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6 Abbey Welborn
Abbey  Welborn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pasadena, Calif.

High School:
Maranatha

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defensive Specialist

07/15/2015

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Conference has record 4,143 student-athletes recognized

11/23/2014

Cavaliers Fall to Pitt, 3-1, on Senior Day

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09/25/2014

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Daily account from student-athletes in preseason

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

10/11/2013

Volleyball vs. Syracuse (by Matt Riley)

Volleyball vs. Syracuse (by Matt Riley)

09/04/2013

Volleyball vs. Marshall (by Matt Riley)

Volleyball vs. Marshall (by Matt Riley)

09/14/2012

Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

Volleyball vs. Virginia Tech (by Matt Riley)

2014
• Played in two matches with one start
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

2013
• Played in 15 matches
• Recorded six digs
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2012
• Played in 15 matches, including one start
• Recorded 28 digs
• Tallied a season-high six digs against Appalachian State on Sept. 8

2011 (First Year)
• Played in 12 matches
• Made her collegiate debut in the season opener against Western Michigan, earning 10 digs
• Recorded a season-high 14 digs against Boston College on Nov. 11

Maranatha High School
• A three-time most valuable player and first team all-conference selection at Maranatha High School
• A team captain
• Also played softball and ran track at Maranatha
• Extracurricular activities included a mission trip to Africa (2010) and volunteering in the Gulf Coast area after Hurricane Katrina (2005)

Personal
• Parents are Greg and Irene Welborn
• Father played golf at Occidental College
• Has two brothers, Christian and Courty
• Aunt, Tammy Fredrickson, played golf at Tulsa and went on to play on the LPGA Tour

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