Name: Kelley Larsen Kolinske
Sport: Volleyball
Discipline(s): Beach Volleyball
Height: 6-2
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
High School: Christian High School (San Diego)
College: Pepperdine University, '15 biology
Team/Club: East Valley Volleyball Club/Coast Volleyball Club
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 (17th with Emily Stockman)
Other Career Highlights
  • Finished the 2019 season as fourth-place U.S. team in the Olympic rankings with Emily Stockman
  • Finished fifth with partner Betsi Metter Flint at the 2015 Pan American Games
  • At the time of graduation, left Pepperdine as the program's all-time winningest player with 101 victories in four seasons (101-20)
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  • Played in 13 events on the 2019 FIVB World Tour with Emily Stockman. Placed 2nd at Warsaw 4-star.
  • Won 2019 AVP event in Seattle with Emily Stockman. Placed 3rd in New York
  • Began 2018 season with Betsi Flint, then changed to Emily Stockman. Finished 5th at FIVB World Tour five-star events in Vienna and Gstaad. Finished fourth at 4-star in Haiyang, China
  • Had her best season in 2017, earning two gold medals on the FIVB World Tour, one bronze on the NORCECA Continental Tour and on the domestic AVP Tour, earned one first-place and two second-place finishes with Betsi Flint
  • In her first FIVB World Tour event of 2017, won gold in Nanjing, China, with Betsi (Metter) Flint. Her first career FIVB gold
  • Has played on the FIVB World Tour since 2015 and from 2015-16 played in four events with a top finish of 25th
  • Earned bronze with Betsi Metter in her first NORCECA tournament, in 2016, also had a gold and two silver that season
  • Beat Colombia for fifth place at the 2015 Pan American Games with Betsi Metter. Went 5-1 overall, the only loss in the quarterfinals to Argentina
  • On the AVP Tour from 2014-16, has one title and one second place finish; youngest player at the time to win an AVP event
  • Made her professional debut in 2014 at an AVP event
  • At Pepperdine, was named AVCA Sand Volleyball All-American in 2014 and 2015, helping the team to an AVCA championship in 2012 and 2014
  • At the 2014 FIVB U23 World Championships, reached the quarterfinals with Betsi Metter
  • After graduating in 2015, left Pepperdine as the program's all-time winningest player with 101 victories, was 101-20 in four seasons
  • Was on Pepperdine's indoor team 2013, 12 and 10. Played in 74 matches primarily at defense
  • Placed fifth with Coast Volleyball Club 18s at the Junior Olympics
Personal: Went to Christian High School in San Diego, graduating in 2010... Parents are Torrey and Carol; has two brothers... Married pro volleyball player Bill Kolinske in 2020... Played volleyball and soccer in high school
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