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Kellie Woolever
Kellie  Woolever

RS Senior

Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Woodrow Wilson HS




Larsen, Woolever Repeat as AVCA All-Americans

Team Kell(i)ey ends their three-year run as a pair as AVCA All-Americans


Waves Falter in National Semifinals vs. Long Beach State

Pepperdine concludes the 2015 season with a 13-6 record, reaching the semifinals of the national championships.


Waves Survive and Advance at National Championships

Pepperdine plays Florida International in an elimination round match tomorrow at 9 a.m. (PT)


Sand Volleyball Opens National Championships on Friday

Pepperdine opens defense of its national title on Friday morning vs. Georgia State.


Waves Earn No. 4 Seed at AVCA National Championships

Pepperdine will play Georgia State in the first round of the team championships on May 1.


Sand Volleyball: AVCA All-Americans & Pairs Championship

Sand Volleyball: AVCA All-Americans & Pairs Championship (Photos by Xtreme Photo FX/Bobby McDuffie)


Sand Volleyball: AVCA National Championship vs. Florida State

Pepperdine def. Florida State, 4-1, in the quarterfinals of the AVCA National Championship (Photos by Bobby McDuffie)


Sand Volleyball: Waves Win AVCA National Championship

Waves top Florida State to reclaim the national championship crown. (Photos by Xtreme Photo FX/Bobby McDuffie)


Sand Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Long Beach State

Sand Volleyball: Pepperdine vs. Long Beach State (Photos by Ron Hall)


Sand Volleyball: Pepperdine at USAV Collegiate Challenge

Pepperdine at USAV Collegiate Challenge in Hermosa Beach (Photos by Tyler Daugherty/USAV)

CAREER: Four-time AVCA All-American, twice in indoor and twice in sand … Through four seasons of indoor volleyball, played in 118 matches and 434 sets, ranking second all-time at Pepperdine for sets played … Averaged 9.07 assists, 2.80 digs and 0.94 kills … Dished 3,938 assists which ranks fifth on Pepperdine’s all-time list … Career hitting percentage of .345 ranks second in Pepperdine’s career record book … Totaled 1,215 digs to rank fifth all-time at Pepperdine … Won the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Team Championship in the spring of 2012 while playing in the No. 4 spot in the lineup alongside Victoria Adelhelm … Won the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Team Championship in the spring of 2014 while playing in the No. 1 spot in the lineup alongside Kelley Larsen … Leaves Pepperdine as the sand program’s second all-time winningest player with 98 victories (three less than all-time leader Larsen with 101) … Went 98-19 (.838) in four seasons on the sand … Played three seasons alongside Kelley Larsen for a record of 76-14 (.844) … Woolever and Larsen left Pepperdine ranked #1 for their win total together, and second for their winning percentage … Holds the distinction of being the first, and to date only, Wave to play both four years of indoor volleyball and four years of sand volleyball.

SAND 2015: AVCA Sand Volleyball All-American for the second-straight season … Went 26-9 overall, all alongside Kelley Larsen … Produced a 12-7 record in dual matches, going 9-7 at No. 1 and 3-0 at No. 2 … Won the Gold Bracket at the Rainbow Wahine Invitational with Larsen (3/7) … Also won the pairs championship at the USAV Collegiate Challenge in Chula Vista (3/15) … Reached the semifinals of the Gold Bracket at the Palmetto Invitational (3/29) … Won the Silver Bracket at the USAV Collegiate Challenge in Hermosa Beach (4/12) … Went 3-2 during the team competition at the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships … Reached the quarterfinals of the AVCA National Pairs Championship … Defeated Maddison and McKenna With of Arizona in the first round before falling in three sets Madi Kingdon and Kaitlyn Leary, also of Arizona … Was a part of the first four-year class to graduate out of the sand program, along with Emily Cook and Larsen.

