Desirre' Wilkerson - Volleyball - University of Kentucky Athletics 20


  • height 5-11
  • class Senior
  • Previous School Marshall
  • High school duPont Manual

2013 (Senior): Played in four of UK’s 31 matches this season … Posted one kill for a perfect 1.000 hitting clip in her first appearance of the season against Liberty.

2012 (Junior): Saw action in two matches in her first season with the Wildcats … Averaged 3.0 kills per set … Saw her first action with the Wildcats in a win over Western Carolina totaling four kills in the third set … Had a pair of kills in the win over Mississippi State.

At Marshall:

2011 (Sophomore): Stared 30 of 31 matches for the Thundering Herd in her second season … Averaged 1.82 kills per set on a team-high .222 attacking clip … Logged nine aces … Turned back 102 opponent attacks for a team-leading 0.89 blocks per stanza … Notched 72 digs on the season … Averaged 2.42 points per set …. A C-USA honor roll member.

2010 (Freshman): Played in 18 matches as a freshman and 43 sets … Started in six contests as a middle blocker … Posted 42 kills, with a 0.98 kills per set average … Finished with seven service aces … Had a career-high four aces against Cal Poly (8/28) … Posted 30 total blocks, 27 of which were assisted and three were solo … Selected to the C-USA honor roll.

High School: A four-year player at DuPont Manual HS in Louisville, Ky. … Earned second-team All-State and first-team All-Region in 2009 … Two-time All-District selection … Helped lead the Lady Crimson to a JCPS Championship and District Championship all four seasons at DuPont Manual HS … Played on KIVA club team that captured the 2009 JVDA National Championship … Named a top-250 prospect by PrepVolleyball.com … Tabbed an AVCA Under Armour All-American as a senior.

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