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Penn State volleyball kicks off the 2016 campaign hosting West Virginia Friday, Aug. 26 in Rec Hall
Born Kristin Clare Krause, April 1, 1998, in Allentown, Pa. … Parents are Jill and Mike Krause … Sister, Taylor, played for Penn State women’s volleyball team (2012-16) … Mother, Jill, is a Penn State graduate (1983) … Named the Boston Celtics as her favorite professional sports team, “She’s the Man” as favorite movie, Steph Curry as favorite athlete, Blake Lively as favorite actress and steak as her favorite food … Plans to major in elementary education.
A four-year letter winner at Parkland High, Krause set the Trojans to back-to-back East Penn conference, district and Pennsylvania state championships in 2014-15 ... 2015 Under Armour First Team All-American … Earned 3A First Team All-East Penn conference, All-District and All-State honors in 2014-15 … Selected as Pennsylvania’s volleyball Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2015-16 … Earned 2015 PrepVolleyball.com High School All-America honors as well as 2015 MaxPreps All-America honors … Also earned three letters in basketball at Parkland … Played club volleyball with East Coast Power, where she was coached by her father, Mike Krause.
Why Penn State?
“I chose Penn State because I could not imagine attending any other school and I want to win a national championship.”