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Middle Blocker
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.
High School: St. Teresa's Academy


Career Statistics

2017 (Stats): Named to the 2017-17 ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in all 31 matches, starting 29 as a middle blocker ... Led the team with 132 total blocks, averaing 1.10 blocks per set to rank 10th in the ACC ... Totaled 4.0 or more blocks in 16 matches ... Amassed 10 blocks Nov. 12 at Pitt and 14 blocks Nov. 22 versus NC State, the second highest single game total in program history ... Knocked down 210 kills on the year, averaing 1.75 kills per set while hitting .256 ...  Put down double-digit kills five times, including a career-high 18 Nov. 5 vs. ACC co-Champion Louisville. 

2016 (Stats): Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Tabbed to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 23 of Duke’s 30 matches, seeing time at both outside and rightside hitter ... Knocked down a career-best 129 kills on 368 swings ... Totaled 28 blocks and picked up 19 digs ... Posted four matches with double-digit kills: Aug. 27 versus Eastern Kentucky, Aug. 27 against LSU, Sept. 1 versus North Carolina and Sept. 2 against TCU ... Totaled a career-high 16 kills Sept. 2 versus TCU ... Hit .625 with 11 kills against LSU ... Amassed a season-high eight blocks Aug. 27 against Eastern Kentucky ... Named to the Duke Invitational All-Tournament Team.

2015 (Stats): Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 11 matches ... Totaled 31 kills, 14 blocks and five digs ... Knocked down a career-high 10 kills and seven blocks Aug. 29 at Long Beach State ... Turned in a seven-kill performance versus UMKC Sept. 4.

2014 (Stats): Appeared in seven matches, starting two … Totaled 12 kills and nine blocks on the year … Made her collegiate debut Aug. 29 in the season opener versus North Florida … Recorded a season-high five kills Sept. 6 at No. 14 Michigan State … Totaled a season-high three blocks twice … Added three blocks against the Spartans … Matched that total Nov. 2 at Virginia Tech. 

Prior to Duke: Four-year letterwinner under coach Abbie Lane at St. Teresa’s Academy in Kansas City, Mo. … Ranked the No. 5 player in Kansas according to … Received the prestigious Evelyn Gates Award as Kansas City’s best prep volleyball player … Earned honorable mention Under Armour All-America honors … Amassed 222 kills, 131 digs, 57 blocks and an efficient .559 hitting percentage as a senior … Led the Stars to a 27-9 overall record and an appearance in the district title match … First team all-state, all-region and all-district honoree … Four-time academic all-state … Also played for the KC Power club volleyball team and coaches Mike and Danielle Stowell, garnering 16 Open USAV Junior Nationals All-Tournament Team distinction … Member of the National Honor Society … National Merit Commended Student … Rensselaer Medal Award recipient … Four-time First Honors selection.

Personal: Born Anna Katherine Kropf on May 25, 1996 in Overland Park, Kan. … Daughter of Brad and Jenny Kropf … Has two younger brothers, Tommy and John, and two younger sisters, Lauren and Julia ... Majored in economics with a minor in visual and media studies as well as a certificate in markets and management.


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