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.

Personal:
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

Year SP-MP K KPG A SA DIGS DPS
2016 128-39 65 0.51 13 26 286 2.23
TOTAL 128-39 65  0.51 13  26 286  2.23

 

Sara Carr Career-High Kill Matches

Opponent SP Kills Date
Oglethorpe 3 10 10/11/2016
Agnes Scott 3 9 10/11/2016
Hendrix 5 8 9/24/2016



Sara Carr Career-High Dig Matches

Opponent SP Digs Date
Hendrix 5 21 9/24/2016
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps 4 17 9/9/2016
St. Thomas 4 17 9/2/2016
Carnegie Mellon 3 14 11/5/2016