At Providence: A tall, athletic outside hitter. She will work on her game strategies this season. As A Sophomore: Played in 14 games and recorded totals of three kills and nine digs... Recorded five digs against Bryant on Oct. 21...Posted one kill and four digs versus Chicago State on Oct. 25.As a Freshman: Tallied 36 kills and 26 digs in 33 games...Recorded her first career kill against Savannah State on Aug. 30...Had a career-high seven kills vs. Texas-Pan American on Nov. 16...Tallied a career-high four blocks against NJIT on Nov. 17.
At Bourne HS: Played four years of volleyball, softball and basketball... Was team captain of the volleyball team her junior and senior seasons and captain of her basketball team... Was a member of the Pilgrim Junior Olympic Volleyball Club for five years...Named First Team All-Star of the South Coast Conference and Cape Cod and the Islands for volleyball, basketball and softball... In 2004, Bourne HS won the state championship... In 2005, her club team came in second place in the New England Region... In her senior season, her high school team were South Coast Conference champions... In 2006, she earned the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Coaches Award... She also was named Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic... An honor roll student all four years of high school.
Personal: The daughter of Jim and Karen Halliday...Has a twin sister, Kourtney, an older sister, Kerri, and a younger brother, Jimmy.... Born January 20, 1989... Major is health policy and management.
Coach's Comments: "Kristen is a steady player with a solid pass and a good attack. She is very driven and will help us out both offensively and defensively in the outside position."