Briefly... Krista Houseman is in her final year at LMU... a very strong athlete who has ability to put balls away as the team's hardest hitter... can play three positions... coaches see her as someone who can supply a lot of fire power for the program...
At LMU... Current 2005 season... earned her first All-Tournament selection of the season, and the second of her career, at the Hawthorne Suites Cal State Fullerton Invitational as LMU won the title... finished the regular season playing in 72 games... is on pace to make the LMU record book for single-season attack percentage... recorded double-digit kills in seven matches, including four straight from 9/17-9/23...2004... ranked third on team, averaging 2.99 kills per game... led the Lions with a career-high 26 kills, a team-high kill mark for the 2004 season, against North Carolina... earned her first collegiate all-tournament selection at North Carolina's GlaxoSmithKline Classic... led the Lions with 12 kills and three blocks... posted 12 kills in 3-0 win over Cal State Fullerton... tallied 14 kills while hitting .321 in LMU's win over Miami... put down 15 kills against No. 1 Minnesota... tallied 13 kills for the Lions in match against CSUN... 2003... played in 26 of the team's 33 matches... averaged 1.31 kills per game... posted double-digit kills twice: 10 against USF on Oct. 4 and 12 at Santa Clara on Nov. 22... had 10 kills and two blocks while hitting .529 as LMU defeat USF 3-1... recorded eight digs at Santa Clara on Nov. 22 and against Colorado on Sept. 6... had three service aces against Gonzaga on Nov. 14... also had season-high six blocks at Washington State on Sept. 13... 2002... appeared in 65 games as a freshman, averaging 1.42 kills per game... recorded a career-high eight kills on four occasions (vs. Maryland - Sept. 14; vs. UC Santa Barbara - Oct. 8; vs. Saint Mary's - Oct. 26; vs. Portland - Nov. 2)... posted an .875 hitting percentage (7-0-8) against Gonzaga on Oct. 5... had 39 blocks on the season, including six against both Gonzaga (Nov. 1) and San Diego (Nov. 23)...
High School... a 2002 graduate of Liberty High School in Brentwood, CA... a two sport athlete, earned three varsity letters in volleyball and one in basketball... a two-time all-city and all-area selection in volleyball... earned All-Bay Valley Athletic League twice in volleyball and once in basketball... served as team captain during her senior campaign... prep volleyball coach was Linda Ghilarducci... played club volleyball for Delta Valley and Coach Theresa Abernathy...
Personal...Krista Dailey Houseman was born in Walnut Creek, CA on March 12, 1984... the daughter of Randy and Kathi Houseman... has one brother, Gerald... also recruited by Utah and Miami...a liberal arts major with plans of becoming an elementary teacher.