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Naomi Whitehair
14  Naomi Whitehair

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kayenta, Arizona

High School:
Monument Valley High School

Last College:
New Mexico Military Institute

Height:
5-3

Position:
DS

Experience:
1L

11/13/2014

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.

11/11/2014

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.

11/05/2014

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.

11/02/2014

The Miners Cage the Bulldogs, 3-1

The Miners' triumph was paced by Dominique Millette as she registered a match-high .375 hitting percentage off of 13 kills and only four errors. Freshman Dalainee Perry also sparked along the net for 11 kills while fellow classmate Coline Coessens recorded her eighth double-double of the season with 11 kills and 14 digs.

10/30/2014

UTEP Looks to Scare Up Wins vs. Southern Miss and at LA Tech

Fans are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes to UTEP's match versus Southern Miss for free admission.

10/19/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs Western Kentucky

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09/22/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs UTSA

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09/13/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs Colorado State

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09/12/2014

UTEP Volleyball vs BYU

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11/12/2013

UTEP Volleyball vs NMSU

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2013 (SOPHOMORE): 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.

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