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  Kim Turner
Kim Turner

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chandler, Ariz.

High School:
Dobson HS

Height:
6-3

Position:
MB

Birthdate:
02/05/1982

Experience:
3L

Fast Facts: Preseason MWC Player of the Year ... understands that she?s one of the best middle blockers in the country and is prepared to put the team on her back ... role model for the team -- nobody works harder ... the ideal star player that you want other players to model themselves after ... needs five block assists and 435 kills to move into first place all-time in both categories at Utah ... three-time all-MWC honoree ... played on the USA Volleyball A2 training program during the summer.

Career Notes: Ranks first in the school record book with 500 total blocks and a .310 career hitting percentage ... also ranks second in block assists with 445, fifth in kills with 1,130 and seventh in block solos with 55 (just one away from sixth place).

2002: American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) first-team all-region selection ... Co-Mountain West Conference Player of the Year ... MVP of the MWC Tournament for the second consecutive season ... MVP of the Utah Classic ... named to the all-tournament teams at the Stanford and Boise State Invitationals ... four-time MWC Player of the Week ... played in 119 games and 34 matches ... led the team in kills (461), kills per game (3.87), block solos (26), block assists (169), total blocks (195) and blocks per game (1.64) ... was conference leader in blocks per game, and ranked second in kills per game, tied for seventh in service aces and ninth in hitting percentage ... best match with triple double - 11 kills, 11 digs and 11 blocks - vs. Illinois on Sept. 21 ... 20 kills and 11 blocks vs. Pacific on Aug. 31 ... 22 kills, 10 digs, seven blocks and two service aces vs. Arkansas on Sept. 20 ... 14 kills, 16 digs, eight blocks and four service aces vs. Brigham Young on Nov. 8 ... 11 kills, 16 digs and nine blocks vs. Colorado State on Nov. 15 ... season-high .588 hitting percentage with 11 kills vs. Air Force on Oct. 5 ... with Utah down 29-19 at UNLV, served 12 straight points and the Utes won the game 31-29 ... one triple-double ... nine double-doubles ... 20 or more kills in three matches ... double-digit kills in 29 matches ... 10 or more blocks in four matches ... four or more total blocks in 26 matches ... double-digit digs in seven matches ... two or more service aces in nine matches ... averaged 3.87 kpg, 0.26 apg, 1.88 dpg, 1.64 bpg ... academic all-MWC.

2001: Volleyball Magazine honorable mention All-American ... first team all-Mountain West Conference ... MWC Tournament MVP ... set the school season record for hitting efficiency (.346) ... played in 117 games and 32 matches ... best match with season-high 19 kills and nine blocks at San Diego State on Nov. 9 ... 18 kills for a .333 hitting percentage and nine total blocks vs. Brigham Young on Oct. 19 ... 13 kills for a .417 hitting percentage and seven total blocks vs. Loyola Marymount on Sept. 22 ... 10 kills and 11 blocks vs. Colorado State on Nov. 3 ... career-high 13 blocks and 15 kills vs. Colorado State on Nov. 17 ... 12 kills and 10 blocks vs. Fairfield ... 17 kills for a .625 hitting percentage vs. Utah State ... three double-doubles ... double-figure kills in 19 matches ... double figure blocks in four matches ... averaged 2.95 kpg, 0.26 dpg and 1.50 bpg ... academic all-MWC

2000: MWC Freshman of the Year ... MWC all-tournament team member ... first-team all-MWC selection ... MWC Player of the Week on Nov. 27 ... led team in kills per game (3.09), hitting percentage (.297) and blocks per game (1.24) ... career-high 22 kills and nine total blocks at Weber State ... had 20 or more kills in three matches ... double-figure kills 14 times in 31 matches ... career-high seven digs at San Diego State (Oct. 21) ... career-high 10 total blocks vs. Texas Tech (11-30-00) ... double-double vs. Texas Tech ... academic all-MWC.

High School: Received the Scholar-Athlete award her last three years of high school ... Fox 10 Sports Student-Athlete of the Week ... posted 101 kills and 117 total blocks senior year ... three-year letterwinner ... Dobson High School MVP in 1996, ?98 and ?99 ... first team all-region 1998 and ?99 ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 in the nation ... all-state top 75 in the nation among high schools ... Dobson High School (Ariz.) qualified for state in 1997 and ?98 ... regional champions 2000.

Club Team: Played for the East Valley Juniors ... second place at Junior Nationals in 1998 ... first place at the Las Vegas Invitational in 1998 and Lonestar Classic 1998 and ?99 ... first place at the Fiesta Classic in 2000.

Personal: Kim Turner is the daughter of Robin and Linda Turner ... is the third of four children -- Michael (27), Kristin (24) and Steven (18) ... played on the USA/IVA High Performance Team coached by Ute Assistant Coach Matt McShane in 2001 ... born Feb. 5, 1982 ... major is elementary education ... nickname is Kimmy or Beast.

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