6 Claire Crutchfield
Claire  Crutchfield


Falls Church, Va.

High School:
Bishop O'Connell


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Career: Saw action in 159 sets across 55 matches with 23 starts ... Has totaled 409 kills in two seasons with an average of 2.57 kills/set ... Other career stats include 11 assists, six service aces, 65 digs and 28 total blocks.

Played in 54 sets in 26 matches with 10 starts ... Averaged .147 kills/ set with 114 kills on the season ... Other season stats include three assists, 17 digs and 11 total blocks.

Appeared in all but four sets during the team's 29 matches ... Earned the BIG EAST Honor Roll (Sept. 30) ... Finished second on the team in kills, kills per set and attacks ... Averaged 2.81 kills per set for a total of 295 kills ... Registered double-digit kills 18 times, including a span of 14 consecutive matches ... Established a career-high 19 kills against Xavier (Nov. 15) ... Totaled 48 digs, 17 blocks, eight assists and six service aces ... Other career highs include .667 attack pct., six digs and four blocks.

Bishop O'Connell High School: Played on the varsity squad and was named her team's Most Valuable Player all four years ... Named an Under Armour All-American as a senior ... Earned first team All-WCAC honors all four years and was the league Player of the Year as a senior ... Three-time Washington Post All-Met pick and a three-time VISAA All-State first team choice ... Finished her high school career as her school's record holder with 1,326 kills ... Also set a single-season mark with 560 kills ... Member of the National Honor Society and French Honor Society ... Played five years for the Virginia Elite Volleyball club.

Personal: Born 3/20/95 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Older of two children of Bryan and Michele Crutchfield ... Has a younger brother, Will (16) ... Mother played collegiate volleyball at St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas ... Enjoys singing, playing the piano and guitar, and reading ... Chose to attend Villanova for its combination of excellent academics, athletics and atmosphere ... Plans to major in Journalism or Legal Studies.



Kills        19 at Xavier        Nov. 15, 2013
Attacks        54 at Xavier        Nov. 15, 2013
Attack%           .400 vs DePaul        Oct. 4, 2013
Assists        4 vs George Mason    Sept. 13, 2013
Service Aces    2 vs George Mason    Sept. 13, 2013
Digs        6 vs George Mason    Sept. 13, 2013
Blocks        4 at Lehigh        Sept. 10, 2013

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