LA Tech will take on Charlotte at 6 p.m. on Friday before battling Southern Miss at 12 p.m. on Sunday
27 Louisiana Tech student-athletes will earn their degrees Saturday
More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
Last home match will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday versus UAB in the TAC
LA Tech athletes continue to excel in the classroom
Saw action in 28 matches, while starting 27 in her final season as a Lady Techster ... For the third straight season, she led the team in blocks with 88.0 (13 solo, 75 assists) and blocks per set (0.88) ... Ranked 18th among all C-USA players in blocks per set ... Her 88.0 blocks as a senior is a career-high for blocks in a single season in her four seasons at LA Tech ... Also ranked fourth on the team in kills with 126 and an average of 1.26 ... Had a season-high 13 kills (.333 %) Oct. 4 vs. Charlotte to help lead LA Tech to a C-USA win over Charlotte on the road ... Recorded a season-high 6.0 blocks on three separate occasions as a senior ... Finished her career with a total of 501 kills (1.47/set) and 255.0 blocks (0.75/set) ... Played in 113 matches and 341 sets in her collegiate career as a Lady Techsters.
Started 21 matches while seeing action in 26 ... Led Tech in blocks with a total of 68 on the season (13 solo, 55 assisted) and an average of 0.85 blocks/set ... Second on the team in kills with 150 (1.88/set) ...Totaled a season-high 12 kills twice in 2012; the first came at Seattle (11/10) and the latest came against UT Arlington on the road (11/15) ... matched her career-high for blocks in a match with seven she totaled on two separate occasions this season against South Alabama (8/25) and Tulane (8/31).
Started 22 matches for the Lady Techsters... Led all Tech players with 59 blocks for the season... Recorded a career-high four service aces vs. Southeastern La. (09/16)... Recorded a career-high 12 kills vs. McNeese St. (09/13)... Registered a career-high seven blocks vs. Rutgers (08/27)... Recorded double-digit kills in two different matches, last vs. Fresno St. (11/5)... Received all-tournament honors for the Louisiana Tech Invitational where she recorded 21 kills and 12 blocks in three games.
Played in 32 matches as a true-freshman while garnering her first career start in a 3-0 win over Centenary College (9/11)... Moved into the starting lineup late into the season and totaled 11 starts with eight coming against WAC competition... Totaled a career-high six kills in three different matches, last vs. Utah State (11/15)... Tallied four blocks two times with the last coming against Fresno State (11/06)... Had a career-high three service aces vs. UAPB (10/30) with all three coming on consecutive serves...Named to the Fall President's Honor List and was one of 24 Tech student-athletes to post a perfect 4.0 GPA during the Fall Quarter.
Prepped at Huntsville High School in Huntsville, Texas... Three-time letterwinner... Named first team all-district as a junior and senior... Three-time academic all-district honoree, 2007-09... Named Houston Chronicle Volleyball Player of the Week, 2008... Played for the Brazos Valley club team where she competed in the Junior Nationals in 2007 and 2009... Won National Qualifier in 2009... Active member of the National Honor Society, German National Honor Society and the Math Honor Society... Earned one letter as a member of the swim team.
Getting AcquaintedFull name is Caitlin Germany... Born March 25, 1992, in Huntsville, Texas... Daughter of James and Carol Germany... Has one brother, Aaron (21).