Senior Kelly Derby tallied a team-best 14 kills in the win
Lone senior Kelly Derby will be honored prior to the 1 p.m. match
Pirates and Blazers will square off Friday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m.
Willis sets a new single-game record with 32 kills
Nicole Willis records her team-leading ninth double-double in setback
2012: Started in 19 of 27 matches and saw action in 90 sets...Posted 80 kills (0.89 per set), 76 total blocks, nine digs and three assists...Led the team with 24 solo blocks and was second with 52 block assists...Averaged 0.84 blocks per set which was good for second on the squad...Recorded her only double-digit kill outing at Southern Miss (10/28) when she notched 10 kills...Registered a career-high nine total blocks versus Southern Miss (9/28)...Led the team in blocks on nine occasions.
2011: Experienced limited action at American University...Played in five matches and five total sets during the campaign...Amassed two kills and two block assists.
2010: Appeared in 22 matches, starting two at American University...Recorded a career-high six blocks against Holy Cross (10/2)...Notched 16 kills and 18 blocks...Posted a .231 hitting percentage.
Sanderson High School: Helped her club team to a ninth-place finish at the 2009 North Carolina Elite AAU Tournament...Also assisted her club team in qualifying for two USAV Junior Olympic National Tournaments...Three-year Academic All-Conference selection...Earned one varsity letter in swimming...Member of the National Honor Society...Elected as Junior Class President while participating in Photography Club, Spartan Special Friends, yearbook committee and student government.
Personal: Born Virginia Marie Fitch on October 2, 1992...Daughter of Paul and Linda Fitch...Majoring in communications with a concentration in public relations.