15 - Sam Kaul
Sam Kaul
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Canyon Country, CA
High School: Canyon HS
Position: MB
EXP: 3V
m 27
k/s 1.95
h % .386
a/s 0.10
b/s 0.78
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.39

CSUN - 2013
Sam Kaul appeared in 30 matches and 118 sets during her junior season ... finished fifth on the Matadors with 176 kills (1.49 kps) while ranking second on the squad hitting .317 (sixth in the Big West) ... was also the teams second leading blocker with 100 total blocks (14 solo, 85 assists) for a 0.85 blocks per set average ... already ranks in the CSUN Career Top-10 in hitting percentage and needs 40 blocks this season to move into the top-10 in blocking ... also added 41 digs and seven aces during her junior season ... struck for a career-high 12 kills while hitting .524 in CSUN's 3-2 win at UC Davis (Nov. 30) that wrapped up a share of the Big West title ... also had 10 kills against both No. 11 UCLA (Sept. 13) and UC Davis (Sept. 28) ... recorded a season-high seven blocks at Cal State Fullerton (Oct. 5) and vs. Cal Poly (Nov. 14) ... had a career-high five digs in the Matadors' 3-2 win over Colorado State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.


CSUN - 2012
Kaul appeared in all 31 matches and 117 of CSUN's 118 sets as a sophomore middle blocker ... finished sixth on the team in kills with 146 and was also sixth averaging 1.25 kills per set ... wound up hitting .242 for the season in 396 attacks ... was CSUN's third-leading blocker in 2012 with 126 total stuffs while averaging 1.08 bps ... had 11 solo blocks and 115 block assists which rank eighth and seventh on the Matador single season rally scoring era list ... also added 16 service aces (0.14 saps) and 55 digs (0.47 dps) ... tied for the Matador single match high with nine blocks (two solo, seven assists) in the Matadors' five-set win over LIU-Brooklyn (Sept. 8) ... connected for a season-high eight kills while hitting .312 at Cal State Fullerton (Sept. 21) ... set a career-high with 23 attacks at UC Davis (Nov. 16) and also took 20 swings at Long Beach State (Oct. 27) and against LIU-Brooklyn ... matched her career-high with two aces and five digs in the Matadors' five-set win at Long Beach State (Oct. 27). 


2011
Kaul appeared in 28 matches and 91 sets during her first season at Northridge ... finished fifth on the team in kills with 110 and was sixth averaging 1.21 kills per set ... hit .283 for the season which trailed only Casey Hinger (.286) ... committed just 35 hitting errors in 265 attacks from the middle blocker spot ... was the Matadors' third-leading blocker with 84 total blocks including five solos ... also posted 20 digs, two aces and three assists ... had a season-high nine kills while hitting .375 in 16 swings at Pacific (Oct. 7) ... also had eight kills with just one error in a season-high 19 attacks to hit .368 at UNLV (Sept. 10) ... served her first collegiate ace against Marist (Sept. 2) and also had an ace in the Matadors' 3-0 win over Cal Poly (Nov. 19) ... had a season-high seven blocks on two occasions; at Sacramento State (Sept. 3) and vs. UC Irvine (Oct. 15).


CANYON HIGH SCHOOL
Kaul was a four-year starter at middle blocker at Canyon High School in Canyon Country, Calif. ... was named to the All-America Watch List ... earned Best Offense/Defense award in 2009 as well as Most Improved as a freshman in 2008 ... played for coach Debbie Cisneros as well as former CSUN women's coach Walt Ker ... graduated in 2011 with a 3.02 grade point average.


PERSONAL
Born July 26, 1993 in Northridge, Calif. ... parents are Erin O'Brien and Craig Kaul ... has two brothers, Christopher and Shawn ... favorites include actors Josh Hartnett, Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks and Reese Witherspoon, the TV show "Family Guy", the movies "Titanic", "Pearl Harbor" and "The Hangover" ... listens to her iPod as a pre-match ritual ... says volleyball could be improved by "getting rid of the net rules" ... says she would like to switch places for a day with Misty May-Treanor.


CAREER HIGHS 

Kills: 12, at UC Davis (11/30/13)

Attempts: 23, at UC Davis (11/16/12)

Blocks: 9 (3x), last at UC Riverside (9/22/12)

Assists: 1 (11x), last vs. Colorado State (12/5/13)

Aces: 2 (4x), last at Long Beach State (10/27/12)

Digs: 5 (3x), last vs. Colorado State (12/5/13)

