6  Kelly-Anne Billingy
Kelly-Anne Billingy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Trincity, Trinidad

High School:
Holy Name Covenant

Height:
6-3

Position:
OH

JUNIOR SEASON Named to the 2006 AVCA All-American Honorable mention team (her third straight AVCA All-American honor), Billingy led the Herd in kills with 668 averaging 6.61 kills/game and tallied an attack percentage of .344. Billingy notched a stifling 44 kills against Houston on Nov. 17, and posted a match-high 7 aces against Tulane on Sept. 24 en route to her team-high 45 service aces in 2006. She also contributed 246 digs in 101 games played.

SOPHOMORE SEASON: Was named 2005 Conference USA Preseason Player of the Year, 2005 C-USA Player of the Year, 2005 C-USA Tournament MVP... Billingy racked up a .344 hitting percentage, good enough for second best single season in school history... recorded a record 38 kills against Memphis... Named Sports Imports/AVCA Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 31... against SMU Oct. 30, she recored a career high 7 blocks... recorded 20 or more kills in 12 matches... second highest number of kills in school history with 552 averaging 5.58 per game...AVCA Honorable Mention All-American... finished in the Top 5 nationally in kills all season long...

FRESHMAN SEASON:Put together one of the most impressive seasons in Marshall history...Billingy led the Herd in kills, hitting percentage and aces...her 694 kills shattered the old Marshall record of 502 set by Alisha Bable in 1996...Billingy topped more than 30 kills five times and broke the single match record of 30 twice, setting the new record a 34 with her performance against Bowling Green on Nov. 12...her .318 hitting percentage also eclipsed the old school record...on a national scale, Billingy's 694 kills were the fourth the highest total in the country and she was sixth in the nation with 5.64/game...she was the only freshman in the country in the top 25 in kills...she led the team and MAC with 65 service aces and was named MAC Freshman of the Year, First Team All-MAC, All-MAC Freshman Team, MAC All-Tournament, AVCA East Region Freshman of the Year, All East Region, and Honorable Mention All-American...she is the first Marshall player to be recognized as an All-American for her play on the court...she was the CollegiateVolleyballUpdate.com National Player on the Week on Oct. 12 and was named to the Wake Forest Invitational All-Tournament team...Billingy also had 289 digs on the year for the Herd and 58 total blocks...had a career high in digs with 14 at IPFW, five blocks at Miami and six service aces versus UConn ...she played in 123 games for the Herd in 2004...

PRIOR TO MARSHALL: Billingy was named Volleyball Player of the Year, best attacker and best server in the A Division of the Trinidad and Tobago Volleyball Federation National League (TTVFNL) in 2002, the nation's top volleyball league... she was also selected as the Caribbean Junior Volleyball Championships most valuable player and best attacker last season... Billingy was also honored as the Most Outstanding Player in the Invitational Tour of Guyana in 2002 and was awarded MVP accolades in each year as she advanced through subsequent age levels in the TTVFNL...she attended Holy Name Convent and led the team to championships each year from 1999-2003...Billingy was named the most valuable player in each of the seasons from 99-03...she played club ball for the Glamorgans and led them to the National League title in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004...she was also named volleyballer of the year in 2002 and 2003...she is the daughter of Alicia Billingy and Felix Dennie...intended major is accounting.