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#13 Aana Wherry
Position: Outside Hitter
Height: 5'11"
Year: Senior
City/State: Vienna, W.Va.
High School: Parkersburg
Experience: 2 Letters
Aana Wherry Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 10/29/2009

2007: Saw action in 94 games and 27 matches as a junior...Picked up 151 digs, 67 kills, 21 blocks and 16 aces...Averaged 1.61 digs per game and 0.71 kills per game...Switched to a defensive role midway through the season and averaged 1.79 digs over her final 20 matches...Picked up double-digit digs in five matches, including a season-high 13 in a 3-2 win over Virginia...Had a three-game high 12 digs in a 3-0 win over Virginia Tech...Contributed 10 kills and seven digs in a 3-2 win over American in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Had a .444 hitting percentage with 11 kills on 18 attacks in a 3-0 win against Mercer...Put together a .312 clip with eight kills on 16 attacks in a win over Virginia Tech in the final match of the regular season.

2006: Played in 61 games and 26 matches as a sophomore ... Tallied 110 digs, 46 kills, 16 blocks, eight assists and four service aces on the season ... Recorded a career-high 10 kills, a career-high 14 digs and a career-high tying four blocks against West Virginia on Sept. 1 ... Matched her career high of 14 digs against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 2 ... Hit a career-best .714 against Butler on Sept. 15, posting five kills on seven swings ... Had a career-high three service aces against Boston College on Nov. 12. 

2005: Played in 23 games and 14 matches as a freshman ... Recorded 20 kills, 25 digs, eight blocks, five service aces and two assists on the year ... Had a season-best seven kills, 12 digs and four blocks against Virginia on Nov. 19.

High School: First player from the state of West Virginia to be named All-American by PrepVolleyball.com as a senior ... One of 10 finalists for PrepVolleyball.com National Player of the Year ... Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia in 2003 and 2004 ... Two-time West Virginia state Player of the Year ... Averaged over 10 kills and eight blocks in three years of varsity action at Parkersburg ... Averaged a double-double with 15 kills and 12.5 blocks per match as a senior ... Captained first team all-state volleyball team for two consecutive years ... Played on the Central Ohio Volleyball Club ... Junior Olympic team placed 26th at Nationals, American Division, in Salt Lake City ... Mountain State Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a junior and senior ... Received numerous MVP honors for tournaments during her varsity career and was named to the West Virginia All-Tournament team three years in a row ... Led Parkersburg High School to state championships and state records for the most victories in a season with a 67-0-1 overall record and most consecutive wins with a 55-0 streak ... As a junior she was named both the Parkersburg High School Female Athlete of the Year and was a finalist for the Wood County Athlete of the Year ... Also was an accomplished basketball player, earning team MVP honors as a junior at the Parkersburg Hoops Classic Tournament ... Member of the National and Spanish Honor Societies ... President of the Senior Women’s Club ... Member of Parkersburg Student Council.

Personal: Aana Alisha Wherry was born on June 14, 1987, in Columbus, Ohio ... She is the daughter of Mark and Michelle Wherry ... Majoring in Sociology with a minor in Political Science ... She has one sister, Jessica.

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