Caitlin Dotson is the superstar of the Lady Bisons in the Atlantic Sun Conference . "Dot " as she likes to be called, led the conference with 1249 assists for an average of 12.74 per set . She had an outstanding season and was named 2013 Volleyball Scholar-Athlete of the Year by the Atlantic Sun Conference , an honor she shared with Meredith Hardy of East Tennessee State University.
Caitlin is a very smart girl in and off the court, her vast experience allows you to read almost intuitively the course of the play. To be the one of best in the country like Dotson, one needs to have a high capacity and knowledge of the game. Caitlin Dotson has that feature, and besides being a natural leader, she makes her teammates look good and when assisting she always gives her teammates the best opportunity for the finish.
Dotson is also a very responsible and dedicated young lady has been three-time Academic All-Conference Team with a GPA of 3.79 in her Psychology major and Biology minor. Obviously this thanks to her parents Fran and Kurt Dotson .
Caitlin is the No.1 in the nation in assists per game and has 11 games with 50 or more assists this season. In early October she achieved a career-high 63 assists against ETSU . She was named A-Sun Player of the Week and Player of the Week by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. She was also one of 30 finalists for the Senior Class Award.
Dotson ranks third among active players with 3,013 assists and is the second player in the history of Lipscomb with over 3,000 assists in his career.
This girl is not only excellent in the field , she wants to go beyond, Caitlin plans to become a physician's assistant and created a mentoring group called "Linked Lipscomb " connecting athletes with mentors in their respective professions.
Translation by Sebastian Llavaneras