16 Kristen Smeland
Kristen Smeland


West Point, N.Y.

High School:
James I. O'Neill




Army Falls to Navy on Senior Night, 3-1

Navy 3, Army 1 - 25-16, 25-11, 23-25, 25-14


Volleyball Earns Playoff Berth with Sweep of Lafayette

Army 3, Lafayette 0 - 25-15, 25-18, 25-22


Volleyball Knocks Off Bucknell in Dig Pink Game

Army 3, Bucknell 2 - 22-25, 20-25, 25-18, 32-30, 15-11


Lehigh Hands Volleyball 3-1 Setback

Lehigh 3, Army 1 - 23-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-17


Volleyball Cruises Past NJIT

Army 3, NJIT 0 - 25-10, 25-23, 25-15


Volleyball vs. Colgate

Army 3, Colgate 0


Volleyball vs. Santa Clara

Army volleyball 2014 home opener vs. Santa Clara

2014: Played in 88 sets in 27 matches with 12 starts as a senior ... recorded four double-digit dig performances ... fourth on the team with 142 digs ... 1.61 digs per set average ... fourth on the team with 32 assists (0.36 assists per set) ... second on the squad with 21 service aces (0.24 aces per set) ... recorded 12 digs in the win at Bucknell ... tallied 11 digs in the four-set triumph at Holy Cross ... posted a season-high 19 digs against Bucknell ... recorded 11 digs in the sweep of Lafayette.

2013: Made five starts in 25 matches, playing a total of 83 sets ... recorded 12 assists (0.14 aps) ... had 23 service aces and her 0.28 service aces per set (saps) led the team ... totaled 146 digs (1.76 dps) ... made season debut against Seton Hall ... recorded seven digs, one assist and one service ace in her first-career start in a 3-0 sweep of Rhode Island ... had nine digs and a pair of service aces in the five-set victory over Air Force ... tallied three digs and two service aces against Stanford ... had four digs in the loss to Yale ... had eight digs in consecutive conference wins against Lehigh and Bucknell ... started and had seven digs, two service aces and one assist in a 3-0 win versus Lafayette ... had four digs and added an assist in the shutout win over Navy ... totaled five digs against Holy Cross to help Army win its fourth consecutive match by a 3-0 score ... racked up 16 digs, two aces and a season-high two assists at Bucknell ... had 10 digs in a five-set setback at Lehigh ... had eight digs and a season-high four service aces against Loyola Maryland ... set a season-high with 22 digs in a 3-1 win at Lafayette.

2012: Earned playing time in 38 sets over 14 matches ... only played in non-conference matches ... brought in primarily to aid in the service game ... totaled 16 digs on the year ... recorded a season-high four digs in a 3-0 win over Albany in the Black Knights' second match of the West Point Challenge.

2011: Played in two matches in her first season on the banks of the Hudson ... recorded her first career service ace in a season debut against eventual Patriot League champion American ... also drew action against Holy Cross later in the season ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member.

Background: Finished her high school career at James I. O'Neill in Highland Falls, N.Y. ... named team MVP and a Times Herald-Record Varsity 845 First Team All-Star ... honor society member ... won the President's Award for Educational Excellence ... played on the local club circuit for Downstate Juniors under the direction of current Army assistant Stafford Barzey.

Personal: Given name is Kristen Kelly Smeland ... daughter of Chris and Barbara Smeland ... born April 30, 1993, in Honolulu, Hawaii ... father was the co-defensive coordinator for the Army football team from 2009-13 ... family lived in five different states growing up ... Company I1 ... major is mechanical engineering.

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