2008 Preseason All-ACC
General: Dynamic athlete who has been the Jackets' top offensive threat each of the last three years ... Member of the 2008 US Volleyball A2 National Team that captured the bronze medal at the US Open Championships.
Tabbed to the preseason All-ACC team in 2008 ... One of two Yellow Jackets named AVCA Honorable Mention All-America ... First-team AVCA All-District in 2007 ... First-team All-ACC in 2007 ... Member of the ACC All-Freshman team in 2005 after setting the school record for kills in a season by a freshman.
Stands 10th in school history with 1,396 kills in her career and third with an average of 3.88 kills per game ... Also ranks 10th with 53 block assists in her career.
2007: Led the Yellow Jackets in kills (499) and kills per game (3.96) while averaging 1.06 digs and 0.58 blocks per game ... Posted 4.16 kills per game at home ... Notched double figures in kills 30 times ... Tallied 20 or more kills six times during the season, including five times in the final nine matches of the season ... Posted a season-high 25 kills in the season finale at Maryland (11/23) ... Had three double-doubles on the season ... Posted a season-high 13 digs and added 19 kills, four total blocks and four service aces against Georgia (9/7) ... Named to the Regency Suites/Georgia Tech, Arkansas Clarion Inn and Michigan/Nike Invitational All-Tournament Teams ... Hit a season-best .500, with 14 kills and no errors, against Western Carolina (9/7) ... Also hit .500 (19-3-32) against Boston College (10/20) ... Hit .400 or better four times during the year.
2006: Tabbed the ACC Player of the Week after earning MVP honors at the Regency Suites Midtown Invitational ... Fifth in the ACC with a team-best 440 kills on the season ... Finished 10th in the league with 3.64 kills per game ... Led the Jackets in kills 16 times ... Recorded double figures in kills on 27 occasions, including posting a season-high 23 against Virginia Tech on the last weekend of the season ... Posted 20 or more kills four times, with the first coming at Kentucky (9/9) ... Hit .500 with 16 kills while recording three blocks against Georgia State (9/2) ... Posted five blocks against Toledo (9/8) in the Kentucky Tournament ... Recorded 10 kills on 10 attempts vs. Stetson (9/16) to become just the third player in school history to hit 1.000 in a match with 10 or more attempts ... Led the Jackets with 12 kills and three blocks while hitting .407 at Wake Forest (9/22) ... Posted 15 kills and five blocks against Florida State (9/29) before recording 18 kills, seven digs and five blocks vs. Miami (9/30) ... Tallied 21 kills at Maryland (10/6) and 15 at Boston College (10/8) ... Led Tech to a 3-2 win at Miami (11/3) by posting 20 kills ... Hit .435 while posting 23 kills and three blocks against Virginia Tech.
2005: Earned ACC All-Freshman honors after becoming the first freshman since the 1992 season to lead the Yellow Jackets in kills in a season ... Became the first Georgia Tech player since 1998 to record 35 kills in a match when she did so in a five-game thriller over Virginia (10/22) ... Her 35 kills against the Cavaliers were the most by an ACC player since the adoption of rally scoring and the fifth-most in NCAA Division I action in 2005 ... Led the Yellow Jackets in kills in 16 of her 30 matches during the year ... Posted double-figures in kills on 25 occasions, with her career-best coming against Virginia ... Also recorded five double-doubles during the season ... Led the team and ranked sixth in the conference with 4.04 kills per game ... Averaged 4.27 kills per game in conference matches, which ranked sixth in the ACC ... Posted 20 or more kills on four occasions and finished third on the team with 81 total blocks on the season ... Was fifth on the team with 188 digs ... Notched a career-best 13 digs in the first match of her career against Northwestern ... Recorded a career-best eight block assists against Boston College (10/8).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Saint Francis Desales High School as an outside hitter ... MVP of her team in both her junior and senior seasons ... Helped Saint Francis Desales to the regional and district championship in 2004 while earning all-district, all-league and all-state honors ... Selected to play in the 2004 state and district all-star games ... Also received all-district and all-league honors in 2001 and 2002 ... Tabbed the Suburban News Fall Athlete of the Year in 2004 ... Named the Most Offensive Player for 2003 and the MVP of the Friendship Cup Tournament in 2003 and 2004 ... Served as the Student Council secretary and member of the Ambassadors Club, Spanish Club, Math Club and STARS ... Received perfect conduct honors as a member of the Honor Roll ... Recipient of the 2005 St. Francis Desales Service Award ... Received the U.S. Army Reserve Female National Scholar Award for St. Francis Desales.
Earned All-America honors at the 2004 Junior Olympics as a member of the Central Ohio Volleyball Club team ... Also a member of the USA Volleyball Junior A-2 training team in 2004 ... Tabbed the No. 19 recruit on the Prepvolleyball.com Senior Aces List and was also a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection ... Part of a recruiting class that was ranked No. 8 in the nation by Prepvolleyball.com
Personal: Talisa Lynne Kellogg is the daughter of Clark and Rosy Kellogg ... Born March 15, 1987 ... Has two younger brothers, Alex and Nick ... Majoring in science, technology and culture at Georgia Tech ... Father was a standout basketball player at Ohio State from 1980-82 and played with the Indiana Pacers from 1982-87 ... He is currently a college basketball analyst for CBS Sports.
Talisa Kellogg's Overall Statistics Season GP-MP K K/G Pct A A/G SA SA/G DIG D/G BS BA TB B/G 2005 113-30 457 4.04 .181 8 0.07 16 0.14 188 1.66 20 61 81 0.72 2006 121-32 440 3.64 .257 3 0.02 0 0.00 50 0.41 20 58 78 0.64 2007 126-32 499 3.96 .235 4 0.03 14 0.11 14 1.06 13 60 73 0.58 TOTAL 360-94 1396 3.88 .223 15 0.04 30 0.08 372 1.03 53 179 232 0.64