3   Kaity Gormley
Kaity Gormley


Portage, Mich.

High School:



2008: Played in 120 sets and 37 matches...Ranked fifth on Lakers in kills (221), sixth in digs (111) and seventh in total blocks (40)...Totaled 10 or more kills in seven matches, including career-high 14 kills at Saginaw Valley State (9/26). Added nine digs, three block assists, and hit .371 against Cardinals...Secured double-double with 11 kills and 12 digs in five-set win at Ferris State (10/24)...Tallied 12 kills and eight digs in 3-2 win over North Alabama (8/30)...Recorded a kill in 35 of 37 matches.

2007: Played in 82 games and 32 matches...Averaged 1.95 kills and 1.09 digs per game...Added 18 blocks, 10 service aces, and five assists....Posted nine kills, four digs, and hit .533 as the Lakers swept St. Cloud State, 3-0 (8/25)...Tallied 10 kills, a career-high 14 digs, and two assisted blocks in the Lakers 3-0 win over Michigan Tech (9/14)...Recorded 10 kills, five assisted blocks, and four digs as GVSU knocked off Northern Michigan, 3-1 (9/15).

2006: Played in 52 games and 26 matches as a freshman for the Lakers...Averaged 1.12 kills per game and hit .216...Added 15 digs, nine assists, six service aces, one solo and 12 assisted blocks...Recorded three kills and three digs in her first match for GVSU, a 3-0 win over Texas Woman's (8/26)...Had six kills and two digs as she hit .667 in a 3-0 victory at Lake Superior State (9/24)...Tallied career-highs in kills (9), service aces (4) and digs (3), while hitting .368 as the Lakers beat Gannon, 3-0 (9/29)...Posted eight kills, two service aces, two digs and two assisted blocks in a 3-0 sweep over Mercyhurst (9/30).

High School: Prepped at Portage Central under head coach Dawn Jaqua...Was a three-time varsity player...Earned team's Most Improved and Best Offensive Player honors...Named to the Wildcat Invitational All-Tournament Team and was an All-Conference Team Co-Captain...Earned Smith Athlete Award for being the top female athlete in her high school class...Was a Miss Volleyball nominee...Named to all-conference, all-district and all-region team three straight years...Earned all-state honorable mention plaudits once and was an all-state first team honoree her senior year...Led team to conference and district championships three straight seasons...Took second place at the Junior Olympics with Far Out Club team...Was a member of Business Professionals of America for two years.

Personal: Daughter of Steve and Mary Baker...Enjoys hanging out with her friends, movies, shopping and going to the beach...Majoring in event planning.

Gormley's Career Statistics
Year Sp-Mp K Ta Pct. A Sa Digs Bs Tb Pts.
2006 52-26 58 148 .216 9 6 15 1 13 71.0
2007 82-32 160 456 .178 5 10 89 1 18 179.5
2008 120-37 221 657 .174 7 3 111 6 40 247.0
Total 254-95 439 1261 .180 21 19 215 8 71 497.5
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