18 Kaylie Loewen
62 student-athletes were a part of GU graduation ceremonies
Finish among the top half of the WCC standings for second consecutive year
Gonzaga downs Portland in five sets; Penner career-high 26 kills
Gonzaga wraps up final road swing Saturday at Saint Mary's
Zags still tied for third place with an 8-7 WCC record
Photos from Gonzaga's Senior Day match against Portland Nov. 20.
Photos from Gonzaga's match against Nevada Sept. 2, 2017.
Photos from Gonzaga Volleyball vs. Portland State Vikings on September 2, 2017.
Photos from Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. Arizona State Sun Devils on September 1, 2017
Photos from Gonzaga's match against Air Force August 25. All photos by Dean Hendrickson.
2017: Played in 18 matches as a redshirt junior, starting 14...set career high with 2.32 kills a set, equaled career high with 144 kills...added 48 total blocks...six matches with double-digit kills...led Gonzaga with 119 kills in non-conference play before missing most of WCC season due to injury...12 kills, five blocks Aug. 25 at Air Force...personal-best 20 kills on a .531 attack percentage Aug. 26...named to Montana State Bobcat Classic All-Tournament team...11 kills on 23 swings in three-set sweep over Nevada Sept. 2...also named to Gonzaga Invitational All-Tournament team with 32 kills on a .312 attack percentage...12 kills, six blocks, and a .400 attacking mark Sept. 16 versus UC Riverside...ended season with seven kills Nov. 18 versus Saint Mary's.
2016: Redshirted true junior season...did not play.
2015: Started 30 matches as a sophomore, playing in 113 sets...led team with .289 hitting percentage, 114 blocks, 1.01 per set...finished with 144 kills, also a career best...15 matches with at least five kills, 11 with five or more blocks...tallied seven kills Sept. 4 versus Wyoming...hit .800 with eight kills Sept. 11 versus Niagara...career high nine blocks Oct. 3 at Santa Clara...11 kills and four blocks in sweep over San Francisco Oct. 31...eight blocks, eight kills Nov. 5 at Pepperdine...10 kills, six blocks Nov. 12 at San Diego...career high 12 kills while hitting .409 Nov. 23 at Portland.
2014: Played in 28 matches as a freshman, earning 16 starts...tallied 104 kills and 71 total blocks...posted five or more kills in 10 matches...seven matches with five or more blocks...made collegiate debut August 29 at Boise State, tallying two kills...set season high with nine kills twice: August 30 vs. No. 4 Washington and November 12 at Saint Mary's...earned first career start in GU's first win over Pepperdine in 18 years on October 2...set season high with eight blocks October 4 vs. Loyola Marymount...seven blocks in consecutive matches October 25 and October 30.
High School: Four-year player at Penticton Secondary, playing outside hitter and middle blocker...won Robyn Muir Award, an honor that takes into account academics, athletics, and service experience...also played one season of basketball as a center.
Personal: Full name Kaylie Jean Loewen...parents are Blyn and Victor...has five siblings: Kieran, Kobe, Kali, Kayci, and Kinley...comes from sporting family: mother played volleyball at Douglas College while a cousin plays hockey at Harvard and another plays rugby at Utah...majoring in human physiology...career goals are to be an athletic trainer and work with college athletes...chose Gonzaga for the community and sense of family.
11/20/2017 - Zags End Season with Senior Day Win
11/18/2017 - Penner Lands 22 Kills as Zags Fall in Five
11/16/2017 - Tough Night Offensively Hands VB Loss in Stockton
11/15/2017 - Zags to End Regular Season with Long Weekend
11/14/2017 - Two NLI Signees for Volleyball
11/11/2017 - VB Falls to No. 12 San Diego
11/09/2017 - VB Falls to Ninth-ranked BYU