8 Kindler Norman
8 - Kindler Norman
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair
Position: S
Major: Physics and Physical Education
m 28
k/s 0.75
h % .322
a/s 8.82
b/s 0.36
sa/s 0.33
d/s 2.17
  • Two-year letter winner who has played in 63 matches and 229 sets during her first two seasons with the Royals
  • Ranks sixth in program history with 2,146 career assists
  • Also has 519 digs, 190 kills, 87 blocks, and 76 services aces
  • Is a two-time All-Landmark Conference honoree and was the Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year in 2017

Sophomore Year (2018)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Appeared in 28 matches while playing in 102 sets during the season on her way to earning Second Team All-Landmark Conference honors
  • Led the Royals with 900 assists, the 12th most in a single season in program history
  • Contributed 77 kills on 183 total attacks for a team-leading .322 hitting percentage
  • Also totaled 221 digs, 37 blocks, and 34 service aces
  • Posted eight double-doubles on the season
  • Had a career-high 65 assists in a five-set loss to Catholic on Oct. 27
  • Picked up a career-high 21 digs in a four-set win over RIT on Aug. 31
  • Totaled 30 or more assists in 17 matches
  • Became just the seventh player in Scranton to reach 2,000 career assists in a win over Lebanon Valley on a career-high 64 assists.

Freshman Year (2017)

  • Match-by-Match Statistics
  • Played in 35 matches and appeared in 127 sets during rookie season with the Royals
  • Garnered Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year and All-Landmark Conference First Team accolades
  • Led the team with 1,222 assists, the fifth best single-season total in program history, to average 9.62 assists per set
  • Dished out a season-best 61 assists in a five-set victory over Susquehanna in the Landmark Conference semifinals on November 1
  • Recorded 13 double-doubles on the season
  • Ranked second on the team with 42 service aces
  • Picked up 298 digs while averaging 2.35 digs per set and logging a season-high 19 digs in four different matches
  • Posted a .265 hitting percentage while putting down 113 kills in the fall, including a season-best seven kills on four seperate occasions
  • Totaled 50 blocks on the year including six solo blocks

Awards/Honors

  • Landmark Conference Rookie of the Year (2017)
  • All-Landmark Conference (First Team, 2017; Second Team, 2018)
  • University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Sept. 25, 2017)
  • 2018 Arcadia Knights Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • 2017 Kean Cougar Classic All-Tournament Team
  • Landmark Conference Fall Academic Honor Roll (2018)

