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13 - Kobi Christensen
Kobi Christensen
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.-2L
Hometown: Kelowna, B.C., Canada
High School: Kelowna Secondary
Position: OH
Major: Hotel and Restaurant Management

Academic Notes: Majoring in hotel and restaurant management…Big Sky All-Academic selection in 2010...Three-time Golden Eagle Scholar Athlete Award recipient.

2010 (Junior): Appeared in 23 matches with 19 starts...Played in 80 sets...Named MVP of the Fiesta Bowl Tournament...Third on the team with 2.40 kills per set...Recorded double-digit kills in nine matches...Career high 20 kills against Texas A&M Corpus Christi (.533 hitting percentage)...Posted two double-doubles (13 kills, 11 digs vs Maryland Eastern Shore, 15 kills, 13 digs at Weber State)...Recorded double-digit digs in seven matches...Career high 16 digs at Sacramento State.

2009 (Sophomore): Appeared in 15 matches with two starts…Missed final six matches due to injury…Had three matches with double digit kills…Turned in best match in upset win over Eastern Washington with 17 kills and .286 hitting percentage…Averaged 1.89 kills-per-set, 0.39 digs-per-set, 0.24 blocks-per-set for the season…Season-best hitting percentage of .333 against Wyoming.

2008 (Freshman): Played in eight matches with two starts ... Had a good run near the end of the season with nine kills at Eastern Washington on Nov. 6, eight kills at Portland State on Nov. 8, 14 kills vs. Weber State on Nov. 13 and 12 kills vs. Idaho State on Nov. 15 ... Also tallied a season-high five digs vs. Weber State.

High School: Two-year starter at Kelowna secondary school for coach Tony Sodaro...Team captain as a senior...Nominated for 2008 Female High School Athlete of the Year...Named a second team all-star for senior girls provincials in 2006 and first team all-star provincial team...Named MVP at the Spartan Superseries...First team UBCO all-star in 2007 and 2008...Team was 2006 silver medalists at provincials...Part of the 2007 Canada prospects team that finished eighth in Reno, Nev....Member of 2006 provincial team that placed second in Western Canada...2005 provincial team also finished second in Western Canada...Was a starter for one year at Mount Sentinel Secondary for coach Joe Moreira...Named the Most Sporting Player in soccer in 2004 on a team that finished first in the league and second in the playoffs.

Personal: Kobi Cleo Christensen was born April 10, 1990 in Yellowknife, B.C., Canada...Daughter of Teresa and Arthur Christensen...One sister, Riley...Most memorable moment in athletic career was when her team beat their rival in the Valley Championships to advance to provincials.

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