3 - Kelley Hanson
Kelley Hanson
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Moorpark, Calif.
High School: Moorpark HS
Position: DS/L
EXP: 3V
NORTHRIDGE - 2007 Kelley Hanson appeared in all 31 matches and a career-high 113 games as a junior ... earned 14 starts ... shared time at libero and was one of the teams' defensive specialists ... finished second on the team in digs with 283 and was also second in digs per game at 2.50 ... recorded 16 aces which was fourth-best on the squad ... also contributed 31 kills and 15 assists for the season ... posted a season-high 29 digs in the season-opening, five-set win over Fresno State at the Husly Classic in Seattle, Wash. (Aug. 24) ... had 12 digs and a season-high five aces in Northridge's five-set win over Manhattan (Sept. 7) ... registered double figures in digs in 14 of 31 matches, including the final four matches of the season ... was named to the Big West Academic All-Conference team for the second consecutive year. 2006 Hanson appeared in all 28 matches and 100 games as a sophomore ... started much of the season at the libero spot ... earned Honorable Mention All-Big West honors ... led the Matadors with 427 digs and a 4.27 digs per game average ... ranked sixth in the Big West in digs per game (4.27) and her season digs total ranked seventh on the Northridge single season list ... finished tied for third on the team with a career-high 30 aces ... also contributed 23 kills, 24 assists and six blocks ... dug a career-high and Northridge season-high 32 balls in the Matadors' five-game win over San Jose State (Sept. 16) ... notched 16 digs and a career-high six aces in Northridge's 3-2 win over Hofstra (Aug. 26) ... recorded double figures in digs in 21 of 28 matches ... served three aces in a match three times ... was one of seven Matadors named to the Big West All-Academic Team. 2005 Appeared in all 27 matches, earning 12 starts for the Matadors as a freshman ... finished sixth on the team with 123 kills (1.28 kpg) and tied for the team-high in aces with 24 ... also recorded 227 digs (2.36 dpg), which ranked third on the Matadors ... opened the season with 46 kills and 43 digs in the first three matches to earn Fremont Investment & Loan Invitational All-Tournament honors ... knocked down a season-high 24 kills to to go with 23 digs against Arizona State (Aug. 26) and then had 18 kills and 11 digs against No. 23 Saint Mary's (Aug. 27) ... recorded a season-high 25 digs at Fresno State (Nov. 5) and posted a season-high five aces to go with 13 digs against UC Irvine (Oct. 25). MOORPARK HS Was a four-year starter and two-time team captain at Moorpark High School in Moorpark, Calif. ... earned First Team All-Marmonte League honors in 2003 and Second Team accolades in 2002 ... was named team MVP in both 2002 and 2003 ... played three seasons for her brother Brendan Hanson ... the Muskateers won league championships in 2001 and 2004 and were CIF quarterfinalists in 2004 ... also competed in basketball and softball ... graduated in 2005 with a 3.5 grade point average. PERSONAL Born May 11, 1987 in Oxnard, Calif. ... parents are Christine and Paul Hanson ... has two brothers, Brandan and Cary, who played for the Northridge men's volleyball team from 2003-2006... also competes for the T.O. Spectrum Volleyball Club ... roots for the Los Angeles Lakers and her favorite actor is Johnny Depp and favorite movie is "Napoleon Dynamite" ... chose Cal State Northridge because of the location and coaches ... couldn't imagine going a week without her computer ... major is Kinesiology.