11 Kristin Bender
11 Kristin Bender
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fremont, Ohio
High School: Old Fort
Position: MH
Position Abbreviation: MH
Pronunciation: Old Fort
m 22
k/s 1.45
h % .133
a/s 0.07
b/s 0.82
sa/s 0.01
d/s 0.16

2016: Academic All-OAC … played in 22 matches, started 17 … notched 106 kills … posted 1.45 kills per set … tallied 60 total blocks, six solo and 54 assisted … posted 12 digs … had five assists … picked up one service ace … went for a season-high 14 kills against Denison on Sept. 3 … accumulated a season-high six total blocks, three different times against Denison (9/3), Nazareth (9/10) and Marietta (10/18).

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 and biochemistry … 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 11 Muskingum L, 3-1
Oct 15 at Mount Union L, 3-1
Oct 18 Marietta L, 3-1
Oct 22 John Carroll L, 3-0
Oct 25 at Heidelberg L, 3-0
Oct 29 at Baldwin Wallace L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 22 8
Sets 73 27
Kills 106 41
Kills per set 1.45 1.52
Errors 63 24
Total Attacks 324 132
Hitting Percentage .133 .129
Assists 5 0
Assists per set 0.07 0.00
Service Aces 1 0
Service Errors 4 1
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.00
Reception Errors 2 0
Digs 12 4
Digs per set 0.16 0.15
Block Solo 6 1
Block Assist 54 15
Block Total 60 16
Blocks per set 0.82 0.59
Block Errors 6 3
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 140.0 49.5
Points per set 1.9 1.8
Matches started 17 7
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 1 at Kenyon L, 3-1 1 4 5 6 16 -.063 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 6.5
Sep 2 Earlham (Ind.) W, 3-1 - 3 4 2 20 .100 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 2 Case Western Reserve L, 3-1 - 3 3 1 6 .333 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 4.0
Sep 3 Denison L, 3-1 1 4 14 1 26 .500 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 6 0 17.5
Sep 3 Ohio Christian W, 3-1 - 3 5 1 13 .308 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Sep 7 Franciscan W, 3-1 1 2 0 5 13 -.385 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 2.0
Sep 9 vs. Oswego St. L, 3-0 1 3 8 5 20 .150 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 9.5
Sep 10 at Nazareth L, 3-1 1 4 4 6 22 -.091 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 6 0 8.0
Sep 10 vs. Medaille (N.Y.) L, 3-1 1 3 2 1 8 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Sep 16 vs. Pitt.-Bradford L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Wooster L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 vs. Bluffton L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 vs. Franciscan W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Hanover (Ind.) L, 3-0 - 3 3 2 6 .167 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 5.0
Sep 23 vs. Mt. St. Joseph L, 3-2 1 4 3 3 6 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 24 vs. Bluffton L, 3-0 1 3 2 3 10 -.100 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 3.5
Sep 24 vs. Transylvania (Ky.) L, 3-1 1 4 7 2 17 .294 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
Sep 30 Otterbein L, 3-2 1 5 8 5 29 .103 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Oct 1 Albion (Mich.) L, 3-0 1 3 5 1 9 .444 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 4 at Wilmington W, 3-1 - 2 10 2 17 .471 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 11.0
Oct 7 at Ohio Northern L, 3-0 1 3 2 5 12 -.250 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 3.0
Oct 11 Muskingum L, 3-1 1 3 2 3 16 -.063 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3.0
Oct 15 at Mount Union L, 3-1 1 4 5 1 14 .286 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 18 Marietta L, 3-1 1 4 8 3 20 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6 0 11.0
Oct 22 John Carroll L, 3-0 1 3 4 3 15 .067 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 5.5
Oct 25 at Heidelberg L, 3-0 1 3 2 2 9 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
Oct 29 at Baldwin Wallace L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 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
Conference 8 27 41 1.52 24 132 .129 0 0.00 0 0.00 4 0.15 1 15 16 0.59 49.5 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 33 53 1.61 25 167 .168 2 0.06 1 0.03 6 0.18 3 26 29 0.88 70.0 2.1
Away 7 23 31 1.35 24 96 .073 1 0.04 0 0.00 4 0.17 3 14 17 0.74 41.0 1.8
Neutral 5 17 22 1.29 14 61 .131 2 0.12 0 0.00 2 0.12 0 14 14 0.82 29.0 1.7
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Wins 4 10 19 1.90 10 63 .143 2 0.20 1 0.10 4 0.40 2 8 10 1.00 26.0 2.6
Losses 18 63 87 1.38 53 261 .130 3 0.05 0 0.00 8 0.13 4 46 50 0.79 114.0 1.8
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September 14 48 68 1.42 43 212 .118 5 0.10 1 0.02 9 0.19 5 39 44 0.92 93.5 1.9
October 8 25 38 1.52 20 112 .161 0 0.00 0 0.00 3 0.12 1 15 16 0.64 46.5 1.9