The sixth-seeded Women of Troy fell, 3-0, to third-seeded Texas in the Austin Regional Final.
Wright was named one of ESPN's Top 25 Players in the nation and ranked No. 13 by Prep Volleyball while at Clear Lake High School under head coach Chanda Eager... selected to the 2011 AVCA Under Armour All-America watch list... as a senior, she received District 24-5A and LoneStarVolleyball.com All-Texas first-team honors... as a junior, she was a Texas Girls Coaches Association all-state honoree and was selected for the Texas Sports Writers Association and Houston Chronicle All-Greater Houston Volleyball second team honors... in 2010, she was named to the Top 50 Legends of the Fall by VYPE Magazine and earned All-VYPE Magazine Houston Area first team... received 2010 District 24-5A Offensive Player of the Year and all-district first team honors... helped guide her 2010 squad to the Texas Region III state 5A area championship and reached the quarterfinals in the state playoffs... also competed in track and finished second in the high jump for the 2011 5A girls' state championship... named Safe School Ambassador each of her four years at Clear Lake HS.
Played three years for Absolute Volleyball Academy of Texas under head coach Katy Garza... finished fifth in the National Division at the 2011 USAV Junior Nationals and was a member of the squad that won a bronze medal at the 2010 USA Volleyball High Performance Tournament of Champions.
Kiara Shirley Wright was born May 1, 1994... parents are Michael and Katina Williams... her biggest sports hero is NBA star Magic Johnson... her favorite movies are Sixth Man and Love & Basketball... undeclared major.