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4  Caroline Witte
Caroline Witte

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Brenham, Texas

Last College:
Blinn College

Height:
5-9

Position:
Outside Hitter/Setter

Experience:
1L


As of Dec. 2, 2009

2009 (Senior): (Finished the season wearing No. 17 because her jerseys were stolen!) ... Appeared in 44 sets, 20 matches, played either outside hitter or setter ... came off-the-bench in the final match of the season to spark a set win over K-State at home ... her best match was at home vs. Texas A&M when she came off the bench to hit in the second set and assumed setting responsibilities in the third and responded with 4 kills (0 errors) in 10 attempts (.400 average) and added 6 assists, a service ace and 7 digs... got the start at setter vs. Nebraska and had 22 assists... picked up a season-high 10 digs vs. Nebraska at home ... earned second-team All Academic Big 12 honors.

2008 (Junior): Primarily used as the setter, she tallied 726 assists, for a 7.48 assist-per-set average ... also added 85 kills to the offense (.167 average) and contributed 159 digs and 33 total blocks to the defense ... will complete her collegiate career as a four-year teammate of fellow Red Raider Hayley Ball as the pair were on the same JC squad at Blinn College in 2006 and 2007 ... earned Commissioner's Honor Roll status.

Blinn JC: Her 2006 and 2007 teams both placed 5th at the NJCAA national tournament with records of 34-4 and 35-4, respectively ... named all-tournament team at the Missouri State-West Plains tournament and was also named to the NJCAA Regional all-tournament team.

Brenham HS: Played volleyball, softball and soccer and was a member of the 2005 softball state championship team and a 2006 regional quarterfinalist ... qualified three times for the soccer playoffs, was a 2003 regional quarterfinalist, 2005 regional finalist and 2006 regional quarterfinalist ... was a 2003 volleyball quarterfinalist, 2004 state semi-finalist and 2005 regional finalist.

Personal: Born July 20, 1988 in Brenham to Charles and Betty Witte ... father is a rancher and mother is a teacher ... has two older brothers, Charlie and Clayton ... hobbies include swimming, listening to Texas country music and watching movies ... she hopes to coach volleyball.

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