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Cara Clites

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ann Arbor, Mich.

High School:
Pioneer

Height:
5-7

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
02/09/1990

04/03/2012

Villanova Splits Four MAAC Games Over Weekend

`Cats finish strong with victories in final two matches

02/27/2012

Wildcats Struggle to Claim Victory in Princeton, N.J.

Villanova is downed by all four opponents in the MAAC/East Challenge

02/13/2012

Princeton Invite Provides Tough Competition for Wildcats

Suffer losses to George Washington, Mercyhurst, Harvard and Princeton to fall to 0-7 on the season

02/03/2012

Season Preview: 2012 Villanova Water Polo

`Cats Look to Improve

05/10/2012

Water Polo 2012

MAAC Consolation Game vs. Marist 4/29 McCann Natatorium

2012: Entered in 24 contests in her senior season... Fired 12 shots on net in those matches and posted one goal versus Iona (3/31)... Added four assists and earned five points... Registered 17 steals, three ejections drawn and a field block... Contributed in the semifinal contest against Marist (4/29) at MAAC Championships with a steal and a field block.

2011: Appeared in two games for the season, tallying one steal and one ejection drawn... Named to the 2011 MAAC All-Academic Team.

2010: Played in 10 games in her second season at Villanova tallying an assist and eight steals... Named to the MAAC Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Appeared in 16 games during her inagural season as a Wildcat...Recorded 2 goals, 2 steals and 7 ejections drawn.

Pioneer High School: Four-year letterwinner in swimming ... Team was state champion all four years and a two-time national champion ... Placed 11th in the state in the 100 yard butterfly ... Earned three water polo varsity letters and was a senior captain ... Played utility, two meter defense and whole set ... Second team all-region pick ... Named honorable mention All-Tournament Team at state championships.

Academic and Community Honors: Three-year member of the National Honor Scoiety ... All-Academic All-State in water polo each year from 2006-08 ... Given the "Pioneer Scholar" award upon graduation.

Personal: Born 2/9/90 in Ann Arbor, Mich. ... Youngest of three children of Greg and Anne Clites ... Siblings are Erica (25) and Jay (23) ... Brother pitched for four years at Valparaiso University ... Has a cousin who is on the synchronized skating team at Miami (Ohio) ... Majoring in Political Science.

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