Rice --Former Owl volleyball standout the last four years closing out her student-athlete career competing for the soccer team for one season... Versatile athlete who will compete for starts and game action in 2006... Second-tallest player in Rice soccer history whose height and hands are an advantage for a keeper... First Owl volleyball player to join the soccer program... 2002-2005: Earned all-region honorable mention as a setter from the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA)... Named Conference USA setter of the week three times in 2005... First team all-Western Athletic Conferenc team as a junior in the fall of 2004... Two-time academic all-district selection by the College Sports Information Directors Association of America (CoSIDA)... Three-time WAC all-academic honoree... Finished volleyball career ranked second among the Owls' all-time leaders in assists with 4,049... Recorded five triple-doubles (kills-assists-digs) during her final season on the court... Posted 211 kills and a .324 hitting percentage as a senior.
High School -- 2002 graduate of University High School in San Diego... Earned varsity letters in volleyball and basketball... Led volleyball team to the CIF championship each of her four years... Named the basketball MVP in 1999 and 2000... Helped basketball team finish as the CIF runner-up in 1999 and 2000... Maintained a 3.3 grade point average, earning first honors in 2001... Selected to serve as a school ambassador.
Personal - Full name: Kristina Ann Hoban... Born: June 9, 1984 at San Diego, Calif. ... Parents: Dr. David and Laura Hoban, San Diego, Calif. (one sister)... Rice Major: sociology... College: Hanszen.