HOLT’S WSU CAREER.
FRESHMAN (2013): AVCA PACIFIC NORTH REGION FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR...All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention...Pac-12 All-Freshman First Team...name pronounced kai-rah...MVP of Army Black Knights Invite (49 kills, .398 in three matches)...named Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Week Sept. 2-8 for Cougar Challenge (51 kills, .294, 5 aces, 39 digs, 6 blocks)...named MVP of Sam Houston State Invite (44 kills, .388 hpct, 27 digs, 8 blocks)...career-high 19 digs vs. Montana...26 kills (.308), plus 11 digs and six blocks in 3-2 win at Oregon State 9/27... named Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Week Oct. 28-Nov. 3 after leading team in 3-0 win over Utah and 3-2 loss to Colorado...named Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Week Nov. 11-17 after leading team in 3-2 win over No. 4 USC and 3-2 loss to UCLA...named Pac-12 Freshman Player of the Week Nov. 18-24 after a career-high 28 kills (.304) in 3-2 come-from-behind upset win at No. 23 California...tallied double-digit kills in 29 of 33 matches to date...3.89 kps was seventh-best in Pac-12, 53rd-best nationally...4.53 pps was seventh-best in Pac-12, 40th-best nationally...career-high four aces vs. Nevada...0.28 aces per set was eighth-best in Pac-12...12 double-double matches was 11th-best in Pac-12 this season and tied for sixth-best among all freshmen nationally...Holt’s rankings in WSU single-season records - KILLS: 5th - 479; ATTACK ATTEMPTS: 3rd - 1316; and POINTS: 10th - 557.5...Member of WSU 2013 Recruiting Class Ranked 14th-best by PrepVolleyball.com.
HOLT’S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER.
Earned varsity letters at Albany High in volleyball for coach Roger Worsely…three-time MVP of the Bay Shore Athletic League (BSAL)…led Albany HS Cougars team to two BSAL titles…team also won North Coast Section title in 2011…selected MVP of NCS and of North Coast Section Div. III…named to all-state Div. III team…two-time East Bay Sports Player of the Year…named to the 2012 Under Armour High School national All-America honorable mention team...ranked 44th in PrepVolleyball.com’s Top 100 players in the nation...named a PrepVolleyball.com Senior Ace…played on Payes Performance Volleyball Club for coach Jennifer Canevari Agresti, a WSU letterwinner (1995-97)…Payes team finished third out of 32 teams in the 17-Open field at the 2011 USA Junior National Championships….Holt one of 15 players selected to the USAV Junior National All-Tournament Team.
Born in May 1995, in Berkeley, Calif…father Howard is a fire captain who played basketball at UC Riverside and professionally in Malta…mother Patricia is retired…older brother Kacey…active in Black Student Union at Albany HS…enjoys cooking, fashion design and pets…plans to pursue a degree in communication or business at WSU.