Karsta Lowe

Karsta Lowe

Athletes Unlimited
United States
Birth Date
Birth Place
California, USA
194 cm
75 kg

Position: Opposite

Height: 6-4
Hometown: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
College: UCLA

Olympic Experience
2016 Olympic Games (Bronze Medal)

Most Notable

Bronze medalist at 2016 Olympic Games, playing a key reserve role coming off the bench to provide 41 points highlighted by a 13-point performance versus Serbia in semifinal and 12 points against Italy in pool play
Named MVP of 2015 FIVB World Grand Prix in First Tournament
Selected AVCA All-America First Team in 2014 as a senior at UCLA
Led all NCAA Division I players in kills per set (5.96) and points per set (6.60) in 2014

Major Competitions
2016 - NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament (Gold)...FIVB World Grand Prix (Silver)...Olympic Games (Bronze).
2015 - USA Volleyball Cup vs. China ... FIVB World Grand Prix (Gold)...FIVB World Cup (Bronze)...NORCECA Championship (Gold).

Did You Know

Never made the 'A' team until her junior year of high school
Selected Capital One Academic All-America Third Team by CoSIDA in 2014
Nominee for Lowe's Senior Class Award, the nation's premier award for NCAA Senior Student-Athletes
Played tennis competitively until middle of high school
Started playing indoor volleyball in 2003 with Coast Volleyball Club, but finished junior career playing with Wave Volleyball Club
Hobbies are hiking, tennis, DIY projects, ocean activities
Never lived outside of southern California and is about to live in a different country for eight months
Graduated from UCLA in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in geography/environmental studies
Took off the 2017 international season to attend graduate school


  • Position Opposite spiker
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (12) - Other (80)
  • Current Club Athletes Unlimited
  • Spike 315
  • Block 305