|Born||September 17 1989|
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|High school||Winter Park|
(Winter Park, Florida)
Callie Marie Rivers Curry (born September 17, 1989) is an American retired professional volleyball player. Curry played collegiate volleyball with the University of Florida Gators from 2007 to 2010 and at the semi-professional level in Puerto Rico.
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Born to NBA head coach Doc Rivers and Kristen Rivers in Atlanta, Georgia, Callie was raised with her three brothers: Jeremiah, Austin, and Spencer. All three played or are currently playing basketball: Jeremiah was a member of the Maine Red Claws, while Austin is a member of the Houston Rockets, and Spencer played shooting guard at UC Irvine. Growing up, her brothers motivated her to step up for herself and become physically and mentally tough.
Career[edit | edit source]
Curry played high school volleyball for Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Florida. She led Winter Park to Florida Class 6A state titles in her last three seasons. Curry set school career records for kills (1,394), attempts (2,356) and blocks (184.5) and ranked second in digs (542) and aces (215) and third in hitting percentage all-time (.460). In 2006, she was named Florida Gatorade High School Player of the Year.
Curry played for the USA Junior National A2 Team at the USA Junior Olympic Girls' Volleyball team and was named MVP of 2006 USA High Performance Championships. She is the first athlete in the history of Winter Park High School to have her jersey retired.
Florida Gators, 2007–2010[edit | edit source]
Accepted to the University of Florida in 2013, Curry was a starting player in her first 19 matches in the SEC Conference. At the end of the season, she led received SEC All-Freshman team honors. As a senior, she was AVCA Honorable Mention All-America selection. Overall, Curry has played in 386 sets and finished her career with 835 kills with the Gators. Curry graduates with a degree in communications from Florida
Club Career[edit | edit source]
After much speculation as to where she would go when she turned pro, she officially joined the Leonas de Ponce in the Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino. She announced her retirement from her international career.