243 athletes participated in the open tryouts
Team finished 20-14 and 9-11 Pac-12, placing sixth in the conference
Allison Palmer and Macey Gardner make All-Freshman Team
Senior Night on Friday at 6 p.m. against Arizona in Wells Fargo Arena
Bethany Jorgensen and Jenny Teslevich make First Team
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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 Devis' 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.
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 Cal):
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.
A 2007 graduate of Granite Bay High School in Granite Bay, Calif. Three year letter winner for the Grizzly Bears as an outside hitter. 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. 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.
A double major in family and human development and psychology with a minor in spanish. Full name is Caitlyn Noelle Francis, recently married - her maiden name is Murphy. Parents are Thomas and Victoria Murphy of Roseville, Calif. Has two brothers, Thomas and Robert, and four sisters, Elizabeth, Jillian, Jennifer, and Madalyn. Born Aug. 23, 1988 in Roseville, Calif. Played soccer growing up, winning the U15 National USA Soccer Championship.
Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
First Team Pac-12 All-Academic
Caitlyn Murphy's Career Stats