On April 12, 2017, Katelyn Theiss signed with Austin Peay University to play beach volleyball for the university. Theiss played 8th-12th grade for The DeSoto Disrict, competing in the last 3 years at the varsity level. Theiss was nominated to the summer Licking All-Tournament team for the last two summers and to the Windsor All Tournament Team in 2016. In 2017, Theiss earned: 2nd Team All-Conference, 2nd Team All-District, and Honorable Mention All-Region. Theiss has a passion for beach volleyball; she even spent an entire summer in Florida playing competitive sand volleyball. She has led the DHS team in points served (140), digs (224), and blocks (85); she’s also the second on team in kills (206) and serve receptions (337). Along with her volleyball career at DHS, she has also played for High Performance Volleyball Club outside of the district. We wish Katelyn the best of luck in Tennessee next year!