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GENERAL:Dedicated student athlete who could see time on the outside this season...Comes from strong volleyball program...Can play all three front row positions...Has worked hard to fine tune her game and improve her skill set.
2012: Played in seven matches, posting a career-high four kills in win at Rider (11/10)
2011:Played in nine matches and three sets...Collected eight digs on the season.
2010:Saw limited action in three matches.
BEFORE SIENA: A team captain, academic scholar and athletic honor roll selection at Rangeview...Started in volleyball for four years playing outside and middle...Played club volleyball for two years for the Raider Volleyball Club and one year for the Colorado Volleyball Company.
PERSONAL/COMMUNITY: Born June 18, 1992 in Honolulu, Hawaii...Daughter of Dennis and Nancy Hurlburt...Lists sand volleyball, lacrosse and playing other sports as outside interests...Volunteers back home with American Legion Post 1992 and helped put together community events for children such as "Home on the Range" (2006) through CASA.
PIERRE ON HURLBURT: "Kelly is very athletic and competitive. Her game has seen great improvement. I'm confident dhe'll be a weapon if called upon."
GETTING TO KNOW KELLY:
Follow me on Twitter:@Kellaaybaby
What I like most about Siena College:The campus is small and it is easy to get around everywhere quickly.
Where do you see yourself in another five years?In graduate school and living back in Colorado.
What I like most about Coach Pierre: He looks out for us and cares what we do on and off the court
My goal for the upcoming season: Win MAACs
My hobbies are: Snowboarding, running, and volleyball (of course)
What is one thing you can't live without: My iPhone
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Tanning lotion
My biggest fan: My mom, Nancy Hurlburt ;)
Best advice I have ever received: If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
Three words that describe me: Spunky, Sassy and Strange
Sport/position I always wanted to try: Gymnastics...lanky, tall people and that sport don't fit though
My dream job: Student guidance counselor
If I had a million dollars, I would: Go online shopping and probably end up spending it all in one hour
If I could have any pet, I would have: Koala bear
Future Plans: Move back to Colorado and start graduate school
Class at Siena College: Relationship Violence or Intimate Relationships
Vacation spot: The Rocky Mountains
Sports Team: The Broncos
Animal: Koala Bears and Mastiffs (especially mine)
Number:9 or 20