Returning seven seniors, the Wildcats look to play deep into the season
The Wildcats will take on the Georgetown Hoyas for the final match of the 2014 season on Sunday, November 23 at 2 p.m.
After an exciting weekend in the Jake Nevin, Coach Steinbach and his squad will work to end the season on a high note
Despite the three-set loss to Marquette, the Wildcats can be proud of effort at last home match of 2014 season.
Andersen and Carpenter each had 11 kills
Career: Has played in all but one of the team's 220 sets over the past two seasons ... Averages 3.13 kills per set for a total of 685 kills in brief career ... Posted double-digit kills 41 times ... Career stats include 268 digs, 78 blocks, 21 assists and 16 service aces ... Match highs include 24 kills (2), 22 digs and five blocks. 2013: Earned the BIG EAST Honor Roll three times (Sept. 23, Oct. 21/28) ... Named to the Golden Grizzlies Invitational, Maryland Classic and Villanova Classic All-Tournament teams ... Appeared in all but one of the team's 109 sets this season ... Led the team in kills, kills/set, total attempts and points ... Averaged 3.49 kills/set for a total of 377 kills which ranked fifth in the BIG EAST ... The 1,159 total attempts in a season tied for the seventh best mark in school history ... Registered double-digit kills 22 times, including a span of 16 consecutive matches (Sept. 13-Oct. 27) ... Recorded a career-high 24 kills in wins against both Penn (Sept. 21) and St. John's (Oct. 18) ... Other stats include 89 digs, 32 blocks, 13 assists, eight service aces and a .213 attack pct. 2012: Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Villanova Classic ... One of two players on the team who saw action in all 111 sets the team played during the season ... Led the team in kills, kills per set, total attempts and points ... Averaged 2.77 kills per set with a total of 308 kills and a .123 hitting percentage in 1219 attempts ... Totaled 346.5 points ... Reached double figures in kills 19 times in 30 matches, including nine times in a span of 11 matches during the middle of the season ... Collected a season-high 16 kills on two occasions, in wins over New Hampshire and Lehigh ... Ranked fourth on the team in blocks with 46 (11 solo blocks, 35 block assists) and had 179 digs (1.61 digs per set) to go along with 10 service aces and eight assists ... Registered five double-doubles (kills-digs) ... Had a season-high 22 digs to go along with 11 kills in a five-set match against Gonzaga.
Lakewood High School: Received three varsity letters ... Chosen as the MVP of the Jeffco League as a senior and was a two-time first team all-conference selection ... Earned all-state honors twice ... Also was a two-time Academic All-State choice.
Personal: Born 4/9/94 ... Older of two daughters of Michael and Mary Carpenter ... Has a younger sister, Allison ... Majoring in Biology.
Villanova Classic All-Tournament Team Aug. 24-25, 2012 James Madison Invitational Most Valuable Player Aug. 29-30, 2014 Villanova Classic All-Tournament Team Sept. 16-19, 2014 Big Five Challenge All-Tournament Team Sept. 19-20, 2014
BIG EAST Honor Roll, Week One
Kills 24 vs St. Johns Oct. 18, 2013 24 vs Penn Sept. 21, 2013 Attacks 64 vs Seton Hall Sept. 27, 2014 Attack% .522 vs Providence Oct. 31, 2014 Assists 3 vs James Madison Aug. 30, 2014 3 vs Nebraska Sept. 6, 2013 Service Aces 4 vs Providence Oct. 31, 2014 Digs 15 vs Delaware Sept. 16, 2014 15 vs Providence Sept. 30, 2014 Blocks 6 vs Georgetown Oct. 10, 2014