14 Cora Kellerman
14 Cora Kellerman
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mount Vernon, Wash.
High School: La Conner HS '08
Position: OH/LS
Experience: 2L

2009: Selected to the Big Sky All-Academic team for the second year in a row. Helped Eastern advance to the BSC tournament after tallying 11 kills and 12 digs in the school’s final regular-season game against Sacramento State (Nov. 21). Had several strong outings during non-conference play, including a 10 kill, six dig performance in the season-opener against Missouri State (Aug. 28) and 10 kills, nine digs and two aces against Pac-10 powerhouse Arizona (Sept. 5). Matched her career-high in blocks (3) in EWU’s sweep of Northern Colorado (Nov. 13). Closed out her sophomore season with a solid 1.32 digs per set average, while hitting at a .141 clip.

2008: As a freshman, Kellerman teamed up her athletic prowess with her academic skills, as she earned mention to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. On the court, Kellerman saw a significant amount of court time and had some impressive bright spots. Her highest kill total of 2008 came in an exciting 25-14, 25-20, 15-25, 24-26, 15-11 road win over Gonzaga on Oct. 13, when she had 11 putaways. She also had six digs and a block in that contest. Three times Kellerman hit .250 or better (with at least 15 attacks). Kellerman hit at a .263 clip (6-1-19) in a 25-21, 25-15, 27-25 road loss to Idaho, .267 (7-3-15) in a 22-25, 25-21, 25-21, 25-21 comeback victory over Idaho State and .250 (8-1-28) in a 19-25, 25-19, 25-18, 25-9 win at Montana State, also of the comeback variety. She had her best blocking performance of the campaign in the UI contest with three, while her best dig total of the season, 14, came in the ISU contest. She also set a personal high in the MSU match with a pair of service aces. Her second double-digit dig performance came in that match, as well.

High School:
Kellerman was a four-year varsity letterwinner who helped lead La Conner High School to its second successive 2B state title her senior year at the school. She was also part of state runner-up teams her first two years at the school. Her individual honors included being named All-State, All-Area and All-League. Kellerman was honored as the 2B State Most Valuable Player as well as the MVP of the Northwest League. Additionally, she saw success in basketball as a three-year varsity starter and in track & field, qualifying for state meets in several events. Academically, she carried a 4.00 grade point average. At Eastern, Kellerman is majoring in electrical engineering. Her parents are Brian Kellerman and Darlene Azure. Her father played basketball at the University of Idaho, where he was named the MVP of the Big Sky Conference and helped lead the Vandals to a No. 6 ranking in the AP poll, as well as a berth in the 1982 NCAA Sweet 16.

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