Lima did not qualify in the first AVP tournament she ever played in (San Diego in 2004), but since has never failed to advance from a qualifier.

Lima grew up in Brazil and started playing volleyball at the age of 15. She played collegiately at Louisiana-Lafayette, where she left ranked fourth in career digs and fifth in kills on the school’s charts. Twice she was named all-conference, garnering first-team honors her senior season.

Q & A

  1. How long have you played volleyball?

    Beach: 5 years, Indoor: 10 years

  2. When did you start playing volleyball?

    when i was 15 years old.. very late for Brazilians!

  3. Who/what inspires you?

    My friends and family, the people I get to spend most of my time with are some of the best athletes in the world and the people around me are so inspiring, I am so blessed to be around them!

  4. If you were not a professional beach volleyball player, what would you do?

    It used to be a flight attendant, but maybe I could also be a trainer or keep coaching like I used to.

  5. What are your favorite songs currently loaded onto your Oakley Thump?

    Oh my gosh! I LOVE music!! I have everything!

  6. What is more important to you than volleyball?


  7. Do you have any other special talents or interests?

    I used to dance as a child and teenager, so dancing is my second passion.

  8. To me, Oakley is:

    The coolest brand for sunglasses ever!! And the clothing line is awesome! I was so excited to get on the Oakley team!

  9. 5 items you can't live without?

    cell phone, iPod, bikini, kanga (or syrongue), FOOD!

  10. Party animal or mellow TV on the couch?

    A great balance between the two!

  11. Any last words?

    Do what you love and love what you do!

Priscilla Lima

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Date of Birth:
December 19, 1979
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Career Highlights