8 Kyra Christmas
8 Kyra Christmas
Year: RS Fr.
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High School: National Sport
Position: ATT

2016 (Freshman)
Christmas played in four games before a shoulder injury shut her down for the rest of the season. Had a breakout first weekend for the Tigers, with 19 goals in four games. Scored four goals against No. 1 Stanford in her debut (Jan. 16), added three against No. 4 California (Jan. 16), and tallied six against No. 9 UC Davis (Jan. 17) and another six against Sonoma State (Jan. 17). Her 19 goals came on 34 shots (.559), and she added eight assists and three steals. Drew 12 exclusions on the offensive end.

High School/Club
Christmas, a native of High River, Alberta, Canada, played for U-19 Team Canada at the Pan-American games in 2014, helping the squad to a third-place finish and Commonwealth Championships, where the team took one second. She was the top scorer at the Pre-Worlds Hungary Tournament, as Canada won the event. At the Youth World's, she helped the U-18 Team to a second place finish. She also has been invited to train with the Water Polo Canada Senior National Team in Hungary in December. Last year, she was an All-Star at the WPC Club Nationals for her Calgary Renegades Club team at the U-16, U-18 and U-22 levels. Christmas was also named to the U-22 World's Canadian Team, but was forced to withdraw.  In 2012, she earned a spot on the Water Polo Canada U-16 National Summer team, and played at the U-18 Worlds for Team Canada in Perth, Australia.

Christmas joined Pacific from National Sports School in Calgary, a high school created to support student-athletes with Olympic potential, where her family moved to aid her competitive endeavors. Prior to joining National Sports School, Christmas attended Highwood High School for grades 9 and 10, and was an athlete in volleyball, cross country, track, flag football and basketball as well.

Personal
Daughter of Stephen and Dayna Christmas. Native of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Has two older  brothers, Connor and Tanner. Intends to major in Sport Management.