1  Kylie Gilmore
Kylie Gilmore


Chapel Hill, N.C.

High School:
Chapel Hill


Defensive Specialist

2008 (Sophomore):Played in 27 matches and 71 sets ... Recorded five service aces and 44 digs on the season ... Matched her career high in digs with seven in the conference opener against Marshall (9/19).

2007 (Freshman): Registered action in 57 games, including 35 Conference USA contests, for the Pirates ... Collected 44 digs, one kill and three service aces on the season ... Had a career-high seven digs against Memphis (10/12) and at Rice (10/28).

CHAPEL HILL HS: Named to the PAC-6 all-conference team for the 2005 season as well as earning honorable mention honors in 2004 and 2006 ... Nominee for the Wendy's High School Heisman award in 2006 ... Helped Chapel Hill take the 2003 4A volleyball title as a freshman ... Recipient of the "Tiger" Extra Effort award for the 2005 and 2006 seasons ... As a freshman, garnered the most aces on the squad ... Participated in the 2006 Red and Blue All-Star Senior Girls Game.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kylie Renn Gilmore ... Born April 10, 1989 ... Intended major is business ... Daughter of Bobby and Kathy Gilmore ... Father played baseball at Western Carolina University (1973-76) ... Advice to young girls wanting to play volleyball is to know that the more you put into it, the more you get out of it.