Kristen Hahn, a 5-6 libero for Iowa State University, is a senior from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Sometimes it can be difficult to properly value a libero by simply looking at her numbers and accolades, but Hahn certainly has plenty of those. The three-time Big 12 Libero of the Year averages a nationally-ranked third best 5.71 digs per set while holding the career record for most consecutive matches with at least 10 digs (67) and most career matches with 20 digs (49) and 30 digs (eight). This is her second consecutive appearance on the AVCA Division II All-America Second Team.
Courtesy: cyclones.com Release: 06/14/2010 Awards and Honors AVCA All-America Second Team (2012)...AVCA All-Region Team (2012)...All-Big 12 First Team (2012, unanimous)...Capital One Academic All-District (2012)...Big 12 Libero of the Year (2011, 2012)...AVCA All-America honorable mention (2011)...AVCA All-Region honorable mention (2011)...Academic All-Big 12 first team (2011, 2012)...NCAA Minnesota All-Region Tournament Team (2011)...Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (12 times)...Northern Illinois Invitational All-Tournament Team (2011).
2012 (Junior) Broke a Big 12 record with eight weekly awards…ended the season third all-time with 12 weekly awards and second in league history with 12 defensive awards...had 626 digs on the year, an Iowa State sophomore record…is the only Cyclone to ever post 600 digs in back-to-back seasons…had 18 matches with 20 digs, an Iowa State record…joined the Cyclone 1,000 Dig Club, ending the season with 1,316…led the league with 5.44 digs per set on the season, ranked 23rd in the nation…was the only Big 12 player to record three 30-dig performances and average more than 5.00 digs per set during conference play…averaged 5.84 digs per set against Big 12 teams…recorded her first double-double with 28 digs and 10 assists against No. 24 North Carolina in the NCAA Tournament second round…led the squad with 32 service aces on the year.
2011 (Sophomore) Led the Big 12 with 5.44 digs per set in her first full season as the Cyclones starting libero, the second-highest single-season average in program history...averaged 5.46 digs per set against conference opponents...was the only league player with 35 digs in a match, accomplishing the career-high at North Dakota State...helped Iowa State become the only team in the Big 12 with over 18.00 digs per set (18.21) against conference foes...recorded 14 matches with more than 20 digs and two matches with 30 digs...had 609 digs on the year, second-most all-time at Iowa State.
2010 (Freshman) Saw action in 17 matches, starting two ... sixth on the team with 81 digs for a 2.13 per set average ... recorded 2 aces on the season...best match was at Oklahoma where she had 16 digs.
High School Three-year letterwinner at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School ... named a PrepVolleyball.com high school All-American ... was also named a first-team Gym Dandy by PrepVolleyball.com, which honors the top back row players in the country ... selected to the Des Moines Register's Elite Team after posting 6.09 digs per set as a senior ... recorded 50 digs in Kennedy's state tournament semifinal match ... three-time all-conference selection ... three-year letterwinner in basketball and four-year letterwinner in softball ... played club for Nike Six Pack, along with ISU teammate Hannah Willms.
Personal Kinesiology major ... born on Jan. 19, 1992 ... daughter of Jesse and Marcia Hahn ... has a brother (Kaleb).