6 Kristin Bender
6 Kristin Bender
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fremont, Ohio
High School: Old Fort
Position: MH
Pronunciation: Old Fort
m 26
k/s 2.04
h % .230
a/s 0.05
b/s 0.63
sa/s 0.03
d/s 0.24

2015: Academic All-OAC … played in 26 matches, started 13 … finished first on the team with 190 kills (2.04 kills per set) … first on the team with 45 block assists and 15 solo blocks … recorded three service aces … recorded a career-high 21 kills against Centre on Sept. 13 … posted eight double-digit kills matches … tallied a season-high five block assists against Defiance on Sept. 25.

2014: Played in all 32 matches... Academic All-OAC... ranked fourth in solo blocks in the conference... led the team in total blocks (80) and blocks per set (0.66)... finished fourth on the team in both kills (221) and kills per set (1.83)... recorded 9 assists, 26 digs and 0.172 hitting percentage... reached season best with 12 kills against John Carroll (10/25) and at Baldwin Wallace (11/1)... posted a season-high total blocks (8) and block assists (5) agaisnt John Carroll (10/25).

2013: Played in all 30 matches … ranked No. 1 in the Ohio Athletic Conference in solo blocks (31) … led the team and finished seventh in the OAC in both blocks (86) and blocks per set (0.76) … led team in block assists (55) … placed fifth on the team in kills (136) and kills per set (1.20) … finished third on the team with a .180 hitting percentage … tallied six assists and 20 digs … posted a season-high 10 kills and matched a season best with six blocks in the Crusaders’ four-set loss against Adrian (Mich.) on Sept. 13 at Manchester (Ind.) … recorded six blocks on three other occasions and totaled four or more blocks in 11 matches … registered eight kills in each of her first two matches against Defiance and Albion (Mich.) on Aug. 30.

Personal: Majoring in chemistry/pre-med … parents are Dale and Carolyn Bender … two-year letter winner in basketball and a four-year letter winner in volleyball at Old Fort High School ... played volleyball for coach Nancy Hoover.

Recent Games
Oct 13 Wilmington W, 3-0
Oct 17 Ohio Northern L, 3-0
Oct 20 at Marietta L, 3-1
Oct 24 at John Carroll L, 3-0
Oct 27 Heidelberg L, 3-0
Oct 31 Baldwin Wallace L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 26 6
Sets 93 20
Kills 190 46
Kills per set 2.04 2.30
Errors 82 20
Total Attacks 470 110
Hitting Percentage .230 .236
Assists 5 0
Assists per set 0.05 0.00
Service Aces 3 1
Service Errors 8 3
Service Aces per set 0.03 0.05
Reception Errors 3 1
Digs 22 9
Digs per set 0.24 0.45
Block Solo 15 2
Block Assist 45 13
Block Total 59 15
Blocks per set 0.63 0.75
Block Errors 14 5
Ball Handling Errors 3 0
Points 230.5 55.5
Points per set 2.5 2.8
Matches started 13 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 4 vs. Kenyon L, 3-2 - 5 10 4 21 .286 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 1 4 0 12.5
Sep 4 vs. Berea W, 3-2 - 5 8 1 17 .412 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
Sep 5 vs. Case Western Reserve L, 3-0 1 3 3 3 9 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Sep 5 at Otterbein L, 3-0 1 3 3 2 10 .100 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 9 Denison L, 3-0 1 3 3 1 9 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 12 at Rose-Hulman (Ind.) L, 3-1 - 4 6 3 15 .200 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 8.0
Sep 12 vs. Franklin (Ind.) L, 3-1 - 4 6 4 23 .087 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 2 4 0 9.0
Sep 13 vs. Anderson (Ind.) W, 3-2 - 5 7 6 21 .048 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 8.0
Sep 13 vs. Centre W, 3-1 - 4 21 0 28 .750 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 4 0 24.0
Sep 16 at Ohio Christian University W, 3-1 1 3 6 0 19 .316 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 8.0
Sep 18 at Wooster L, 3-0 1 3 10 5 22 .227 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 1 14.0
Sep 18 vs. Muskingum L, 3-2 1 5 7 9 19 -.105 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 9.0
Sep 19 vs. Albion (Mich.) L, 3-1 1 4 11 4 20 .350 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 12.5
Sep 19 vs. Bluffton L, 3-2 1 5 12 3 30 .300 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 12.5
Sep 22 at Ohio Wesleyan L, 3-0 1 3 4 2 15 .133 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 25 vs. Mt. St. Joseph L, 3-0 - 2 4 1 11 .273 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4.5
Sep 25 vs. Defiance L, 3-1 - 4 9 4 27 .185 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 1 5 0 11.5
Sep 26 vs. Hanover (Ind.) L, 3-1 - 4 11 5 24 .250 1 2 2 0 4 0 2 0 2 1 14.0
Sep 26 vs. Transylvania (Ky.) L, 3-1 - 1 0 2 9 -.222 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.5
Sep 30 at Otterbein L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 Mount Union L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 at Muskingum L, 3-0 - 3 8 5 26 .115 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 9 at Franciscan W, 3-2 - 3 3 3 11 .000 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 13 Wilmington W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Ohio Northern L, 3-0 1 3 3 4 9 -.111 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Oct 20 at Marietta L, 3-1 1 4 15 1 24 .583 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 3 3 0 16.5
Oct 24 at John Carroll L, 3-0 - 3 10 3 28 .250 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 3 0 12.0
Oct 27 Heidelberg L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 9 -.111 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 4.0
Oct 31 Baldwin Wallace L, 3-1 1 4 8 4 14 .286 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
  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
2013-14 30 113 136 1.20 65 394 .180 6 0.05 0 0.00 20 0.18 31 55 86 0.76 194.5 1.7
2014-15 32 121 221 1.83 109 650 .172 9 0.07 5 0.04 26 0.21 27 53 80 0.66 279.5 2.3
2015-16 26 93 190 2.04 82 470 .230 5 0.05 3 0.03 22 0.24 15 45 59 0.63 230.5 2.5
2016-17 22 73 106 1.45 63 324 .133 5 0.07 1 0.01 12 0.16 6 54 60 0.82 140.0 1.9
Total 110 400 653 1.63 319 1838 .182 25 0.06 9 0.02 80 0.20 79 207 285 0.71 844.5 2.1
  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 26 93 190 2.04 82 470 .230 5 0.05 3 0.03 22 0.24 15 45 59 0.63 230.5 2.5
Conference 6 20 46 2.30 20 110 .236 0 0.00 1 0.05 9 0.45 2 13 15 0.75 55.5 2.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 13 16 1.23 12 41 .098 0 0.00 1 0.08 2 0.15 1 7 8 0.62 21.5 1.7
Away 9 29 65 2.24 24 170 .241 2 0.07 0 0.00 10 0.34 6 14 19 0.66 78.0 2.7
Neutral 13 51 109 2.14 46 259 .243 3 0.06 2 0.04 10 0.20 8 24 32 0.63 131.0 2.6
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Wins 5 20 45 2.25 10 96 .365 0 0.00 0 0.00 3 0.15 3 6 8 0.40 51.0 2.5
Losses 21 73 145 1.99 72 374 .195 5 0.07 3 0.04 19 0.26 12 39 51 0.70 179.5 2.5
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September 19 70 141 2.01 59 349 .235 5 0.07 2 0.03 10 0.14 13 32 44 0.63 172.0 2.5
October 7 23 49 2.13 23 121 .215 0 0.00 1 0.04 12 0.52 2 13 15 0.65 58.5 2.5