24 Sara Carr
24 Sara Carr
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
High School: Mountain Brook
Position: OH

Freshman (2016):
Turned in a solid first year with the program ... One of three players to appearing in all 39 matches, she totaled 128 sets of action ... Emerged as a key defensive player, averaging 2.23 digs per set with that mark ranking 28th among UAA players ... 10 matches of double-figure digs ... Led or tied for team lead in digs on five occasions ... Season-high 21 digs was second on the club, and she added three block assists in a 3-2 win vs. Hendrix (Sept. 24) ... Totaled a team-high 14 digs and contributed six kills in a 3-0 victory over Carnegie Mellon (Nov. 5) in the UAA Championships match ... Paced all players with a season-high 10 kills and chipped in a pair of service aces in a sweep of Oglethorpe (Oct. 11) ... Topped the team with 17 digs, tying her second-highest seasonal output, in a four-set meeting against No. 4 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 9) ... Hit .625 (5-0--8) and rang up three service aces in a 3-0 triumph vs. NYU (Nov. 4) in the opening match of the UAA Championships ... Nine digs, two aces and was successful on 12-of-13 serve-receive attempts vs. Washington University (Nov. 4) in the semis of the UAA Championships ... Three service aces in the team's 3-0 win vs. New Rochelle (Nov. 11) at the NCAA Brockport Regional.

High School:

Played four years of volleyball at Mountain Brook High School where she was coached by Haven O'Quinn … Selected as the 2014 and 2015 Alabama Gatorade Player of the Year … PrepVolleyball.com All-American as a senior … As a senior, she helped MBHS to an overall record of 45-6 and a second consecutive Class 7A state title … Pounded out 656 kills and recorded a .340 hitting percentage her final season … Was the Class 7A State Tournament MVP as a junior and senior … Two-time AL.com State Player of the Year … Birmingham News All-Metro Player of the Year her final two seasons … MAXPREPS Academic All-American in 2014 and 2015 … Two-time honoree to the Alabama Coaches Association All-State First Team … PrepVolleyball.com National Junior of the Year Finalist in 2014 … Class 6A First Team All-State as a sophomore … Over the Mountain Player of the Year on two occasions …  Competed on the Mountain Brook basketball team … Plays for the Birmingham Volleyball Club … Member of the National Honor Society and Future Business Leaders of America as well as Mountain Brook's Spanish, Outreach and National Beta Clubs, she donated her time as a youth volleyball instructor … Also volunteered locally on behalf of her church, a youth literacy-outreach program, a food pantry ministry and the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.

Daughter of Gregg and Juli Carr ... Born Nov. 28 ... Plans to major in chemical engineering and business ... Her father was an All-America linebacker at Auburn University and played professionally for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Career Stats

2017 123-36 404 3.28 16 22 304 2.47
2016 128-39 65 0.51 13 26 286 2.23
TOTAL 251-75 469 1.86 29 48 590 2.35


Sara Carr Career-High Kill Matches

Opponent SP Kills Date
Carnegie Mellon 5 22 11/3/2017
Carnegie Mellon 5 22 10/15/2017
Washington Univ. 5 20 10/14/2017
Birmingham Southern 5 19 10/22/2017
New York Univ. 3 18 10/15/2018

Sara Carr Career-High Dig Matches

Opponent SP Digs Date
Carnegie Mellon 5 28 11/3/2017
Hendrix 5 21 9/24/2016
Washington Univ. 5 20 10/14/2017
Birmingham Southern 5 18 10/22/2017
Carnegie Mellon 5 18 10/15/2017