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Women's Volleyball

 
7 - Emily Witsaman
Emily Witsaman
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Medina, Ohio
High School: Medina
Position: MB
m 25
k/s 2.53
h % .295
a/s 0.02
b/s 0.81
sa/s 0.01
d/s 0.37

2013: Selected to the America East All-Conference First Team… Returned to action on Sept. 10 versus local rival Towson after having offseason elbow surgery… Led UMBC with a .295 hitting efficiency while recording a career-high 235 kills… Recorded 73 block assists and 75 total blocks as a senior… Finished her career with 205 block assists, the sixth-most in a career in Retriever program history… Also turned away 216 total blocks in her four years, the tenth-highest total in the UMBC record book… Sent down six kills on seven swings in her return match as the Retrievers swept the Tigers at the RAC Arena… Posted her first double-digit kill match of the season with 12 winners against NJIT on Sept. 13 during the Maddie Bingaman Memorial Tournament… Recorded double-digit kills in each of the next three contests as well, including 14 terminations in a five-set win against Georgetown at the Gold and Blue Players Challenge at West Virginia… Registered a season-high 17 kills as UMBC turned away conference rival Hartford in four sets on Oct. 18… The Hartford match was the third of six straight America East matches in which she recorded double-digit kills… Helped UMBC earn its first-ever regular season sweep of Albany by sending down 11 kills in the five-set win in New York and another seven winners at home on Senior Day (Nov. 3)… Terminated six points as UMBC swept by the Great Danes in the semifinals of the 2013 America East Championships… Put away 12 winners in a five-set loss to weekend host New Hampshire in the title game… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2012: Led the America East in blocks, averaging 1.16 blocks per set… One of two Retrievers to post nine total blocks in more than one match (at East Carolina, vs. Coastal Carolina)… Doubled her career output in kills with 124 put-aways as a junior… Recorded more total blocks (79) than she had in her previous two seasons… Scooped up a career-best 21 digs… Registered nine blocks (1 solo, 8 assists) in back-to-back matches vs. East Carolina and Coastal Carolina at the Pirate Invitational… Recognized on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2011: Played in 14 matches, seeing action in 21 games for UMBC... Recorded 15 kills and four digs as a sophomore... Tallied a season-high five kills in the Retrievers' sweep of Norfolk State on Sept. 10 in the final match of the Maddie Bingamen Tournament... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2010: Finished second on the team with 50 total blocks, while also picking up 91 kills in 26 matches… Earned six kills in each match of the America East Championship against Binghamton and Albany… Tallied a season-high eight kills against Morgan State on Sept. 4… Blocked a season-high seven against Sacred Heart on Sept. 11.

