Nine Catamounts graduate with honors; four summa cum laude
Five seniors conclude their Catamount careers
The volleyball team will scrimmage from noon until 1 pm on Saturday
Six newcomers joined WCU's nine returners for the 2017 preseason camp
WCU recognized for the third-consecutive year
Western Carolina Volleyball Senior Night
Western Carolina versus Charleston Southern
WCU vs Wofford
Western Carolina versus Appalachian State
2016 Volleyball Preseason Practice
2016 (Junior): Appeared in 17 matches including making 11 starts ... Ranked third on the team in blocks per set (0.70) ... Turned in a career-high 11 kills in the season opener against UAB (08/26) ... Tied her career-high of 11 kills against Charlotte (09/10) ... Nearly reached double-figures in kills against Appalachian State (09/06) with nine and Florida Atlantic (09/03) with eight ... Finished with a season-high seven blocks against FAU (09/03) including a pair of solo stops ... Picked up six blocks in the season opener with UAB (08/26) while tying a season-high with a pair of solo blocks ... Named to the 2016 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team ... Appeared on the 2016-17 Southern Conference Honor Roll ... Earned a 2016-17 Southern Conference Commissioner's Medal with an impressive 3.94 GPA for the academic year while pursuing a degree in construction management.
2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 25 matches including making 18 starts ... Made first career start in the season opener against Georgia State (08/28) and finished with eight kills and four blocks ... Reached double-figures in kills with a career-high 10 against Idaho (09/18) at the Golden eagle Invitational hosted by Tennessee Tech ... Had eight or more kills in a match six times throughout the season ... Led or shared the team lead in kills against Howard (09/05) and at UNCG (10/03) ... Had a career-best eight blocks versus Penn (09/06) at the District of Columbia Invitational hosted by the University of Maryland ... Had four or more blocks seven times ... Led or shared the team lead in blocks 11 times including a streak of five matches from Sept. 15 to Sept. 22 ... Named to the 2015 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team ... Competed for the Western Carolina track & field team in the spring including finishing fourth at the conference championships in the shot put and fifth in the discus to help the Catamounts earn their ninth conference title in program history.
2014 (Freshman): Appeared in seven matches and played in 10 sets ... Made her first career appearance against Florida International (08/29) ... Had a career-high six blocks including one solo stop against The Citadel (10/12) at home ... Added a career-best two kills against The Citadel (10/12) ... Dished out four assists throughout the season including one in her opening match against FIU (08/29) ... Picked up three digs over the seven matches including a career-best two against The Citadel (10/12).
Prior to Western Carolina: Helped lead her team to a 31-11 record, co-district champions and area finalist during her senior year ... During her four-year career, teams she played were a two-time area finalist and three time district champions ... As a sophomore, was named an all-district honorable mention ... Went on to claim first team all-district and LoneStarVolleyball.com Honorable Mention honors during her junior year, and was named LoneStarVolleyball.com Special Recognition her senior season ... On the club volleyball scene, was a four-time Junior National Championship qualifier and was a Big South 16 American Champion in 2011 ... Academically, earn academic all-district honors three times, was a National Honors Society member and an AP Scholar Award winner ... Also competed in track & field during the spring in the shot put and discus.