Name: Kim Hill
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Volleyball
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 6-4
Weight: 72 kgs
DOB: 11/30/1989
Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Portland Christian High School
College: Pepperdine University '12, Religion
World Championship Experience
  • 2014 FIVB World Championship (Gold, Most Valuable Player)
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Most Notable

  • Bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic Games as she started all eight matches at outside hitter as she ranked ninth in scoring with 95 points, fifth in Best Spiker with a .280 hitting efficiency and fifth in Best Server with 0.28 aces per set
  • Selected 2014 USA Volleyball Female Indoor Most Improved Player
  • Named Most Valuable Player for 2014 FIVB World Championship after leading USA to the gold medal
  • Selected Second Best Outside Spiker of 2016 FIVB World Grand Prix
  • Scored team-high 20 points in 2014 FIVB World Championship gold-medal match victory over China on Oct. 12
  • While competing at Pepperdine University, first and only student-athlete to make the AVCA All-American first-team roster in both indoor and sand volleyball during the same academic year (2011-2012)

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze).
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs China...FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)
2014 - Montreux Volley Masters (Silver)...USA Volleyball Cup vs Brazil...FIVB World Grand Prix (5th Preliminary Round)...FIVB World Championship (Gold - Most Valuable Player)
2013 – Pan American Cup (Gold)…USA Volleyball Cup vs. Japan...FIVB World Grand Prix (6th)…NORCECA Championship (Gold)…FIVB Grand Champions Cup (Silver).

Did you Know

  • Named MVP of Turkish League Players in 2015-16 after leading VakifBank to league title
  • Scored 26 aces in 45 sets during 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix Finals while holding averages of 2.69 points, 0.96 digs and 0.58 aces per set as Team USA won gold
  • Went from one of 240 athletes who participated in the 2013 U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryouts to earning a starting role the same season and the 2014 FIVB World Championship most valuable player
  • Finished rookie season with Team USA in 2013 having played in 95 of possible 118 sets with 15 match starts and a 2.16 scoring average, including starts in all 14 FIVB World Grand Prix matches
  • Averaged 3.89 points, 1.43 digs, 0.41 aces, 3.20 kills and 0.27 blocks during 2014 FIVB World Championship, which included a .345 hitting efficiency while starting 11 of 13 matches
  • Finished 2014 season with 320 points, second most on the squad, and a 2.99 scoring average per set
  • Two-time AVCA All-America First-Team in sand volleyball at Pepperdine University. In 2012, member of the inaugural AVCA Sand Volleyball All-American class after reaching semifinals of the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Pairs Championship alongside partner Lilla Frederick
  • Named AVCA All-America First-Team and West Coast Conference Player of the Year as a senior playing indoor in 2011
  • While playing for Portland Christian High School, was named a Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and was the #8 recruit in the nation according to prepvolleyball.com

The Big Blurb
In regards to the future Team USA after winning FIVB World Championship: "Really just continue to get better. While we’re thrilled with this victory and so incredibly proud of it, there’s still work to be done for USA volleyball!"

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Last Updated: July 10, 2016