2011-12 Sand Volleyball
Cari Whitmire
Cari Whitmire
No.: 12
Cl.: Fr.
Ht.: 5-8
Hometown (Last School): Jacksonville, Fla. (Bishop Kenny)
Rosters: 2011-12 Sand Volleyball
2012 (Sand): Competed in all five duals matches and three tournaments as a freshman … named to the A-Sun and North Florida Invitational all-tournament squads with sophomore Kendall Courtney … finished the duals schedule by beating the top flight from UNF (4/6) and Stetson (4/10) … finished third at the North Florida Invitational en route to earning A-Sun Pair of the Week honors … also tied for fifth at the Fiesta at Siesta Key Tourney.

2011: Played in 122 sets as a freshman … ranked fourth on the team in digs (191) and fifth in service aces (15) … had at least one service ace in the final four matches … recorded two service aces against North Florida (11/4), Savannah State (11/5) and Florida Atlantic (9/3) … posted a season-best 14 digs against Bethune-Cookman (10/22) … also had 12 digs on three occasions … recorded 15 kills against Florida A&M (10/23) ... earned A-Sun all-academic honors.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Bishop Kenney High School under Suzanne Winkler … helped the Crusaders make the State Final Four in three of the four seasons … tallied more than a 150 digs each year … named first team all-city in her junior and senior seasons … as a senior, she posted 215 digs, 196 kills and 29 service aces to earn team MVP honors … as a junior, she received Prep Volleyball Defensive Dandelion, all-state honorable mention and three all-tournament team honors after recording 353 digs, 290 kills, 91 service aces and 14 blocks … as a sophomore, she tallied 330 digs, 157 kills and 48 service aces to earn the Crusader Award … also a four-year starter on the basketball team … guided the Crusaders to a pair of regional final appearances, including a 24-1 record during her junior season … named defensive MVP during her sophomore and junior basketball seasons … three-year letterwinner in track … earned state titles in the 4x800-meter relay and 800-meter…also earned first team all-city honors during her junior track season … in AAU competition, she played for the Jacksonville Junior Volleyball Association.

Personal: Born Oct. 14, 1992, in Jacksonville, Fla … daughter of Brian and Carol … has a brother, Brett … father, Brian, played football at Davidson College … mother, Carol, played on the basketball team at Valdosta State from 1975-79 and later played in the Women’s Professional Basketball League (WBL) in 1980-81 … brother, Brett, is currently a sophomore quarterback on the Blazers football team … major is business/pre-law.