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Kristen Nuss
United States  
 
Vital Statistics
 

Photo: Ed Chan
Birth Date December 16, 1997 (23 years old)
Home Town New Orleans, LA
Resides Metairie, LA
Height 5'6"
College Louisiana State
  Best Finish Winnings
United States 1st $18,950
   AVP 1st $18,950
Other 5th $0
   Other 5th $0
Overall 1st $18,950
 
Bio Bits

College: Plays beach volleyball at Louisiana State. As a freshman finished 27-7 playing alongside Claire Coppola mostly at the No. 1 position, including seven wins over top 10 teams. Her sophomore season Nuss and Coppola went 30-7 at the top position, with five wins against top-10 competition. In 2021 she and Taryn Kloth finished with a 36-0 match record. She left the program with the career record in wins with 139.

Personal: Nuss' grandfather played professional baseball. She has three older siblings, Pete, Jeffrey and Jordan. Nuss was chosen as the Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year.
 
 
Career Summary
 
United States
Season Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points Rank 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st
2017 AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0.00 60.0 224th 0 0 0 1 0 0
2018 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $250.00 169.0 123rd 0 1 0 0 0 1
2019 AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $325.00 202.0 140th 0 0 1 0 1 0
2021 AVP 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 $18,375.00 1,308.0 1st 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total
(Rank)
  8
(726th)
1
(92nd)
0 1 0 1 0 0 $18,950.00
(183rd)
1,739.0   0 1 1 1 1 1
 
 
 
 
 
Overall
Total
(Rank)
  9 1
(320th)
0 1 0 2 0 0 $18,950.00
(550th)
1,799.0   0 1 1 1 1 1
 
Red denotes ranked 1st
 
Victory List
 
Victory Date Assoc Location Partner Seed Winnings
1 8/15/2021 AVP Atlanta Taryn Kloth 14 $10,000
 
Partner Summary
 
AVP Pro Beach Tour
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st
Taryn Kloth 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 $18,375 1,308.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Claire Coppola 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $575 297.0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Megan Davenport 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 60.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Katie Dickens 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 74.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Total 8 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 $18,950 1,739.0 0 1 1 1 1 1
 
Overall
Partner Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st
Claire Coppola 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $575 357.0 0 1 1 0 1 0
Taryn Kloth 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 $18,375 1,308.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Megan Davenport 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 60.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Katie Dickens 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 74.0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Total 9 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 $18,950 1,799.0 0 1 1 1 1 1
 
 
Location Summary
 
United States
Location Assoc Played 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 7th 9th Money Points 13th 17th 25th 29th 33rd 41st
California: Hermosa Beach AVP 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $250 165.0 0 1 0 0 1 0
California: Manhattan Beach AVP 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 $4,200 611.0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Georgia: Atlanta AVP 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 $10,000 525.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Illinois: Chicago AVP 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 $4,500 378.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New York AVP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 $0 60.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Total 8 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 $18,950 1,739.0 0 1 1 1 1 1
 
Total 9 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 $18,950 1,799.0 0 1 1 1 1 1
 
 
Season Summaries 2017-21
 
2017 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
6/8-11 New York Megan Davenport Q30 29   60
Q1: d. Kaley Melville / Angela Smith (Q35)  21-17, 21-14 (0:35)
Q2: l. Aurora Davis / Bree Scarbrough (Q3)  21-18, 16-21, 12-15 (0:53)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 1-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 3-2  
Points Scored-Allowed: 91-85
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 29th
Points: 60
Ranking: 224th
 
2018 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/26-29 Hermosa Beach Claire Coppola 23 17 $250.00 95
W1: l. Janelle Allen / Kerri Schuh (10)  19-21, 18-21 (0:39)     
C1: l. Aurora Davis / Bree Scarbrough (9)  22-24, 21-15, 14-16 (1:02)     
8/16-19 Manhattan Beach Katie Dickens Q33 41   74
Q2: d. Milani Pickering / Chelsea Rice (Q32)  21-18, 21-12 (0:44)
Q3: l. Delaney Mewhirter / Jessica Sykora (Q1,17)  16-21, 21-19, 13-15 (1:04)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 1-3  
Sets Won-Lost: 4-6  
Points Scored-Allowed: 186-182
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 17th
Winnings: $250
Points: 169
Ranking: 123rd
 
