Briefly... K.C. Walsh is in her second season with LMU volleyball... had a big impact on the team her freshman season as the starting setter... coaches feel she improved over the spring and will be in the hunt to start at setter again this season...
At LMU... 2005... shared setting duties with Heather Hughes... despite her rookie standing, finished the season ranked eighth all-time on LMU's career assist leaders with 995 assists... tallied six double-doubles...
High School... a 2005 graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, Calif... a four-time first-team all-league setter who was named to the California State Championship All-Tournament team... a four-time All-California Central Coast selection... named league and CCC Most Valuable Player in 2004... a three-time state champion who was named a first-team All-American and Player of the Year by Cal-High Sports... Volleyball Magazine included her on its list of the "Fab 50"... was named the San Jose Mercury News Player of the Year in 2004... considered one of the best setters in the nation from the class of 2005... played club volleyball for Golden Bear and coach Emerson Solanga...
Personal... Kimberli C. Walsh was born February 24, 1987, in San Jose, Calif... daughter of Margery and Tim Walsh... mother played volleyball at Santa Clara and father played baseball and basketball at San Jose State... has one brother, Marte, who played basketball at Cal Poly SLO... has two sisters, Kerri and Kelli... Kerri played volleyball at Stanford and went on to win an Olympic gold medal in beach volleyball in Athens in 2004... Kelli played volleyball at Santa Clara... also recruited by Nebraska, USC, and Cal, but chose LMU because of excellent academics and high level of athletics... a business administration major.