Briefly... Sandy Krone is in her final year at LMU... coaches feel she has become a "renaissance woman" who can do lots of things well... her stock has risen due to her ability to play three positions, allowing coaches to put what they feel is their best team on the floor... coaches noted her strong play at middle blocker in the spring and feel she will seriously compete for that starting position this season...
At LMU... 2005... received the LMU Female Athlete Outstanding Strength Award for her work in the weight room... played in 93 of LMU's 113 games... tallied a double-double against San Jose State with 11 kills and 14 digs... 2004... limited to appearances in 17 matches due to injury... averaged 1.35 kills per game... recorded four kills in five attempts and added three block assists in 3-0 win over UC Riverside... added six kills, seven digs, and two blocks at North Carolina... 2003... played in 31 of the team's 33 matches... posted double digit digs eight times and double digit kills twice... Served nine consecutive points including three service aces to lead LMU to 3-0 rout of Northeastern... led the Lions in game one in 3-2 win over Saint Mary's with five kills and a .714 hitting percentage... had 13 kills and 20 digs in 3-1 win over USF for her first career double-double on Oct. 4... second career double-double also came against USF on Oct. 31 when she recorded 11 kilss and 13 digs... ended season averaging 2.21 digs per game and 1.44 kills per game.
High School...Krone is a 2003 graduate of Analy High School in Sebastopol, CA... named first-team All-CIF... four-year varsity letter-winner, while earning first-team All-Sonoma County League honors three times... led her team to a pair of North Coast Sectional titles in 2000 and 2002... was the team captain as a junior and senior... Press Democrat Athlete of the Week in 2002... was named Analy High School Athlete of the Year... high school coaches were Tim Forslund and Nancy Williams... played club volleyball for Empire and Coach Bear Grassl...
Personal...Sandra Jean Krone was born in Santa Rosa, CA on March 12, 1985... the daughter of David and Karen Krone... has two older sisters, Jenny and Katie, who plays soccer at Westminster... was also recruited by Northern Arizona, Santa Clara and Baylor... chose LMU because of its location and successful volleyball program... a business administration major.
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