SAND 2014: AVCA Sand Volleyball All-American … Teamed exclusively with Kelley Larsen for a 23-4 record, including a 12-2 tally in dual action … Reached the quarterfinals of the AVCA National Pairs Championship with Larsen … Went 2-1 during the team portion of the national championship … Topped Jace Pardon and Aurora Davis of Florida State twice at the team championship … Kept Waves alive in the national championship dual (5/2) with a 21-19, 11-21, 15-13 triumph over Pardon and Davis to tie the dual score at 2-2 … Edged by eventual national pairs champions Sara Hughes and Kirby Burnham of USC 19-21, 22-20, 18-16 during the national championship semifinals … Went 9-2 with Larsen from the No. 1 spot in the lineup and 3-0 at No. 2 … Defeated Katie Spieler and Nikki Taylor of Hawaii, 21-18, 16-21, 15-10, to win the USAV Collegiate Challenge Gold Bracket pairs championship in Chula Vista (3/16) … Also won the Sand in the City Gold Bracket pairs championship (3/30) … Reached the USAV Collegiate Challenge Gold Bracket finals in Hermosa Beach (4/13) … Credited with 24 kills in three matches … Dished five aces on four occasions … Collected a season-high 32 digs in a 21-12, 22-20 triumph over Kelli Dallmann and Mackenzie Phelps of Grand Canyon (3/16).

INDOOR 2013: Appeared in all 26 matches and 99 total sets … Made nine starts … The Waves’ resident utility player in 2013, seeing time as a defensive specialist, setter, libero and opposite side hitter … Averaged 2.33 digs/set … Picked up a season-high 19 digs in a three-set match at San Francisco (11/21) … Surpassed double digits in digs in nine contests … Achieved an assists-digs double double vs. the Dons (9/21) with 11 assists and 16 digs … Was the starting setter of record at the Pepperdine Asics Classic and dished 11.70 assists/set to earn all-tournament team status … Put down eight kills and four blocks as an opposite side hitter at Portland (9/26) … Dished four aces vs. Gonzaga (10/24) … Scattered 45 assists vs. Wisconsin (8/31) … Totaled 231 digs, 32 kills hitting .314, 177 assists, six aces and 11 blocks.

SAND 2013: Teamed up with Kelley Larsen for a 27-1 record … Went 20-0 in dual play together from the No. 3 spot in the lineup … Won the silver bracket pairs championship at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge in Chula Vista with a 22-20, 21-16 triumph over Mallory Kiley and Sarah Wickstrom of Florida State … Placed second in the silver bracket at the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge in Hermosa Beach after suffering their only loss of the season, 23-21, 18-21, 15-11, to Long Beach State’s Tyler Jackson and Janisa Johnson … Held opponents to less than 10 points in a single set eight different times … Played one match alongside Katie Messing vs. Grand Canyon (3/15) and won … 2-1 in three set matches and 26-0 in two set matches … Went 3-0 at the AVCA National Championship with Larsen… Put down a season-best 24 kills against Florida State’s Aurora Davis and Katherine Plessy during the national championship team semifinals … Picked up a season-best 21 digs against Eve Ettinger and Bria Russ of USC (3/26) … Dished eight service aces against Karsta Lowe and Bojana Todorovic of UCLA (4/10) … Averaged 5.68 kills/set, 6.00 digs/set and 1.03 service aces/set.

INDOOR 2012: AVCA All-America third team selection as a junior … All-AVCA Pacific Region first team … All-WCC first team … Named WCC Player of the Week on November 5 … Ranked first in the conference and 20th in the NCAA with an 11.32 assists average … Ranked second on the team and 12th in the WCC with a 3.21 digs average … Dished 11.58 assists/set in league matches … Registered a triple double on Oct. 3 vs. UC Santa Barbara with 12 kills, 41 assists and 18 digs … Earned the 12 kills against the Gauchos with a career-best .750 (12-0-16) hitting percentage … Dished a career-best 63 assists in a four-set win vs. Saint Mary’s (11/1) … Surpassed the double-digit mark in digs on 21 occasions and reached the 20+ dig plateau twice … Set a season high of 25 digs vs. Arizona (9/1) … Open the season with 125 consecutive service attempts without an error … Concluded the season with just 10 service errors on 482 attempts for a team-high .979 percentage … Tallied a season-best five blocks against LMU (10/25) … Totaled 138 kills, 1,347 assists, 14 aces, 382 digs and 49 blocks …Season assists total ranks second in the Pepperdine rally scoring era record book … Voted to the all-tournament teams at the Dayton Flyer Classic, Rams Volleyball Classic & Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup.

