Countdown to First Serve: Meet Kaz Brown

Countdown to First Serve: Meet Kaz Brown

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kaz Brown, a sophomore middle blocker from Cedar Falls, Iowa, is the fifth player to be featured in our Countdown to First Serve series. 
Brown earned All-SEC Academic Team and All-SEC Freshman team honors following her first season at Kentucky. During her freshman campaign, Brown registered 147 kills and a .347 hitting clip. She led the squad with 98 total blocks. She appeared in 29 matches and made 27 starts, while leading UK in blocks during 13 matches. Brown also was responsible for five or more rejections in eight matches. In her NCAA Tournament debut, she recorded a career-best 10 kills on a .600 hitting clip with four blocks vs. Oakland. 
Now it’s time to get to know Kaz a little bit better …


Quick Facts 

Birthplace: Mesa, Ariz.
Parents: Kristine Falk and Therix Brown
Siblings: Kalehl, Kalund, Akacia
Twitter Handle: @kazbrown11
Major: Communications  
Things to Know about Kaz on the court …

The best part about being a UK student-athlete is … connecting with other athletes
What I like most about Coach Skinner and the staff … their intensity and sense of humors.
I’m most looking forward to ______ this season: playing Florida
I chose my jersey number because … Because Emily (Franklin) took No. 11.
My pre-match superstitions: I eat sour candy.
I chose Kentucky because … of the team and the coaching staff.
What you need to know about Kaz off of the court … 
Favorite activities outside of volleyball: watching movies
In Elementary school my favorite activity was: snack time
In Elementary school my favorite TV show was: That’s So Raven
The one concert I’m dying to see … Beyonce’ and Drake
My dream job is … sportscaster
A talent I’d most like to have … invisibility
If I didn’t play volleyball, I’d play … basketball
The people who have most influenced me … my brothers
The one TV show I never miss … Parks and Recreation
Single-match and season tickets for the 2015 campaign are on sale now. Season tickets begin at $35, and single-game ticket information can be found here. More information on how to buy tickets can be found here or by calling the UK Ticket Office at 800-928-CATS.

Kentucky’s Memorial Coliseum will play host to the NCAA Regionals Dec. 11-12. UK is one of four sites selected for the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight matchups with one team advancing to the Final Four in Omaha, Neb., from the Lexington Region. This marks the third time in five seasons Memorial Coliseum will host this premier volleyball event.

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