Kayli Broadbent
6  Kayli Broadbent

Gilbert, Arizona

High School:
Gilbert HS




At Utah Valley University ...
Junior (2009): Named the Great West Conference Offensive Player of the Year ... Named the GWC Athlete of the Month (August 2009) ... Named the Weber State Invitational MVP ... Named to the ESPN The Magazine's All-District VIII First Team ... Named to the Wolverine Invitational All-Tournament Team ... Was named GWC Player of the Week three times ... Started all 32 matches ... Ranked 27th in the nation in kills, 31st in kills per set, and 88th in aces per set ... Currently is UVU's all-time leader in kills per set (3.76) and points per set (4.27) ... Led the team in kills (494), attempts (1,231), and kills per set (4.30) and was second in service aces (41) ... Recorded a single-season record in kills (494, kills per set (4.30), attack attempts (1,231), and points (550) ... Notched eight double-doubles ... Had a season-high 25 kills against Idaho State (Oct. 17), including nine in the fifth set ... Tallied 20 kills or more in nine matches, including four straight: at NJIT (23), Utah State (23), Texas-Pan American (23) and at Idaho State (25) ... Hit at .720 (19-of-25) against Weber State, which is second-best in school history ... Had a career-high 23 digs at NJIT (Oct. 10).

Sophomore (2008): Started all 26 matches for Utah Valley ... led the team with 316 kills and 3.55 per set ... also averaged 1.69 digs per set ... named to the Great West Conference Fall All-Academic Team ... named Great West Conference Offensive Player of the Week two times (Sept. 14 and Nov. 9) ... named the All-Tournament Team at La Quinta Invitational and at Div. I Independent Championship ... reached double-digit kills in 16 matches ... had two double-doubles, vs. Central Florida (16k, 10d) and in Independent Championship match vs. Cal State Bakersfield (18k, 15d) ... had a season-high 23 kills in a five-set win over Weber State on Sept. 23 ... recorded 20 kills in a five-set win over Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 4 and again in a five-set loss at Boise State on Oct. 28 ... led team with 23 service aces.

Freshman (2007): Was named the Div. I Independent Freshman of the Year after averaging 3.38 kills and 1.28 digs per game ... appeared in all 31 matches, starting 27 ... also named to All-Independent Second Team ... was named Div. I Independent Offensive Player of the Week on October 16th ... recorded double-digit kills in 21 matches ... hit .407, recorded a team season-high 26 kills and totaled a school-record 33.0 points at Cal State Bakersfield on October 13 ... had a double-double of 19 kills and 12 digs vs. Texas-Pan American on October 5.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Arizona ... led team to 39-7 season during senior year and the 2006 5A-I State Championship ... named First Team All-State in 2006 ... led team to state semifinals during sophomore and junior seasons and to three straight Fiesta Region Championships from 2004-06 ... named First Team All-Region in 2005 and 2006 ... was a nominee for Wendy's High School All-American ... team captain in 2006 ... played club for Arizona Club Red ... also played basketball and was the starting forward on the varsity team as a freshman.

Personal ...
Born July 7, 1989, in Mesa, Arizona ... daughter of Michael and Konni Broadbent ... ranked in the top 5 percent of her class at Gilbert and held a 4.28 GPA ... a member of the National Honor Society and on the honor roll ... is a National Honor Society Community Volunteer ... was a member of DECA and participated in choir ... enjoys wakeboarding, longboarding, swimming and piano ... also recruited by Cal, Texas A&M, Brown, Portland State, Virginia Tech, Rice, West Point, Citadel, Northern Arizona and Utah State.