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Caitlyn Francis
Player Profile:
Caitlyn Francis 1262112
Position: Libero
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roseville, Calif.
High School: California
Experience: 2 Letters

--Click here for more information on Barrett, The Honors College, as Caitlyn is a student there along with several other Sun Devil student-athletes.

2012 (Junior):
Had 13 starts in 33 matches while averaging 1.43 digs per set. Tallied a career best 15 digs at No. 5 Washington in the Sun Devils' second upset of the season of a ranked opponent. Also against the Huskies, put up one service ace. Finished the season with 164 digs and seven assists. Named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.

2011 (Sophomore):
Began career at ASU playing in 66 sets for the Devils. Recorded eight service aces for the devils, averaging 0.12 per set. Also contributed 112 digs, the sixth most on the squad. Season-high of 13 digs came on Sept. 25 against Washington. Was the only Sun Devil to earn First Team honors on the Pac-12 All-Academic Team.

2007 (Freshman at California):
Played in 77 sets as a freshman, helping the team with 153 digs and 18 service aces. Also contributed 17 assists and 19.0 points. Competed in the Final Four match against Penn State.

High School:
A 2007 graduate of Granite Bay High School in Granite Bay, Calif. Three year letter winner for the Grizzly Bears as an outside hitter and helped her high school to a San Joaquin Section title. Awards include: Sacramento Bee Volleyball First Team all Metro 2005 & 2006, Press Tribune All-Area First Team 2005, Press Tribune All-Area Volleyball MVP 2006, Prep Volleyball 2007 Defensive Dandy, Second team. As a senior was first in California with 1,034 serves received, second with 688 kills, 10th with 120 service aces and 22nd with 495 digs. Also lettered in Track and Field and was an all-league long jumper and high jumper. Starter on the 2004 U16 Force Volleyball club that placed second at the Junior Olympics. Member of the Delta Valley squad that placed third in the National Division in the U18 at the Junior Olympics. Competed in Europe in 2006, representing the Northern California High Performance team.

A double major in family and human development and psychology in The Barrett Honors College. Full name is Caitlyn Noelle Francis, recently married to Ross Francis - her maiden name is Murphy. Originally from Roseville, Calif., where her family resides. Her mother and stepfather are Victoria and Jim. Her father and stepmother are Thomas and Heidi. Has two brothers, Thomas and Robert, and four sisters, Elizabeth, Jillian, Jennifer, and Madelyn. Her mother-in-law and father-in-law are Tamara and Bruce. After her first year at UC Berkeley, she served a full-time Spanish speaking mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Iowa. Her next goal is to attend graduate school in Clinical Child Psychology while her husband attends medical school.

Trophy Case:
Dean's List
Member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society at ASU
Zita M. Johnson Child Study Scholarship in Psychology
Fitch-Craig Scholarship in T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics

Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
Dean's List
Member of the Golden Key Honors Society
Phil Mickelson Award of Excellence in Psychology at ASU

First Team Pac-12 All-Academic
Dean's List
Received her AAA beach rating after winning a Manhattan beach doubles tournament

Caitlyn Murphy's Career Stats

Year SP K K/S PCT Ast. Ast./S SA SE Dig Dig/S BS BA Total Blk/S Points
2011 66 0 0.00 -0.125 1 0.02 8 17 112 1.70 0 0 0 0.00 8.0
2012 115 1 0.01 0.000 8 0.06 2 0 164 1.43 0 0 0 0.00 3.0
Career 181 1 0.01 -0.067 9 0.05 10 17 276 1.52 0 0 0 0.00 11.0
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