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Abigail

Veit

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#17

Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Cary, N.C.
High School: Apex HS

Bio

2017 (Sophomore): Appeared in all 30 matches with 27 starts … Finished fourth on the team in kills (210) and second in service aces (28) and digs (293) … Led the team in kills in nine matches … Posted 10 double-digit kill performances … Had a season-best 18 kills at Chattanooga (9/22) … Had 12 double-digit dig matches with a season-high 20 coming against Samford (9/29) … Compiled six double-doubles … Had a service ace in 18 matches including a streak of seven-straight matches late in the year … Had a career-high four service aces versus Jacksonville (9/8) … Had 23 blocks during the season with a best performance coming against Jacksonville State (8/26) and New Orleans (9/15) with three each in those matches … Named to the 2017 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team. 

2016 (Freshman): One of two Catamounts to start every match for the Catamounts and play every set ... Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team ... Earned a spot on the Colonial Classic All-Tournament Team ... Led the Catamounts with 301 kills ... Second on the team in service aces (21) and digs (334) ... Had double-digit kills in 14 matches including six of the final seven matches of the season ... Turned in a career-high 19 kills at ETSU (10/07) ... Had 18 matches with double-digit digs including the final four matches of the season ... Compiled seven double-doubles including the first two matches of the season and the final two matches of the year ... Had a career-best 24 digs versus Appalachian State (09/06) ... Had a career-high three service aces in the Southern Conference Tournament against UNCG (11/19) ... Registered 37 blocks throughout the year with a career-high four coming at ETSU (10/07) ... Appeared on the 2016-17 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Earned a 2016-17 Southern Conference Commissioner's Medal with an impressive 3.93 GPA for the academic year while pursuing a degree in management.

Prior to Western Carolina: Helped lead team to a conference championship as a sophomore ... Named first team all-conference as a senior ... Earned team's Most Valuable Player award as a senior ... A three-time member of the Academic All-Conference team ... A member of the National Honors Society as a junior and senior ... Club team finished second at the AAU's 16 Open.

Personal: Full name is Abigail Joanne Veit...Daugther of Peter and Cindy Veit...Has a younger sister, Lindsay.

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