Marritt Cafarchia
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arroyo Grande, Calif.

High School:
St. Joseph's HS '01

Height:
5-8

Position:
DS

Major:
Communication

2003: Started all 29 matches, appearing in 103 games... Played setter for most of year, then switched to DS... Averaged 10.99 apg before transition... Finished year with 48 digs and just one receiving error in final seven matches as back-row player... Hit 5-1-11 (.364) and had season bests of 64 assists and 22 digs at Seattle Univ. in SPU/Comfort Suites Classic (9/5)... Posted 7 matches of 10-plus digs... Lifted career aces total to 112, T4th in UC Davis annals... Career average of 0.40 apg easily surpasses Candy Lench's school record of 0.37 (among players with at least 100 games played).

2002: Started 22 of 27 matches played... Led team with 871 assists (9.47 pg)... Posted season-best totals in kills (8), attacks (16), assists (62) and aces (4) against Central Washington (9/2)... Hit 8-1-13 (.538) vs. Humboldt State three days at Verducci Warrior Classic... Recorded 10 digs vs. Notre Dame de Namur (9/10) and Grand Canyon (11/9)... Added 32 aces, bringing career total to 79.

2001: Appeared in 26 matches, partnering with Kelly Urbanik as part of team's 6-2 setup... Tallied 461 assists (5.36 pg), 2nd on team... Served up 47 aces, setting school record with 0.55 per-game average... Posted 7 aces vs. Cal Poly Pomona (9/14), 2nd in school history... That total helped team compile 18 aces, a school mark for a five-game match... Had 5 aces in sweep of Cal St. Stanislaus (10/10)... Recorded 3 aces and season-high 9 digs in win vs. S.F. State (9/22)... Had season-high 27 assists in three-gamer at S.F. State (10/26).

ST. JOSEPH'S '01: Three-sport standout, competing in volleyball, basketball and track... Named Santa Barbara County Athlete of the Year as a senior... Earned All-Los Padres League for three years in volleyball... Selected to All-CIF second team as a senior... Played club ball for San Luis Obispo Juniors... Threw shot and ran the 400 and 4x400 relay in track... Placed fourth in the county in the quarter as a senior... Three-time qualifier for state meet.

PERSONAL: Born June 17, 1983 in San Luis Obispo, Calif.... Youngest daughter of Michael and Marilyn Cafarchia... Dad played football at Cal Poly... Communication major... Non-sports hero is her grandmother, Gerry... Active in Bricks Across Border charity... Toured Africa during summer 2002 as member of Athletes in Action.TMTM