Recent Games
Nov 8 at Hawai'i L, 3-1
Nov 14 UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0
Nov 15 Cal Poly W, 3-0
Nov 20 at UC Riverside W, 3-0
Nov 22 at UC Davis W, 3-0
Nov 26 Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 27 15
Sets 96 53
Kills 187 94
Kills per set 1.95 1.77
Errors 54 26
Total Attacks 345 178
Hitting Percentage .386 .382
Assists 10 7
Assists per set 0.10 0.13
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 1 1
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 37 19
Digs per set 0.39 0.36
Block Solo 8 3
Block Assist 67 41
Block Total 75 44
Blocks per set 0.78 0.83
Block Errors 7 7
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 228.5 117.5
Points per set 2.4 2.2
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 29 at UNLV W, 3-1 4 10 3 19 .368 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 12.5
Aug 30 vs. Western Ky. W, 3-0 3 8 1 10 .700 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 9.5
Aug 30 at UNLV W, 3-2 5 9 3 13 .462 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 10.0
Sep 5 vs. Loyola (Ill.) W, 3-1 4 7 2 17 .294 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Sep 5 vs. Alabama St. W, 3-0 3 7 2 11 .455 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 6 at #23 Arizona L, 3-0 3 7 0 10 .700 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Sep 10 at Oklahoma L, 3-2 5 11 2 20 .450 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 13.0
Sep 11 vs. Portland St. W, 3-0 3 12 1 14 .786 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 12 vs. UALR W, 3-0 3 4 4 16 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Sep 18 vs. Eastern Wash. W, 3-0 3 7 0 9 .778 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 8.5
Sep 19 at #19 San Diego W, 3-1 4 6 4 16 .125 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 0 7 1 10.0
Sep 20 vs. #1 Stanford L, 3-0 3 5 6 12 -.083 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 6.0
Sep 26 at Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0 3 8 2 17 .353 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 0 9.0
Sep 27 at UC Irvine W, 3-2 5 10 1 19 .474 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 10.5
Oct 4 at Long Beach State L, 3-1 4 4 2 12 .167 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 2 2 0 5.0
Oct 10 #21 Hawai'i W, 3-0 3 6 3 11 .273 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
Oct 17 at Cal Poly W, 3-1 3 6 1 8 .625 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 6.5
Oct 18 at UC Santa Barbara L, 3-0 3 10 2 12 .667 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 4 0 12.5
Oct 24 UC Davis L, 3-2 5 6 3 16 .188 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 8.5
Oct 25 UC Riverside W, 3-1 4 11 2 16 .562 1 0 0 0 1 0 9 0 9 0 15.5
Nov 1 #24 Long Beach State L, 3-1 4 7 5 16 .125 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Nov 8 at Hawai'i L, 3-1 4 5 3 12 .167 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Nov 14 UC Santa Barbara W, 3-0 3 2 0 8 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Nov 15 Cal Poly W, 3-0 3 4 1 6 .500 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 6 0 7.5
Nov 20 at UC Riverside W, 3-0 3 2 1 7 .143 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 4 0 4.0
Nov 22 at UC Davis W, 3-0 3 7 0 10 .700 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 9.0
Nov 26 Cal State Fullerton W, 3-0 3 6 0 8 .750 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 7.5
Nov 29 UC Irvine   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 at TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 12 at TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 18 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 20 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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
2011-12 28 91 110 1.21 35 265 .283 3 0.03 2 0.02 20 0.22 5 79 84 0.92 156.5 1.7
2012-13 31 117 146 1.25 49 395 .246 4 0.03 16 0.14 55 0.47 11 115 126 1.08 230.5 2.0
2013-14 30 118 176 1.49 47 407 .317 6 0.05 7 0.06 41 0.35 14 86 100 0.85 240.0 2.0
2014-15 27 96 187 1.95 54 345 .386 10 0.10 0 0.00 37 0.39 8 67 75 0.78 228.5 2.4
Total 116 422 619 1.47 185 1412 .307 23 0.05 25 0.06 153 0.36 38 347 385 0.91 855.5 2.0
  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
Total 27 96 187 1.95 54 345 .386 10 0.10 0 0.00 37 0.39 8 67 75 0.78 228.5 2.4
Conference 15 53 94 1.77 26 178 .382 7 0.13 0 0.00 19 0.36 3 41 44 0.83 117.5 2.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 7 25 42 1.68 14 81 .346 3 0.12 0 0.00 6 0.24 1 24 25 1.00 55.0 2.2
Away 13 49 95 1.94 24 175 .406 5 0.10 0 0.00 23 0.47 4 33 37 0.76 115.5 2.4
Neutral 7 22 50 2.27 16 89 .382 2 0.09 0 0.00 8 0.36 3 10 13 0.59 58.0 2.6

Wins 19 65 132 2.03 31 235 .430 8 0.12 0 0.00 23 0.35 6 49 55 0.85 162.5 2.5
Losses 8 31 55 1.77 23 110 .291 2 0.06 0 0.00 14 0.45 2 18 20 0.65 66.0 2.1

August 3 12 27 2.25 7 42 .476 1 0.08 0 0.00 4 0.33 2 6 8 0.67 32.0 2.7
September 11 39 84 2.15 24 161 .373 3 0.08 0 0.00 18 0.46 3 23 26 0.67 98.5 2.5
October 6 22 43 1.95 13 75 .400 5 0.23 0 0.00 8 0.36 1 20 21 0.95 54.0 2.5
November 7 23 33 1.43 10 67 .343 1 0.04 0 0.00 7 0.30 2 18 20 0.87 44.0 1.9

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