KRISTEN (WHEATON) SCHOONOVER

Volleyball - 2008

KRISTEN  (WHEATON)  SCHOONOVER  graduated  from Corning  East High School  in 2001 following  a volleyball career that was highlighted by three consecutive trips to the NYS Final Four tournament. She was a two­ time all­league and two­time ALL-­Leader selection at East. Following graduation, Kristen took her volleyball talents to Corning Community College where she set school records in a single season for kills (477), digs (191) and career records in kills with 866. While at CCC, her teams recorded a school best 26 wins in 2001 and twice went to the NJCAA National Tournament. She was named to the NJCAA All­American team both years and was the  Region  MVP  and  Wayne  Kenner  Award  winner  in  2001.  Kristen  was  such  an  impact  player  for  the  Red Barons volleyball team that they retired her #10 jersey. From CCC, Kristen went on to Elmira College where she led the Soaring Eagles from her outside hitter position. She set a single season record there for digs with 752 in 2004. She also had  the fifth best  season ever in  kills with 509. In her two­year  stint with Elmira College,  she ended fourth in career digs and 7th in career kills with all the other players ahead of her playing four years for the Soaring Eagles.