December 3, 2012
Whitmer Named to Volleyball All-Region Team
LEXINGTON, KY -- Catawba senior outside hitter, Kaitlyn Whitmer (Ferrum, VA/Franklin Co. HS), capped a stellar career by being named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-Southeast Region Team. Whitmer also earned AVCA all-region honors and was an honorable mention pick as a sophomore. She was a three-time All-South Atlantic Conference performer and league Freshman of the Year in 2009.
Whitmer led Catawba this season with 463 kills and her 4.37 per set average led the SAC and stands 10th in NCAA II. She also led the team with 31 aces and was second on the squad with 308 digs.
Over her career, Whitmer tallied 1,474 kills and 1,189 digs. She ranks fourth all-time in kills and her 4.37 kills per set average this year was second best in school history. Whitmer also added 108 aces and 135 blocks.
2012 AVCA Southeast All-Region Team
Dianna Craine, Flagler, OH, Sr.¬
Caitlyn Dean, Tusculum, L, Jr.
Blaire Fowler, LMU, MH, Sr.
Casey Gnann, Flagler, L, Sr.
Anna Hilton, Wingate, RS, Jr.
Amanda Jones, Armstrong, OH, Sr.
Kassie Voekler, Tusculum, MH, Jr.
Lexi Potter, Wingate, MH, So.
Jessica Santaniello, Armstrong, OH, Jr.
Ashley Seal, Armstrong, S/RS, Sr.
Shelly Stumpff, Wingate, OH, Fr.
Emilee Taylor, Flagler, OH, Jr.
Kaitlyn Whitmer, CATAWBA, OH, Sr.
Brittany Wolf, Armstrong, MH, Sr.
Region Freshman of the Year: Shelly Stumpff, Wingate
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