#17 Caitlin Rance
Position: OH
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kingwood, TX
High School: Kingwood HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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A starter in 68 of her 84 career matches played (269 career sets played) • Enters her senior campaign with 695 career kills, 430 digs and 74 total blocks and a .209 career attack percentage • Poised to become the 10th Bulldog to reach the 1,000-kill milestone in a career • One of only two seniors and among five Texas natives on the 2011 team • A three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

2010 (JUNIOR):
Paced the Bulldogs and tied for second in the Southeastern Conference with 403 total kills, ninth-most in a season at MSU • One of three Bulldogs to start all 31 matches in 2010 • Reached double figure kills totals in 25 matches, including a personal-best 25 kills in a Bulldog win at Texas-Arlington (9/4) • Also tallied 22 kills against South Carolina (10/8) • Recorded the first of her team-leading 13 double-doubles with an 11-kill, 11-dig  showing against Austin Peay State (8/27) • Backed a career-best 17-dig effort with 17 kills against Ole Miss (10/22) • Eclipsed the .300 mark in attack percentage four times, including a season-best .379 at Texas-Arlington (9/4) • Turned in a career-best four-block performance at the net at top-ranked Florida (11/11) • Totaled 256 kills, 168 digs and a .194 attack percentage with starts in all 20 SEC starts • Named to the all-tournament team following the MSU Maroon Classic, the UTA Maverick Invitational and the ISU Saluki Invitational • Among eight Bulldogs named to the 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

The only player to start all 31 matches and one of two to play in all 110 sets in 2009 • Posted the second-best attack percentage (.228) and ranked third on the team with 256 kills (2.33 k/s) • Also third on the club with 92 assists, 10 service aces and a career-best 151 digs • Reached double figures in kills in nine matches and in digs three times • Set a career-high with a 19-kill explosion at Arkansas (10/11) • Finished with 32 kills and hit .441 in two matches against Arkansas • Also hit .474 with one attack error in the Arkansas match • Registered her first career double-double with 10 kills and 13 assists against Southern Miss (9/8) • Notched a second double-double and established career highs with 27 assists and 14 digs against Eastern Michigan (11/12) • Started all 20 SEC matches • Ranked second on the team with 165 kills and shared the team attack percentage lead (.213) in SEC play • Named to the 2008-09 SEC Volleyball Academic Honor Roll.

2008 (FRESHMAN):
Among eight freshman to hit the court for State in 2008 and one of six rookies to see playing time as a starter • Played in 22 of MSU’s 31 matches, drawing assignments as a starter in six matches • Tallied 36 kills, 25 digs and 18 total blocks in 46 sets played • Made her collegiate debut against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (8/29) • Drew a career-first start and tallied her first two career kills at McNeese State (9/5) • Registered a season-best seven kills against LSU in her first SEC start (10/17) • Delivered a team-leading seven digs in a season-ending match at Alabama (11/28) • Registered a pair of assisted blocks in five matches • One of four Volleyball Bulldogs named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll for 2008-09.

A three-year starter on the varsity volleyball team at Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Texas • Coached at KHS by Ashley Earhart • Paced the Mustangs with 428 kills and 127 total blocks and delivered 261 digs • Helped lead Kingwood to a third consecutive district crown and an advancement to the Texas regional quarterfinals • Earned all-state and district MVP honors in the talent-rich Houston area as a senior • Served as team captain in 2006 and 2007 and twice was accorded all-district honors • Led Kingwood with 380 kills and 120 total blocks her junior campaign in 2006 • Tabbed as the team’s “newcomer of the year” as a sophomore in 2005 • Five-year club volleyball veteran • Played most recently for the Houston Juniors volleyball club where she was coached by Mitch Casteel.

Born Caitlin Michelle Rance on August 5, 1990 in Kingwood, Texas • Daughter of Rick and Jeannie Rance of Kingwood, Texas • Majoring in marketing.
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