Musketeers Have Earned No. 2 Seed The Last Three Seasons
Brown Records Second-Straight Double-Double In Win
Smith Records Career-High 20 Kills In Five-Set Loss To Owls
Dunaway, Rougraff and Smith Record Double-Digit Kills
GoXavier.com sat down with Xavier volleyball head coach Mike Johnson to discuss the team's success during the 2012 campaign and take a look ahead at the 2013 season.
2012: Saw action in 78 sets throughout 27 matches ... Collected 134 digs, averaging 1.72 digs per set, and eight aces on the season ... Began season with four digs against South Carolina St. ... Followed with a kill, three digs and a career-high three assists against Coastal Carolina ... Added five digs at Clemson ... Notched seven digs at Notre Dame ... In match versus Kansas, recorded nine digs and first-career block ... Posted a career- high 14 digs at Temple ... Had nine digs in Xavier's win at Butler and eight digs in the Musketeers' win at Saint Louis ... Against George Washington, posted 11 digs ... In final match of A-10 Championship versus top-seed and 12th-ranked Dayton, recorded eight digs and an ace ... Closed out the season with third double-digit dig performance of the season with 11 at Ball State.
2011: Saw action in 11 matches for the Musketeers as a freshman, earning a starting nod on three occasions ... recorded a career-high two kills, one assist and eight digs at Saint Louis on Nov. 11 ... knocked in two service aces against Lipscomb on Nov. 26.
Prior to Xavier: was a four-year varsity letter winner ... set a school record in digs her senior season, with 304 ... was named to the All-Ohio Second Team as a senior and Third Team as a senior ... earned First Team All-GGCL her junior and senior years and was named to the Second Team as a sophomore ... her freshman year, Alter was sectional champions ... her sophomore year her team won the regional championship ... led team to regionals again as a senior ... while at Alter, she earned the Archie Griffin Sportsmanship Award and the OHSAA Foundation's Scholar Athlete Award ... voted school's most outstanding team player as a senior, and received the Alter Coaches Award as a junior ... named District 15 Senior Player of the Year, named to District 15 First-Team her junior and senior seasons ... played varsity basketball for three years, helping the squad to three Final Four appearances
Personal: Born February 19, 1993 in Dayton, Ohio ... a liberal arts major ... daughter of Bob and Carol Westerkamp ... father was a Xavier graduate ... has an older sister