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USF Volleyball BIO
2 Carissa Whalen

Year

MP

SP

K

K/S

PCT

A

A/S

SA

SA/S

DIGS

DIG/S

BLK

BLK/S

2011* 21 52 83 1.60 .172 5 0.10 3 0.06 34 0.65 16 0.31
2012* 31 117 212 1.81 .257 13 0.11 0 0.00 46 0.39 87 0.74
2013 22 63 99 1.57 .172 3 0.05 0 0.00 11 0.17 40 0.63
TOTAL 22 63 99 1.57 .172 3 0.05 0 0.00 11 0.17 40 0.63
All* 74 232 394 1.70 .216 21 0.09 3 0.01 91 0.39 143 0.62

* Statistics from prior team/school

2013: Played in 63 sets before undergoing season-ending surgery ... Recorded a USF career high 15 kills against Ball State Aug. 31, hitting .387 and adding seven blocks ... Contributed double-digit kills three times, including a 12-kill, .417 efficiency effort against Rutgers Nov. 10.

Previous School: Played two seasons at North Dakota State University after redshirting the 2010 season ... Participated in one NCAA Tournament and was a member of two Summit League Championship teams ... Named to the Northern Illinois University All-Tournament Team in 2012 while being the second-leading blocker on the Bison and holding the second-best hitting percentage ... Played in all 31 matches as a redshirt sophomore, and played in 21 of 35 matches as a redshirt freshman.

High School: Started four years at Wausau West HS, earning three All-Conference nods and being placed on the All-State team as a senior ... Holds Wausau West records for kills, total blocks, solo blocks and hitting percentage, and is second in school history for career service aces ... Led the conference with 4.59 kills and 1.02 blocks per set as a senior ... Won a national championship with the 2008 Badger Region high performance team ... Participated in four years of track, and was the Wisconsin Valley Conference Champion in the high jump ... Played for Wisconsin Ice Volleyball Club.

Personal: Born Carissa Ann Whalen on April 26, 1992 ... Parents are Kerry and Michele Whalen ... Has one brother, Jake, and one sister, Mariah ... Aunt Kristi Whalen-Brunner played volleyball at the University of Minnesota.

Position: Middle Blocker/Right Side Hitter
Height: 6'0"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Wausau, Wis.
High School: Wausau West HS
Other College: North Dakota State
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