SAND 2012: Partnered with Victoria Adelhelm … Went 21-5 overall, including 15-1 in dual play … Saw action from the No. 3-5 spots in the lineup … Played primarily at No. 4, where the pair went 11-0 … Reached the semifinals of the pairs competition at the USC Tournament, before suffering a loss to teammates Caitlin Racich and Summer Ross … Opened the season on an eight-match win streak … Went 2-0 at the AVCA Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Team Championship … Went 8-3 in three-set matches and 8-2 in two-set matches … Tagged down 21 kills versus Kendall Bateman and Eve Ettinger during the USC vs. Pepperdine dual on April 7 … Picked up 24 digs against Elizabeth Blake and Ginger Long of Hawaii during the USA Volleyball Beach Collegiate Challenge.

INDOOR 2011: Awarded AVCA All-American honorable mention honors as a sophomore ... Was also named AVCA All-Pacific Region honorable mention and to the All-WCC first team … Ranked 26th in the NCAA and first in the WCC with 11.22 assists/set … Averaged 3.11 digs/set … Contributed 1.18 kills/set earned on a .299 hitting percentage … Nailed down a career-best nine kills on 13 errorless swings for a .692 clip at San Francisco (10/15) … Collected a career-high 26 digs vs. USC (12/10) … Posted a career-high six blocks at Portland (9/22) … Averaged 0.65 blocks/set and totaled 77 … Recorded three service aces and 25 digs vs. Michigan (9/10) … Awarded WCC Player of the Week honors on Oct. 10 … Down 21-24 vs. BYU (10/8), came up with three blocks to lift Pepperdine to a 27-25 fourth-set win to clinch the match … Reached double digits in digs during 19 matches this season, and met the 20-dig mark on three occasions … Averaged 3.79 digs/set at the NCAA Tournament … Recorded a .487 (21-2-39) hitting percentage during the postseason … Nailed down six kills on seven swings and no errors at Saint Mary’s (11/12) … Totaled 1,335 assists to lead the Waves to a .253 hitting percentage.

INDOOR 2010: Selected to the WCC All-Freshman Team … Also honored as an All-WCC honorable mention … Started in all 28 matches and 97 sets … Concluded the season ranked second in the WCC and 28th in the NCAA with 11.12 assists/set … Assists average also ranks eighth in the Pepperdine single season record book … Finished her freshman campaign with 1,079 assists … Season-high assists total achieved versus Missouri (9/4) with 57 … Tagged down a season-high eight kills on a .636 (8-1-11) hitting average at UNLV (9/11) … Other season-bests include three aces (San Francisco, 10/30), 17 digs (Loyola Marymount, 10/9), five blocks (San Francisco, 9/30) and 9.5 points (UNLV, 9/) … Reached 10 or more digs on 11 occasions including the final five matches of the season … Was the only freshman to appear in every set of the season … Averaged 11.39 assists/set against league opponents … During spring 2011, tied for fifth place in the “gold” bracket of the USA Volleyball Collegiate Challenge, a sand event, with Lilla Frederick.

USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the USA Volleyball High Performance Youth Division team in 2007 … Reached the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIVB U23 World Championships in Myslowice, Poland alongside USC’s Sara Hughes.

CLUB: Played for the Cal Juniors Volleyball Club from 2003-05 before playing for the Long Beach Mizuno Volleyball Club from 2006-10 … Team won a gold medal at the 2009 Junior Olympics in the 17 open division … Team placed first at the 2009 Las Vegas Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School, located in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2010 … Played four years on the varsity squad … A Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection and ranked #38 on’s “Senior Aces” list … All-CIF Southern Section Division I First Team selection in 2009 … Was named All-Moore League Player of the Year as a junior and a senior … Team won the Moore League Championship in 2006, 08 and 09 … Three-time team MVP … Co-captained the team during her junior and senior campaigns … Graduated with honors and as a Distinguished Scholar.

PERSONAL: Born in Los Angeles, Calif. … Daughter of Margie and Darrick Woolever … Has one younger brother, Jake … Majoring in psychology … Grandmother Diane Woolever also attended Pepperdine … Chose Pepperdine for its “campus and coaching staff.”

FAVORITES: Enjoys listening to music and wakeboarding … Favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers … Favorite musical artist is Usher … Enjoys Mexican food … Favorite pro volleyball player is Misty May-Treanor because “she has accomplished so much and still continues to get better.”

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