She was a legendary receiver for Mira Costa from 2003 to 2007 and earned a four-year volleyball scholarship to Stanford where she played from 2007 to 2010. As a senior, the art major was the conference’s player of the year and became Stanford’s eighth four time All-American.
Klineman said she plays in Italy for a very obvious reason.
“There is no professional indoor volleyball in the United States,” Klineman said. “It’s kind of crazy to me that we can be the No. 1 ranked team in the world, yet there is no significant following of the sport. However, in a lot of other countries, volleyball is very popular and competitive and players can live comfortably off of their salaries.”
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