Kristen Anderson enters her second season (redshirt freshman season) with the Women of Troy as a walk-on defensive specialist.
2001 FRESHMAN SEASON
Anderson redshirted her first season at USC.
Anderson is a 2001 graduate of Mira Costa High in Manhattan Beach, Calif. ... A three-year volleyball letterwinner... Helped lead her squad to the 2000 CIF Division IA Championship and four consecutive Ocean League Championships... Team garnered first place at the 2000 Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions where she contributed her best prep performance with 17 kills and 19 digs... Played two years of club volleyball with Asics X-cel (2000-01) and four years (1996-99) with Diggers... Asics finished first at the Hawaii Spring Tournament (2001)... Diggers placed first at SCVA (1999) and at Fiesta Classic (1999) and fifth at Junior Nationals (1998 and 1999)... Received the Scholar Athlete Award all four years.
Kristen Elaine Anderson was born on May 2, 1983 in Torrance, Calif. ... The daughter of Tom and Laney Anderson, she has one brother, Erik (16)... Lists her most thrilling moment in sports as winning CIF as a senior... Chose to attend USC for its outstanding academic and athletic reputation... Has not declared a major but is interested in a math or science field.