#6 Kelli Notestine
As a Freshman (2000): A regular back row player who played in 108 of 112 games as a defensive specialist...Averaged 2.02 digs per game...Had six matches in double-digit digs...Posted a personal-bests in digs vs. South Carolina, recording 12 Oct. 8, then re-set it with 13 Nov. 12 again vs. the Gamecocks.
Prior to Florida: A four-year letter winner and three-time team captain (1997-99)...Selected second-team All-State and first-team All-Space Coast as a junior and senior...Led her team in digs, assists and aces those years, too...Named to the East-West Florida and Space Coast all-star teams (1999-2000)...Earned two all-tournament team honors...Team was Class 3A District Champion in 1997 and Regional Champion in 1998...Captained her club team from 1996-2000...Club team was Florida Regional Champions and placed 21st at Junior Nationals in 2000...Finished second at the Tampa Bay National Qualifier and Asics Premier Tournament, and third at the East Coast Championship in 1999...Lettered in basketball as a freshman and sophomore ...Florida AAU State All-Tournament Team (1998)...Selected to the U.S. Junior National All-Star and Florida Junior National basketball teams in 1997...Chosen for the school's Hustler Award, a scholarship and athletic award...Gatorade Will To Win Athlete...Who's Who in Sports All Stars (1998-99)...2000 Florida Student-Athlete Citizenship Award...President's Outstanding Academic Achievement Award...Two-time Chamber of Commerce Athlete Scholar Award...Received National Leadership Merit and All-American Scholar awards as a senior...A member of Mu Alpha Theta and the Spanish National Honor Society...Who's Who Among High School Americans and National Honor Society member all four years...Recipient of nine single subject teacher's Outstanding Performance honors...Active in student council and yearbook staff...Elected Homecoming Queen.
Personal: Born Aug. 14, 1982, in Kettering, Ohio...Has one younger brother...Father, Jerry, played baseball at Wright State University.