|Born||September 17 1989|
|Listed height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|High school||Winter Park|
(Winter Park, Florida)
Callie Marie Rivers (born September 17, 1989) is an American retired indoor volleyball player. She played for multiple volleyball teams outside of the United States. Rivers played college volleyball for University of Florida. She is the daughter of Doc Rivers, current head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, and older sister of current NBA player Austin Rivers.
High school Edit
Rivers was born in Atlanta, Georgia and 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. Rivers 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.
Rivers 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.
Rivers started her college volleyball career at the University of Florida in 2007. That year, she also recorded the fourth-highest kills per game average (2.71) and the fifth-highest points per game average (3.29) in school history by a freshman. In 2008, she led the Gators to their SEC title and was named to the AVCA All-America honorable mention. In 2009, she made the AVCA All-America Third Team. In 2010, as a senior, she was named to the AVCA All-America First Team.
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International Career Edit
In 2010, she signed her first professional contract at Leonas de Ponce in the Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino.
- University of Florida (2007–2010)
- Leonas de Ponce (2010)
Rivers is the daughter of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers and Kristen Rivers (née Campion),and has 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.
Rivers' personal life has been a frequent topic in gossip columns and celebrity magazines. She has dated former NFL player Brandon Spikes, former UNC basketball player Dexter Strickland, NBA players Paul George, Kyrie Irving, and Seth Curry.