Stars Bio
#10 | MH
Kerri Kircher Image
Height: 6-0
Class: SR
Position: MH
Major: Strategic Communications
Hometown: Richmond, Ind.
Previous School: Northeastern High School
Bios From Other Seasons:2015-16   2014-15   2013-14   

2014-15 – One of two Stars to earn AMC All-Conference honorable mention…Also earned AMC Academic All-Conference honors…Recorded double-digit kills in 11 matches this year including five during AMC play...Was the Stars’ top offensive weapon averaging 2.45 kills/set for 252 total kills...Also led the team by a large margin in blocks; was credited with the second-most solo blocks (42) in the AMC and also added 54 block assists…Nearly recorded the rare kill/block double-double with 19 kills and a career-high nine blocks at Harris-Stowe State.

2013-14 – Was sidelined during October with an ankle injury, but still managed to play in 21 matches and 77 sets as a freshman...Led the Stars in kills/set, hitting percentage, solo blocks and total blocks…Finished 14th in the AMC in hitting percentage (.225), 15th in kills/set (2.4) and 14th in blocks/set (0.7)...Recorded a career-high 20 kills and two service aces at Benedictine-Springfield.

Northeastern High School – A three-year starter and two-year captain at Northeastern High School in Fountain City, Ind....Named 2012 All-Area Volleyball Player of the Year as a member of the All-Area team...Played a key role in the Knights' turnaround from eight wins in 2011 to a 25-9 record in 2012...As a senior, recorded a team-high 387 kills and helped lead Northeastern to a sectional finals appearance...Led the team in blocks her junior and senior seasons...Earned All-TEC first team honors as a junior and honorable mention as a sophomore...Outside of high school volleyball, Kircher played two years for the Munciana Kunoichi Volleyball Club under coaches Vaughn Weber and Thanh Harnish.

About Kerri – Daughter of Jerry Kircher and Leesa Rathke…Born in Richmond, Ind.

Career Bests
Kills – 20 – Benedictine-Springfield – 11/2/2013
Attempts – 42 – Williams Baptist – 11/8/2013
Assists – 3 – Columbia – 9/9/2013
Digs – 3 – Williams Baptist – 11/1/2014
Aces – 2 – Benedictine-Springfield – 11/2/2013
Blocks – 9 – Harris-Stowe State – 9/30/2014

2013-147721-20 1882.4864530.225 80.116- 20435-
2014-1510330-25 2522.41216890.190 30.0336- 00416-
2015-1610932-25 2712.51156600.236 40.0425- 100.121205-
2016-1711732-29 23621066300.206 20.0223- 160.128266-
Totals:406115-99 9472.3428243221.3% 170.04100- 280.0757522-
2013-147721-20 552233146 150.2102- 228.53
2014-1510330-25 964254183 190.291- 321.03.1
2015-1610932-25 89167384 590.572- 333.53.1
2016-1711732-29 67303762 530.5140- 300.52.6
Totals:406115-99 3071101974615 1460.440587.5% 1183.52.9
2016 Volleyball Roster
Roster for 2016 Volleyball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.HometownPrevious School
1Yonne NasimiyuSROH5-8Nairobi, KenyaRock Bridge High School
2Taylor EdwardsSRDS5-6St. Peters, Mo.Fort Zumwalt East High School
3Darby JonesJROH5-6Kansas City, Mo.Staley High School
6Alexus DieckmannSOOH5-8Cole Camp, Mo.Cole Camp High School
8Danielle CravenJRS5-4Kansas City, Mo.Winnetonka High School
9Danielle KirkSOOH5-9Camarillo, Calif.Newbury Park High School
10Kerri KircherSRMH6-0Richmond, Ind.Northeastern High School
11Halan MannJRMH5-9Blue Springs, Mo.Blue Springs South High School
13Shay WilkersonJRMH5-10Lima, OhioShawnee High School
14Suhey CamposJRL5-2Kansas City, Mo.Winnetonka High School
16Tylar GrantJRLS5-5Springfield, Mo.Parkview High School
17Shelby JohnsonSOMH5-11Nixa, Mo.Nixa High School
18Samantha KnaustFRRS/MH6-1Wentzville, Mo.Fort Zumwalt North High School
Rose Obunaga Image
Head Coach
5th season
Luana Fields Image
Grad Assistant
2nd season
Brian Plunkett Image
Volunteer Assistant
2nd season
Rachael Ramirez Image
2nd season
Record: 9-24 Home: 4-6 Away: 1-11 Neutral: 4-7 AMC: 4-8