|11 Shari Harder
2002: Played in 123 games, the most of any Catamount on the season, as she made her debut as Western's starting setter... Ranked third on the team in hitting percentage, averaging .197 for the season... Led WCU and ranked fourth in the league in assists, averaging 10.73 per game and handing out 1,287 for the year... Finished second on the team in service aces, posting 0.30 per game (36 total) and ranked 10th in digs (3.38/gm) in the conference... Had a stellar match against UNC Asheville (10/22), surpassing the 1,000 career assists plateau after posting 18 for the night... Recorded a .278 hitting percentage in the match with 9 kills, 4 errors and 18 total attacks... Additionally dished out 61 assists and scooped up 24 digs... Knocked down a career-high five blocks against Furman (11/10) and also hit .333 for the night (4-1-9).
2001: Played in 27 matches and 96 games... Had 99 assists and 255 digs for the year and served up 33 aces... Was third on the team in hitting percentage (.277)... Scooped up a career-high 21 digs against Chattanooga (10/28) and service aces (4) against Elon (11/3).
2000: Played in 30 of 34 matches serving as a backup setter and starting defensive specialist... The team relied heavily on her serve receive passing skills and excellent reading abilities on defense... Had a season-high 52 assists in her setting debut at East Tennessee State (9/5)... Ranked third on the team for total digs (278)... Fourth for digs per game (2.38) and in total service aces (28)... Recorded double-doubles at East Tennessee State (9/5) with 52 assists and 12 digs, vs. Bowling Green (9/8) with 31 assists and 10 digs and vs. Furman (10/2) with 13 assists and 11 digs.
High School: Named all-state honorable mention and first team all-conference... Broke the single-season assist record at Catholic Memorial High School dishing out 1,060 assists for an average of 9.91 per game... Broke the three-game match assist record with 55 and the five-game match assist record with 68... Second on the team in service aces with 70 for an average of 0.65 per game.
Personal: Full name is Shari Lynn Harder... Daughter of Dave and Laura Harder... Born July 10, 1982.