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Deahna Kraft
Deahna  Kraft

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Garfield HS

Height:
6-0

Experience:
1V


04/21/2018

#2 Pepperdine Wins Third-Straight WCC Championship Title

Nina Matthies has gone 15-0 in WCC Tournament action since it began three seasons ago.

04/20/2018

#2 Pepperdine Advances at WCC Championships

Maddie Dilfer and Nikki Lyons clinched the 5-0 win with a two-set win on court five.

04/14/2018

#2 Waves Go Undefeated at Zuma Beach this Season

Nina Matthies' all-time record at Zuma Beach from 2012-18 is 42-2 for a .955 winning percentage at home.

04/12/2018

Kraft, Quiggle Earn WCC March Pair of the Month Honors

In March, the pair went 14-1 with an untarnished 13-0 record when playing in the No. 2position.

03/31/2018

Top-Ranked Pepperdine Wins Three at Pepperdine Invitational

Three separate pairs clinched the matches today at Zuma.

04/20/2018

Beach Volleyball: #2 Pepperdine vs. Pacific (WCC second round)

Beach Volleyball: #2 Pepperdine vs. Pacific (WCC second round)

04/14/2018

Beach Volleyball: #2 Pepperdine vs. Cal Poly, Arizona (Senior Day)

Beach Volleyball: #2 Pepperdine vs. Cal Poly, Arizona (Senior Day)

04/10/2018

Beach Volleyball: #2 Pepperdine vs. #4 USC

Beach Volleyball: #2 Pepperdine vs. #4 USC

03/14/2018

Beach Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Florida State

Beach Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Florida State

03/13/2018

Beach Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UCLA

Beach Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. UCLA

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PEPPERDINE 2017: WCC All-Freshman Team … Amassed a 26-6 overall dual record with partner Anika Wilson for a .813 winning percentage … Posted a 14-6 record against nationally ranked opponents and tabbed a 51-17 sets record … At home (stats only kept at home), averaged 5.6 kills/set, 0.95 blocks/set and 1.25 aces/set … Led the Waves to a NCAA Championship runner-up finish and a second-consecutive West Coast Conference Championship title … Earned a spot in the USAV Collegiate Beach Pairs Championship and went undefeated through pool play to advance to the elimination bracket alongside Wilson … In the NCAA Tournament final against USC, Kraft and Wilson defeated Abril Bustamante and Joy Dennis 21-14, 21-17 in the first wave of competition … The duo defeated Hawai’i’s Ari Homayun and Carly Kan 9-21, 21-15, 15-9 to clinch the semifinal match and put the Waves in the NCAA final.

CLUB: Member WVBA U16-18 Mizuno … Finished 3rd at the Las Vegas US Open and 6th in AAU’s Nationals … Garnered Emerald City Classic 16 Open All-Tournament team honors … Picked up Emerald City U18 Open All-Tournament Team honors in 2015 and was named Emerald City MVP at the U18 Open in 2016 … Earned 18U All-American status at AAU’s in 2016.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Garfield High School in Seattle, Wash. in 2016 … Lettered three seasons as an outside hitter in the Metro League under head coach Jake Putnam … Throughout her three-year career at GHS, posted 151 sets played, 772 kills, 44 blocks, 382 digs and 125 aces … Garnered All-League MVP in her senior and junior campaigns … In her senior season, totaled 403 kills on a .306 hitting percentage, while adding 65 aces, 21 blocks and 230 digs … In her junior campaign, posted 369 kills on a .276 success rate, while adding 60 aces, 20 blocks and 152 digs … Also played soccer in high school and earned Rookie of the Year honors.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Tom Kraft and Mary Kraft … Has one sister, Carolyn … Majoring in Sport Administration ... Chose Pepperdine because of “the beautiful campus, the amazing beach volleyball team and incredible academics.

FAVORITE: Favorite professional athlete is Nick Lucena … Favorite movie is Zoolander … Favorite TV show is Modern Family … Favorite musical artist is Jack Johnson … Favorite food is a cheeseburger.

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