Ellen Fitzpatrick
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sonoma, CA

High School:
Sonoma Valley HS '00

Height:
5-11

Position:
OPP

Major:
Exercise Biology

2002: Switched to opposite... Appeared in 26 matches, starting 15... Posted 96 kills, 57 digs, 34 blocks... Enjoyed best offensive match at UC San Diego (10/5), hitting 9-1-16 (.500) with a pair of blocks... Had 8 kills, career-high 4 blocks at Pomona (10/18)... Recorded first double-figure digs outing vs. Humboldt State during Verducci Warrior Classic (8/31).

2001: Appeared in 5 matches, starting season finale vs. Grand Canyon... Hit 2-0-4 (.500) in home sweep of Stanislaus (10/10)... Tallied season-high 3 digs vs. S.F. State (9/22)... Blocked 0-2-2 vs. Chaminade (9/3).

2000: Started 2 of 16 matches played, appearing in 25 games... Had best match vs. Western Washington at Stanislaus? tournament, hitting 7-1-16 (.375) with 3 blocks... First career start came against Armstrong Atlantic State at the Colorado Classic at Mesa State (8/25)... Posted 7 digs and 4 kills in 2 games in that match.

SONOMA VALLEY HS ?00: Participated in volleyball, basketball and track... Named first team All-Sonoma County League in volleyball and hoop, plus first team All-Empire in volleyball... Earned honorable mention All-Empire in hoop... Selected as school?s and the Santa Rosa Press Democrat?s Athlete of the Year... Led teams to back-to-back SCL titles... Dragons finished second in North Coast Section her sophomore and junior years, then won sections during her senior year... Played four years of club ball for Empire VBC... Competed in long and triple jumps for track and field team... Honor roll student, earning NCS scholar-athlete distinction.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Rosa, Calif.... Age 21 at start of season... Sixth of seven children of Bernard and V. Patricia Fitzpatrick... Majoring in exercise biology... Would like also to play basketball at UC Davis if time permitted... Lists Mike Bibby as her sports hero... Favorite movie is Remember The Titans.