High School/Personal

  • Prepped at Upper St. Clair High School in Pittsburgh, where she earned three letters as a member of the volleyball team
  • Helped team record a 45-15 record over three seasons
  • Volleyball squad was a quarterfinalist in the 2015 PIAA Tournament and also finished third in the WPIAL that same season
  • Was part of a team that won three straight section championships (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Individually, she was named All-WPIAL twice ('15, '16) and All-Section three-times ('14, '15, '16)
  • Was also named the Max-Preps PA Player of the Week during both the 2014 and 2015 seasons
  • Finished her career at Upper St. Clair with 1939 assists, 92 aces, 357 digs, and 187 kills
  • The daughter of Ed and Hayden Norman
  • Her mother, Hayden, graduated from the University of Georgia
  • Has an older sister, Kaitlin (24), who attended Piedmont College, where she also played volleyball
Recent Games
Oct 17 Moravian W, 3-0
Oct 19 Gallaudet W, 3-1
Oct 19 Lebanon Valley W, 3-2
Oct 27 vs. No. 7 Juniata L, 3-0
Oct 27 at Catholic L, 3-2
Oct 31 at No. 6 Juniata L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 28 4
Sets 102 16
Kills 77 12
Kills per set 0.75 0.75
Errors 18 5
Total Attacks 183 32
Hitting Percentage .322 .219
Assists 900 171
Assists per set 8.82 10.69
Service Aces 34 4
Service Errors 34 8
Service Aces per set 0.33 0.25
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 221 44
Digs per set 2.17 2.75
Block Solo 2 1
Block Assist 35 7
Block Total 37 8
Blocks per set 0.36 0.50
Block Errors 3 1
Ball Handling Errors 34 7
Points 130.5 20.5
Points per set 1.3 1.3
Matches started 24 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 31 Misericordia W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 RIT W, 3-1 1 4 4 2 12 .167 32 1 1 0 21 0 4 0 4 0 7.0
Sep 1 Brockport W, 3-1 1 4 6 2 9 .444 34 5 1 0 8 0 0 1 0 6 11.0
Sep 1 Eastern L, 3-0 1 3 3 0 9 .333 26 1 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 1 4.5
Sep 5 Muhlenberg L, 3-2 1 5 8 1 17 .412 45 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 7 vs. U. of New England W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. Fredonia W, 3-1 - 4 2 1 8 .125 32 1 0 0 9 0 2 0 2 1 4.0
Sep 8 vs. Oswego L, 3-2 - 2 0 0 2 .000 24 1 1 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Sep 8 at Vassar W, 3-2 1 5 0 2 4 -.500 47 3 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 11 Cortland W, 3-0 1 2 3 0 6 .500 19 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 14 vs. Haverford W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 14 vs. Cabrini L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 vs. New York U. L, 3-1 1 4 4 0 9 .444 38 2 1 0 13 0 2 1 2 2 7.0
Sep 15 at Neumann L, 3-2 1 5 6 0 12 .500 40 0 1 0 14 0 0 0 0 4 6.0
Sep 21 at No. 4 Johnson & Wales (RI) L, 3-0 1 3 4 0 4 1.000 26 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 22 vs. Wesleyan (Conn.) L, 3-1 1 4 1 0 5 .200 34 0 2 0 7 1 0 0 1 0 2.0
Sep 22 vs. Bowdoin L, 3-0 1 3 5 0 6 .833 13 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 6.5
Sep 26 at Oneonta W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 4 .750 36 2 0 0 7 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Sep 28 at Arcadia L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 3 .333 23 0 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 2 2.5
Sep 28 vs. Immaculata W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 29 Elizabethtown W, 3-0 1 3 5 0 8 .625 36 3 1 0 9 1 1 1 2 2 9.5
Sep 29 Goucher W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 5 vs. Eastern L, 3-1 1 4 2 1 8 .125 29 1 2 0 8 0 4 0 4 3 5.0
Oct 6 vs. Frostburg St. W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 2 .500 30 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Oct 6 at Rowan W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 10 at Susquehanna L, 3-2 1 5 5 3 16 .125 42 0 3 0 13 0 1 0 1 2 5.5
Oct 12 at Stevens W, 3-2 1 5 2 2 9 .000 40 1 1 0 7 0 2 0 2 3 4.0
Oct 12 vs. Stockton W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 vs. No. 18 Ithaca L, 3-2 1 5 1 0 2 .500 35 2 1 0 9 0 1 0 1 2 3.5
Oct 13 vs. Haverford L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Moravian W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 19 Gallaudet W, 3-1 1 4 3 0 6 .500 43 6 2 0 7 0 3 0 3 1 10.5
Oct 19 Lebanon Valley W, 3-2 1 5 5 1 12 .333 64 0 1 0 15 0 2 0 2 1 6.0
Oct 27 vs. No. 7 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 4 .250 28 0 1 0 12 0 1 0 1 1 2.5
Oct 27 at Catholic L, 3-2 1 5 0 1 4 -.250 65 1 3 0 10 0 4 0 4 2 3.0
Oct 31 at No. 6 Juniata L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 19 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
  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
2017-18 35 127 113 0.89 32 306 .265 1246 9.81 42 0.33 298 2.35 6 44 50 0.39 183.0 1.4
2018-19 28 102 77 0.75 18 183 .322 900 8.82 34 0.33 221 2.17 2 35 37 0.36 130.5 1.3
2019-20 31 111 138 1.24 39 389 .254 863 7.77 39 0.35 259 2.33 9 34 43 0.39 203.0 1.8
Total 94 340 328 0.96 89 878 .272 3009 8.85 115 0.34 778 2.29 17 113 130 0.38 516.5 1.5
  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 28 102 77 0.75 18 183 .322 900 8.82 34 0.33 221 2.17 2 35 37 0.36 130.5 1.3
Conference 4 16 12 0.75 5 32 .219 171 10.69 4 0.25 44 2.75 1 7 8 0.50 20.5 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 30 37 1.23 6 79 .392 299 9.97 17 0.57 82 2.73 1 11 12 0.40 60.5 2.0
Away 10 39 22 0.56 9 58 .224 338 8.67 8 0.21 70 1.79 0 11 11 0.28 35.5 0.9
Neutral 10 33 18 0.55 3 46 .326 263 7.97 9 0.27 69 2.09 1 13 14 0.42 34.5 1.0
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Wins 13 45 34 0.76 10 80 .300 413 9.18 24 0.53 96 2.13 1 16 17 0.38 67.0 1.5
Losses 15 57 43 0.75 8 103 .340 487 8.54 10 0.18 125 2.19 1 19 20 0.35 63.5 1.1
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August 1 4 4 1.00 2 12 .167 32 8.00 1 0.25 21 5.25 0 4 4 1.00 7.0 1.8
September 16 55 52 0.95 7 106 .425 473 8.60 20 0.36 113 2.05 2 12 14 0.25 80.0 1.5
October 11 43 21 0.49 9 65 .185 395 9.19 13 0.30 87 2.02 0 19 19 0.44 43.5 1.0