Name: Whitney Dosty
Position: Outside hitter
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Height: 6-3
Birthplace: Tucson, Ariz.
Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.
High School: Salpoint Catholic High School
College: University of Arizona (family studies, 2010)
Other Career Highlights
  • Started playing volleyball for Club Cactus in 2004
  • Named 2005 Southern Arizona Player of the Year by both the Arizona Daily Star and the Tucson Citizen
  • Member of the 2005 U.S. Girls' Youth National Team
  • Played on the 2006 U.S. Women's Junior National Team that won a gold medal at the NORCECA Championship
  • Played on the 2007 U.S. Women's Junior National Team that finished fourth at the FIVB World Championship
  • Joined the U.S. Sitting Team in 2016
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  • Played standing volleyball four four years for the University of Arizona
  • Played professional standing volleyball in Puerto Rico, Switzerland, Korea, Azerbijian and Turkey
  • Started playing sitting volleyball after an ankle injury ended her standing career
Personal: Full name is Whitney Jenay Dosty ... Parents are Robbie and Toni Dosty... Robbie Dosty played basketball for Arizona... Has a sister named Sybil who played basketball at Arizona State University and also professionally... Was a ballerina who studied in New York with Alvin Ailey, American Ballet Theatre and the Dance Theatre of Harlem... Has also modeled and enjoys blogging about fashion ... Admires Venus and Serena Williams "because they are such great role models for women and young girls everywhere. The are strong, beautiful and courageous."