$50,000 MCI Deerfield Beach Open
April 5 - 7, 1996
(4) Karolyn Kirby/Christine Podraza
 
Karolyn Kirby
Photo: Matt Barber
Personal Info
Birth Date: Jun 30, 1961 (59 yrs old)
Home Town: Brookline, MA
Resides: San Diego, CA
Height: 5'11"
College(s): Utah State
Kentucky
Seasons: 16
Tournaments: 187
Career Wins: 67
Career WPVA Wins: 61
Career Winnings: $681,471.00
Christine Schaefer Podraza
Personal Info
Birth Date: Aug 27, 1968 (52 yrs old)
Home Town: Cincinnati, OH
Resides: Columbus, OH
Height: 6'0"
College(s): Minnesota
Seasons: 9
Tournaments: 85
Career Wins: 1 (WPVA Fairfax 1996)
Career Winnings: $120,313.50
Team Career Summary 
TourPlayed1234579131725Money
FIVB10000001000 US$4,500.00
WPVA31010100000 $36,750.00
Overall41010101000 US$41,250.00
Previous Deerfield Beach Results 
YearPartner - ResultPartner - Result
1995 Did not play Lisa Arce - 13th
1997 Nancy Reno - 5th Danalee Bragado-Corso - 3rd
Recent Results 
TourDateTournamentSeedFinishPointsMoney
FIVB 2/28-3/3/1996 Brazil Open 9 16 US$4,500.00
WPVA 2/24-24/1996 Indoor Pro Beach Championships 4 3 0 $12,750.00
WPVA 2/3-3/1996 Indoor Pro Beach Championships 4 1 0 $21,000.00
Deerfield Beach Open Matches
DateBracketOpponentScoreTime
Fri, 4/5/1996 Winner 1 Rhonda Kottke / Veronica Sanchez (29) Won 15-6  
Fri, 4/5/1996 Winner 2 Evelyn Conley / Erin Galli (20) Won 15-4  
Fri, 4/5/1996 Winner 3 Gail Castro Kehl / Deb Richardson (5) Won 15-13  
Fri, 4/5/1996 Winner 4 Holly McPeak / Nancy Reno (1) Lost 12-15  
Fri, 4/5/1996 Contender 6 Lisa Arce / Patty Dodd (7) Lost 15-17  
Head to Head Results
Kirby/Podraza lead the series against the field 3-2
DateTourTournamentRoundWinning TeamSeedLosing TeamSeedScoreTime
Trail the series against # 1 McPeak/Reno 0-1
4/5/96WPVADeerfield Beach Open Winner 4 McPeak/Reno 1 Kirby/Podraza 4 15-12  
Lead the series against # 5 Castro Kehl/Richardson 1-0
4/5/96WPVADeerfield Beach Open Winner 3 Kirby/Podraza 4 Castro Kehl/Richardson 5 15-13  
Trail the series against # 7 Arce/Dodd 0-1
4/5/96WPVADeerfield Beach Open Contender 6 Arce/Dodd 7 Kirby/Podraza 4 17-15  
Lead the series against # 20 Conley/Galli 1-0
4/5/96WPVADeerfield Beach Open Winner 2 Kirby/Podraza 4 Conley/Galli 20 15-4  
Lead the series against # 29 Kottke/Sanchez 1-0
4/5/96WPVADeerfield Beach Open Winner 1 Kirby/Podraza 4 Kottke/Sanchez 29 15-6