17 Kelsey Ruehling
17 Kelsey Ruehling
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Three Rivers, Calif.
High School: Woodlake Union
Position: OH
Major: Biology/Environmental Studies
m 24
k/s 3.17
h % .138
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.32
sa/s 0.63
d/s 2.01

Career

  • concluded her career ranked sixth among Guilford’s career leaders with 863 kills
  • her 2.37 kills per set average stands 10th all-time at Guilford
  • finished third among the Quakers’ all-time best with 147 service aces

2015

  • earned CoSIDA Academic NCAA Division III All-District V recognition
  • led the ODAC in service aces per set (0.63)
  • ranked fourth in the league in points per set (4.0) and fifth in kills per set (3.17 kps.)
  • her 55 aces stood second in the league and fifth in school history
  • finished with 279 kills, the ODAC’s seventh-highest figure
  • led Guilford in double-doubles (7), kills, service aces and points
  • served as team captain
  • posted a.138 hitting percentage and contributed 0.32 blocks and 2.01 digs per set
  • put down a career-high 26 kills on .317 hitting with eight digs and two blocks in a five-set win over William Peace University September 6
  • had 24 putaways to lead the Quakers past league-rival Hollins University September 19
  • picked up 20 digs in a 3-1 setback at Lynchburg College September 16
  • served up nine aces in the match with Hollins, which tied the school record

2014

  • served as team captain for the 2014 season
  • appeared and started in all 25 matches as an outside hitter
  • led the Quakers with 203 kills, 2.33 kills per set, and 245 points
  • paced the team with 33 service aces and was third with 175 digs
  • her 0.38 aces per set average ranked 10th among the Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) leaders
  • totaled three double-doubles on the year
  • her best performance came Oct. 10 against N.C. Wesleyan College, when she had a career-high 20 kills, 16 digs, one block, and seven service aces

2013

  • won Guilford's Unsung Hero Award
  • appeared in all 27 matches for the Quakers as an outside hitter and a defensive specialist, starting 19
  • finished third on the team with 148 kills, 1.54 kills per set, and 198.5 points
  • ranked second on the squad with 36 service aces and third with 199 digs
  • totaled three double-doubles on the year
  • one of her best games came Sept. 7 at Greensboro College, where she had 12 kills, 14 digs, three blocks, and two service aces
  • on Oct. 22 against Emory & Henry College, she had three blocks, four service aces, 10 kills and 13 digs

2012

  • appeared in all 27 matches this year as an outside hitter and defensive specialist, starting 19
  • led the team with 233 kills, 2.51 kills per set and 264 points
  • ranked sixth on the team with 23 service aces and second with 231 digs
  • totaled five double-doubles on the year and led the Quakers in kills 15 times
  • one of her best performances came on Sept. 2 against Methodist University, where she had 16 kills, 19 digs, and two service aces
  • on Oct. 4 against Meredith College, she tallied three service aces, 13 kills and 13 digs

Kelsey Ruehling

Personal

  • serves as a student marshal
  • was awarded the 2016 Nereus C. English Athletic Leadership Award, Guilford’s top athletics honor
  • presented a poster at Guilford's Undergraduate Symposium titled, "Microbiota of Guilford College's Compost Tea"
  • twice named to the Academic All-ODAC Team
  • received Guilford's 2015 GlaxoSmithKline Women in Science Scholarship 
  • participated in a panel discussion titled "Sense of Place Through Photography" at Guilford's 2014 Undergraduate Symposium
  • blogged about her marine science and conservation studies in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, during the summer of 2013
  • eight-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • eight-time dean's list student
  • Quaker Leadership Scholar Program participant
  • participates in Guilford's Honors Program
  • received the Eva Campbell Biology Scholarship (2014)
  • lettered three years under coach Victoria Johnson
  • 2012 CIF Academic Athlete
  • First Team All-East Sequoia League (2010 & 2011)
  • 2011 ESL Most Valuable Player
  • helped team to a 2011 ESL championship
  • also lettered in basketball and swimming
  • helped swim team to four ESL championships
  • competed six years for the Woodlake Volleyball Club
  • senior class valedictorian
  • president of her high school environmental club
  • daughter of Ginger Curtis and Robert Ruehling
  • minor in chemistry

