Meet Logan Tom, an indoor and professional beach volleyball player. She is headed to her third Olympic games next month. See photos, video and a biography of Logan here.
As a biography, Logan was born as Logan Maile Lei Tom on May 25, 1981 in Napa, California. This long legged beauty stands 6’1″. She is 27 years old. Her father, Melvyn Tom, is a former NFL football player. She is of Chinese-Hawaiian ancestry.
She attended Highland High School in Utah, where she played volleyball, basketball and track. She has brains along with her athletic skills, and graduated with a 4.00 GPA. She was ranked number one in her class.
Upon graduation, Logan moved on to Stanford University, where she was named Pac-10 National Freshman of the Year and received All-America honors. They finished the year as runner-ups to Penn State at the NCAA national championships. In 2000, as a sophomore, she was named to the U.S. National Volleyball Team and competed at the Sydney Olympics. At 19 years old, she became the youngest woman to be selected to the U.s. Olympic volleyball team.
She continued volleyball while at Stanford, and became one of three players to earn American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America First Team each of her four years at Stanford. She was also named Pac-10 Player of the Year.
In addition to her indoor volleyball play, she has competed on the AVP beach volleyball circuit, and in 2006 she became Rookie of the Year.