Background: Helped lead her club team, Cleveland Volleyball Company, to the 17-National Division of the 2009 USA Junior Olympic Girls’ Volleyball Championship… Named All-Ohio honorable mention as a senior as well as to the All-County and All-Conference First Teams… Named All-District and All-Gazettein 2009… Earned All-Scholar Athlete honors all four years in high school… Lists best performance as an 18-kill match against Brunswick High School for the Sectional Championships in her junior year… Also lettered in basketball… Earned multiple academic accolades, including the President’s Outstanding Academic Excellence Award and the Ohio State Board of Education Award of Merit… A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Glen and Brenda Witsaman… Has two younger siblings, Kaitlyn and Ian… Majoring in media and communication studies… Born July 2, 1992.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year SP MP MS K E TA Pct. A SA SE RE Dig BS BA Total
2010 81 26 23 91 47 275 .160 6 2 5 2 18 3 47 50
2011 21 14 2 15 12 48 .062 1 0 1 0 4 0 12 12
2012 68 20 18 124 54 321 .218 2 4 15 2 21 6 73 79
2013 93 25 23 235 71 555 .295 2 1 6 2 34 2 73 75
Career 263 85 66 465 184 1199 .234 11 7 27 6 77 11 205 216
Recent Games
Nov 8 at New Hampshire L, 3-0
Nov 10 at UMass Lowell W, 3-0
Nov 15 at Providence W, 3-0
Nov 17 at Hartford L, 3-0
Nov 22 vs. Albany W, 3-0
Nov 23 at New Hampshire L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 14
Sets 93 55
Kills 235 140
Kills per set 2.53 2.55
Errors 71 39
Total Attacks 555 342
Hitting Percentage .295 .295
Assists 2 2
Assists per set 0.02 0.04
Service Aces 1 1
Service Errors 6 6
Service Aces per set 0.01 0.02
Reception Errors 2 2
Digs 34 20
Digs per set 0.37 0.36
Block Solo 2 0
Block Assist 73 37
Block Total 75 37
Blocks per set 0.81 0.67
Block Errors 8 6
Ball Handling Errors 2 1
Points 274.5 159.5
Points per set 3.0 2.9
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Mississippi L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 at George Washington L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Aug 31 vs. Maryland W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 4 George Mason L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 vs. Delaware L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 7 at Loyola (Md.) W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 7 vs. La Salle W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 Towson W, 3-0 2 6 0 7 .857 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 13 St. Francis (Pa.) W, 3-0 3 5 1 10 .400 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 6.0
Sep 13 NJIT W, 3-0 3 12 3 17 .529 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 5 0 15.0
Sep 14 Coppin State W, 3-0 3 11 2 17 .529 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 14.0
Sep 21 vs. Liberty W, 3-1 4 12 6 31 .194 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 3 0 13.5
Sep 21 vs. Georgetown W, 3-2 5 14 8 34 .176 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 6 0 17.0
Sep 22 at West Virginia L, 3-1 4 5 3 17 .118 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 1 8 0 9.5
Sep 25 at American L, 3-2 5 12 3 29 .310 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 13.0
Sep 27 Stony Brook W, 3-1 4 6 1 16 .312 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 4 0 8.0
Oct 4 UMass Lowell W, 3-0 3 3 2 12 .083 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 4.0
Oct 6 New Hampshire L, 3-1 4 6 3 17 .176 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 2 0 7.0
Oct 11 at Albany W, 3-2 5 11 2 22 .409 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 4 0 13.0
Oct 12 at Binghamton L, 3-2 5 14 2 31 .387 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 4 0 16.0
Oct 18 Hartford W, 3-1 4 17 4 35 .371 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 5 0 19.5
Oct 20 Providence W, 3-1 4 12 2 29 .345 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Oct 25 at Stony Brook L, 3-2 5 10 5 34 .147 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 11.5
Nov 1 Binghamton W, 3-1 4 12 4 31 .258 0 0 1 0 2 0 3 0 3 1 13.5
Nov 3 Albany W, 3-2 5 7 3 34 .118 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
Nov 8 at New Hampshire L, 3-0 3 6 2 17 .235 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Nov 10 at UMass Lowell W, 3-0 3 10 2 16 .500 1 1 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Nov 15 at Providence W, 3-0 3 13 2 21 .524 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Nov 17 at Hartford L, 3-0 3 13 5 27 .296 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Nov 22 vs. Albany W, 3-0 3 6 4 21 .095 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7.0
Nov 23 at New Hampshire L, 3-2 5 12 2 30 .333 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 4 1 14.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 25 93 235 2.53 71 555 .295 2 0.02 1 0.01 34 0.37 2 73 75 0.81 274.5 3.0
Conference 14 55 140 2.55 39 342 .295 2 0.04 1 0.02 20 0.36 0 37 37 0.67 159.5 2.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 39 97 2.49 25 225 .320 1 0.03 0 0.00 11 0.28 1 33 34 0.87 114.5 2.9
Away 10 41 106 2.59 28 244 .320 1 0.02 1 0.02 16 0.39 1 29 30 0.73 122.5 3.0
Neutral 4 13 32 2.46 18 86 .163 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 0.54 0 11 11 0.85 37.5 2.9

Wins 16 58 157 2.71 46 353 .314 2 0.03 1 0.02 21 0.36 1 49 50 0.86 183.5 3.2
Losses 9 35 78 2.23 25 202 .262 0 0.00 0 0.00 13 0.37 1 24 25 0.71 91.0 2.6

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