Krista Friedman
Krista  Friedman


La Verne, Calif.

High School:
St. Lucy's Priory HS





Pepperdine at UCLA, Sept. 8, 2010

Pepperdine at UCLA, Sept. 8, 2010


Women's Volleyball vs. Rice at the Asics Classic

Women's Volleyball vs. Rice at the Asics Classic

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CAREER: Finished career with appearances in 96 matches and 230 sets ... Averaged 1.67 digs and 0.15 aces.

PEPPERDINE 2010: Saw action as both a defensive specialist and pinch server as a senior ... Appeared in 21 matches and 37 sets ... Made only start against Saint Mary's (11/20) ... Averaged .70 digs ... Collected a season-best six digs versus Eastern Washington (9/4) ... Awarded a kill versus Stanford (8/28) ... Tallied at least one dig in her final five appearances ... Made the WCC All-Academic honorable mention squad for the second-straight year ... Featured on a BYUtv segment that focuses on her recent trip to India. The piece aired during the WCC Basketball Championships telecast ... President of SAAC ... Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors.

PEPPERDINE 2009: Played extensively as a defensive specialist as a junior and averaged 1.46 digs per set ... Appeared in 25 matches and 68 sets ... Started three matches in a defensive position ... Had 13 digs at UC Santa Barbara (10/13) and 11 vs. Army (9/12) ... Had at least five digs nine times ... Recorded a kill vs. Portland (11/5) and had service aces at Portland (10/10) and at UCSB (10/13) ... Made the WCC All-Academic honorable mention squad and earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors ... Honored as Pepperdine Athletics' 2009-10 Female "Wave of the Year" for contributions in spirit and service to the department and university community ... During spring 2010, took third place in the "bronze" bracket at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge, a sand event, with Kristen Seaton.

PEPPERDINE 2008: Saw action mostly as a defensive specialist as a sophomore ... Played in 25 matches and 55 sets, averaging 0.84 digs and 0.20 aces ... Started a couple of matches at libero, and collected 14 digs vs. Colorado State (9/5) and 11 vs. Pacific (9/6) ... Had two service aces against both Colorado State (9/5) and Missouri (9/13) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "bronze" honors ... During spring 2009, took third place at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge, a sand event, with Rachel Lumsden.

PEPPERDINE 2007: Averaged 3.03 digs as a freshman ... Was the starting libero at the end of the year, and appeared in 25 matches and 70 sets ... Had nine matches with double-digit digs ... All nine came in the final 10 matches of the season, over which she averaged 4.27 digs ... Had a season-high 31 digs, the most by any Pepperdine player in 2007, vs. UCLA (11/20) ... Also had 27 at San Francisco (11/8) and 20 vs. UC Santa Barbara (10/30) ... Recorded 15 digs in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at USC (11/30) ... Had a season-high three aces vs. Santa Clara (11/17) ... Earned WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll "silver" honors.

CLUB: Played with Club West and Crush `n' Stuff.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Lucy's Priory High School, located in Glendora, Calif., in 2007 ... Played three years on the varsity for coach Franco Maccia ... Earned All-CIF Southern Section Division II honors as a senior after leading her school to a third straight Sierra League title ... Earned All-Sierra League first team accolades in 2005 and 2006 ... Named team's Outstanding Defensive Player as a senior ... An honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born in Glendora, Calif. ... Daughter of Barry and Karena Friedman ... Father, who is a tennis instructor, played tennis at UCLA ... Mother played tennis at Cal Poly Pomona ... Sister, Brittany, attends Northern Arizona University ... Majoring in psychology with minors in vocational ministry and coaching ... Would like to work in ministry or for a non-profit organization ... Studied abroad in East Africa in 2009 and Italy in 2010 ... Has been to mission trips to Mexico, Ecuador, India and Panama in recent years ... Chose Pepperdine because "of the volleyball, the Christian university, the small and personal school and the campus."

FAVORITES: Enjoys snowboarding and tennis ... Favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ... Favorite book is Redeeming Love ... Favorite movie is Miracle ... Favorite TV show is Grey's Anatomy ... Favorite musical artist is Taylor Swift ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is tennis ... Favorite thing about volleyball is "when I am on the court it is a stage where I can live my life."

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