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#25 - Whitney Farris
2008-09 Women's Basketball
POS.
F
HT.
5'10"
YR.
Jr.
HOMETOWN
Kokomo, Ind.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Kokomo
Whitney Farris

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.

M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 5th/17 (20)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 11 9th/18 (12)
M Tennis Valpo 5 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 11 Detroit 2
Baseball Youngstown State 7 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 11 Valpo 10
M Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (48)
W Track Chicagoland Championships Romeoville, Ill.
Apr 12 6th/20 (60.50)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 12 3rd/6 (335); 4th/6 (350)
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 12 t-7th/13 (588)
M Soccer St. Joseph's College Eastgate Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo
Baseball Youngstown State 1 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 13
Softball Cleveland State 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 10:00 a.m. Valpo 2
Volleyball Western Michigan/Butler/Eastern Michigan ARC
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo
Softball Cleveland State 4 VU Softball Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 6
Baseball Youngstown State 12 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Valpo 4
W Tennis Valpo 1 Detroit, Mich.
Apr 12, 1:45 p.m. Detroit 6
M Soccer Benedictine Brown Field
Apr 12, 4:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Haitian National Team Brown Field
Apr 12, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Golf Bluegrass Invitational Lexington, Ky. (University Club Big Blue Course)
Apr 13 t-6th/13 (895)
W Golf Crusader/Jaguar Challenge Valparaiso, Ind. (The Course at Aberdeen)
Apr 13 2nd/6 (657); 5th/6 (692)
Softball Cleveland State 6 8 inn.
Apr 13 Valpo 7
W Tennis Valpo 1 Rochester, Mich.
Apr 13 Oakland 6
M Tennis Valpo 1 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 13 #12 Notre Dame 6
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20
Baseball Kalamazoo Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Ohio Northern Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 3:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22, 5:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. Notre Dame
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25 UIC
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo