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Kim Glass

Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-3
Weight:
Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.
College: Arizona
Birth Date: Aug. 18, 1984
Joined Team: May 2007


MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION: 2007 - World Grand Prix (Eighth Place)

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS: 2007 – Averaged 3.39 points per set at the FIVB World Grand Prix in her first international experience with the U.S. Women’s National Team…Ranked 10th among all scorers at the World Grand Prix during the preliminary round…Attacked at a .346 percentage with 2.61 kills per set on 211 swings…Averaged 0.97 digs, 0.39 aces and 0.39 blocks during the World Grand Prix.

COLLEGE HIGHLIGHTS: Glass, a three-time American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American and four-time All-Pac-10 pick, is Arizona’s career leader in kills with 2,151 and ranks third all-time in the Pac-10 in the same category. She averaged 5.27 kills, 2.84 digs, 0.70 blocks and 0.40 aces per game for the Wildcats. For her career, Glass had double-digit kills in 105 of her 115 matches played, along with 20 or more kills 54 times en route to a school-record 5.27 kills per game average. She holds the Arizona school record with 162 aces, and is third in career digs with 1,158. Glass provided 77 block solos, which ranks eighth all-time for the Wildcats. As a senior in 2005, Glass was selected AVCA All-America First-Team in leading Arizona to a fourth seed in the NCAA Tournament. She was tabbed AVCA All-America Second-Team and AVCA National Freshman of the Year in 2002. Glass was honored as a AVCA All-American Third Team as a sophomore in 2003.

OTHER VOLLEYBALL EXPERIENCE: Glass is no stranger to international competition as she was a member of the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team that competed in the 2001 FIVB World Junior Championships. She also participated on the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team at the 2002 NORCECA Continental Women’s Junior Championships. Glass played for Corozal in Puerto Rico’s Super League. She led the league in kills during the regular season and led her team to the tournament semifinals.

PERSONAL: Born Kimberly Glass on Aug. 18, 1984, in Los Angeles, Calif.…Parents are Sherman Glass and Kathryn Stoems…Has four siblings, brothers Darryl and Marcus Glass, and sisters Shalana and Shaynce Glass…Hobbies include poetry, bowling, shopping…Favorite foods are ribs and pancakes…Favorite book is The Magic of Thinking Big…Favorite movie is Coming to America...Admires her mother most.

Posted and updated: Aug. 27, 2007

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