8 Kindler Norman
8 - Kindler Norman
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair
Position: S
Major: Physics and Physical Education
m 31
k/s 1.24
h % .254
a/s 7.77
b/s 0.39
sa/s 0.35
d/s 2.33
  • 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

Junior Year (2019)

  • Played in 31 matches, appearing in 111 sets during her junior season
  • Led the team with 863 assists
  • Had 138 kills on the season with a .254 hitting percentage
  • Racked up 259 digs, averaging 2.33 digs per set
  • Served 39 aces on the year
  • Had 43 total blocks, 9 being solo and 34 being assists
  • Season high 51 assists in a five-set loss to Hunter on Oct. 26
  • Had 10 kills in three games
  • Picked up season high 15 digs in a four-set loss to Swarthmore on Oct. 12

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)
  • Landmark Conference Athlete of the Week (Sept. 3, 2019)
  • 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 26 DeSales W, 3-1
Oct 26 Hunter L, 3-2
Nov 1 at Stevenson L, 3-1
Nov 2 vs. Elizabethtown L, 3-0
Nov 2 at Goucher W, 3-0
Nov 6 at Susquehanna L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 31 6
Sets 111 21
Kills 138 20
Kills per set 1.24 0.95
Errors 39 5
Total Attacks 389 52
Hitting Percentage .254 .288
Assists 863 184
Assists per set 7.77 8.76
Service Aces 39 11
Service Errors 58 8
Service Aces per set 0.35 0.52
Reception Errors 0 0
Digs 259 61
Digs per set 2.33 2.90
Block Solo 9 1
Block Assist 34 8
Block Total 43 9
Blocks per set 0.39 0.43
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 33 5
Points 203.0 36.0
Points per set 1.8 1.7
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 30 New Paltz W, 3-1 - 4 4 0 9 .444 30 1 1 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Aug 31 RIT W, 3-2 1 5 6 3 30 .100 16 2 3 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 8.5
Aug 31 Coast Guard L, 3-2 1 5 10 0 24 .417 21 1 2 0 9 1 3 0 4 0 13.5
Sep 6 at Lebanon Valley W, 3-0 1 3 6 1 18 .278 11 2 2 0 6 1 3 0 4 4 10.5
Sep 7 vs. Stevenson L, 3-1 1 4 10 4 27 .222 22 1 3 0 12 0 1 0 1 0 11.5
Sep 7 at York (Pa.) W, 3-2 1 5 10 3 29 .241 27 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 3 14.0
Sep 11 at Cortland L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 vs. Muskingum L, 3-0 1 3 7 4 24 .125 17 0 1 0 6 1 1 0 2 2 8.5
Sep 13 vs. Case Western Reserve W, 3-2 1 2 1 3 7 -.286 6 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 vs. Mount Union L, 3-0 1 3 6 1 10 .500 7 1 2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 14 vs. Wash. & Jeff. W, 3-0 1 3 6 0 10 .600 36 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 1 6.0
Sep 21 Geneseo W, 3-1 1 4 2 3 12 -.083 46 2 3 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 21 Rowan W, 3-0 1 3 1 0 9 .111 38 1 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
Sep 27 vs. Stevens L, 3-2 1 5 2 0 11 .182 44 3 4 0 7 0 0 0 0 3 5.0
Sep 28 vs. Haverford W, 3-1 - 4 4 1 11 .273 36 5 4 0 6 0 1 0 1 0 9.5
Sep 28 at Franklin & Marshall L, 3-0 - 3 1 2 8 -.125 19 0 2 0 8 0 2 0 2 0 2.0
Oct 2 at Muhlenberg W, 3-0 1 3 4 1 8 .375 29 3 3 0 7 0 0 0 0 2 7.0
Oct 5 vs. Catholic W, 3-1 - 4 5 1 14 .286 42 2 2 0 13 0 1 0 1 0 7.5
Oct 5 Juniata L, 3-1 1 4 7 4 16 .188 34 1 2 0 11 0 2 0 2 0 9.0
Oct 11 vs. Messiah L, 3-0 1 3 4 1 10 .300 28 1 2 0 6 0 1 0 1 2 5.5
Oct 12 vs. Marymount (Va.) W, 3-0 1 3 3 0 9 .333 38 0 0 0 8 0 3 1 3 1 4.5
Oct 12 at Swarthmore L, 3-1 1 4 4 1 11 .273 37 1 4 0 15 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 16 Susquehanna L, 3-0 1 3 1 0 7 .143 21 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Oct 19 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) L, 3-0 1 3 2 1 9 .111 19 0 3 0 11 0 0 0 0 3 2.0
Oct 19 vs. Hunter L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 at Moravian W, 3-1 1 4 2 0 6 .333 32 3 2 0 9 1 4 0 5 1 8.0
Oct 25 Marywood L, 3-1 - 2 1 0 4 .250 24 0 1 0 4 0 3 0 3 0 2.5
Oct 26 DeSales W, 3-1 - 4 6 1 11 .455 30 2 2 0 8 1 2 0 3 1 10.0
Oct 26 Hunter L, 3-2 1 5 9 2 17 .412 51 0 2 0 14 1 0 0 1 0 10.0
Nov 1 at Stevenson L, 3-1 1 4 6 2 14 .286 27 0 1 0 7 0 1 0 1 3 6.5
Nov 2 vs. Elizabethtown L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 2 .000 31 3 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 3 3.0
Nov 2 at Goucher W, 3-0 - 3 5 0 7 .714 24 2 0 0 12 0 1 1 1 0 7.5
Nov 6 at Susquehanna L, 3-0 1 3 3 0 5 .600 20 1 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 4.0
  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
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 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
Conference 6 21 20 0.95 5 52 .288 184 8.76 11 0.52 61 2.90 1 8 9 0.43 36.0 1.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 39 47 1.21 13 139 .245 311 7.97 10 0.26 94 2.41 3 14 17 0.44 67.0 1.7
Away 9 32 41 1.28 10 106 .292 226 7.06 13 0.41 69 2.16 5 12 17 0.53 65.0 2.0
Neutral 12 40 50 1.25 16 144 .236 326 8.15 16 0.40 96 2.40 1 8 9 0.23 71.0 1.8
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Wins 15 54 65 1.20 17 190 .253 441 8.17 26 0.48 122 2.26 6 19 25 0.46 106.5 2.0
Losses 16 57 73 1.28 22 199 .256 422 7.40 13 0.23 137 2.40 3 15 18 0.32 96.5 1.7
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August 3 14 20 1.43 3 63 .270 67 4.79 4 0.29 29 2.07 1 6 7 0.50 28.0 2.0
September 12 42 56 1.33 22 176 .193 309 7.36 16 0.38 84 2.00 5 9 14 0.33 81.5 1.9
October 12 42 48 1.14 12 122 .295 385 9.17 13 0.31 115 2.74 3 17 20 0.48 72.5 1.7
November 4 13 14 1.08 2 28 .429 102 7.85 6 0.46 31 2.38 0 2 2 0.15 21.0 1.6