Kristen

Nuss

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Height: 5'6"
Class: Junior
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: Mount Carmel Academy
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

HONORS

AVCA All-American (2018)

Volleyballmag.com All-American (2017, 2018)

CCSA Pair of the Year (2018)

CCSA All Conference Team (2017, 2018)

CCSA Pair of the Week x2 (2018)

AVCA Pair of the Week (2018)

AVCA Top-Flight Award (2018)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2018)

Compiled a 31-8 record with partner Claire Coppola on Court 1 and became part of the first LSU duo to be named AVCA All-Americans… Named to the preseason CCSA All-Conference team… Took home CCSA Pair of the Week after her and partner Claire Coppola swept through the opening weekend of the season, defeating pairs from three top-15 teams… Became the first LSU pair to win AVCA Pair of the Week after their performance at the Gamecock Grandslam in which her and Coppola went 4-0 and defeated pairs from three top-11 teams, including a straight set victory over No. 1 Pepperdine… From March 17 through March 31, Coppola and Nuss won 13 matches in a row, all of which came in straight sets, including wins over pairs from seven ranked teams… Earned the AVCA Top Flight Award with Coppola which goes to pairs that won at least 75-percent of their marches throughout the season… After going 4-0 in the CCSA Tournament, named to the CCSA All-Tournament team… Won CCSA Pair of the Year and earned All-Conference honors… Led the Tigers to their second straight appearance at the NCAA Championship… Competed in the USAV Collegiate Beach Championship with Coppola against 29 other elite collegiate pairs and won the championship, earning a spot in the FISU World University Championship… Finished fifth overall out of 32 international pairs at the FISU World University Championship in Munich, Germany, representing the USA.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Contributed in the number one spot as a freshman for the majority of the season with fellow freshman partner, Claire Coppola ... Won nine matches over ranked teams including seven over top-10 teams ... Lost only one match in the number two spot, going 9-1 there ... Amassed 18 wins while tallying just 6 in the number spot ... Won six matches in a row from March 12 to March 19 ... Won 14 matches in a row from March 24 to April 15 ... Won 20 matches out of 21 from March 12 to April 15 ... Finished the season with a 27-7 record ... Named to the Volleyballmag.com All-America team.

PRIOR TO LSU
Three-sport standout in volleyball, basketball, and soccer … LHSAA Division I MVP and Gatorade Player of the Year candidate for indoor … Helped Mount Carmel capture the state championship during her freshman, junior and senior seasons … Member of the All-District and All-Metro teams throughout her career … Recipient of Player of the Week accolades from the Times-Picayune, the Advocate, MaxPreps, and WGSO … Finished her prep career totaling 102 aces, 54 assists, 1255 kills, 133 blocks and 1831 digs.

PERSONAL
Parents are George and Audrey Nuss …Has three older siblings: Pete, Jeffrey and Jordan … Grandfather played baseball professionally … Plans to major in sports medicine.

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