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Kekai Crabbe
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Kekai Crabbe

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Honolulu, HI

High School:
Kamehameha HS

Height:
5-6

Position:
Libero

Birthdate:
05/17/1985

Experience:
4V

CAREER: Completed Pepperdine career ranked third with 1,246 digs ... As of the 2013 season, still ranks fourth ... Left Pepperdine ranked second with a digs average of 3.55 ... Has since moved to third on the career charts.

2006: Led squad with 511 digs, which ranks second in the program's single-season records ... One of just two players to surpass the 500 digs milestone in a single season ... Averaged 4.96 digs/set as the libero ... Set the single-match Pepperdine record with 38 digs vs. Dayton (11/22) ... Set the record initially vs. Cal Ply (9/2) with 35 digs ... WCC Defensive Player of the Year ... All-WCC first team selection ... WCC All-Academic pick ... Tallied at least 10 digs in 22 of the season's 28 matches ... Surpassed the 20 digs mark nine times and collected 30 or more digs on five occasions.

2005: Was one of two players who saw action in all 31 matches...led the team with 383 digs, an average of 3.55 per game...Started the season at the libero position but moved to a defensive specialist later in the season...Recorded a season-high of 23 digs at Saint Mary's (10/8)...Logged 11 double-digit dig matches from Sept. 30 (San Diego) through Nov. 4 (Saint Mary's)...Had 21 double-digit dig matches on the season, including three 20+ efforts...Ended the season seventh in the WCC in digs per game...Recorded a career-high three service aces against St. Francis.

2004: Was the backup libero and a defensive specialist for the Waves...Recorded 14 double-digit dig efforts on the season with a season- and career-best 32 in front of her home-town crown in Hawaii on Sept. 25...Was second on the team averaging 3.20 digs per game a mark which also ranked 13th in the West Coast Conference.

2003: Earned playing time at the libero position where she appeared in 23 matches and 50 games...Became a dependable back row player for the Waves as a true freshman...Averaged 1.28 digs per game...Tallied 64 digs on the year...Ranked six in digs for Pepperdine...Had a career-high 14 digs on two occasions, once against Arkansas State and another time versus Harvard...Recorded one service ace in four matches last year...Appeared in all three NCAA Tournament matches the Waves participated in...Had two digs against Manhattan and Kansas during the first and second rounds...Appeared in the Sweet 16 match versus Minnesota...Was a member of the most successful Pepperdine women's volleyball team where it went 27-3 and finished with a No. 1 regional seed and No. 6 national ranking...Helped the Waves win the West Coast Conference (WCC) Championship with a perfect 14-0 record.

HIGH SCHOOL: A three-sport athlete at Kamehameha High in Honolulu, Hawaii...Lettered in basketball, soccer and volleyball...Won the 2002 state championship and also placed third in the state championships...Was a second team All-Interscholastic League selection ... Spent the summer of 2006 training with the US A2 national team.

PERSONAL: Name pronounced KAYK-I Crab...Born May 17, 1985...A 2003 graduate of Kamehameha High in Honolulu, Hawaii...A resident of Mililani, Hawaii...Graduated with honors and a member of the National Honors Society...Awarded the National Honors Society Scholarship Certificate of Merit and Pono and Louise Beamer Award...Competed the last three years on the Kamehameha Volleyball Club...Also played on the Maunalani Volleyball Club...Team was runner-up at the 2001 and 2002 Junior National Championships in Salt Lake City, Utah...A member of the 2003 team that won the U-18 Junior National Championships in Atlanta, Georgia...Considered Brigham Young, USC and Utah before choosing Pepperdine.

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