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Carly Edwards
Carly  Edwards


Okemos, Mich.

High School:


Outside Hitter



Big Finish Gives Wildcats the Final Answer in 3-2 Victory over Seton Hall

Villanova scored five straight points to close out the match


Great Team Effort Leads Wildcats Past Rutgers, 3-1

Villanova wins in BIG EAST home opener on "Jam the Jake" night


Strong Blocking Continues But Wildcats Edged By St. John's, 3-2

Villanova had 13.0 total blocks in hard-fought match


Wildcats Drop Conference Opener to Connecticut, 3-1

Andersen and Carpenter lead Villanova with 13 kills apiece


Wildcats Fall to UC-Riverside, 3-0, in Final West Coast Match

Carpenter has 11 kills to lead Villanova in Saturday night's contest


Season in Review: Volleyball

The squad finished 11-19 (5-10)


Volleyball vs. Rutgers (Sept. 28, 2012)

Villanova defeated Rutgers in its first BIG EAST home match of the season on September 28, 2012.

Career: Has played in 88 matches and 261 sets ... Career totals include 314 kills and an average of 1.20 kills per set, to go along with a .173 attack percentage on 1,165 attempts ... Has 170 total blocks, with 14 solo blocks and 156 block assists ... Averages 0.65 blocks per set ... Career highs for a match are 14 kills and seven total blocks ... Has three career matches with double figure kills ... Other totals include two assists and 50 digs, and a total of 427.0 points.

2013: Saw action in 22 matches for a total of 65 sets ... Finished the year averaging 1.11 kills per set for a total of 72 kills ... Collected four solo blocks and 41 block assists to go along with 13 digs ... Posted eight kills and tied a career-high with seven blocks against Oakland (Aug. 31) ... Tied a career-high for the second time this season after registering seven blocks versus St. John's (Oct. 12) ... Had seven kills against both George Mason (Sept. 13) and Oregon State (Aug. 30).

2012: Named to the All-Tournament Team at both the Villanova Classic and the Yale Invitational ... Played in 18 matches and 67 sets before sustaining a season-ending injury ... Despite missing 12 matches still finished third on the team with 55 total blocks ... Second on the team with nine solo blocks and added 46 block assists ... Also ranked second on the squad with 0.82 blocks per set ... Registered 130 kills with only 33 errors and had a .212 hitting percentage on 458 attempts ... Recorded a total of 162.0 points ... Had one assist and 15 digs ... Established career highs of 14 kills and 43 attempts in a five-set win over New Hampshire ... Hit a career-best .370 with 10 kills and no errors in a win over Brown ... Reached double figures in kills three times ... Tied a career high with two solo blocks against Gonzaga.

2011: Appeared in 26 matches and 83 total sets ... Ranked fourth on the team with 40 total blocks ... Had 37 block assists and three solo blocks ... Recorded 90 kills with only 22 errors and hit at a team-high .244 clip on 279 attempts ... Had a total of 111.5 points ... Tallied 12 digs ... Reached her season high of six kills on six different occasions, including five times against conference opponents ... Had six kills in each of the final two matches of the regular season against Louisville and Cincinnati ... Totaled a season-high four blocks in matches against American and William & Mary.

2010: Played in 22 matches and 46 sets ... Tallied 30 total blocks, including 27 block assists and three solo blocks ... Registered 22 kills on 122 attempts with a .041 hitting percentage ... Had 10 digs and one assist ... Had a career-high seven blocks against both Temple and Seton Hall ... Her effort against Seton Hall included a career-high tying two solo blocks to go along with five block assists and three kills ... Recorded a season-high five kills and added two total blocks in a win over Penn.

Team USA: Selected to play for Team USA at a pair of promotional tournaments in China during the summer of 2012 ... Traveled with the team to Tianjin and Beijing following team training in Anaheim, Calif.

Okemos High School: Earned two varsity letters ... Earned first team all-conference honors as a senior and was also an all-area honorable mention selection ... That same year was also chosen for the watch list for the UnderArmour All-America team ... As a junior was invited to the USA National High School Performance Training Camp ... Named to the academic all-conference team twice and as a senior made the academic all-state team.

Personal: Born 2/29/92 ... Older of two children of Chris and Sally Edwards ... Has a younger brother, Broc ... Majoring in Communication.

Career Statistics



Villanova Classic All-Tournament Team                       Aug. 24-25, 2012
Yale Invitational All-Tournament Team                       Sept. 7-8, 2012
BIG EAST Academic All-Star                                  2010-11, 2011-12


Kills                     14 vs. New Hampshire              Aug. 25, 2012
Attacks                   43 vs. New Hampshire              Aug. 25, 2012
Attack Percentage         .370 (10-0-27) vs. Brown          Sept. 8, 2012
Assists                   1 vs. La Salle                    Sept. 3, 2010
                          1 vs. Temple                      Sept. 1, 2012
Digs                      3 at Florida Gulf Coast           Nov. 05, 2011
                          3 vs. Louisville                  Nov. 11, 2011
                          3 vs. Rutgers                     Sept. 28, 2012
Total Blocks              7 vs. Temple                      Sept. 4, 2010
                          7 at Seton Hall                   Oct. 10, 2010
Solo Blocks               2 at Seton Hall                   Oct. 10, 2010
                          2 vs. Brown                       Sept. 8, 2012
                          2 vs. Gonzaga                     Sept. 14, 2012
Block Assists             7 vs. Temple                      Sept. 4, 2010