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15   Blyss Harkness
Blyss Harkness

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Chiles H.S.

Height:
5-8


04/21/2013

Florida State Wins Some Hardware and Gets Ready for National Championships

The Seminoles' Stephanie and Nina Pellitteri win the Silver bracket, as Pardon and Wickstrom get second in the Gold bracket.

04/12/2013

Two Sweeps at Fiesta on Siesta

Seminoles Sweep Webber and FGCU on Day 1 of event

03/24/2013

Seminoles Cruise to Victories In Panama City

Aurora Davis and FatmaYildirim took first place as the Seminoles finish with the top five teams in the tournament.

03/03/2013

Garnet Team Wins Sand Volleyball Season Opener

The Florida State sand volleyball team started its second season on Sunday

Freshman Season (2013)
Played in only five matches in her initial season with the Seminoles...Went 1-0 with Katherine Plessy on Court 4 during the Siesta Key dual match against Webber International University...Went 3-1 with Kari Fidelholtz of College of Charleston during the same tournament at Siesta Key...Placed 7th with Annie Montgomery during the Panama City Beach tournament on March 23rd.

High School Career
Didn't have a lot of experience in sand volleyball but was MVP of Chiles High School indoor team in 2010 and 2011...Named Florida Class 7A Player of the Year and First Team All-Big Bend in 2011...Played in the FHSAA All-Star game her senior year...Ended her senior season with 310 kills, 270 digs and 60 aces...All-Big Bend honorable menion as a sophomore...Played club for six years and competed at the Junior Olympics three times...Named MVP and was a captain of her club team, NFVA...Club coach was Rita Crockett.

Personal
Had multiple Division I scholarship offers to play indoor volleyball...Was named to the honor roll all four years of high school...Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes...Plans to major in hospitality management...Plans to be a wedding/event planner...Daughter of Debbie and Don Harkness...Father, Don, played professional baseball in the Houston Astros organization...Brother Josh graduated from FSU in the PGM (professional golf management) program.


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