Kristee Porter
Kristee Porter

Player Profile
RS Senior

Tyler, TX

High School:
John Tyler HS



UCLA — Three-sport letterwinner and one of the best athletes in school history … Volleyball All-American, No. 2 rebounder in Pac-10, scorer in Pac-10 championship track meet … Showed steady improvement during the course of the basketball season.

2001 (Volleyball) — Broke Natalie Williams’ Pac-10 and UCLA career kills record …?Became the first Pac-10 player in history to record both 2,000 career kills and 1,000 career digs …?Set a new school record for highest attack percentage for a player with 20 or more attacks, hitting .741 with 20 kills on 27 attacks vs. Pepperdine Sept. 8 …?Became the first two-time MVP of the Hawaiian Airlines Classic in the tournament’s history.

2001 — Saw action in 22 games, starting the final 19 of the season after joining the team in time for game number eight of the year at Old Dominion on Dec. 18 … Ended the year by scoring in double-digits over the last 11 games … Ranked second in the conference in rebounding (8.1), third in blocked shots (1.77) and 11th in scoring (13.0) … Her 39 blocked shots ranked second on the all-time school list … Had a team-high 22 points in the season finale win over Washington and added a game-high 13 boards for her sixth double-double of the season … Scored a career-high 32 points in the win over Washington State …?Hit 16-24 shots in that game and grabbed 11 rebounds, blocked two shots and recorded four steals … Had 19 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots in the win over Oregon State … Scored 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the win over Oregon … Scored 25 points to lead the Bruins at Arizona … Hit a combined 17-29 field goals and all seven free throws in the games at Arizona and ASU … Pulled down a career-best 16 rebounds in the win over Arizona to go along with 11 points … Had 13 points and 14 rebounds in just 20 minutes in the ASU game … Recorded 10 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots in her season debut at Old Dominion … Her five blocked shots ranked tied for second on the school single-game list.

2001 (Track & Field) — Placed third in the triple jump (40-11.75) at the Pac-10 championship track meet … Member of three-straight conference track and field championships.

2000 (Volleyball) — Named the ASICS / Volleyball Magazine Player of the Year for 2000 … First-team AVCA All-American and All-Pacific Region … First-team All-Pac-10 selection for the third consecutive year … Two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week …?MVP of the Hawaiian Airlines Classic and the Baylor Thanksgiving Classic … Broke the UCLA single-season kills record with 741.

2000 — Redshirted the 2000 season in basketball … Competed in track and field, placing sixth in the triple jump at the Pac-10 Championships with a mark of 41-5 3/4w, +3.6, a season-wind-aided best.

1999 (Volleyball) — First-team Volleyball Magazine All-American and second-team AVCA All-American …?First-team AVCA All-District VIII … First-team All-Pac-10 …?Led the Pac-10 in kills by nearly a full kill per game with a 5.50 average … Became the second-fastest player in NCAA history to record her 1,000th career kill, reaching the landmark in her 50th career match … Tied the school record for kills in a three-game match with 31 against Pepperdine … That was the seventh 30-kill match of her career, topping the previous school record.

1999 — Played in just four games, averaging 2.8 points and 3.0 rebounds per game … Had her best game against Pepperdine, scoring seven points, pulling down seven rebounds and blocking one shot in just four minutes of play … Also played at Texas, Arizona and Arizona State … Made 4-5 (80%) shots on the year …?Placed third in the triple jump at the Pac-10 Track and Field Championships with a mark of 41-9 3/4 and was third at the USA Junior National Championships with a mark of 41-5 1/4.

1998 (Volleyball) — Voted the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year … First-team All-Pac-10 and All-District VIII selection …?Led UCLA and the Pac-10 with a 5.54 kills per game average … Her 609 total kills were the sixth-highest season total ever recorded at UCLA and the most-ever by a freshman … Became only the second freshman ever chosen as the AVCA National Player of the Week … First freshman in UCLA history to record 30 kills and 20 digs in a single match.??

HIGH SCHOOL — Four-year letterwinner in basketball … Two-time District 5A MVP and a second-team all-state selection …?Garnered All-East Texas honors her sophomore through senior years …?U.S. Junior National Team member in volleyball … Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection … Player of the Year in the state of Texas her senior season … Lettered four years for coach Robin Hanssen at John Tyler HS … Earned Gatorade Senior Southwest Region All-America accolades … Three-time district MVP and high school team captain … Junior Olympic All-Tournament team selection … Also lettered three years in track … State triple jump champion as a junior (41-10) … State runner-up in the long jump (19-9) … Also competed in the 200 (24.2) and 400-meter (56.2) dash.

PERSONAL — Full name: Kristee LaBell Porter … Born: May 7, 1980 in Tyler, TX … Parents: Christopher and Debra Porter … Has three brothers (Marlo, Chris and Michael) and three sisters (Felicia, Loria and Susan) …Recruited by UCLA as a multi-sport athlete … Enjoys singing, listening to music and playing sports … Psychology major.

UCLA Career Statistics

YearG-GsMin/AvgFg-FgaPct.Ft-APct.Reb./Avg.ABSt TPAvg
3-Point Shooting: None

Career Highs
32, vs. Washington State (3/8/01)
Rebounds: 16, vs. Arizona (1/20/01)
Assists: 3, at USC (2/10/01)
Steals: 4, last vs. Washington State (3/8/01)
Blocks: 5, at Old Dominion (12/18/00)
FG Made: 16, vs. Washington State (3/8/01)
3-pt. FG Made: None
FT Made: 5, last at California (3/1/01)
Minutes: 40, vs. Oregon State (2/25/01)
Turnovers: 8, vs. Georgia (12/30/00)