Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Kelly Halfaker
Kelly Halfaker

RS Senior

San Diego, Calif.

Last College:
New Mexico




New Mexico 2002: Redshirted.

New Mexico 2001: Led the Lobos in hitting percentage (.265), assists (774) and digs (220) ... Averaged 8.90 assists per game and 2.53 digs per game ... Led the Mountain West Conference in triple-doubles (kills, assists and digs) with two last season vs. Air Force (10k-63a-18d) and vs. Wyoming (11k-45a-15d) ... Tallied a career-high .733 hitting percentage against Northern Arizona (11k-0e-15ta) ... Had a career-high in assists with 63 against Air Force (11/2/01) and in digs with 21 against Wyoming (11/9/01).

New Mexico 2000: Led the team in assists with 1,003, for an average of 10.45 per game ... Led the Mountain West Conference in service aces averaging 0.40 per game ... Recorded a season total in service aces of 38 ... Tallied nine double-doubles (kills/assists), third-best on the team ... Finished with a then-career-high 58 assists against Drake in the first match of the season (9/1) ... Hit a season-high .700 (7k-0e-10ta) at Colorado State (11/3) ... Was one of four Lobos to record 200+ digs (230 - 2.40 per game average).

New Mexico 1999: Finished the season with 319 assists and 76 digs ... Hit .138 with 26 kills in 80 attempts ... Had two double-doubles (assists/digs) ... Finished in double figure assists in 11 matches with a season-high 49 against Utah ...Was named to the Mountain West Conference all-academic team for maintaining a 3.08 gpa in communications and journalism.

High School: Was the captain and MVP at Poway HS where her team earned the '98 League Championship ... Highlights while at Poway included earning MVP honors at the Redondo Beach Tournament where the team captured the title ... As a senior, Griffin was first team all-league and All-CIF ... Was also named by the San Diego Union Tribune as a scholar athlete and Athlete of the Week ... Set the Poway HS single-season mark in assists as a senior.

Personal: Born March 13, 1981, in San Diego ... Is the daughter of Tom and Lorri Griffin ... Father played major league baseball for 17 years ... Has two siblings, Shannan, who played volleyball for Washington State, and brother Brett, who played football at the University of San Diego ... Enjoys dancing and running ... Favorite food is ice cream ... Majoring in Communication.