9 Casey McFarland
9 Casey McFarland
Birth Date: 12/30/1981
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Leucadia, Calif.
High School: La Costa Canyon HS
Position: Defensive Specialist
Casey McFarland finished her first season as a Gaucho averaging 0.28 service aces and 1.55 digs per game...A walk-on, earned the job as the team's primary defensive specialist...Played in 102 games and 33 matches as a frosh...Compiled five or more digs in 15 matches...Had a career-high 16 digs in UCSB's win over Stanford in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...Also collected 13 digs and a career-best five service aces in UCSB's win at Idaho on November 4...Finished the season with 29 service aces, the second most on the team...Also collected seven aces in the postseason, for an average of 0.44 aces per game over UCSB's four NCAA matches...Averaged 2.12 digs per game in the NCAA Tournament.

High School
Came to UCSB from La Costa Canyon High School...Played outside hitter for Andrea Radmilovich at LCC...Named All-CIF her senior year...Was First Team All-Avocado League her junior and senior seasons...Made the All-Powerbar Team and named the Scripps Ranch Tournament MVP her senior year...Also a member of the San Diego Union Tribune All-Academic Team...Played club volleyball for Club Pacific and Strictly Volleyball...In 1999 helped guide Strictly Volleyball to a fifth place finish at the Davis Volleyball Festival.

Casey Ann McFarland was born December 30, 1981 in La Jolla, CA...Enjoys surfing and snowboarding...Favorite musician is Bob Marley...Favorite movies include Tommy Boy and Austin Powers...Favorite athletes are Kelly Slater and Karch Kiraly...Brother Todd (22) also plays volleyball at UCSB...An undeclared major, would like to one day teach and coach...The daughter of Duncan and Teri McFarland.

Career Highs
Kills: 1 vs. BYU (11-24-00) 1 vs. Auburn (9-9-00) Digs: 16 vs. Stanford (12-1-00) Aces: 5 at Idaho (11-4-00) BA: 1 vs. Auburn (9-9-00)

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