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Caren Kemner
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 
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Birth Date April 16, 1965 (53 years old)
Home Town Quincy, IL
Resides San Diego, CA
Height 6'1"
College Arizona
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 9th (5 times) $9,032
   AVP 9th (3 times) $3,500
   BVA 13th $1,782
   USAV 9th (2 times) $3,750
   WPVA 13th $0
International 33rd $0
   FIVB 33rd $0
Overall 9th (5 times) $9,032
 
Bio Bits

Kemner earned $7,250 in her first pro beach season in 1999 while placing ninth five times with Karolyn Kirby. Kemner competed on the United States National Team from 1985 through the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. A three-time Olympian, Kemner earned a Bronze Medal at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Kemner was named to All-Spectacular team at 1993 FIVB Grand Champions Cup after being selected to the All-Spectacular team at the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games. Kemner was the 1991 FIVB Most Valuable Player and Most Outstanding Player at the 1991 World Cup, where the United States qualified for the 1992 Olympics. Kemner was a six-time recipient of the USOC Female Volleyball Athlete of the Year (1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1991 and 1992). Kemner played for Club Atletico Sorocaba in Brazil in 1993-94, which reached the semifinals in the playoffs. She competed for Ravenna Il Messaggero in Italy (1992-93) and guided them to second-place finish in her league. Kemner spent the 1989-90 campaign playing in the Italian Professional League with Telcom-Milan. She also played professionally in Japan. An All-American volleyball player at Arizona, Kemner also played softball for the Wildcats. Kemner was inducted into the Arizona Hall of Fame in 1992.
 
 
Awards
 
  • Volleyball Hall of Fame 2013
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd
1987 WPVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 2.0 66th 1 0 0 0
1999 AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $3,500.00     0 0 0 0
1999 USAV 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $3,750.00 136.0 19th 0 0 0 0
2000 BVA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,782.00 56.0 53rd 1 2 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  9
(616th)
0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $9,032.00
(234th)
194.0   2 2 0 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 33rd
1999 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 14.0 125th 0 0 0 1
Total   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 14.0   0 0 0 1
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $9,032.00
(675th)
208.0   2 2 0 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Karolyn Kirby 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $3,500   0 0 0 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 $3,500   0 0 0 0
 
Beach Volleyball America
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Gail Castro Kehl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,782 56.0 1 2 0 0
Total 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,782 56.0 1 2 0 0
 
USA Volleyball
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Karolyn Kirby 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $3,750 136.0 0 0 0 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $3,750 136.0 0 0 0 0
 
Women's Professional Volleyball Association
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Kim Oden 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 2.0 1 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 2.0 1 0 0 0
 
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Karolyn Kirby 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 14.0 0 0 0 1
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 14.0 0 0 0 1
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Karolyn Kirby 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $7,250 150.0 0 0 0 1
Gail Castro Kehl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,782 56.0 1 2 0 0
Kim Oden 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 2.0 1 0 0 0
 
Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $9,032 208.0 2 2 0 1
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
California: Hermosa Beach AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,250   0 0 0 0
California: Hermosa Beach BVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $516 16.0 0 1 0 0
California: Huntington Beach USAV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,875 68.0 0 0 0 0
California: Oceanside BVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $750 24.0 1 0 0 0
California: Santa Monica BVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $516 16.0 0 1 0 0
California: Santa Monica WPVA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 2.0 1 0 0 0
Florida: Clearwater AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,000   0 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,250   0 0 0 0
Virginia Beach USAV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,875 68.0 0 0 0 0
Total 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $9,032 194.0 2 2 0 0
 
International
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 33rd
Mexico: Acapulco FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 14.0 0 0 0 1
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 14.0 0 0 0 1
 
Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 $9,032 208.0 2 2 0 1
 
 
Season Summaries 1987-2000
 
1987 Women's Professional Volleyball Association
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/4-5 Santa Monica Kim Oden   13   2
W1: l. Kathy Gregory / Janice Harrer         
C1: l. Jill Horning / Holly McPeak    
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 0-2  
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 13th
Points: 2
Ranking: 66th
 
1999 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/1-2 Clearwater Karolyn Kirby 5 9 $1,000.00  
6/11-13 Hermosa Beach Karolyn Kirby 8 9 $1,250.00  
7/3-4 Chicago Karolyn Kirby   9 $1,250.00  
Summary   
Tournaments Played: 3
Best Finish: 9th (3 times)
Winnings: $3,500
 
1999 Fédération Internationale de Volleyball World Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
4/7-11 Acapulco, Mexico Karolyn Kirby Q5 33   14
 
1999 USA Volleyball
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/14-16 Huntington Beach Karolyn Kirby 7 9 $1,875.00 68
6/25-27 Virginia Beach Karolyn Kirby 6 9 $1,875.00 68
Summary   
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 9th (2 times)
Winnings: $3,750
Points: 136
Ranking: 19th
 
2000 Beach Volleyball America
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
5/12-14 Oceanside Gail Castro Kehl 12 13 $750.00 24
W1: d. Deanne Johnson / Barbara Khozam (Q5,21)  15-7 (0:40)
W2: l. Misty May-Treanor / Holly McPeak (5)  2-15 (0:20)
C1: d. Barb Birnbaum / Erin Galli (Q11,22)  15-4 (0:37)
C2: l. Nancy Reynolds / Rachel Scott (13)  6-15 (0:42)
C2: l. Danalee Bragado-Corso / Ali Wood (9)  4-15 (0:30)
5/20-21 Santa Monica Gail Castro Kehl 14 17 $516.00 16
W1: l. Marla O'Hara / Kristin Schritter (19)  6-15 (0:27)
C1: l. Jennifer Meredith / Jenny Pavley (13)  7-15 (0:28)
6/9-11 Hermosa Beach Gail Castro Kehl 13 17 $516.00 16
W1: l. Dianne DeNecochea / Missy Ross (Q6,20)  7-15 (0:35)
C1: l. Marsha Miller / Lia Young (14)  4-15 (0:33)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 2-7  
Points Scored-Allowed: 66-116
Tournaments Played: 3
Best Finish: 13th
Winnings: $1,782
Points: 56
Ranking: 53rd
 

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