UND Roster

2017-18 Volleyball Roster

#5 Sydney Kuhn

Outside Hitter

Height 6'1''
Class Senior
Hometown Wichita, KS
High School Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic

Career & Game-by-Game Stats Get Acrobat Reader


  • Monogram Winner (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Became the 16th player in program history to reach the 1,000-dig mark for a career and finished her time at Notre Dame with 1,040 digs
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll (2014, 2015, 2016)

AS A SENIOR (2017)

  • Started 26 of the 30 matches she played in, totaling 112 sets of action
  • Recorded a career high in kills per set (2.40) and tied her career-best mark for kills with 269
  • Also posted 282 digs, 55 blocks and 22 aces
  • Finished the season with eight double-doubles (kills & digs)
  • Turned in best match of career against Wake Forest (11/5), posting a career-best 20 kills and 17 digs, while hitting .304 for the match
  • Notched a season-high five blocks at Louisville (9/22)

AS A JUNIOR (2016)

  • Appeared in all 32 games for the Irish, starting 31 of them
  • Finished the season with 237 kills, 33 service aces, 254 digs, and 58 total blocks for 299 points
  • Placed third on the team in kills, service aces, digs and points as well as second in recepts with 15
  • Had a season high in digs (27) as well as posted 10 kills on 57 attempts and six blocks in four sets against Duke (Sept. 30)
  • Recorded a career high in kills with 19 as well as two assists, three service aces, seven digs, and one block versus Miami (Oct. 28)


  • Started all 32 matches and played in all 121 sets during sophomore campaign
  • Finished tied for first on the team in service aces with 29 (0.24 per set) and second on the team in kills (269), kills per set (2.22), digs (290) and digs per set (2.40)
  • Also tallied 59 blocks (0.49 per set), 32 assists and 330.5 points (2.73 per set)
  • Led or tied for team lead in kills seven times, attack percentage twice, service aces 10 times, digs five times and blocks twice
  • Posted 10+ kills in 13 matches, including eight times in the last 10 matches.
  • Finished with eight double-doubles on the year
  • Had one of best matches of season at NC State (10/30) with 14 kills (.308 A%), 10 digs and two blocks
  • Had career highs in kills (16) and digs (20) to go along with five blocks against Georgia Tech (11/20)
  • Claimed Dean’s List honors in the fall 2015 semester
  • Participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy


  • Turned in successful first year in Irish uniform, earning starts in 25 matches while playing in 28
  • Led or tied for the team lead in kills, attack percentage and digs two times each and service aces five times
  • Reached double figures in kills seven times and digs eight times
  • Finished second on the team in digs (214), fourth in digs per set (2.02), kills per set (1.65) and kills (171) and tied for fourth in service aces (13)
  • Earned a spot on two all-tournament teams (Golden Dome Invitational, Shamrock Invitational)
  • Finished with four double-doubles on the year
  • Totaled team highs in kills (14 – season high) and attack percentage (.382) to go along with nine digs in first career start against Washington State (9/5)
  • Set season high with 15 digs to go along with 11 kills against Georgia Tech (10/31)


  • Pronounced “CUEN” (like cue ball)
  • Graduated from Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School in the spring of 2014
  • Earned four letters each in volleyball and basketball
  • Won the Wendy’s High School Heisman as a senior
  • Earned all-metro honors and was named first team all-city as an outside hitter and second team all-city as a defensive specialist
  • Named to the all-tournament team after helping team finish third at state
  • totaled 356 kills, 282 digs, 45 blocks and 26 service aces
  • As a junior helped squad claim third at state in addition to earning first team all-city and all-state honors
  • Also named all-metro.
  • Had 324 kills, 37 blocks and 41 service aces
  • Named first team all-city and second team all-state as a sophomore after totaling 291 kills, 385 digs, 37 blocks and 36 service aces
  • Selected second team all-city as a freshman after totaling 273 kills, 187 digs, 28 service aces and 27 blocks
  • In basketball helped team win a state championship as a junior
  • Played for the Shockwave Volleyball Club, ICT Elite Volleyball Club, ICT Elite Mavs Volleyball Club and the Alodia Sparq basketball team
  • Member of the National Honor Society as a junior and senior
  • Earned second honors on the honor roll as a freshman and superior honors as a sophomore and junior
  • Full name is Sydney Michelle Kuhn
  • Born in Wichita, Kansas to Eric and Julia Kuhn
  • Has an older sister, Samantha
  • Father, Eric, played basketball at Wichita State
  • Mother, Julia, played volleyball at Kansas State
  • Great uncle, Robert Schaefer graduated from Notre Dame
  • Great-great uncle Victor Schaefer was the librarian at Notre Dame
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology