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Kim DiCello:
 
Kim McGiven DiCello
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ed Chan
Birth Date September 30, 1984 (32 years old)
Home Town San Diego, CA
Resides San Diego, CA
Height 6'0"
College Santa Clara
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st (4 times) $94,105
   AVP 1st $84,440
   AVP Young Guns 1st (3 times) $1,550
   NVL 2nd $6,175
   Pro Beach 9th $1,940
   USAV IDQ 2nd $0
International 1st $27,500
   FIVB 1st $27,500
NORCECA 1st (5 times) $12,425
   NORCECA 1st (5 times) $12,425
Overall 1st (10 times) $134,030
 
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Beach Bits:
Entering the 2016 season DiCello has advanced to the semifinals in eight of her last nine AVP tournaments.

2015: DiCello formed a partnership with Kendra VanZwieten, advancing to four semifinals in their five AVP events. The duo placed second in Chicago in what was the first title match for both players. DiCello ranked second on Tour in blocks per set (1.13) and hitting percentage (.464). Internationally, DiCello played six events with Carico and five with VanZwieten, getting a best of ninth with each.
2014:
DiCello and Tealle Hunkus began the year with a pair of events, then she teamed with Lane Carico for the remaining five tournaments. DiCello and Carico advanced to four straight semifinals. DiCello ended the year fourth in kills per set (6.88) and eighth in blocks (.90). DiCello and Carico played four times on the FIVB Tour with a best of fourth.
2013:
DiCello played three AVP events with Kathryn Piening, getting a best of fifth. She also played twice with Sarah Day and twice with Brooke Niles. DiCello made her FIVB debut, advancing from the qualifier with Day and finishing 25th.
2012:
Played in five domestic events with a best of 13th.
2011:
DiCello played three Jose Cuervo Tour events with three different partners, improving her placing each time. She played twice on the NVL Tour with Kathrin Winkler, with a best of second in Aspen.
2010:
DiCello and Evens failed to qualify in their first three AVP events of the season before notching a career best 13th. DiCello played one AVP event with Iwona Lodzik, advancing from the qualifier to place 25th.
2009:
Forming a partnership with Juliana Evens, DiCello lost in the first qualifier the duo played, but then in Manhattan Beach advanced to the main draw for the first time in each player's career. The duo then qualified and placed 25th in Hermosa Beach. On the Young Guns Tour DiCello played once with Diane Pascua and then won with Evens in their first outing together.
2008:
DiCello and Vaughan played in one AVP qualifier.
2007:
DiCello played three AVP qualifiers, one with Anne Vaughan and two with Paige Jensen. She improved her finish each time but did not advance to a main draw.

College:
Formerly Kim McGiven, she was an outside hitter at Santa Clara, where she was a three-time first-time all-West Coast Conference Player. After graduating with a dual major in finance and religious studies, she played overseas in Holland and Indonesia.

Personal: DiCello is the third oldest of four girls. She was married in 2010.
 
 
Awards
 
  • AVP Most Improved Player 2014
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st 57th CQ
2007 AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 33.0 137th 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0
2008 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 4.0 229th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2009 AVP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $365.00 151.0 145th 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
2009 AVP Young Guns 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $550.00 128.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 AVP 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $925.00 330.0 64th 0 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
2010 AVP Young Guns 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,000.00 182.1   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 USAV IDQ 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Pro Beach 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $1,790.00 288.0   0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 NVL 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 $5,000.00 1,090.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 USAV IDQ 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st 57th CQ
2012 Pro Beach 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $150.00 200.0   0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NVL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 120.0   0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 USAV IDQ 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 $0.00     0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 AVP 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 $8,700.00 915.0 21st 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 NVL 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 $1,175.00 336.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 AVP 7 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 $20,250.00 1,610.0 8th 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 AVP 5 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 $18,500.00 1,355.0 11th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 AVP 6 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 $22,850.00 1,560.0 4th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 AVP 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 $12,850.00 1,019.0 4th 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  62
(114th)
4
(45th)
4 12 0 11 0 1 6 $94,105.00
(63rd)
9,321.1   1 7 4 3 1 5 2 1 0
 
International
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st 57th CQ
2013 FIVB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $750.00 75.0 204th 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 FIVB 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 $9,750.00 595.0 92nd 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 FIVB 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 $6,800.00 660.0 82nd 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 0 1
2016 FIVB 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 $6,200.00 600.0 88th 0 0 2 2 0 3 2 0 0
2017 FIVB 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 $4,000.00 420.0 54th 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  32
(316th)
1
(86th)
0 0 1 2 0 0 6 $27,500.00
(310th)
2,350.0   0 0 3 7 0 8 3 0 1
 
 
 
NORCECA
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 12th 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st 57th CQ
2010 NORCECA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $250.00 70.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 NORCECA 8 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 $7,400.00 540.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 NORCECA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $1,500.00 100.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 NORCECA 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 $3,275.00 190.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  14
(39th)
5
(6th)
2 4 2 0 1 0 0 $12,425.00
(5th)
900.0   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  108
(139th)
10
(45th)
6 16 3 13 1 1 12 $134,030.00
(185th)
12,571.1   1 7 7 10 1 13 5 1 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 4/12/2009 AVP Young Guns Long Beach Juliana Evens 30 $550
2 6/13/2010 AVP Young Guns Long Beach Michelle Lonergan   $500
3 6/27/2010 AVP Young Guns Milwaukee Cayley Thurlby   $500
4 4/27/2014 NORCECA Grand Cayman Tealle Hunkus 17 $1,500
5 5/11/2014 NORCECA Antigua Tealle Hunkus 1 $1,500
6 7/13/2014 NORCECA Toronto Tealle Hunkus 1 $1,500
7 9/13/2015 NORCECA Tavares Kendra VanZwieten 1 $1,500
8 4/3/2016 NORCECA Guaymas Kendra VanZwieten 2 $1,500
9 4/17/2016 AVP New Orleans Kendra VanZwieten 1 $7,500
10 4/16/2017 FIVB Langkawi Emily Stockman 2 $1,000
 

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