Former Nebraska All-American Kayla Caffey joins Texas volleyball team

When players on the Texas volleyball team report for duty on Monday, one more newcomer will need to introduce herself.

All-American middle blocker Kayla Caffey took to Instagram on Friday to announce that she will transfer to Texas. This past season, Caffey earned a second-team nod on the AVCA’s All-American team.

During the 2021 season, the six-foot Caffey hit .363 while averaging 2.41 kills and 1.11 blocks per set for a Nebraska team that reached the NCAA’s championship match. In Nebraska’s four-set win over Texas in the Elite Eight round, Caffey contributed seven kills and four blocks.

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The 2022 volleyball season will be Caffey’s seventh at the collegiate level. She spent four years at Missouri and two seasons at Nebraska. Caffey redshirted in 2016 and received a medical redshirt in 2018. All NCAA athletes received a blanket waiver for a year of eligibility because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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