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Caroline Workman
Caroline Workman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Marymount

Height:
5-5

Position:
L/DS

Experience:
2 letters

L/R:
Right

Caroline Workman Photo Gallery | 2011 Match By Match Stats | 2012 Match by Match Stats

Honors:
2011-12 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner for UW Volleyball ... 2012 and 2013 Academic All-Big Ten

2013: Missed the first 22 matches of the season due to leg injury ... came back to play in five matches as a server and defensive specialist ... had a season-high three digs against Penn State (Nov. 15) ... did not play after Nov. 15 due to illness

2012: Played in 32 matches, starting 20, and 110 sets ... played back row for Badgers' left-side hitters ... ranked third on the team with 2.00 digs per set ... set a career-best with 18 digs vs. Michigan State (Oct. 5) ... had double-figure digs in eight matches ... had a career-best two service aces in four matches ... averaged 0.19 aces per set ... put up 0.15 assists per set ... had a kill vs. South Alabama (Sept. 15) and vs. Indiana (Oct. 19)

2011: Played in 27 matches, starting seven, and 90 sets as a defensive specialist ... started at defensive specialist for the first time vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 17) ... scored on a service ace in seven matches, most recently at Minnesota (Nov. 23) ... scored on a kill twice, most recently vs. Nebraska (Oct. 14) ... recorded a career-high 14 digs vs. Penn State (Nov. 6) ... had double-figure digs in three other matches ... averaged 1.47 digs per set

High School: Named the most valuable player of the Sunshine League in 2010, aiding her team to the league championship ... team also won the California Interscholastic Federation Southern Section title for Division 1-A and advanced to the state quarterfinals, losing to eventual state runner-up Long Beach Poly ... named first-team All CIF ... also plays with Sunshine Volleyball Club, where she has been a starter since the age of 12 ... in 2010, Sunshine was a top-five team in southern California, finishing second in the L.A. Qualifier and third in the Spokane Qualifier in 2010

Personal: Parents are Paul and Kelley Workman ... has two brothers Christian (22) and Andrew (17) ... grandfather Hank Workman played for the New York Yankees in 1950 ... enjoys listening to music, cooking, and hanging out with friends ... born March 23 ... nicknames are Carol and C-Dub

Major: Life Science Communication

Why Wisconsin?

"I love the atmosphere, the campus and my teammates!"

Season SP MP/MS K/S % A/S SA/S D/S B/S Pts P/S
2011 90 27/5 0.02 .333 0.09 0.08 1.47 0.00 9.0 0.10
2012 110 32/20 0.02 .200 0.15 0.19 2.00 0.00 23.0 0.21
2013 11 5/0 0.00 .000 0.00 0.00 0.36 0.00 0.0 0.00
Career 211 64/25 0.02 .250 0.12 0.13 1.69 0.00 32.0 0.15
Match Highs
Kills: 1 (4x; MR vs. Indiana, 10-19-12)
Attempts: 1 (8x; MR vs. Indiana, 10-19-12)
%: 1.000 (1-0-1) (4x: MR vs. Indiana, 10-19-12)
Assists: 2 (4x; MR vs. Illinois, 10-26-12)
Aces: 2 (5x; MR at Purdue, 11-23-12)
Digs: 18 vs. Michigan State (10-5-12)
Blocks: 0
Points: 2 (5x; MR at Purdue, 11-23-12)

Off the court with Caroline Workman

Favorites - Spot on campus: The Union Terrace; Movie: Almost Famous; Celebrity: Jennifer Lawrence; Food: Asian; TV Show: Friday Night Lights; Car: Jeep Wrangler; Musical artist: Mumford and Sons; Athlete: Michael Jordan; Volleyball Player: Misty May; Sports team: Wisconsin Badgers
First started volleyball: Fifth grade
Most memorable volleyball match: Playing Laguna Beach High School in the CIF semifinals of my senior year, and coming back from being down two games to beat them in the fifth. The best part was seeing the facial expressions of the fans after we won.
My favorite thing about Wisconsin volleyball is: The team
Before each match, I: Dance with my team in the locker room
Best UW road trip: Every road trip is fun
Favorite place to play (besides the Field House): Nebraska
One word that describes the team: Goofy
One word that describes me: Energetic
My teammates say I am: funny
Favorite thing to do off the court with my teammates is: Hang out and have fun
Most memorable volleyball achievement: Winning CIF my senior year of high school
This summer, I: I spent a week at home in California with friends and family, took summer school classes, played lots of volleyball both indoor and outdoor, coached camps, worked out everyday with the team, and spent a lot of time at the lake.
Is there something significant about your uniform number? It was my number when I first started playing club.
The best thing about the Field House is: It's history
My goal for this year is: To go beyond what I think our team is capable of
Dream as a collegiate player: Win an NCAA championship
Who is the funniest player on the team? Kt
Who is the best-dressed player on the team? Ellen
The best thing about Madison is: The lakes
Fantasy job/career: Work on Good Morning America - it looks so fun
Persons most admired/role models: My parents
I can't live without: My phone
My secret addiction is: Anything chocolate
The community service activity or group I most like: Working at the Children's Hospital
The best sporting event I ever attended was: 2012 Rosebowl - Oregon vs. Wisconsin
Greatest Invention of the last 100 years: iPhone
If I could live any place in the world it would be: Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Post-college plans/goals: Maybe live in Madison for a year, and then hopefully move back to California
Most famous person I've ever met: Nancy Reagan
What are you most thankful for? My family
What are you passionate about? Volleyball
The best advice I have ever gotten is: The best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing you can do is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.
I am afraid of: spiders

What does it mean to be a Badger?

"Being fierce and not afraid of anything that comes at you, and of course pride!"

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