Volleyball 2014 – Player Profile

Kaitlin DiGiacinto

Kaitlin DiGiacinto – 15

Year: Junior

Major: Behavioral Science

Height: 5-8

Position: OH

High School: Old Mill

Hometown: Glen Burnie, Md.

Awards: 2014: CACC All-Tournament Team; 2013: Wilmington Academic All-Star; Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society Inductee; 2012: CACC Fall All-Academic; Honorable Mention All-CACC; CACC All-Tournament Team; CACC Rookie of the Week (9/17); Wilmington Academic All-Star.


Biography

Sophomore Season (2013): Played in all 33 matches as a sophomore, also playing all 122 sets – tied for the team lead with 303 kills – second on the team with a 2.48 kills per set average, 385 digs, and a 3.16 digs per set average – led the team by averaging 2.91 points per set – finished 12th in the CACC in digs – finished 13th in the CACC with 355.5 points – finished the year with 10 double-doubles, including a 18 kill, 21 dig performance at Philadelphia on October 23 – the 18 kills at Philadelphia set a new career high – set a new career high with 27 digs against Philadelphia on October 1 – now stands sixth all-time in program history with 617 career kills.

Freshman Season (2012): Named Honorable Mention All-CACC – earned a position on the CACC All-Tournament Team – finished fifth in the CACC with 378 points – second on the team with 314 kills and 2.68 kills per set – added 39 service aces on the season – second on the team with 334 digs – added 40 blocks at the net – recorded a season high 15 kills in two matches, first against Stonehill with only three errors, and again versus Georgian Court in the CACC Tournament Semifinal with only two errors – named CACC Rookie of the Week on September 17. 

High School: Four year letterwinner in volleyball at Old Mill High School under Colette Marquis, Romonzo Beans and Scott Graf – three year captain – named to First Team All-County as a sophomore and senior – honor student – earned International Baccalaureate Diploma – five year member and captain of the CHRVA/USA Region High Performance team – helped team Velocity to 18-1 overall record and Regional Championship

Personal: Kaitlin Nicole DiGiacinto – daughter of Jeff Porter and Lisa DiGiacinto – has a younger brother, Joseph DiGiacinto – majoring in behavioral sciences at Wilmington University with aspirations of becoming a family and marriage counselor with a specialty in sex therapy – from Glen Burnie, Md. – her favorite athlete is Logan Tom – the greatest piece of advice she ever received was to “stay humble” – Her favorite pro sports team is the Baltimore Ravens – her favorite movie of all times is The Wizard of Oz.

Season

M-G

Kills

Pct.

Assists

Aces

Digs

Blocks

Solo

Assist

2012

34-117

314 (2.68)

.188

14 (0.12)

39 (0.33)

334 (2.85)

40 (0.34)

10

30

2013

33-122

303 (2.48)

.161

24 (0.20)

27 (0.22)

385 (3.16)

39 (0.32)

12

27

Total

67-239

617 (2.58)

,174

38 (0.16)

66 (0.28)

719 (3.01)

79 (0.33)

22

57