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Whitney Harrington

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davie, Fla.

High School:
Archbishop McCarthy

Height:
6-3

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
10/01/1986

Major:
Undeclared

On Harrington: Returning senior captain...Played her first full season in 2007 after being previously sidelined by injuries...Extremely hard worker...Is very good offensively...Is the glue that holds the team together.

2007: Saw action in all 29 matches and 118 games of the season...Tallied 153 kills with a .220 attack percentage...Was second on the team with 83 total blocks, hitting 0.70 per game...Notched a career-best 11 kills versus Texas Tech...Put up a career-high seven blocks two times...Had a .545 hitting percentage with just one error against American...BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

2006: Played in 19 matches and 38 games on the season ... Missed the team's first six matches due to injury ... Found a role off the bench as one of the team's better blockers ... Tallied 12 kills with a .190 attack percentage, two assists, 10 digs and 11 total blocks on the season ... Put down a season-high six kills in a win over Sacred Heart ... Tallied a career-high tying five digs in season finale against St. John's ... Had multiple blocks on four occasions, including three to go along with two kills in a win over La Salle ... BIG EAST Academic All Star.

2005: Appeared in 26 matches and 50 games despite missing time due to injury early in the season ... Tallied 11 kills on 27 attempts for a .296 attack percentage ... Had two aces, three digs, 10 block assists and 18.0 points for the year ... BIG EAST Academic All Star.

Archbishop McCarthy High School: Named the Female Athlete of the Year in 2003-04 and 2004-05 ... Also voted the volleyball team's Most Consistent Athlete in those years ... Two-time all-state and all-county choice ... Member of the Sun Sentinel Super Six Team in 2004 ... Led all of Broward County in kills, blocks and service aces as both a junior and senior ... Also led the county in digs as a senior ... Totaled 458 kills, 161 total blocks, 50 aces and 121 digs her senior season ... Member of the Regional Youth National Team since 2003 ... Also played basketball and was a four-year letterwinner ... Member of the National Honor Society and Principal's Honor Roll.

Personal: Born 10/1/86 in Forth Worth, Texas ... Oldest of five children of Michael and Linda Harrington ... Siblings are Chase, Paige, Chad and Ruthie... Father was a quarterback and tight end at Texas Christian University ... Is a psychology major.

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