3 - McHaney Carter
McHaney Carter
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
High School: Carroll
Position: MB

 

2011: Named MVP of Yale Classic…Named to Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll two times…Reached 10 or more kills five times this season…Averaged 0.71 blocks per set in Ivy League matches…Hit at least .333 with at least 6 kills in six Ivy matches this season…Averaged 2.11 kills per set in 25 matches…Produced season-high 13 kills and added four total blocks in a five-set win against Army on Sept. 17…Tallied eight kills and hit .500 in a victory over Harvard on Oct. 8…Hit a season-best .643 with nine kills in a win at Penn on Oct. 15.

2010:  Appeared in 56 sets...Placed 10th in the Ivy League in blocks per set (0.89)...Slammed a personal season-best nine kills in a win over Rhode Island on Sept. 4...Contributed a personal season-high seven block assists against Georgetown on Sept. 11...Posted seven kills and hit .429 in a win over Brown on Oct. 1.

Before Yale: Helped Carroll High School to a pair of district titles (2007 and 2008)… 2009 team captain… Also a varsity high jumper on the track team… Member of Skyline Juniors Volleyball, which was the second-ranked club in the nation… Named to the all-tournament team at the 2008 Junior Olympics where she helped her team win the 16-1 American Division… Her 17-1 squad placed ninth in the Open division at the 2009 Junior Olympics.

Appleman on Carter: “McHaney is a very athletic, agile middle blocker. She has the ability to compete at the Ivy League level right away.”

Four Questions for McHaney:

1.     Why Yale? Everyone has that moment when they step on a campus and realize that they are exactly where they are supposed to be. I vividly remember standing in front of PWG and thinking, “Yep, this is definitely it.

2.     Best food in New Haven? Yorkside’s Greek salad.

3.     Favorite quote? “Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.” – Paulo Coelho

4.     What would you be doing if you weren’t playing volleyball? Wishing I was playing volleyball!