October 23, 2014
HONOLULU (AP) - Olympic silver medalist and former University of Hawai'i volleyball standout Kim Willoughby has pleaded no contest to
Under a plea agreement with prosecutors, Willoughby will be sentenced to five years probation. She must also pay an undetermined amount of restitution to the victim.
Sara Daniel suffered a broken nasal bone and eye socket when Willoughby allegedly punched her during an altercation at a Honolulu nightclub in 2006.
The plea comes in the wake of a May 7 announcement by the Italian Olympic Committee that Willoughby had tested positive for a steroid, nandrolone, after her Italian club Perugia played Cesena on April 5.
Willoughby played on Team USA that won the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics.