JUNIOR YEAR | 2013: Played in three sets during road matches at San Jose State and Utah State...member of the starting rotation during season debut at SJSU...assisted on one block during that match.
SOPHOMORE YEAR | 2012: Played in 24 sets...started six matches...tallied 18 kills and 21 assisted blocks...posted a season-high four kills against UNLV...also recorded season-best tallies in assists (2) and digs (2) during that match...tallied a career-best five assisted stops against CSU Bakersfield...finished the season with five assists and four digs.
FRESHMAN YEAR | 2011: Started every match and saw action in all 96 sets...ranked second on the team with 40 total blocks...collected four solo and 36 assisted stops...recorded a season-best four blocks against UC Davis (all assisted) and Cal State Northridge (one solo, three assisted)...ranked third on the team with a .171 hitting average...recorded a season-best hitting percentage of .600 against Seattle, accounting for six kills on 10 attempts (no errors)...also surpassed the .400 mark against San Diego State (.500, 7-0-14), at Boise State (.417, 6-1-12) and against Northern Arizona (.417, 5-0-12)...accounted for 95 kills...collected a season-best seven kills against San Diego State...added 11 assists and 11 digs...accounted for a pair of helpers at Navy and against South Carolina Upstate...recorded a career-best five digs at Wyoming.
HIGH SCHOOL | CLUB TEAM: Albuquerque Academy...coached by Elizabeth Green...three year varsity letterwinner...named to the Clovis Tournament All-Star Team...earned Player of the Week honors...member of the Albuquerque Public School Tournament championship team...earned all-state honors...also received all-metro accolades...played on the squads that finished third at the state championship tournament in 2010 and fourth in 2009...graduated Cum Laude Honorary (top 10% of class)...also lettered two years in track and one year in basketball...competed at the club level for New Mexico Juniors...coached by Becky Walters and Geoff Lawson...member of the 2011 national qualifying team...member of the squad that also placed fourth at the 2010 Volleyball Fiesta.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kristen Amelia Holt...daughter of Jeffrey and Nancy Holt...father is a 1980 graduate of the Air Force Academy and retired as a lieutenant colonel...mother is a 1986 Academy graduate and retired as a lieutenant colonel...has one younger sister, Jessie...majoring in engineering...future plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include rock climbing...greatest personal moment in sports came from winning the Albuquerque Public Schools Volleyball Tournament, as a member of the 4A team that beat larger 5A schools and earning Player of the Week awards following that tournament...member of Cadet Squadron 19.