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Kelly Byrne   8
Kelly Byrne


Lido Beach, N.Y.

High School:




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Volleyball vs. Canisius 9/16/12

Volleyball vs. Canisius 9/16/12

GENERAL:Versatile talent who comes from a great program...Adds depth at a variety of positions in the front and back row...Proven winner who will likely be increased situational action in her second season with program.

2012: Saw limited action in nine matches and 21 sets...Tallied three service aces and eight digs on the season.

BEFORE SIENA:Played six years at highly-regarded Kellenberg...Named All-Long Island by MSG Varsity (2011), All-Conference three times, and team MVP twice...Selected NSCHSGAA Player of the Year as a junior and senior.

PERSONAL/COMMUNITY:Daughter of John and Maureen Byrne...Active in community: Relay for Life volunteer (2008-11)...Wheels 2 Water volunteer (2008-12)...CCD (religious education instructor) (2010-11)...CYO volleyball volunteer (2010-12)...Volunteer recreational basketball league coach (2011)...Beach clean-up volunteer (2008-11)...C.U.R.B. bike-a-thon (2009-2011)...Polar Bear Swim Make-a-wish-foundation (2008-12)...Avon Breast Cancer Walk (2008-10)...S.A.I.N.T.S (Senior Retreat Staff) (2011-12)...C.R.O.S.S (Christians Reaching Out Spreading Spirituality) 2010-12...S.A.L.T (Service, Allegiance, Leadership, Teamwork) (2010-11)...Tutoring/Mentoring programs (2008-12).

COACH PIERRE SAYS:"Kelly is very athletic and has a great passion for the game. Her mental game has improved a great deal. We expect her to help the team as a serving specialist and a defender.

Nickname: KB
Major: Psychology
Twitter handle: 3rd_degreeBYRNE
What I like most about Siena College: The small campus and academics
What I like most about volleyball: The intensity of the game
What I like most about Coach Pierre: His ability to push us to our highest potentials
Another Siena sport I follow: Field Hockey
Teammate I relate to most: Erin Bies
Best moment of 2012 season: MAAC Championships
My hobbies are: Going to the beach, surfing, lifeguarding and hanging out with my friends
What is one thing you can't live without: My family
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Australia
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: A surfboard
My biggest fan: My parents
My before match routine: Erin has to braid my hair
Best advice I have ever received: Do what makes you happy
Person I look up to the most: My mom
If I could meet anyone, I would be: Blake Lively
When I'm not playing, you can find me: With Erin or at the beach
My dream car: Range Rover
Future Plans: Studying to be a Physician Assistant
Reality TV show: Pretty Little Liars
Class at Siena College: Abnormal Psychology
Vacation spot: Any place with a beach!
Color: Yellow
Website: Facebook
Type of ice cream: Chocolate
Phone app: Instagram
Animal: Dolphin
Food: Filet Mignon
Movie: Blue Crush
Song: Springsteen by Eric Church
Pro athlete: Kerri Walsh
Number: 12
Pro team:NY Giants

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