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  Karla Andree

Karla Andree

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cypress, Calif.

High School:
Kennedy

Last College:
Cypress C.C.

Height:
5-8

Position:
DS

Birthdate:
04/18/1987

Major:
Early Childhood Education

2008: Appeared in 60 sets and 30 matches as a defensive specialist ... Battled injuries that kept her out of four matches ... Posted a season-high 10 digs to go with an ace in five-set win at ETSU (9/9) ... Had four matches with five or more digs ... Posted five digs at Jacksonville (9/20) ... Appeared in all five matches at the Provisional Invitational, averaging 0.6 assists and 3.8 digs per match in the tournament ... Had eight digs and a kill against Presbyterian (11/22) and closed season with a seven-dig effort in Upstate's win over North Florida in the third-place match.

2007: Appeared in four matches and 15 games as a defensive specialist ... Was put on the shelf due to an illness and was granted a medical redshirt ... Posted six aces in Spartans' Division I debut against Savannah State, adding two digs in the match (8/24) ... Posted 19 digs in Spartans' five-game match with Wofford (8/25) ... Notched five digs against S.C. State (8/28) ... An Atlantic Sun All-Academic Team honoree.

Prior to USC Upstate: A two-year starter at Cypress Community College in Cypress, Calif .... Appeared in 85 games as a sophomore, posting 169 kills ... Added 360 digs, an average of 4.86 per game, which was in the Orange Empire Conference's top 10 ... Also had 26 aces, 14 blocks and 23 assists ... Finished the season in the top 10 in conference for digs per game (3.51) as a freshman ... Was also second on the team in kills per game (2.45) and third in total kills (191) ... Earned the Most Valuable Player honor twice at Kennedy High School ... Also twice earned all-league honorable mention and second team all-league honors in her last two years as a prep ... Also participated in track and field.

Personal: Born on April 18, 1987 ... Daughter of Lawrence and Kari Andree ... Has a younger brother, Sam ... Early childhood education major ... Favorite food is sushi ... Favorite movie is "10 Things I Hate About You" ... Favorite actor is Tom Hanks ... Favorite TV show is "Gilmore Girls" ... Admires her parents ... Favorite sports figure is Beach Volleyball Olympic Gold Medalist Misty May ... Married Paul Cheeseman on July 18, 2008.

 
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