14 Kendall Polan
14 Kendall Polan
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Cardiff, Calif.
High School: La Costa Canyon
Position: S

2010: Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year and selected First Team All-Ivy...Appeared in 94 sets...Selected Ivy League Rookie of the Week a conference-best five times...Led the team and finished fourth in the Ivy League in assists per set (9.02)...Averaged 3.43 digs per set and 1.78 kills per set...Posted highest assist total in a three-set match among all Ivy League players during 2010 season – 47 vs. Rhode Island, Sept. 4...Named to Yale Invitational, Blackbird Invitational (Long Island University) and Fullerton Classic (Cal-State Fullerton) All-Tournament Teams...Tallied a triple-double (34 assists, 17 kills and 10 digs) against Albany on Sept. 25...Posted 40-plus assists four times...Had a personal season-high 23 digs in a win at Columbia on Nov. 12.

Before Yale: Played for La Costa Canyon High School, the No. 1 ranked team in the nation in 2008… Helped La Costa to three CIF Division I titles and a California state championship… Named a PrepVolleyball.com Senior Ace… Earned the Avocado League Most Valuable Player award as a junior… Plays for the nationally prominent Encinitas Wave club program… Won a Gold Medal with the Wave in the 16 Open Division in 2008… Twice earned all-tournament honors at the Junior Olympics.

Appleman on Polan: “It’s exciting to find a player with Kendall’s ability that is committed to an Ivy League education in addition to playing Division I volleyball. She can play anywhere on the court, and I expect her to make an immediate impact on our program.”