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Kristin Klein Keefe (née Kristin Magdalen Klein; born March 20, 1970 in Santa Monica, California[1]) is an American retired volleyball player who played as an outside hitter. She represented the USA National Women's Team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, finishing in seventh place. She played college women's volleyball for Stanford University, where she was a four-time All-American and the 1991 Women's Volleyball National Player of the Year.[2]

Klein joined the USA national team in August 1992, and played as a member of the United States 'B'-team at the 1991 Pan American Games and 1991 Summer Universiade. She won the bronze medal at the World Student Games and placed fifth at the Pan Am Games.

She is married to former Stanford basketball and NBA player Adam Keefe; both were inducted into the Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000.[2] They have two daughters, Caitlin and Michaela, who are on the Stanford women's volleyball team.[3]

International CompetitionsEdit

  • 1991 – Pan American Games
  • 1991 – World University Games
  • 1993 – NORCECA Zone Championship (silver)
  • 1994 – World Grand Prix
  • 1994 – World Championship
  • 1995 – NORCECA Zone Championship
  • 1995 – World Grand Prix (gold)
  • 1996 – Summer Olympics (7th place)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kristin Klein Bio, Stats, and Results". Sports-Reference.com.
  2. ^ a b "Thirteen Inducted Into Stanford Athletic Hall Of Fame". GoStanford.com. April 6, 2000. Archived from the original on January 20, 2013. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
  3. ^ "Back on The Farm". Stanford University Athletics.