice posted a season-best four service aces (vs. Rice and Auburn) … In a win over No. 8 Notre Dame, recorded a season-best seven blocks.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned three letters in volleyball and played basketball for one year at Westfield High School … Led her team to the 2003 District 15-5A championship … Was named the 33rd best senior in the nation as part of PrepVolleyball.com’s Senior Aces … Selected one of Volleyball Magazine’s Fab 50 recruits … Was a three-time first-team All-Texas selection and a three-time Fab 50 selection … Member of the 2003 and 2005 USA Junior Olympics All-Tournament team … 2002-03 Team captain … 2003 Team Most Valuable Player … Most Valuable Hitter in 2002 … Member of the All-Greater Houston team in 2003 … As a junior, she led the All-Greater Houston area in kills with 547.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kyna Faye Washington … Parents are James and Faye Washington … Has one brother, Jarrett (18) … Majoring in fashion merchandising … Born on May 11, 1987, in Houston, Texas.

Career Highs
Hitting Pct. (min. 5 kills): .500 vs. Auburn (10/28/05)
Kills: 28 vs. Iowa (9/8/07)
Attempts: 67 vs. South Carolina (10/28/07)
Assists: 3 vs. New Mexico State (11/30/07)
Digs: 22 vs. Ole Miss (11/4/05)
Service Aces: 5 vs. Louisiana-Monroe (8/25/07)
Total Blocks: 8 vs. Mississippi State (11/9/07)

 

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