2018 Other
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/9-13 Munich, Germany Claire Coppola 32 5   60
PA: d. Leonie Klinke / Leonie Kortzinger (1)  21-17, 16-21, 15-11 (0:50)
PA: d. Marta Duda / Marta Lodej (16)  21-14, 21-17 (0:34)
PA: d. Manolina Konstantinou / Zoi Konstantopoulou (17)  21-15, 19-21, 15-11 (0:49)
W2: d. Satono Ishitsubo / Asami Shiba (14)  21-15, 21-16 (0:32)
W3: l. Megan McNamara / Nicole McNamara (8)  21-17, 18-21, 13-15 (0:46)
L5: d. Franziska Friedl / Nadine Strauss (5)  14-21, 21-16, 15-9 (0:42)
560: d. Fabienne Geiger / Anja Licka (21)  25-23, 21-13 (0:35)
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 6-1  
Sets Won-Lost: 13-5  
Points Scored-Allowed: 339-293
Tournaments Played: 1
Best Finish: 5th
Points: 60
Ranking: 26th
 
2019 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
7/25-28 Hermosa Beach Claire Coppola Q31 33   70
Q2: d. Lindsey Fuller / Lisa Reed (Q34)  21-6, 21-8
Q3: l. Lara Dykstra / Kimberly Smith (Q2)  25-27, 18-21
8/15-18 Manhattan Beach Claire Coppola 30 25 $325.00 132
W1: l. Karissa Cook / Jace Pardon (3)  16-21, 19-21 (0:42)     
C1: l. Traci Callahan / Carly Wopat (14)  26-28, 21-18, 10-15 (1:11)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 1-3  
Sets Won-Lost: 3-6  
Points Scored-Allowed: 177-165
Tournaments Played: 2
Best Finish: 25th
Winnings: $325
Points: 202
Ranking: 140th
 
2021 AVP Pro Beach Tour
Date Location Partner Seed Finish Winnings Points
8/11-15 Atlanta Taryn Kloth Q4,14 1 $10,000.00 525
Q1: d. Rorianna Chartier / Lisa Dietrich (Q29)  21-9, 21-10
Q2: d. Heather Friesen / Laurel Weaver (Q20)  21-10, 21-14
Q3: d. Annika Rowland / Teegan Van Gunst (Q5)  21-10, 21-13
W1: d. Sara Hughes / Brandie Wilkerson (3)  21-19, 21-12 (0:40)     
W2: d. Terese Cannon / Molly Turner (6)  21-15, 19-21, 15-13 (1:08)     
W3: d. Megan Rice / Sarah Schermerhorn (7)  21-16, 21-11 (0:39)     
SF: d. Terese Cannon / Molly Turner (6)  21-13, 19-21, 15-5 (0:52)     
F: d. Kelly Claes / Sarah Sponcil (2)  21-12, 19-21, 16-14 (1:13)     
8/18-22 Manhattan Beach Taryn Kloth 9 5 $3,875.00 405
W1: d. Erica Brok / Mackenzie Morris (24)  21-12, 21-17 (0:35)     
W2: d. Mackenzie Ponnet / Sheila Shaw (8)  21-12, 21-15 (0:35)     
W3: l. Alix Klineman / April Ross (1)  9-21, 19-21 (0:37)     
C3: d. Delaney Mewhirter / Brooke Sweat (13)  21-23, 21-13, 15-12 (1:01)     
C4: d. Emily Hartong / Corinne Quiggle (12)  21-17, 21-17 (0:37)     
C5: l. Kelly Claes / Sarah Sponcil (2)  37-39, 15-21 (0:51)     
9/1-5 Chicago Taryn Kloth 9 3 $4,500.00 378
W1: d. Terese Cannon / Molly Turner (8)  21-15, 18-21, 15-13 (0:47)     
W2: l. Alix Klineman / April Ross (1)  38-40, 17-21 (1:05)     
C2: d. Carly Kan / Chelsea Rice (Q9,14)  21-17, 21-15 (0:36)     
C3: d. Kelly Claes / Sarah Sponcil (5)  16-21, 21-18, 15-13 (0:57)     
C4: d. Megan Rice / Sarah Schermerhorn (10)  21-12, 21-13 (0:36)     
SF: l. Alix Klineman / April Ross (1)  17-21, 11-21 (0:42)     
Summary 
Matches Won-Lost: 16-4  
Sets Won-Lost: 32-14  
Points Scored-Allowed: 912-760
Tournaments Played: 3
Best Finish: 1st
Winnings: $18,375
Points: 1308
Ranking: 1st
 

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