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23 - Krista Kelley
Krista Kelley
Height: 6-1
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sandy, Utah
High School: Brighton
Position: OH
Major: Communications

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AS A SENIOR IN 2010: 
Did not play her senior year due to a chronic back injury.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Had 82 kills, blocked 14 and dug 33 balls in 38 matches. Earned first double-double of the year with a season-high 18 kills and 11 digs, hitting .308 vs. Western Michigan (Aug. 30) ... named to the All-Tournament team in the Hawaii Tournament after hitting .342 and racking up 14 kills ... earned 22 kills and hit .378 with 12 digs against Sac State (Sept. 6) ... named Most Valuable Player at the Sac State Invitational (Sep. 8) ... awarded All-tournament Team at Utah Tournament (Sept. 12) ... scored seven kills, hitting .263 vs. LMU (Oct. 22).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Saw action in 24 matches, started 16 ... posted 105 kills, three aces, 65 digs and 27 total blocks ... tallied 10 kills and six digs in the season opener against Utah Valley (Aug. 30) ... posted a season-high 33.3 hitting percentage and two total blocks against New Mexico State (Sept. 12) ... tallied 14 kills against LMU (Oct. 2) ... posted a season-high two solo blocks against Gonzaga (Oct. 11) ... registered a season-high 18 kills and eight digs against San Jose State (Oct. 21) ... tied career-high three block assists and four total blocks against then-No. 19 Pepperdine (Oct. 30) ... tied her season-high 33.3 hitting percentage against Gonzaga (Nov. 6) ... tied her season-high two block solos against Portland (Nov. 8) ... missed the final three games due to knee surgery.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2007: Saw action in 23 of the Broncos 31 contests, starting in 20 ... named 2007 WCC Co-Freshman of the Year and first team All-WCC selection (Nov. 21) ... compiled an impressive rookie campaign with 352 kills, .204 hitting percentage, 15 aces and 177 digs ... finished second on the team in kills ... posted a match-high and personal best 32 kills against Pepperdine (Nov. 17) ... tied the team-high 14 kills and recorded a team-best four total blocks against LMU (Nov. 15)Added 16 kills against Saint Mary's (Nov. 9) ... posted a match-high 22 kills and tallied a personal best three solo blocks against then-No. 15 San Diego (Nov. 3) ... registered a match-high 20 kills against USF (Nov. 1) ... collected a match-high 16 kills and 12 digs against Portland (Oct. 27) ... tallied a match-high 26 kills against Gonzaga (Oct. 25) ... named WCC Player of the Week (Oct. 22) ... recorded 14 kills against LMU (Oct. 20) ... registered a match-high 27 kills and 21 digs against Pepperdine (Oct. 18) ... tied the team-best 10 kills against USF (Oct. 7) ... posted 13 kills and three total blocks against then-No. 14 San Diego ... registered her third double-double with 18 kills and 14 digs against Portland (Sept. 27) ... also dished out four service aces and a season-best four total blocks against the Pilots ... tallied a team-best 12 kills against UNLV (Sept. 23) ... recorded 13 kills and seven digs against San Jose State (Sept. 21) ... posted second career double-double with a match-high 25 kills and 12 digs against Notre Dame (Sept. 16) ... registered 17 kills against UCSB (Sept. 15) ... notched her first career double-double against Boise State (Aug. 25) with 17 kills and 13 digs ... made her collegiate debut against CSU-Fullerton (Aug. 24), posting eight kills and eight digs.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Brighton High School in Cottonwood Heights, Utah ... played volleyball for coach Jeremiah Larsen ... in 2006, helped lead team to 30-1 record and State 5A title, the first in school history ... team was ranked ninth in the nation by prepvolleyball.com ... was named State 5A MVP as well as Utah's Volleyball Athlete of the Year ... Utah's Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year as well ... twice named a high school All-American by prepvolleyball.com ... averaged 4.5 kills and 3.2 digs a game as a senior ... was involved in HOSA as a student.  

PERSONAL: Daughter of Anthony and Pamela ... has an older sister, Andrea ... interests include music and reading ... major is undeclared.

 

 

Kelley's Career Statistics

Year M G K E TA PCT SA BS BA D AS RE BE SE
2007 23 79 352 168 900 .205 15 13 21 177 15 23 9 30
2008 24 75 173 105 507 .134 3 10 17 65 7 8 4 7
Career 47 154 525 273 1407 .179 18 23 38 242 22 31 13 37

Kelley's Career Highs

 

Kills 32 at Pepperdine, Nov. 17, 2007
Attempts 81 at Pepperdine, Nov. 17, 2007
Hitting Pct. .400 vs. Notre Dame, Sept. 16, 2007
Assists 4 at San Diego, Oct. 4, 2007
Aces 4 vs. Portland, Sept. 27, 2007
Digs 21 vs. Pepperdine, Oct. 18, 2007
Block Solos 3 vs. San Diego, Nov. 3, 2007
Block Assists 3 three times, last at Pepperdine, Oct. 30, 2008
Total Blocks 4 four times, last at Pepperdine, Oct. 30, 2008