Women's Volleyball



Volleyball vs. Georgetown

The Notre Dame Women's Volleyball team beat Georgetown, 3-0, at the Purcell Pavilion on November 13th.


Women's Volleyball vs. South Florida

Irish women defeat South Florida 3-1.

AS A SENIOR (2009): Contributed significantly off the bench for the Irish while playing in 21 sets ... chipped in to share setting duties when called upon ... had seven kills on a .238 clip with a pair of dimes, three aces and five digs ... two solo blocks and three block assists ... 13.5 total points on the season ... broke out with two kills an ace with one block at St. John's (Sept. 27) ... second straight ace came in the following match with Villanova (Oct. 4), also adding a kill and one dig ... laid down two kills versus Rutgers (Nov. 1) with a solo block ... two block assists versus USF (Nov. 15) on Senior Day ... closed the season with one kill and an ace in Notre Dame's BIG EAST Tournament opening contest with Seton Hall (Nov. 20).

AS A JUNIOR (2008): Played in 21 sets throughout 14 matches ... had three kills, two digs and a block in her season debut against Nevada (Aug. 30) ... managed five kills on 11 swings (.364) with a dig and one block versus Eastern Washington (Sept. 5) ... also racked an assist in that contest ... popped off a pair of kills in her first BIG EAST action against West Virginia (Oct. 11) ... converted three of her four swings for kills at Rutgers (Nov. 9) ... added three more kills in a home match against Connecticut (Nov. 16) ... ended the season with one kill and one dig versus Xavier (Nov. 28) ... served at a .939 rate with two errors in 33 attempts.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2007): Saw action in 72 sets for the Irish ... earned her lone start in a Sept. 23 match at West Virginia ... stuffed 15 shots on the year - all block assists - highlighted by six blocks against No. 11 California (Sept. 15) ... also had a season-high four kills against California ... notched 18 kills (0.25/set) with a .204 hitting percentage ... recorded 21 digs (0.29/set) ... totaled 34.5 points (0.48/set) ... erred on only six of her 169 serves for a .964 average ... recorded a career-high six digs at Louisiana State (Oct. 23) ... attempted 13 shots against No. 7 Florida (Aug. 26) ... handed out a pair of assists against No. 9 Minnesota (Aug. 24), California and No. 22 Santa Clara (Sept. 16) ... posted nine service aces, including five against DePaul (Oct. 19) ... her five aces against the Blue Demons marked the highest total of any Irish player in a single match throughout the season ... in fact, Notre Dame's home sweep over DePaul (30-12, 30-13, 30-15) was the second-quickest match in the history of the Joyce Center, finishing in 1:04 ... aided a stifling Irish defense that limited DePaul to a -.034 hitting percentage for the match, including a pair of sub-.000 sets ... it was the first time Notre Dame held an opponent under .000 hitting since Cincinnati finished with a -.057 mark in a 2005 match ... had a pair of kills on two swings against the Blue Demons along with two digs.

AS A FRESHMAN (2006): Played in 96 sets and 31 matches ... earned starting nods 22 times ... totaled 122 kills on a .229 hitting percentage ... finished second on the team with 88 total blocks (0.92/set) ... led team in hitting percentage in seven matches, and recorded the most blocks on nine occasions ... had eight kills on a .462 hitting percentage with five blocks and a career-high 15 points against Duke (Sept. 16) in the Sun Devil Classic ... six kills and four blocks against UConn (Oct. 20) five blocks against St. John's (Oct. 22) ... rejected a career-best seven blocks against Pittsburgh (Nov. 11) ... slammed five kills on a .455 hitting percentage with five blocks against No. 24 St. John's (Nov. 18) in the second round of the BIG EAST Championship ... had career-best nine kills versus Louisville (Nov. 19) in the final set of the BIG EAST postseason showdown.

THE KRISTOFF FILE: One of the top prep and club players in the state of Indiana as a senior ... part of Notre Dame's nationally-ranked recruiting class ... ranked 86th among PrepVolleyball.com's Senior Aces ... named an All-American at the 2006 Junior Olympics ... led her squad to the Junior Olympics American Division National Championship in 2006 ... named to the Junior Olympics all-tournament team ... first team all-Indiana selection in 2005 ... helped Brebeuf Jesuit (Ind.) to state titles in 2003 and 2005 ... Brebeuf was ranked No. 1 in the state and fourth nationally (by PrepVolleyball.com) in 2005 ... second team all-state selection in 2004 ... also a first-team pick by Star North and the Indianapolis Star ... tabbed first team all-Marion County as a junior and senior after being an honorable mention in 2003 ... named Brebeuf's MVP in 2004 after being its Most Improved Player as a sophomore ... MVP of the 2004 Brebeuf Jesuit Invitational Tournament ... helped Team Indiana to a second-place finish at the 2005 USA Junior Olympic National Championships, earning all-tournament team accolades ... member of National Honor Society and a High Honor Roll student ... sports the #6 jersey worn by former Notre Dame standout Lauren Kelbley (2002-05) ... from the same high school as former Irish tennis player Holyn Lord (1996) ... full name is Kimberly Marie Kristoff ... last name is pronounced CHRIS-toff ... daughter of Linda and Dave Kristoff ... father graduated from Notre Dame in 1979 ... graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with degrees in computer applications and film, television and theatre.

Kim Kristoff
Kim  Kristoff


Carmel, IN

High School:
Brebeuf Jesuit Prep


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