Kristyn Price, 21, has become the first Albertson College volleyball
player to reach 2,000 career kills.
final match at J.A. Albertson Activities Center in Caldwell last
Tuesday, Price went out with a bang—recording 22 kills in Albertson’s
30-28, 31-29, 26-30, 29-31, 15-16 victory over Northwest Nazarene
College of Nampa.
College’s all-time leader in kills and aces, Kristyn Price is also
adept on defense. She’s very close to setting the school record for
defensive digs. Here, Price bumps a ball against Westminster Oct. 11 in
Caldwell. Express photo by David N. Seelig
added 22 kills and 10 defensive digs Friday in Albertson’s 3-1 triumph
over Cascade at Portland, Ore., then the 5-8 senior outside hitter had
14 more kills Saturday in a three-game victory over Warner Pacific at
over Warner Pacific made it six straight wins for Albertson College
(17-13, 12-6 Cascade Conference)—its longest winning streak in three
years—and put the Coyotes in third place for the six-team Cascade
tourney Nov. 15-16 at Concordia, Univ. in Portland.
the fifth straight year that Albertson has reached the conference
playoffs, and former Wood River High School star Price has been a
starter for four of those seasons.
enters the league playoffs with 2,044 career kills. Having had 108
matches with double-figure kills, Price ranks seventh on the all-time
NAIA national list. She is tied for second place NAIA all-time with 34
matches with at least 20 kills.
all-conference player for three years, is also the all-time Coyote
leader in career aces. She needs a few digs to take over the all-time
Albertson lead in that area.
the daughter of Sherry and Bruce Price.