Recent Games
Oct 18 vs. Va. Wesleyan L, 3-0
Oct 21 Washington and Lee L, 3-0
Oct 23 at Randolph L, 3-2
Oct 25 Agnes Scott W, 3-0
Oct 29 at Emory & Henry L, 3-0
Oct 30 Salem W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 11
Sets 88 42
Kills 279 127
Kills per set 3.17 3.02
Errors 160 71
Total Attacks 863 380
Hitting Percentage .138 .147
Assists 9 6
Assists per set 0.10 0.14
Service Aces 55 30
Service Errors 55 25
Service Aces per set 0.63 0.71
Reception Errors 29 11
Digs 177 76
Digs per set 2.01 1.81
Block Solo 2 1
Block Assist 26 19
Block Total 28 20
Blocks per set 0.32 0.48
Block Errors 17 6
Ball Handling Errors 5 1
Points 349.0 167.5
Points per set 4.0 4.0
Matches started 23 10
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 Davidson County Community College W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 1 at Methodist L, 3-0 1 3 6 6 17 .000 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 2 0 0 6.0
Sep 5 vs. Emory & Henry L, 3-0 1 3 5 6 20 -.050 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 1 0 1 5.0
Sep 5 vs. Randolph L, 3-0 1 3 13 5 36 .222 0 3 1 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 16.0
Sep 6 at Averett L, 3-1 1 4 11 5 26 .231 1 0 2 1 12 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 6 vs. William Peace W, 3-2 1 5 26 7 60 .317 0 2 4 2 8 1 1 1 2 0 29.5
Sep 12 vs. N.C. Wesleyan L, 3-0 1 3 6 6 28 .000 0 1 1 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 12 at William Peace L, 3-0 1 3 7 7 38 .000 0 3 3 1 9 0 0 1 0 0 10.0
Sep 16 at Lynchburg L, 3-1 1 4 11 11 34 .000 2 2 1 1 20 0 1 1 1 0 13.5
Sep 18 Roanoke L, 3-1 1 4 13 6 40 .175 0 1 2 1 2 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Sep 19 Hollins W, 3-2 1 5 24 7 53 .321 0 9 5 0 7 0 2 0 2 0 34.0
Sep 22 at Salem W, 3-0 1 3 8 7 26 .038 0 4 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 26 Bridgewater (Va.) L, 3-2 1 5 13 4 41 .220 2 5 3 1 12 0 1 2 1 0 18.5
Sep 29 Greensboro W, 3-2 1 5 14 8 53 .113 0 4 4 0 5 0 1 0 1 0 18.5
Oct 3 at Shenandoah L, 3-0 - 3 9 3 23 .261 0 4 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Oct 6 William Peace L, 3-0 1 3 11 7 32 .125 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 1 0 1 11.0
Oct 10 East. Mennonite W, 3-1 1 4 8 10 34 -.059 0 4 2 1 6 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Oct 14 at N.C. Wesleyan L, 3-1 1 4 16 10 55 .109 1 1 2 1 5 0 1 5 1 2 17.5
Oct 18 at Randolph-Macon L, 3-0 1 3 8 5 31 .097 0 0 2 0 6 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Oct 18 vs. Va. Wesleyan L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 25 .080 1 0 3 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Oct 21 Washington and Lee L, 3-0 1 3 10 7 25 .120 1 2 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Oct 23 at Randolph L, 3-2 1 5 17 8 43 .209 0 3 2 2 10 1 0 2 1 1 21.0
Oct 25 Agnes Scott W, 3-0 1 3 13 7 40 .150 0 1 4 2 13 0 2 0 2 0 15.0
Oct 29 at Emory & Henry L, 3-0 1 3 8 6 31 .065 0 0 1 1 4 0 4 0 4 0 10.0
Oct 30 Salem W, 3-1 1 4 16 8 52 .154 1 6 3 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 22.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2012-13 27 93 235 2.53 148 773 .113 16 0.17 23 0.25 231 2.48 1 15 16 0.17 266.5 2.9
2013-14 27 96 148 1.54 129 603 .032 15 0.16 36 0.38 199 2.07 2 25 27 0.28 198.5 2.1
2014-15 24 87 203 2.33 122 694 .117 15 0.17 33 0.38 175 2.01 1 16 17 0.20 245.0 2.8
2015-16 24 88 279 3.17 160 863 .138 9 0.10 55 0.63 177 2.01 2 26 28 0.32 349.0 4.0
Total 102 364 865 2.38 559 2933 .104 55 0.15 147 0.40 782 2.15 6 82 88 0.24 1059.0 2.9
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 88 279 3.17 160 863 .138 9 0.10 55 0.63 177 2.01 2 26 28 0.32 349.0 4.0
Conference 11 42 127 3.02 71 380 .147 6 0.14 30 0.71 76 1.81 1 19 20 0.48 167.5 4.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 36 122 3.39 64 370 .157 4 0.11 32 0.89 66 1.83 0 13 13 0.36 160.5 4.5
Away 10 35 101 2.89 68 324 .102 4 0.11 17 0.49 78 2.23 1 11 12 0.34 124.5 3.6
Neutral 5 17 56 3.29 28 169 .166 1 0.06 6 0.35 33 1.94 1 2 3 0.18 64.0 3.8
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Wins 7 29 109 3.76 54 318 .173 1 0.03 30 1.03 56 1.93 1 9 10 0.34 144.5 5.0
Losses 17 59 170 2.88 106 545 .117 8 0.14 25 0.42 121 2.05 1 17 18 0.31 204.5 3.5
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September 13 50 157 3.14 85 472 .153 5 0.10 34 0.68 107 2.14 1 12 13 0.26 198.0 4.0
October 11 38 122 3.21 75 391 .120 4 0.11 21 0.55 70 1.84 1 14 15 0.39 151.0 4.0