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#19 Elaina Kakatolis
Position: Opposite Side Attacker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Arcanum, Ohio
High School: Franklin Monroe
Experience: 3 Letters
Elaina Kakatolis
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 12/06/2006

Photo Album
- - Final Bio & Career Stats in PDF Format
- - 2009 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format
- - 2008 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format
- - 2007 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format
- - 2006 Match-by-Match Stats in PDF Format

CAREER NOTES
- - Ended her career ranked 14th in program history with 2,203 career attempts.
- - Finished her career as one of the top blockers in program history, ranking 16th in career block assists (227) and 18th in career total blocks (249).
- - Her 127 sets played in 2008 tie as the 17th-best single-season total in program annals.

2009 (Sr.): Earned fourth letter . . . played in 24 matches, earning 14 starts . . . played in 66 of a possible 111 sets . . . tagged a season-high nine kills in back-to-back matches versus Coastal Carolina (Aug. 29) and IPFW (Sept. 4) . . . hit a season-best .429 versus the Mastodons, scoring nine kills on 21 swings with no errors . . . collected a career-high five digs at Toledo (Oct. 8) . . . turned in a season-high four block assists in three matches, while posting a season-best four total blocks in four contests . . . scored at least one kill in 22 matches, while adding at least one block in 19 outings.

2008 (Jr.): Earned third letter . . . one of four BSU players to see action in all 33 matches and 127 sets . . . logged 30 starts . . .  ranked second on the team with double-figure kills in 17 matches, including a season-high 16 kills at Northern Illinois (Oct. 10) . . . added 15 kills versus Eastern Michigan (Sept. 27) . . . only BSU player to score at least two kills in all 33 matches . . . posted a career-high .647 attack percentage at Toledo (Oct. 2), scoring 12 kills on 17 swings with just one error . . . hit .300-or-better in eight matches, including a .471 rate of success with 10 kills on 17 attempts with two errors in BSU's Mid-American Conference Tournament quarterfinal match versus Ohio (Nov. 21) . . . collected a season-high six total blocks in BSU's regular season finale versus Northern Illinois (Nov. 15) . . . tallied three-or-more blocks in 12 matches, while posting at least one rejection in 28 outings.

2007 (So.): Earned second letter . . . played in all 30 matches, earning 28 starts . . . saw action in 105 of BSU's 109 sets . . .  smashed a career-high 20 kills versus Texas-Arlington (Sept. 15) . . . recorded double-digit kills in 10 matches to rank second on the squad, while being the only BSU player to score at least one kill in all 30 matches . . . tied a career-high with eight total blocks in BSU's win over Toledo (Nov. 1) . . . collected five-or-more blocks in five contests, while scoring at least one block in 26 matches.

2006 (Fr.): Earned first letter. . . played in 28 matches, earning 20 starts . . . saw action in 94 of BSU's 111 sets . . . recorded a career-high two solo blocks versus Akron (Nov. 2), while adding season-highs of 12 kills and a .526 (12-2-19) attack percentage in the contest . . . posted at least one kill in 22 matches, with five-or-more 11 times . . . scored a career-high eight total blocks versus IUPUI (Sept. 6) . . . recorded at least one block in 21 matches, with three-or-more 10 times . . . logged a career-best four digs versus Western Michigan (Oct. 13) . . . named BSU's Most Improved Player.

2005: Redshirted

PREP CAREER
Earned four letters in volleyball at Franklin Monroe for coach Scott Brewer . . . helped guide the Jets to a 16-7 record her senior year and a 63-26 mark over her career . . . earned MVP honors at the Darke County Tournament after leading her team to the championship as a senior . . . led her team to three sectional runner-up finishes and a pair of conference championships . . . three-time first team All-Cross County Conference . . . conference Player of the Year as a senior . . . three-time All-Darke County selection . . . All-District 9 First Team as a junior and senior, while picking up second team accolades as a sophomore . . . selected to participate in the District 9 All-Star Game as a senior . . . tallied a school-record 298 kills as a senior, to go along with a .443 attack percentage . . . recorded 100 blocks and 125 digs in her final season, while posting 708 kills, a .370 hitting percentage, 315 blocks and 206 digs in 89 career matches . . . team's Best Hitting Percentage Award winner her final three seasons . . . named All-Area First Team her final two seasons . . . also earned four letters in basketball and track & field at Franklin Monroe . . . played club volleyball for WB Elite.

PERSONAL
Major is accounting . . . graduated with a 3.072 grade-point average on BSU's 4.0 scale . . . born Sept. 1, 1986, in Greenville, Ohio . . . daughter of Peter and Susan Kakatolis . . . has one sister, Kaitlyn . . . full name is Elaina Christine Kakatolis.

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