Kim Wilson Sorenson Athlete Profile

#7 Kim Wilson Sorenson

Kim Wilson Sorenson
Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-0 Roster Years: 2002-2006 Hometown: Provo, UT Last School: Provo High School

Personal

Parents are Thayne and Lola Dawn Wilson ... she is the second youngest in a family of five girls ... her parents and all of her sisters have thus far graduated from Provo High School ... she was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and her family moved to Texas and Northern California before settling back in Provo ... took ballet for seven years ... started playing volleyball in the seventh grade ... sister, Andrea, is an assistant volleyball coach at Provo High School and was on the 1992 State Championship team ... community health major.

Before BYU

Club/National: Played for the Utah Juniors in the Junior Olympic Tournament as a 15, 16 and 17-year-old, in New Orleans, Louisville and Salt Lake City ... competed as a member of the Intermountain High Performance Volleyball Team -- Regional IVA Volleyball in Salt Lake City (2000) and Europe (2001)... member of the Players Volleyball Club for two years (2001 and 2002), and was a teammate with current Cougars Lauren Richards and Lexi Brown her first year and Jenna Judkins and Erica Lott her second year ... her club won the National Championship in the 18 Club Division in 2002.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Provo High School in Provo, Utah ... starter on 1999 and 2000 Utah state 4A championship teams ... named first-team all-state (4A) by the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune in 2000 and 2001 ... 2001 Utah High School Coaches 4A All-Star ... team captain and MVP in 2001 ... coached by Wendy Bills ... she was recruited by USC, Pacific, Utah, Nebraska, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah State.

Stats

&CAREER MATCH HIGHS
KILLS: 29 vs Saint Louis, 9/6/03
HITTING PERCENTAGE: .579 (11-0-19) vs New Mexico, 10/2/03
ASSISTS: 5 vs Penn State, 9/13/03
ACES: 5 vs Saint Louis, 9/6/03
DIGS: 20 vs Utah State, 9/28/04
BLOCKS: 9 at Wyoming, 10/12/06
YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year MP-GP K E A Pct. Ast. SA SE RE Dig BS BA TB BE BHE
2002 29-97 255 146 719 .152 8 4 7 17 83 7 22 29 15 1
2003 32-102 370 158 901 .235 26 22 45 15 168 4 34 38 9 1
2004 30-101 318 124 796 .244 26 30 63 24 206 7 43 50 6 1
2006 27-91 243 96 702 .209 6 0 4 13 67 3 49 52 13 0
Total 118-391 1193 524 3118 .215 66 56 119 69 524 21 148 169 43 3



2002 | Freshman Year

Played in 97 of 124 games ... in MWC play she was 15th in kills per game (3.13) ... second on team with 255 kills (2.63 kpg) ... in BYU's first 14 matches she did not record double-digit kills in any single match; in the Cougars' last 19 matches she had 14 double-digit kill matches ... had a career-high 55 attempts vs. UNLV (11/21) ... career-high 18 kills at Wyoming (11/15) ... made her debut vs. then No. 3 USC (9/5) and she recorded four kills.

2003 | Sophomore Year

Played in 102 of 118 games and in 32 of 33 matches ... led BYU in kills (370) and attempts (901) ... had 20 double-digit kills matches on the year, and led the team in kills 15 times ... put down a career-high 29 kills against Saint Louis (9/6) ... was named MVP of the BYU Mizuno Classic after leading BYU to wins over Rice, Ohio State and then-No. 8 Penn State ... she collected double-doubles in all three matches of the BYU Mizuno Classic, including back-to-back 20-kill matches ... also named the all-tournament team at the SMS Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Invitational ... put up a career-high 17 digs, as BYU won after being down 0-2, vs. San Diego State (10/17) ... second on the team with seven double-doubles ... tied for ninth in the MWC averaging 3.63 kills per game ... notched three 20-plus kill matches on the season.

2004 | Junior Year

Named All-MWC and Academic All-MWC ... played in all 33 matches and 101 of 113 games ... second on the team and tenth in the league with 3.15 kills per game ... also second on the team and sixth in the conference in service aces, averaging 0.30 ... totaled 318 kills, which led the Cougars, 206 digs, 50 blocks and 30 aces while hitting .244 on the year ... named to both the Penn State Classic and BYU Mizuno Classic All-Tournament teams ... despite battling an illness that kept her out of two practices the week prior to the Penn State Classic, she recorded back-to-back double-doubles against Rutgers and Penn State ... notched a season-high 21 kills against Rutgers, marking the first time since Sept. 13, 2003 that a BYU player recorded more than 20 kills in a match ... picked up a career-high 20 digs at Utah State ... also set season highs of four blocks, three aces and a .529 hitting percentage ... notched four double-doubles on the season ... had double-digit kills in 15 of BYU's 30 matches ... led the Cougars in kills 11 times, digs four times and hitting percentage three times.

2005 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted after offseason shoulder surgery.

2006 | Senior Year

Played in 27 matches and 91 games as a senior coming off a redshirt year due to offseason shoulder surgery ... season totals included 243 kills, six assists, 67 digs and 52 blocks on .209 hitting ... 2.67 kills per game was third on the team ... posted double-digit kills in 12 matches, including a string of seven straight in October and three of the last four matches of the season ... led the team in kills twice, hitting percentage twice and blocks once ... reached double-digit kills in just the second match of the season with 11 at Central Florida ... began a streak of seven straight matches with double-digit kills posting 10 at UVSC ... had her best match of the season at Wyoming, notching a season-high 22 kills on .396 hitting while adding a career-best nine blocks to help BYU set MWC single-match records in both block assists (61) and total blocks (30.5) ... hit a season-high .565 while leading the Cougars with 13 kills against Weber State ... played a significant role in BYU's incredible five-game comeback win over UC Santa Barbara in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with 17 kills ... named Academic All-MWC.