2006 — Started the year as a preseason all-MVC pick and lived up to that acclaim, earning first-team all-MVC honors ...Named to MVC’s All-Tournament Team ...Led team with 3.94 kills per game and 437 kills ...Also second with 97 blocks ...Ranked 131st nationally with her 3.94 kills per game and 224th nationally with her .286 hitting percentage ...Had her 1,000th career kill in season-finale vs. Northern Iowa (Nov. 24), tying her for fourth-most in school history and most among the MVC’s active players ...Team’s most consistent attacker, she’s had 10 or more kills in 25 of the last 28 matches and 37 of her last 42 contests ...Led team and ranked fifth among the MVC leaders with a .286 hitting percentage ...Missed the North Dakota State (Sept. 2) match with an ankle injury ...Had 20 kills, four blocks and two aces in win over Southern Illinois (Sept. 16) ...Tied season-best with 22 kills at Illinois State (Sept. 29), added 20 more in the Oct. 28 rematch with the ‘Birds and had 22 again in MVC Tourney win over Illinois State (Nov. 24) ...Had 20 kills and hit .429 in three-game sweep over Bradley (Oct. 7) ...Had 18 kills, including six in game five, of road win at Wichita State (Oct. 13) ...Had kills on three of team’s last four points in game five win at WSU ...Named to the Blue Raider Bash All-Tournament Team after averaging 4.17 kills and hitting .406 in three wins ...MVC Player of the Week on Sept. 18 after averaging 4.86 kills, 0.86 blocks and 0.57 aces per game in wins over Evansville and Southern Illinois ...Won MVC Player of the Week two weeks later (Oct. 2) as well after averaging 4.86 kills, .71 aces and .57 blocks in road wins over Illinois State and Indiana State.
2005 — Second-team all-MVC selection ...Started every match and played in every game but one ...Was second on the team in kills and total blocks ...Had 10 or more kills in 21 different matches, including all but two contests she had at least 20 attempts ...Had career-highs with 24 kills and nine digs in five-game win at Southern Illinois (Oct. 15) ...Had 15 kills in 27 swings while hitting .556 in sweep of San Diego State (Sept. 3) ...Named to the All-Tournament teams at both the Bluejay Invitational and the SDSU Invitational ...Hit .368 with eight kills in 19 swings at #1 Nebraska (Oct. 11) ...Had 11 kills and hit .500 in three-game sweep over Indiana State (Oct. 22) ...Had 10 or more kills in 11 straight matches (Oct. 14-Nov. 18), tied for fourth-longest in Bluejay history ...Had 18 kills and seven blocks while hitting .417 in regular-season finale at Bradley (Nov. 19) ...Had 16 kills and hit .520 in exhibition match vs. the Creighton Alumni (Aug. 20) ...Ranked eighth in the MVC in both kills per game (3.32) and points per game (3.94).
2004 — A member of the MVC’s All-Freshman Team ...Was Creighton’s only representative on the MVC All-Tournament team ...Started 16 of Creighton’s last 18 matches and had 10 or more kills in 13 of her last 17 contests ...Named MVC Freshman of the Week on Nov. 1 after averaging 3.57 kills, 1.00 blocks and 0.57 digs while hitting .311 in road wins at Southern Illinois and Evansville ...Led MVC freshmen with 2.72 kills per game ...Had 20 kills in second career start at Missouri State (Sept. 25) ...Had 12 kills vs. UMKC (Sept. 28) and 15 kills with four blocks vs. Evansville (Oct. 1) ...Hit .556 with 11 kills in 18 swings during Oct. 2 sweep over Southern Illinois ...Debuted with seven kills vs. Montana (Sept. 3), subbing in for Sarah Beulke to help turn around the match as Creighton rallied from an 0-2 deficit ...Became seventh freshman in Creighton history to record 200 kills, moving past the milestone with 16 kills at Indiana State in regular-season finale (Nov. 20) ...Had 14 kills, three digs, three blocks and season-best two aces in MVC Tournament match vs. Illinois State (Nov. 26).
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter ...Led Ralston to its first state tournament since 1974 ...Averaged 5.3 kills, 2.5 digs and 1.3 blocks per game ...Also hit .390 and had 20 aces ...Had 20 kills in first round match at state ...Honorary captain on Omaha World-Herald All-Area Team in 2003 ...Ranked third in Class B in kills ...Had state Class B record 33 kills in a match ...Team was 26-8 as a junior as she had 373 kills and was named all-Omaha and second team all-state in Class B ...Also had 363 kills as a sophomore ...Had 10 kills in Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star game in Lincoln ...Also played tennis and basketball ...Played club volleyball for the River City Juniors.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kelly Christine Goc ...Daughter of Ken and Gail Goc ...Born July 21, 1986 in Omaha, Neb. ...Has one sister, Kim (23) ...An elementary education major ...Favorite professor is Mrs. Selde ...Favorite TV shows are Flavor of Love and I Love New York ...Favorite athlete is Andy Roddick ...Hobbies include baking and shopping ...Summer job was working volleyball camps ...Favorite quote is “Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champs are made from something they have deep inside them...a desire, a dream, a vision” (Muhammad Ali) ...Favorite spot on campus is the bed in her dorm.
Kills 24 at Southern Illinois 10/15/05
Attempts 57 at Missouri State 9/25/04
Attack % .556 (2x) last at San Diego State 9/3/05
Assists 4 vs. Iowa 9/2/06
Digs 9 (2x) last at Illinois State 11/24/06
Aces 3 (3x) last at Evansville 11/18/06
Blocks 8 vs. Iowa 9/2/06
Points 26.0 at Illinois State 11/24/06
Creighton Awards & Honors
2004 MVC All-Freshman Team
2004 MVC All-Tournament Team
2004 MVC Freshman of the Week, Nov. 1
2005 Bluejay Invitational All-Tournament Team
2005 SDSU Invitational All-Tournament Team
2005 Second Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
2006 Blue Raider Bash All-Tournament Team
2006 First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
2006 MVC All-Tournament Team
2006 MVC Player of the Week, Sept. 18
2006 MVC Player of the Week, Oct. 2
2006 Preseason All-Missouri Valley Conference