Kari Dykema
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Kari  Dykema

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portage, Mich.

High School:
Portage Northern HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
DS

Birthdate:
05/17/1983

Experience:
2L

SAN DIEGO STATE 2003
Proved her defensive ability, playing solely in the back row...Appeared in 23 matches (67 games) in her sophomore campaign...Only returning player to have seen action in over half of SDSU's contests in 2003...Averaged over a dig per game in her first three outings of the season and in a total of nine matches during the year...Had three digs vs. 10th-ranked Arizona on Sept. 4 in her first action of the season...Had six kills in three-game win over Rhode Island in her second match of the year...Career-high seven digs in three-game match at Utah on Oct. 18...Recorded lone kill of the season vs. Nicholls State.

SAN DIEGO STATE 2002
Saw action in nine matches as a redshirt freshman...One of only two Aztecs to play the libero position...Had seven digs in two games during the match vs. 18th-ranked UC Santa Barbara early in the season...Also had two digs in matches against both Hawaii (9/6) and San Diego (9/17).

SAN DIEGO STATE 2001
Redshirted at San Diego State during the 2001 season.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-year letterwinner at Portage Northern HS...Received all-conference honorable mention honors in 2000...All-conference, as well as all-state honorable mention in 2001...Played basketball for two years...Honor student who was a member of the National Honor Society for four years and was named academic all-conference 2001.

PERSONAL
Full name is Kari Ellen Dykema...Daughter of John and Marjorie Dykema...Born on May 17, 1983, in Kalamazoo, Mich....Sister of former Aztec volleyball player and undergraduate assistant coach Janice Humphrey...Hobbies include the beach, watching movies and hanging out with friends...Favorite athlete is Tony Gwynn...Majoring in social science with career plans to teach high school.

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