#25 Whitney Farris
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Kokomo|
2008-2009: Played in all 30 games for the Crusaders, drawing 11 starting assignments during junior season ... started each of the last 10 games of the season ... scored a season-high 14 points against Cleveland State (Jan. 5) two days after posting 12 points against Youngstown State (Jan. 3) ... also tallied double figures at home against Wright State on Feb. 8 ... tabbed a season’s best nine rebounds at Central Michigan on Nov. 25 ... finished second on the team in rebounding, averaging 4.6 boards per contest ... grabbed six or more rebounds on 11 occasions, including three games with eight boards ... dished out a career-high six assists in the season opener against Bowling Green (Nov. 19) ... tied a career high with three steals against both Cleveland State (Jan. 5) and at Wright State (Jan. 8) ... played a career-high 37 minutes against Chicago State on Feb. 17.
2007-2008: Saw action in all 30 games, making nine starts as a sophomore ... scored a career-high 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor at Loyola (Chicago) on Jan. 12 ... scored in double figures six times on the season ... grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds against Saint Xavier (Dec. 22) and at Youngstown State (Mar. 1) ... registered five assists against Saint Xavier and at Milwaukee (Feb. 16) ... made first collegiate start at Xavier (Ohio) on Nov. 18 ... went 5-for-5 from the free throw line against Wright State at home on Feb. 23 ... grabbed five or more rebounds 12 times on the season ... had three steals at Purdue (Nov. 12) and at Cincinnati (Nov. 16).
2006-2007: Appeared in 19 games in a reserve role for the Crusaders as a rookie ... scored a team-leading 14 points against Chicago State on Feb. 19 to establish a season-high ... scored 13 points against Western Illinois (Feb. 17) and tallied 11 more against Southern Utah (Feb. 26) ... shot 6-of-9 from the floor in the game against Chicago State ... made 5-of-6 free throws against UMKC at home on Feb. 24 ... grabbed seven rebounds against Chicago State ... had six boards against Southern Utah on Feb. 26 ... played a season-high 33 minutes against Chicago State ... shot 51.1% from the field on the season ... made 7-of-14 (50.0%) three-point attempts on the year ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Wildkats ... led Kokomo to the Indiana Class 4A state championship in 2002-2003 ... team also won semi-state, regional, and district titles during freshman season ... Wildkats won sectional titles all four seasons ... led Kokomo to regional titles during junior and senior campaigns as well ... led team to three North Central Conference titles ... a two-time First Team All-North Central Conference selection ... named Second Team All-NCC as a sophomore ... a McDonald’s All-American nominee ... a North/South All-Star ... participated in the Top-100 Workout in 2005 and the Top-40 Workout in 2006 ... a Hoosiers Reunion All-Star Classic participant ... named to the All-Academic Team ... school Most Valuable Player in a 2006 ... played for coach Charlie Hall ... a member of National Honor Society ... also lettered in soccer, track and field, and tennis.
Personal: Whitney is the daughter of Mick and Marti Farris ... born August 27, 1987 ... major is marketing.