Elaine Youngs
Born: 2/14/70
Hometown: El Toro, CA
Currently: Encinitas, CA
Height: 6'0"
College: UCLA
Seasons Played: 5th Season

Career Highlights
  • Youngs won four tournament titles in 2000. On the BVA Tour, she teamed with Nancy Reno to win the BVA Long Beach Open. On the FIVB, she teamed with Liz Masakayan to win the FIVB Vitoria, Brazil event, the FIVB Espinho, Portugal event, and the FIVB Dalian, China event.
  • In her career, Youngs has won 10 tournament titles and over $249,000 in prize money.
  • Other top finishes in 2000 were a second with Reno at the BVA San Diego event, and two fourths with Masakayan at the BVA Santa Monica event and the Oldsmobile Beach Volleyball Olympic Challenge Series event in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
  • In 1999, she and Masakayan won the Oldsmobile Beach Volleyball Olympic Challenge Series event in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and the AVP events in Clearwater, Florida, Hermosa Beach, California, and Chicago, Illinois.
  • In 1997, she and Masakayan won the WPVA events in Chicago, Illinois, and Kauai, Hawai'i.
  • She was also a member of the 1996 USA indoor Olympic team that finished seventh at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • Was a four-year starter at UCLA and helped lead UCLA to the NCAA title in 1991.
  • Was a four-year NCAA All-American.
  • Ranks among UCLA's career leaders in kills, digs, and aces.
  • Was also a two-year letter winner in basketball while at UCLA.


  • Young's mother is Carolyn Youngs.

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