Goedken helped lead the Orab volleyball program to a pair of State Tournament appearances over a three year period in 2009 and 2011. In 2009 the Orabs finished second in Class 2A. While her memories as an Orab will always include the State trips they also involve her team mates.[audio:http://www.kiwaradio.com/files/8701G-goedken-1.mp3|titles=8701G goedken 1]
This past season the Orabs won the Siouxland conference for the third consecutive season. Sheldon finished with a number seven ranking in the final Class 2A poll with an overall record of 36-4.
Individually Goedken has been a first team All Conference performer the past three seasons. The Orab senior was named to the Class 2A All State First Team in 2011 and the Second Team in 2010.
During her senior season Goedken totaled 398 kills averaging 3.94 per set. At the serve line she was successful on 301 of 310 serve attempts with 27 ace serves and a .971 serve efficiency.
Defensively Kellie totaled 143 blocks including 57 solos with 86 block assists.
We asked Orab head volleyball coach Michelle Hoogers what Kelli brings to the court.[audio:http://www.kiwaradio.com/files/8701H-hoogers-.mp3|titles=8701H hoogers]
We also asked Kellie what drew her to the USF volleyball program.[audio:http://www.kiwaradio.com/files/8702G-Goedken-2.mp3|titles=8702G Goedken 2]
Kellie is the daughter of Glen and Kathy Goedken of Sheldon. She plans to major in biology at the University of Sioux Falls.