2020-21: Saw some action in 19 of Duke’s competitions this yearâ¦ One of Duke’s best six-spinsâ¦ Ranked third on the team with 160 kills for a .217 save percentageâ¦ Added 152 digs in total to place third on the teamâ¦ Notched 23 blocks in the net and seven acesâ¦ Became the 26th Blue Devil to reach 1,000 digs mark on March 22â¦ Recorded a double-double on four occasionsâ¦ Succeeded a season high 16 kills to hit an impressive 0.500 against North Carolina (Oct 11)â¦ Named to the All-ACC squad and the All-ACC academy squad.
2019: Saw some action in 26 of Duke’s contest as a six-spinnerâ¦ Finished the season second on the team with 214 killsâ¦ Averaged 2.49 kills per setâ¦ Added 14 serve aceâ¦ Recorded a whopping 266 digs to finish second on the team behind the Liberoâ¦ Accumulated double-digit wins in 12 games including a season 15 record against Notre Dameâ¦ Added 14 games with digs in double digits, including three with 20+â¦ Featured a record 23 digs in Duke’s five sets win over NC Stateâ¦ Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2018: Played all six rotations for the Blue Devilsâ¦ Led team with 10 double-doubles performancesâ¦ Recorded 301 kills, averaging 3.04 kills per setâ¦ Ranked third on team with 246 digs and 2.48 digs per set in second yearâ¦ Totaled 22 kills and 18 digs against Notre Dameâ¦ One of the best serving Blue Devils receivesâ¦ Named to the 2018-19 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2017 (Statistics): Won ACC All-Freshman All-Star Team honors … Named to the 2017 Duke Invitational All-Star Team … Won a berth in the bout in the fort at the TCU Tournament All-Star Team … Tab Freshman of the Week at the ACC on September 11 after leading Duke into battle in the fort for the TCU title … Named to the Academic Honor Roll of the ‘ACC 2017-18 … Played in all 31 games … Ranked second on team with 350 kills and 2.92 kills by -set average … Bbecame Duke’s first freshman with over 350 kills since Rachael Moss in 2006 … Recorded double-digit kills in 23 of Duke’s 31 games … Totaled a high of 19 kills on Oct. 15 vs. Florida State … Hit over .300 10 times.
High school: Winner of a letter in high school for four yearsâ¦ Played two seasons at Trinity Christian Academy and two seasons at Frisco High Schoolâ¦ 2016 District Co-MVP and Team MVPâ¦ Selected twice in all states and first team academy winner in all districtsâ¦ Won second team Dallas Morning News Sports Day All-Area awarded as seniorâ¦ Won Max Preps Player of the Match 10 times in high school career â¦ Was ranked # 83 on PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 100 Senior Aces listâ¦ Led Trinity Christian Academy to TAPPS District 1 – 5A Regional Finals in Year Two and State Semifinals in Year Oneâ¦ Voted MVP of the team, District 1 – 5A Newcomer of the Year, All-District First Team and All-State First Team its freshman seasonâ¦ Also played for Texas Advantage Volleyball (TAV)â¦ Ranked # 1 team in the countryâ¦ Led the club team in American national volleyball championship 17 Open Nationalsâ¦ Won the honors of the MVP in American volleyball and all tournaments at the national championshipâ¦ The club team won gold medal in every tournament playedâ¦ Toured in Europe with TAV 18 Blackâ¦ Member of the SociÃ©tÃ© Nationale d’Honneur, the SociÃ©tÃ© Nationale d’Honneur de l’Art and the SociÃ©tÃ© Nationale d’Honneur FranÃ§aise.
Staff: Born Payton K. Schwantz February 11, 1999â¦ Daughter of Randy and Lori Schwantzâ¦ Has three older sisters (Kendall, Hunter and Reagan)â¦ Sister Kendall played basketball at Samford Universityâ¦ Sister Hunter was a member of the rowing team at the University of Oklahoma.