Women's Volleyball

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    Kimi Freeburg
    Kimi Freeburg

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    New Castle, Ind.

    High School:
    New Castle Chrysler HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Setter

    Experience:
    3V

    2006
    As a team co-captain for her 2006 senior season, Freeburg will compete for the starting setter position.

    2005
    She appeared in 14 matches as a backup setter in her 2005 junior season...recorded 46 assists on the season for a 2.88 assists per game average...had a season-high 13 assists on Oct. 8 against Oregon.


    2004
    As a sophomore, Freeburg played in all 29 matches, splitting time with teammate Alli Dillon...averaged 6.59 assists and 1.84 digs per outing...posted numerous career-highs this season, including 38 assists versus Georgia on Sept. 4 and 17 digs versus Stanford on Oct. 8...earned Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention recognition...tallied 17 and 27 assists in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament...recorded 20 assists against San Diego (Dec. 10) and 36 against Nebraska (Dec. 11) at the NCAA Regionals in Louisville...finished the season with 28 assists against Minnesota (Dec. 16) at the NCAA national semifinal.

    2003
    Freeburg played in all 35 matches as the second setter in the Trojans' 6-2 offense, helping the Women of Troy to the 2003 NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP...averaged 4.50 assists and 1.07 digs per game...named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman honorable mention team...played in her first collegiate match against Florida on Aug. 22 at the NACWAA State Farm Volleyball Classic and tallied 11 assists and three digs...had a season-best 22 assists against Arizona State on Oct. 10...posted a season-high two service aces and nine digs at Washington State on Oct. 3.

    High School
    Freeburg is a 2003 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High in New Castle, Ind...a four-year letterwinner in volleyball and three-year letterwinner in swimming...finished her volleyball career at New Castle with a school record 3,218 assists and 754 digs...also compiled 595 career kills...a 2002 Student Sports All-America honorable mention selection...named Muncie Star East Central Indiana Player of the Year in 2001 after leading New Castle to a third-place finish in Indiana's Division 4A...2001 and 2002 Courier Times All-County Player of the Year...named to the All-North Central Conference first team and All-State Division 4A first team in 2000, 2001 and 2002...a two-time (1999 and 2000) Courier Times All-County first team pick...played club volleyball for Munciana club volleyball (six years) and Henry County Sports Medicine (three years)...Munciana was ranked among the nation's top 20 in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003...led teams to the 17 Open and 15 Open National Championships...team earned a bronze medal at 16 Open in 2001...named Junior Olympic Tournament MVP in 2000 and 2002 and Junior Olympic All-Tournament in 2001...a four-year honor roll student...a 2003 swimming academic All-American, all-state and all-conference selection...a 2002 volleyball and swimming academic all-conference pick.

    Personal
    Kimberly Nicole Freeburg was born on Oct. 25, 1984, in New Castle, Ind...daughter of Larry and Bonnie Freeburg, she has one brother, Ryan (17), and one sister, Karen (21)...lists her father, Larry, as her sports hero because he has always encouraged her passion for volleyball...father played collegiate baseball and then minor league baseball with the Cincinnati Reds...also very involved in her church youth group and works as a peer facilitator...lists The Sound of Music and The Shawshank Redemption as her favorite movies...lists Whose Line Is It Anyway? as her favorite television show...has not declared a major.