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Kimi Gabriel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Calif.

High School:
Salesian

Height:
5-2

Position:
Libero

Birthdate:
05/04/1988


2008 (Junior): Played in nine sets during the first five matches of the season before missing the remainder of the year with an injury... Recorded four digs and a service ace against Butler (9/6).

2007 (Sophomore): Played in 29 matches and 99 games as a part of Loyola's back row... Recorded 236 digs, an average of 2.38 per game... Had 19 digs and two service aces in the Greyhounds' season opener against Campbell (8/24)... Posted 18 digs and two aces against Lafayette (8/31)... Had three-straight matches with 13 or more kills, recording 15 against Towson (9/4), 13 against Hartford (9/7) and 16 at Holy Cross (9/8)... Dug 11 balls and had two set assists against Wagner (9/26)... Pulled up 13 digs and had two assists against Rider (10/13)... Recorded a season-high 23 digs against Saint Peter's (10/14)... Had 15 digs against Canisius (10/27).

2006 (Freshman): Was the Greyhounds' primary libero, playing in 30 matches and 108 games... Second on the team with 399 digs and led the squad with 3.69 digs per game... Also had 27 assists and 23 service aces... Recorded double-digit digs in her first three matches of the season at the TCU Tournament... Had 15 digs against Texas A&M Corpus-Christi (8/25)... Had 28 digs and two aces in a five-game win over Kennesaw State (9/8)... Later that day, had 14 digs against Saint Francis (Pa.) (9/8)... Had 26 digs, two assists and two aces at UMBC (9/13)... Recorded 23 digs at Niagara (9/24)... Posted 35 digs, tying the Loyola single-match record at the time, in a five game win over Marist (10/1)... Had 16 digs against Niagara (10/14)... Recorded three assists and three aces at Marist (10/21)... Had 23 digs against Rider (10/28)... Notched 22 digs a week later at Manhattan (11/5).

High School: Earned three letters in volleyball at Salesian High School in Richmond, Calif.... Named first-team all-league as a senior and second-team all-league as a junior... Led league in digs... Member of National Honor Society and graduated with honors... Played club volleyball for Golden Bear Volleyball and Coach Andy Gee... Team took the silver at the Northeast Qualifier in Baltimore to advance to the Junior Olympics in Utah.

Personal: Kimberlee Gabriel... Born Oakland, California.... Daughter of Susan and Al Gabriel...Has two older brothers, Nathan and Richie... Majoring in psychology.