#21 Whitney Evers
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 6'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Little Chute, Wis.
High School: Little Chute HS
Other College: New Mexico State
Whitney Evers
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Release: 09/03/2006
Two-time second team All-MAC selection and three-year starter ... possesses one of the toughest jump-float servers in the MAC ... great one-footed jumper ... co-captain ... great blocking presence ... has ranked in the top five of the MAC in blocks each of her three seasons ... team’s leading point scorer in 2006 and second-leading scorer in 2007.

Ranked second on the team in kills (354) and aces (47) ... led the team in solo blocks (15) and total blocks (114) ... second in the MAC in hitting percentage (.316) and third in service aces (47) ... also finished tied for fourth in blocks at 1.07 ... registered double-digit kills 17 times, including five of CMU’s final seven matches ... smashed at least 20 kills three times ... hit a career-best .700 (15 kills, 1 error in 20 attempts) against Robert Morris (8/25), the sixth-best match mark in the MAC during 2008 ... posted a career-high in kills (25) and digs (16) against Florida Atlantic (9/8) ... also drilled seven aces against FAU, guiding the Chippewas to a school-record 25 aces ... also registered seven aces against Buffalo (10/20) ... recorded a season-best nine blocks (one solo, eight assisted) against Toledo in the first round of the MAC Tournament (11/13) ... also registered 21 kills and hit .576 against the Rockets.

Started 29 of 30 matches ... named to the all-tournament team at the Chippewa Classic, hosted by CMU ... played in 108 total games ... topped the squad in kills, blocks and aces and was second in hitting percentage ... ranked fourth in the MAC in both aces and blocks per game ... served up 46 aces, averaging 0.43 per game ... posted 133 total blocks, 23 of which were solo, to average 1.23 rejections per game ... named MAC Player of the Week on Oct. 30 ... had a team season-high 21 kills in a five-game win over Western Michigan (9/22) ... hit a season-best .556, commiting only one error in 36 total attacks, against WMU ... recorded 10 or more kills in 18 matches on the season, including 10 of the final 11 contests ... ripped a season-high five aces at Birmingham-Southern (9/16) ... had 14 kills, nine blocks and two aces in the MAC Tournament against Toledo (11/14).

2005: Played in all 27 matches, making 24 starts and seeing action in 91 total games ... led the team in blocks, recording 109 total (17 solo, 92 assists) ... averaged 1.20 blocks per game, ranking fifth in the MAC ... had one match with double-digit blocks, notching 10 (three solo, seven assists) at Eastern Michigan (11/4) ... fourth on the team with 191 kills and a 2.10 per game average ... ripped 10 or more kills in seven matches ... hit .162 for the year ... recorded 12 kills and hit .579 in a win over Oakland (9/6).

2004 at New Mexico State: Redshirted.

High School:
Three-year letterwinner ... three-time all-conference selection ... named Valley 8 Conference Player of the Year and Post Crescent Player of the Year ... all-state third team honoree ... also lettered four years in track and field and three in basketball ... three-time All-Valley 8 pick in basketball ... National Honor Society member who graduated 11th in her class.

Personal: Born Whitney Patricia Evers on Dec. 11, 1985 in Appleton, Wis. ... nickname is Whitty ... parents are Tom and Shelley Evers ... majoring in integrative public relations ... maintains a 3.36 grade-point average ... career goal is to work in sports information ... lists her brother, Skyler, who is serving in Iraq as her non-sports hero ... hometown is famous for the Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival.