Piled up 116 kills and 123 digs for South Carolina last season ... Played in 72
sets for USC last year, and ranked third on the team with .10 services aces per
set and she was among the defensive leaders with 1.71 digs per set ... Hit .433
while landing 15 kills against Winthrop, which ties for the second most by a
South Carolina player in 2011 ... Also posted a dozen kills against Alabama,
Charleston and Temple ... On the defensive side of the ball, Forst tallied four
double-digit dig outings, including a career-best 15 against Charleston.
Was a key part of the St. James Academy volleyball dynasty in Kansas City that
culminated in a 44-1 record and the program's third straight Kansas state 4A
championship ... Teamed up with current North Texas setter Liz Powell and Kansas
City Power Volleyball Club to win the 2009 USA Volleyball Junior Olympic Open
16 national championship ... At St. James, she posted 475 kills, nearly five per
set, while hitting .446 and adding 255 digs during her senior campaign which
ended in her winning the Evelyn Gates Award, given to the best volleyball
player in the Kansas City area ... The three-time All-State honoree was even
named the school's homecoming queen as a senior ... As a junior, Forst made the
All-Sun Volleyball and Kansas Volleyball Association 4A All-State first teams,
while making the Star All-Metro second team. A second-team KVA All-State
player as a sophomore, her Thunder team went 129-6 over the past three seasons.
Is the daughter of Dan and Dawn Forst ... She has one older sister, Mallory ... Born April 1, 1993.