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Karin Knudsen Athlete Profile

#17 Karin Knudsen

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 1980-1983 Hometown: Oxnard, CA Last School: Rio Mesa High School


  • Was 1980's All-Around most improved player with one year of varsity experience
  • 1980 conference stats: 74 kills, 19 assists, 9 saves.
  • Majored in recreation
  • 1982 all-conference
  • Held school record for most service reception attempts in a match (52 vs. Southern Utah, 1982), season service efficiency (.521, 1982) and season service attempts (554, 1982)
  • All-America candidate in 1983

Before BYU

  • Most valuable player in her high school for three years
  • Played on the American National Volleyball Association team that placed second in junior nationals in 1980 in the junior division
  • Played on the USVBA Junior Olympics team
  • Was All-League three years in high school and All-CIF for two years