Biography:

Tabathia-LoveTabi Love began her collegiate career at the University of Minnesota where she was named to the Big Ten All Freshman Team in 2009. In 2011 she transferred to UCLA and was part of the Bruins NCAA title run, recording 14 kills and three blocks in the national championship match against Illinois. Since graduation, Love has played professionally in Puerto Rico, Poland and Azerbaijan. She was named MVP and Best Spiker at the 2014 World Championship Qualification Tournament in Mississauga.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Jeremy and Tanya Love…  Three younger siblings: KC, Sami, JJ… Getting into the Sport: Started playing volleyball at age 12 because both parents played and coached… Outside Interests: Enjoys reading, writing, cooking, yoga, exploring the cities she visits… Earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from UCLA in 2012… Odds and Ends: Collects Christmas ornaments from her travels… Favourite motto: “Seek first to understand, then to be understood”…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

FIVB WCh: 2014 – 17th

Pan Am Cup: 2013 – 7th

NORCECA: 2013 – 4th