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Cara Cunningham

Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Fairfax Station, Va.

High School:
Robinson Secondary School

Height:
6-4

Position:
Middle Blocker

Birthdate:
08/08/1996

James W Robinson Secondary:

A four-year scholar athlete ... Three year letterwinner ... In 2013 her accalades included: Concorde Conference MVP, All-Region 1st Team, All-State 2nd Team, All-Met Honorable Mention and a member of the Prepvolleyball.com "Senior Aces" List ... Was ranked 1st in blocking in D.C.-Metro Region ... Averaged 1.4 blocks/set and 4.8 blocks/match and a .393 hitting percentage with 185 kills ... In 2013, played for Virginia Elite Volleyball Club's 17 team ... They placed fifth in Big South Qualifier in Atlanta, Georgia ... In 2014 selected to play for Virginia Elite Volleyball Club's 18 team ...Played club volleyball for Virginia Elite for 2 years and NVVA for 2 years.

Personal:

Daughter of Robert and Linda Cunningham ... Has two older siblings Cliff and Kristen ... Cara is the daughter of Rob and Linda Cunningham; born 8/8/1996. Graduated from Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, VA with a 4.6 GPA her senior year ...Comes from a long family line of elite athletes:Sister, Kristen Cunningham, played volleyball for Kentucky and Virginia Tech, professionally in Germany, and currently for PVL Chesapeake Tide pro team ... Father played basketball for Texas Longhorns, mother was H.S. All-American diver for Pitt and Texas, grandmother was a member of the Danish Olympic swim team and current Senior Games National Champion, grandfather Bob Cunningham was starting guard for the 1957 North Carolina Tarheels basketball team that won the national championship in triple overtime against Wilt Chamberlain's Kansas team, uncle was drafted by NY Mets out of high school, cousins played D-1 basketball for James Madison University and Holy Cross University ... Hobbies include swimming, basketball, baking, art, volunteering and YoungLife ... Chose Villanova because of its excellent academic reputation, beautiful campus, friendly student body and phenomenal athletic program.

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