5 Kasey Kipp
5 Kasey Kipp
Birth Date: 07/10/1989
Height: 6-2
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona del Mar HS
Position: MB
UC Santa Barbara
As a junior Kasey played in all but two of UCSB's 30 matches, totaling 101 sets, one of just six players to play in over 100 ... Had 147 kills - fifth on the team - for an average of 1.46 per set ... Her 80 total blocks and 0.79 average per set both ranked second on the squad ... Seven solo blocks were third on the team ... Had seven blocks to go with seven kills on Nov. 3 at Cal State Northridge ... Tied her career-high with 12 kills on Sept. 26 vs. UC Irvine ... Hit an impressive .600 in consecutive matches - Oct. 31 vs. Long Beach State and Nov. 3 at Cal State Northridge ... Had 10 kills and five blocks on Nov. 13 at UC Davis ... Hit .300 or better in 11 matches on the year ... Tallied at least five kills on 16 different occasions ... Hit .260 on the season - tied for third on the team - and .300 in Big West matches, which led the Gauchos ... Averaged 1.61 kills per set in conference play and 0.88 blocks per set ... Swung at a .300 clip in Big West matches, ranking her eighth in the conference. 2008
Kipp did not miss a set in her sophomore season, appearing in all 27 matches and all 99 sets ... Led the Gauchos in both solo blocks and block assists ... Averaged 1.12 blocks per set, almost double what the second-closest teammate averaged ... Totaled 111 blocks with career-high 10 solo blocks ... Led team with 79 blocks in Big West play ... Her 10 block assists on Oct. 3 vs. Pacific is tied for 10th all-time in UCSB single-game history ... Also had nine block assists - and two solo blocks - on Sept. 26 at Cal State Northridge ... Averaged 1.58 kills per set and her 156 kills were fourth on the Gauchos ... Tallied double-digit kills in three games ... Set a career-high with 12 kills on Sept. 5 at San Francisco ... Recorded 10 kills vs. UT-Arlington (Sept. 6) and at Cal State Northridge (Sept. 26) ... Had nine kills in 11 attempts vs. Texas State on Sept. 20, good for a .818 hitting percentage ... Hit at a .215 clip on the season ... Averaged 2.19 points per set ... Named to the USF Asics/Powerade Challenge All-Tournament Team following their Sept. 6 match, along with Charlene DeHoog. 2007
Played in all but one match as a freshman...Led the team with her 108 block assists and was second with 117 total blocks during the season...Tallied a season-best nine block assists, which is the fourth most by a Gaucho in the rally scoring era, and 10 total blocks against Fairfield (Aug. 25)...Came close to matching that total with nine blocks (one solo, eight assisted) in a match against Cal State Fullerton (Nov. 2)...Notched a career-best 10 kills on two occasions: the first time against Cal Poly (Oct. 11), when she also posted a season-best clip of .438...Her second double-digit kill showing was against Fullerton (Nov. 2). High School
Was a two-time First Team All-Pacific Coast League performer at Corona del Mar High School under coach Bill Christiansen...Helped the Sea Kings to 2004 and 2006 Pacific Coast League crowns...In 2004, Corona del Mar won the CIF Division II AA championship and was a state semi-finalist...In 2006, she led her team to the CIF finals and state semi-finals...Named Most Improved her freshman and sophomore seasons, Best Offensive Player her junior year, and Best Blocker following her senior campaign. Club
Played club ball with Laguna Beach Volleyball Club...Laguna took third place at the Volleyball Festival in Reno in 2004 and fifth the previous year...Also helped her club team to a first-place finish at the 2006 Fiesta Classic...With Orange County Volleyball Club she took first in Reno in 2007 and 11th place in 2006. Personal
Kasey Lee Kipp was born in Anaheim Hills, Calif. to Kathy and Harry Kipp on July 10, 1989...Has three younger siblings: Conley, Stephen, and Kendall...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB...Interests outside of volleyball include going to the beach and spending time with her friends and family...Enjoys the "Bourne Identity" series of movies...Names "To Kill a Mockingbird" as her favorite book...Winning CIF is her most memorable athletic achievement...Names Helen Keller as her personal hero. Career Stats
2008    99      27      156     1.58    69      404     .215    6       0.06    0       0.00
2009    101     28      147     1.46    60      334     .260    4       0.04    0       0.00

2008    12      0.12    0       10      101     111     1.12    10      2       216.5   2.19
2009    24      0.24    3       7       73      81      0.79    10      0       190.5   1.89
TOTAL63      0.20    5       26      282     308     0.96    25      4       613.0   1.92

Digs5at Long Beach State10/2/09
Block Assists10vs. Pacific10/3/08
Block Solos2at Cal State Northridge9/26/08