Charlotte Volleyball BIO
Savannah Gaster
Player Profile:
Savannah Gaster 765118
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Johnsonville, S.C.
High School: Johnsonville HS
Experience: High School

2014: MVP of UNF/JU Invitational 9/20 ... saved her best season for last setting career-highs in kills, hitting percentage, digs and blocks during her senior season ... playing in all 34 matches accounting for 126 sets, she put down 274 kills (posted 294 over her first three seasons) with a team-high 24 solo blocks and 94 block assists to total 118 on the year ... her 118 blocks were second best in Conference USA ... picked up a season-high three solo and nine total blocks in a 3-1 loss at Southern Miss on 10/3 ... picked up multiple blocks in 28 matches included her final stretch of 11-straight matches with at-least three blocks to end her career ... led attackers hitting .273 with her 274 kills in 2014 ... broke her previous high mark of 10 kills with 11 in a 3-1 win over Princeton on 9/5 ... set her new mark at 16 kill hitting .519 in a five-set loss at Gardner-Webb beginning a streak of hitting .304 or better in six-straight matches ... hammered down a career-best 18 kills during Charlotte's 3-2 win at UTEP on 11/9 ... earned MVP honors at the North Florida/Jacksonville Invitational after hitting .518 with 51 kills leading the Niners to their third team title ... hit a career-high .591 with 15 kills in the five-set victory over North Florida to start a string of three-straight matches of hitting .500 or better ... those three-straight ended a stretch that saw the senior post a .500 hitting night in five of the last seven dating back to the Gardner-Webb match ... broke her previous career-high of 10 kills on 10 different occasions with a total of 12 double-digit kill performances ... picked up her 500th career kill in Charlotte's near upset of UTSA falling in five on 10/26.

2013: Set new career-high with 10 kills, posting that total twice, at home against Maryland-Eastern Shore on 9/13 and then repeating on the road in conference against FIU on 9/27 ... set a new career high with 10 blocks in the five-set win at Chattanooga ... 72 season blocks put her third on the team ... played in all 29 matches, appearing in 97 sets ... Athletic Director's List (fall and spring).

2012: Appeared in 13 matches, including the final eight of the season, and 35 sets ... amassed 47 kills (career-best 1.34 per set) and logged 21 blocks ... registered three or more blocks five times.

2011: Atlantic 10 Conference Rookie of the Week, 10/17 ... made an immediate impact in the middle as a freshman, posting a team-best 92 blocks and 119 kills, fifth-most on the squad... Led the team with 23 solo blocks, with a team season-high four in a one match, in a road loss at Duquesne on 9/25 ... led the team with a nine-block performance (1 solo, 8 assisted) in five-set win versus Tennessee Tech on 9/3 ... registered four or more blocks nine times, with the team posting a 6-3 mark in those contests ... played in all 27 of Charlotte's season matches, coming in off the bench in only the first match of the season ... logged at least one kill in all but one match, topping out at nine kills three times during the year ... hit for better than a .300 attack percentage nine times, with team logging a 7-2 mark in those matches ... Dean's List (fall), Athletic Director's List (spring).

Prep: Four-year letterwinner for the Lady Flashes, which took four Region Titles, made four Lower-State championships and won three titles, advancing to three Class A State Championships ... she was the 2010 Region MVP and a SC CAWS (Coaches Association of Women's Sports) All-Star and two-time All-State CAWS member ... she was named All-State by the High School Sports Report twice and earned two Johnsonville Volleyball MVP awards ... she was also HSSR All-State in Basketball in her senior year ... member of National Beta Club and graduated Top Five in her 2011 senior class.

Personal: Daughter of Jeannie and George Gaster ... has two siblings, Trae and Sydney ... lists horseback riding as a hobby ... major is psychology and minoring in Biology ... birthday is November 6.

Kills: 18 at UTEP (11/9/14)
Errors: 10 vs. Southern Miss (11/16/14)
Attempts: 44 at UTEP (11/9/14)
Hitting %: .591 (15-2-22) at UNF (9/19/14)
Assists: 1 (6x) last at FIU (11/2/14)
Aces: 3 at Temple (10/22/11)
Digs: 4 at N.C. A&T (9/17/13)    
Solo Blocks: 4 at Duquesne (9/25/11)
Block Assist: 10 at Chattanooga (9/6/13)
Total Blocks: 10 at Chattanooga (9/6/13)



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