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7 Caroline Brander
7 - Caroline Brander
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: River Forest, Ill.
High School: Trinity
Position: MB

Career: School-record hitting percentage of .342 ... No. 2 in school history with 326 block assists and 431 total blocks.

2012: First Team All-UAA ... UAA All-Academic Team ... Played in all 40 matches ... Ranked third on the team with 285 kills (2.08 per set) while hitting a team-high percentage of .365 ... Served up 42 aces, collected 82 blocks (0.60 per set) and 78 digs ... Had 12 matches with double-digit kills ... Tallied a season-high nine blocks with seven kills versus Carthage ... Scored 11 kills with six blocks versus U.S. Coast Guard ... Totaled season-best 14 kills versus Washington-St. Louis ... UAA Athlete of the Week on Oct. 22.

2011: AVCA Honorable Mention All-American ... AVCA First Team All-Midwest Region ... Second Team All-UAA ... UAA All-Academic Team ... Her .329 hitting percentage was the fifth-highest in school history ... Tallied 106 blocks (0.91 per set) and 260 kills (2.22 per set) ... Collected five or more blocks in six matches and registered double-digit kills on seven occasions ... Scored 19 kills with seven blocks versus Wheaton ... Tallied 15 kills and six blocks versus Millikin ... UAA Athlete of the Week on Oct. 10.

2010: All-UAA Second Team … Led the Maroons with a .385 hitting percentage … Finished second on the team with 135 blocks … Credited with seven blocks in two different contests vs. Wisconsin-Whitewater (9/25) and Wisconsin-Platteville (10/30) … Recorded five or more blocks on seven occasions … Ranked second on the team in kills per set (2.37) and total kills (396) … Hit double-digit kills twenty times, including a season-high 24 against Wheaton (9/4) … Finished the season with 34 serving aces, highlighted with three against Wisconsin-Platteville (10/30) … UAA All-Academic Recognition Award recipient.

2009: All-UAA honorable mention ... Led the Maroons with a .275 hitting percentage ... Team's second-leading blocker with 108 ... Posted the fourth-highest season block assists total (95) and the 10th-best total blocks count (108) in school history ... Credited with five or more blocks on six occasions, including a season-high seven against Millikin ... Ranked third on the club in kills per set (1.87) and fourth in total kills (266) ... Hit double-digit kills six times ... Matched her season high with 13 kills against Elmhurst and NYU ... Finished third on the team with 33 service aces ... Served 20 aces in 38 sets at the UAA championship tournament.