KABALIS' WSU CAREER.
KABALIS' WESTERN NEBRASKA CC CAREER. Played two years for Coach Giovana Melo...freshman year, team was Region IX champion and finished third in NJCAA D-1 Championships...named first team Region IX and NJCAA D-1 Championships all-tournament team...NCJAA All-American second team...AVCA Two-Year College All-American second team...sophomore season, was NJCAA D-1 Volleyball preseason first team All-American...team repeated as Region IX champions and placed third again at NJCAA D-1 Championships...again named first team Region IX and NJCAA D-1 Championships all-tournament team, and the NJCAA D-1 Volleyball Championships top defensive player...selected NJCAA D-1 First Team All America...AVCA Two Year College First Team All-American...recorded 1,000 career kills...named to All-Nebraska Team (Junior College).
KABALIS' HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Lettered four varsity letters in volleyball...first year at Hilo High, playing for her mother, coach Carla Carpenter-Kabalis...earned three varsity letters at Moanalua High School in Honolulu, coached by Tommy Lake...freshman year Hilo High won Big Island Interscholastic Federation (BIIF) tournament after finishing second in league play...team finished eighth in Hawaii High School state championships...named to second team BIIF All-Stars...transferred to Moanalua High for sophomore through senior seasons...team placed fifth, third and sixth in the state volleyball championships...three-time state all-tournament first team...three-time Honolulu Advertiser all-state first team selection...two-time Honolulu Star Bulletin all-state first team...senior year, named Oahu Interscholastic Association East Division MVP after two first team selections...Moanalua Athletics Awards Hall of Fame and Most Outstanding Volleyball Player...member of 2007 US Girls Youth National Training Team Roster under coach Shelton Collier...2005 USAV High Performance Holiday Camp and A2 Athlete...2004 USAV High Performance A1 Athlete...member of following club teams: Team Volley Youth coached by her mother and Budgie Baker (1996-2004), Aloha Region High Performance All-Star Team coached by Tommy Lake (2004), Hawaiian Island Volleyball Academy coached by Randy Nako (2005), Aloha Region Youth National All-Star Team coached by Luis Ramirez (2005), Asics Rainbows Volleyball Club coached by Ramirez (2006), HI Intensity Volleyball Club coached by her sister Kahala (2007 & 2008).
PERSONAL. Born in April 1990, in Hilo, Hawai'i...mother Carla Carpenter-Kabalis is a Meals on Wheels supervisor and was an All-American volleyball player at University of Hawai'i-Hilo where team was 1979 and 1981 AIAW National Champions and 1981 NAIA Champions...mother was assistant coach volleyball at Hawaii-Hilo, the 1988 NAIA Champions...mother was inducted to NAIA Volleyball Hall of Fame in 1989 and University of Hawai'i-Hilo Hall of Fame in 1993...father Sisoye "Sodie" is a fitness therapist who was a state champion body builder, powerlifter, kickboxer and surfer...younger sister Kuulei plays volleyball at Western Nebraska CC...older sister Kahala played volleyball at Mesa State College and Chaminade University and is currently an assistant volleyball coach at Hawaii Pacific as well as the director of HI Intensity Club...brothers Kamalu and Kekoa...comes from a storied extended family of athletes including grandfather Dante Carpenter who played football at University of Hawai'i-Manoa (1952) and was heavyweight boxing champion 1954-55-56...hobbies include drawing, body boarding, surfing, swimming and hula and hip hop dancing...will major in humanities at WSU.
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