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5 Kristin Chaney
Kristin  Chaney


Johnston, Iowa

High School:

Outside Hitter

Club Team:
Iowa Power Volleyball Assoc.

"Kristin's adaptability over the course of her career has made her an integral part of this team. She will be asked to fill a few roles for us again this year, the most important of which will be to lead this team with her positive energy." - Melissa Aldrich Shelton

Worth Noting--A returning starter at outside hitter ... could also play libero ... versatile player who moved to outside hitter prior to the 2003 season ... a very steady player.

2004--Started 15 of the 21 matches she played in ... appeared in 65 games overall ... missed nine matches due to an injury ... tallied 65 kills while hitting .109 ... recorded 133 digs and 39 blocks ... set a career high with nine blocks against Florida State (11/5) ... also had a season high 15 digs in that match against FSU ... had 10 kills while hitting .429 against Clemson (11/12) ... registered double figures in digs in six matches ... named to the 2004-2005 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2003--Named to the ACC All-Tournament Team ... selected to the Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team (8/29-30) ... started 25 of the 32 matches she appeared in and 105 games overall ... registered a career highs of 178 kills, 279 digs and 40 blocks ... tallied six double-doubles ... had seven double-digit kill and 13 double-figure digs matches ... set a career-high with 13 kills against North Carolina (11/21) in the ACC Tournament ... also registered a season-best 20 digs in that match against UNC ... hit .600 with 10 kills and one error in 15 attempts against James Madison (9/2/03).

2002--Earned ACC All-Freshmen Team accolades ... began the season as a defensive specialist, but assumed the starting setter role due to injuries ... started 12 matches at setter and played in a total of 113 games ... handed out 511 assists and collected 210 digs ... third on the team with 28 service aces ... registered career bests of 54 assists against Clemson (9/27) and six service aces vs. IUPUI (9/21) ... tallied a career-high 23 digs against North Carolina (11/22) in the ACC Tournament ... named to the 2002-2003 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School--A four-year starter at middle blocker for Johnston High School ... served as captain as a senior and was selected as the team MVP in 2000 and 2001 ... a second-team All-State pick in 2001 and a third-team selection in 2000 ... earned first-team All-Conference and All-District accolades in 2000 and 2001 ... a second-team All-Conference selection as a sophomore in 1999 ... helped lead Johnston to a fourth-place finish in the 1998 State Tournament ... one of 36 players chosen to play in the 2001 Iowa State Senior All-Star Classic ... holds the Johnston career and single season records for kill efficiency, blocks and block average ... earned Academic All-State honors in 2001 ... National Honor Society member ... received an Academic Letter all four years ... played club volleyball for the Iowa Power Volleyball Association ... selected to the All-Tournament Team at 16-Under Nationals in 2000.

Personal--Daughter of Margie and Dale Chaney ... born 11/1/83 in Carbondale, Ill. ... enjoys photography, golf, music, shopping and wake boarding ... brother, Jack, will turn four in November ... an art history major.

Why Kristin chose UVa: "When I stood on grounds for the first time, I felt a part of something special whether it be academics or athletics, I felt a part of traditions that were bigger than myself. I couldn't pass up that kind of opportunity."

Chaney's Career Statistics

Year MP/GP ATT K E Pct. K/Gm Ast. SA Digs BS BA TB
2002 34/113 146 33 29 .027 0.29 511 28 210 2 27 29
2003 32/105 591 178 81 .164 1.70 23 17 279 3 37 40
2004 21/65 229 65 40 .109 1.00 36 9 133 1 38 39
Totals 87/283 966 276 150 .130 0.98 570 54 622 6 102 39


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