KU Volleyball vs. Texas A&M (Photos by Jeff Jacobsen)
2008 Outlook One of the Jayhawks' most experienced players who will see time at both middle blocker and right side hitter ... Is very athletic, has great size and foot speed.
2007: Junior Season Played in all 113 games and 30 matches for the Jayhawks and made 18 starts ... Named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Third Team ... Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Currently seventh all-time at KU with a career .247 hitting percentage ... Selected to the Jayhawk Classic All-Tournament Team for leading the team with a .459 hitting percentage in 11 games ... Second on the team with a .235 hitting percentage and third with 223 kills on the season ... Pitched in 0.60 bpg and 0.28 dpg ... Second in league play with 2.07 kpg ... Recorded 10 or more kills eight times and had a .400 or better hitting percentage in seven matches ... Recorded a season-best .600 clip (8K-2E-10TA) against St. Peter's College on Sept. 7 ... Had a team-high .545 hitting percentage against Morehead State on Sept. 8 ... Set a career best with six assists versus Texas Tech on Sept. 22 ... Also chipped in 11 kills and four block assists against the Red Raiders ... Went up for a team-high seven total blocks (including three solos) against Baylor on Oct. 17 ... Led the Jayhawks with 14 kills at No. 12 Kansas State on Nov. 14.
2006: Sophomore Season Had a break-out sophomore campaign as one of the squad's top front row threats ... One of just three Jayhawks to start all 29 matches and appear in all 102 games ... Paced KU with a .283 hitting percentage, 60 block assists, 18 solo blocks and 0.76 bpg ... Her .283 hitting percentage was good for ninth all-time in the single-season records at Kansas ... Ranked third on the team with 3.25 kpg (331 total kills) ... Contributed a team second-best 3.14 kpg in league play ... Tallied double-digit kills in 18 contests including two runs of five consecutive games ... Had three outings of 20 kills or more ... An Academic All-Big 12 selection ... Opened the season with 10 kills (.571), a team-high seven total blocks and her first career service ace against Alabama A&M on Aug. 25 ... Posted 11 kills on a team-best .381 hitting percentage against Temple on Sept. 1, while also serving a personal-best two aces ... Tallied 15 kills versus Rutgers on Sept. 2, while earning all-tournament honors in the Temple Classic ... Completed a five-game run of double-digit kills with 11 against No. 16 BYU on Sept. 7 and 20 against Arkansas on Sept. 9 ... Also had a personal season-high .625 hitting percentage versus BYU ... Led the Jayhawks with a .385 hitting percentage on 22-for-39 swinging versus Texas A&M Sept. 20 ... Tallied a career-best eight block assists at Colorado on Sept. 23 ... Led all players with 11 kills and a .556 hitting percentage at Texas A&M on Oct. 21 ... Posted a career-high 23 kills versus Texas Tech on Oct. 28 to complete another five-game run of double-digit kills.
2005: Freshman Season Started all 30 matches at middle blocker ... Totaled 1.69 kills (fifth on the team) and 0.78 blocks per game (second on the team) ... Ranked second on the squad with 66 block assists ... Posted eight or more kills in 11 matches ... Contributed nine kills on a team-best .444 attack percentage in her career debut against Alabama on Aug. 26 ... Added nine kills on a remarkable .667 attack percentage against UMKC on Aug. 27 ... Averaged 2.08 kills on a team-best .400 attack percentage in three matches of the BYU/UVSC Challenge Sept. 1-2 ... Notched her first career solo block and assist against Saint Louis on Sept. 6 ... Set a career high with five digs at No. 23 Texas on Sept. 21 ... Added eight kills on a team-best .400 attack percentage against No. 20 Kansas State on Oct. 5 ... Posted eight kills against No. 1 Nebraska on Oct. 8 ... Added a season-high nine total blocks against Iowa State on Oct. 19 ... Totaled 10 kills on a team-best .438 hitting efficiency against No. 16 UCLA in the NCAA Tournament.
High School Four-year starter at Republican Valley/Southwest High ... The school consolidated into Southwest High her senior year ... Won the state championship as a freshman and sophomore and was runner-up her junior season ... Broke four state records over her high school career ... As a senior, led the Roughriders to the state semifinals with a Class C2 state-record 39 kills in a first-round win ... Posted 22 kills in a state semifinal loss, finishing her senior season with 439 kills and 101 blocks ... A three-time Nebraska Super State selection ... Named first-team all-conference, all-state and McCook Daily Gazette Volleyball Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Averaged 17 points per game and was all-state honorable mention in basketball ... Qualified for state in the triple jump, competed in the long jump and ran in the 400 and 1,600 relays ... National Honor Society president ... Finished fourth in her class with a 3.8 GPA ... A homecoming queen nominee ... Played for the Challengers Club Team as a junior and the Nebraska Juniors as a senior.
Personal Full name is Savannah Rene Noyes ... Parents are Margaret and Art Noyes ... Has a younger brother, Tanner ... A community health major.