9 - Elizabeth Watters
Elizabeth Watters
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: St. Ignatius
Position: L/DS

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Captain...enters the season ranked sixth all-time at Holy Cross with 928 career digs.

2011: Served as a team captain...played in all 31 matches and saw action in a team-best 104 sets...named to the Patriot League All-Academic team...won the team’s Academic Excellence Award for maintaining the highest GPA during the season...led the team with a career-best 404 digs which were fourth all-time for a single-season at the school, while her 3.88 digs per set ranked second all-time..placed fourth in the Patriot League in digs per set...second on the team with a career-best 26 aces...posted double-digit digs 25 times....either led or tied for the team-lead in kills in 21 matches...tallied 21 digs each in matches versus Fairleigh Dickinson (8/26), Providence (8/31) and Dartmouth (9/13)...posted 18 digs at Lehigh (9/24) and 19 digs versus New Hampshire (10/26)...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Played in all 33 matches with 11 starts…appeared in 122 sets…ranked third on the team with 333 digs…fourth on the team with 24 service aces…posted double-digit digs 12 times…recorded a career-best 30 digs and four aces in the win over NJIT (9/4)…tallied 25 digs in the victory over Boston College (9/10)…posted 22 digs versus Manhattan (9/11)…recorded 24 digs versus Army (10/30)…earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades. 

2009: Played in all 29 matches and started in 24…appeared in 103 sets...ranked fifth on the team with 191 digs and 1.85 digs per set…recorded double-digit digs eight times…tied for fourth on the team with 21 aces...had 11 digs against Providence (9/2) in the season opener…tallied 13 digs versus Boston College (9/12)…had 12 digs at Central Connecticut (9/15)…recorded a season-best 15 digs at Brown (9/18)…had three aces and 12 digs at Quinnipiac (10/13)…member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Two-year member of the varsity volleyball team at St. Ignatius College Preparatory School for coach Louie Valiao...senior captain...earned 2008 All-City accolades...her team was a member of the West Catholic Athletic League which was ranked as the top California high school league...team was the 2007 and 2008 section runner up and made the 2007 state tournament...member of the San Francisco Juniors club team...2008-2009 captain...played basketball for three years...two-year member and senior captain of the varsity softball team...2006, 2007 and 2008 National Latin Gold Medalist.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Teri Watters...has three brothers (Michael, Christopher and Kevin)...brother, Michael, played basketball at CCSF and Menlo College...brother, Christopher, played baseball at Skyline College and Marist...brother, Kevin (Class of 2010), was a member of the Holy Cross football team...a Religious Studies major.

Watters' Career Statistics

Season Sets Played Kills Assists Digs Blocks Aces
2009 103 3 22 191 1 21
2010 122 1 31 333 0 24
2011 104 2 56 404 0 26
Total 329 6 109 928 1 71

 

Enters the season ranked sixth all-time at Holy Cross with 928 career digs.

2011: Served as a team captain...played in all 31 matches and saw action in a team-best 104 sets...named to the Patriot League All-Academic team...won the team’s Academic Excellence Award for maintaining the highest GPA during the season...led the team with a career-best 404 digs which were fourth all-time for a single-season at the school, while her 3.88 digs per set ranked second all-time..placed fourth in the Patriot League in digs per set...second on the team with a career-best 26 aces...posted double-digit digs 25 times....either led or tied for the team-lead in kills in 21 matches...tallied 21 digs each in matches versus Fairleigh Dickinson (8/26), Providence (8/31) and Dartmouth (9/13)...posted 18 digs at Lehigh (9/24) and 19 digs versus New Hampshire (10/26)...member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy...named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Played in all 33 matches with 11 starts…appeared in 122 sets…ranked third on the team with 333 digs…fourth on the team with 24 service aces…posted double-digit digs 12 times…recorded a career-best 30 digs and four aces in the win over NJIT (9/4)…tallied 25 digs in the victory over Boston College (9/10)…posted 22 digs versus Manhattan (9/11)…recorded 24 digs versus Army (10/30)…earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades.  

2009: Played in all 29 matches and started in 24…appeared in 103 sets...ranked fifth on the team with 191 digs and 1.85 digs per set…recorded double-digit digs eight times…tied for fourth on the team with 21 aces...had 11 digs against Providence (9/2) in the season opener…tallied 13 digs versus Boston College (9/12)…had 12 digs at Central Connecticut (9/15)…recorded a season-best 15 digs at Brown (9/18)…had three aces and 12 digs at Quinnipiac (10/13)…member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Before Holy Cross: Two-year member of the varsity volleyball team at St. Ignatius College Preparatory School for coach Louie Valiao...senior captain...earned 2008 All-City accolades...her team was a member of the West Catholic Athletic League which was ranked as the top California high school league...team was the 2007 and 2008 section runner up and made the 2007 state tournament...member of the San Francisco Juniors club team...2008-2009 captain...played basketball for three years...two-year member and senior captain of the varsity softball team...2006, 2007 and 2008 National Latin Gold Medalist.

Personal: Daughter of Paul and Teri Watters...has three brothers (Michael, Christopher and Kevin)...brother, Michael, played basketball at CCSF and Menlo College...brother, Christopher, played baseball at Skyline College and Marist...brother, Kevin (Class of 2010), was a member of the Holy Cross football team...a Religious Studies major.