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    Kirsten Watson
    Kirsten Watson

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Orlando, Fla.

    High School:
    Olympia

    Height:
    6-2

    Position:
    OH



    10/18/2011

    Wildcats Host Nation's Top-Ranked Team

    Northwestern welcomes instate rival Illinois to Welsh-Ryan Arena Wednesday night.

    10/15/2011

    Northwestern's Furious Rally Falls Short Against No. 20 Michigan

    Wildcats rallied from two-set deficit, but fell to the Wolverines, 3-2

    2011: Made collegiate debut off the bench against Michigan (10/15) ... Tallied two total blocks in that match ... Saw action in a five-set win over Wisconsin (10/29) ... Collected one dig and one block in a three-set victory at Indiana (11/4).

    High School: Five year letterwinner at Olympia High School ... Team captain ... Helped lead the Titans to the 2008 state championship and the district championship in 2007 and 2010 ... All-Central Florida selection ... All-Metro team selection ... Under Armour All-American watch list ... Named to PrepVolleyball.com Top-50 Recruits ... Two-time team MVP (2009 and 2010) ... Coached by Mitch Sadowsky ... Also ran track for two seasons at Olympia ... Member of OVA 18 Asics club team for seven years ... Team finished second at Kansas City Open Qualifier ... National Honor Society member ... Also a member of National Science Honor Society ... Student government secretary.

    Personal: Born Kirsten Antoinette Watson ... Daughter of Brian and Robin Watson ... Related to Stefan Humphries who was an offensive lineman on the 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl championship team ... Chose Northwestern over Duke, San Diego, Ohio State, Illinois, Georgia Tech and Southern California ... Majoring in journalism.

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    Watson's Career Highs

    Kills N/A
    Total Attempts 2, vs. Michigan (Oct. 15, 2011)
    Hitting Pct. (min. 10 att) N/A
    Service Aces N/A
    Assists 1, vs. Michigan (Oct. 15, 2011)
    Total Blocks 2, vs. Michigan (Oct. 15, 2011)
    Digs 1, twice, last at Indiana (Nov. 4, 2011)