Naomi  Whitehair
14  Naomi Whitehair


Kayenta, Arizona

High School:
Monument Valley High School

Last College:
New Mexico Military Institute





UTEP Volleyball Begins 2015 Campaign on the Road

Miners Open Season Against SMU Friday


UTEP to Host NM State and TCU

The Miners' matchup against the NM State Aggies will be one for the students, as all students get in free with their student IDs. Fans are also encouraged to wear orange to UTEP's Saturday match against TCU to gain free admission to the game.


UTEP Falls to WKU, 3-0

The Miners' offense was led by freshman Coline Coessens and junior Talia Jones as they both hammered out seven kills apiece. UTEP's defense was led by libero Naomi Whitehair who secured 12 digs.


UTEP to Close C-USA Play on the Road

This past weekend the Orange and Blue went 1-1 in league action. The Miners triumphed over FIU but fell to Charlotte in a competitive five-set match.


Miners To Host FIU and Charlotte

EL PASO, Texas - UTEP volleyball will host its last Conference USA home matches this weekend. The Miners will face off against Florida International on Friday at 7 p.m. (MT) and Charlotte on Sunday at 12 p.m.


UTEP Volleyball vs Western Kentucky

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UTEP Volleyball vs UTSA

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UTEP Volleyball vs Colorado State

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UTEP Volleyball vs BYU

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UTEP Volleyball vs NMSU

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2014 (JUNIOR): Played in 89 sets and made four starts...tallied 10 assists and 10 serving aces...recorded 19 receptions with a .938 reception percentage...delivered 163 total digs...had seven performances with 10 or more digs...posted a career-best 12 digs versus Western Kentucky (9/13).

Saw action in 70 sets, making two starts against Rice (10/20) and St. Mary's (11/29) ... collected 81 digs in first season with the Miners ... had only 12 reception errors to average a .934 reception percentage ... posted five showings with five or more digs ... registered eight assists and five service aces.

NEW MEXICO INSTITUTE (2012): Started at defensive specialist as a freshman for the New Mexico Military Institute... played in 130 sets and compiled 262 digs during the 2012 season ... led the Broncos in digs with a career-best of 27 against South Mountain CC (8/25) ... ranked second on the team in receptions.

HIGH SCHOOL: Received multiple honors including being selected twice to the Arizona 3A North All-Region Team and once to the Arizona 3A All-State Team ... was an integral member of the Monument Valley High School squad that earned three state titles in Arizona's Class 3A and claimed bids to regionals all four years ... was a three-year starter for the Mustangs and guided the team to a total record of 110 wins and seven losses.

PERSONAL: Full name is Naomi Rose Whitehair ... daughter of Ivan and Teresa Whitehair ... has a brother (Lyle) and sister (Amber) ... born in Chinle, Arizona ... is majoring in Biology.