Kansas Jayhawks

Kailea Carrier

Position Middle Blocker / Right-Side Hitter
Height 6'5''
Class Redshirt Freshman
Hometown Olathe, Kan.
High School Olathe East HS


  • Played in 18 matches with three starts and appeared in 43 sets
  • Recorded 39 kills and 33 blocks, averaging 0.91 kills per set and 0.77 blocks per set
  • Finished with a season-high six kills twice vs. South Carolina Sept. 7, 2019 and at UNLV (Sept. 21)
  • Tallied a season-high six blocks twice at UCF (Sept. 8) and at UNLV (Sept. 21)


  • Will not play during the 2018 season due to injury


  • Attended Olathe East High School in Olathe, Kansas
  • Played club for Mid-America Volleyball (MAVS) in Kansas City
  • No. 80 on PrepVolleyball.com’s Senior Aces of 2018
  • Graduated owning the single-season and career records for blocks at Olathe East


  • Undecided on a major at the University of Kansas.


  • Born and raised in Olathe, Kansas
  • Daughter of Andrew and Debbie Carrier
  • Is the youngest of three siblings to sister, Skylar, and brother, Drew
  • Father, Andrew, played basketball and golf at Bethany College and was later the head men’s basketball coach at Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kansas, for 25 years
  • Mother, Debbie, was a three-sport student-athlete at Emporia State and later the head women’s basketball coach at Johnson County Community College in Olathe, Kansas, for 12 years
  • Both her parents are in the hall of fame of their respective athletic departments where they coached — Ottawa and JCCC
  • Sister, Skylar, played soccer at Baker