3 - McHaney Carter
McHaney Carter
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
High School: Carroll
Position: MB
Major: Ethics, politics & economics
Residential College: Timothy Dwight
m 25
k/s 1.72
h % .308
a/s 0.04
b/s 0.90
sa/s 0.00
d/s 0.21

2013: Led the Bulldogs in blocks per set...Completed fourth straight Ivy League championship season at Yale...Earned winningest four-year record in Ivy League history with a 51-5 mark...Finished with 74 total blocks, including 15 solo blocks...Ranked 10th in the Ivy League in conference-only matches in hitting percentage (.286)...Hit .400 or better in eight matches...Hit .667 with 12 kills on 18 swings without an error against Army on Sept. 14...Hit .471 with nine kills, 3 solo blocks and four block assists in a win at Princeton on Nov. 15.

2012: Appeared in 46 sets...Had nine kills, five block assists and hit .391 against Bowling Green in the NCAA Tournament...Ranked second on team in blocks per set with 0.74 average...Produced 13 solo blocks and 21 block assists...Smashed 60 kills...Had seven kills and hit .538 with one solo block against Fresno State on Sept. 15...Had season-high 10 kills and hit .421 with four total blocks (2 solo) in 3-1 over Cornell on Oct. 27...Produced season-best three solo blocks twice (vs. Penn on Oct. 13 and vs. Brown on Oct. 20).

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!

Recent Games
Nov 8 Columbia W, 3-0
Nov 9 Cornell W, 3-0
Nov 15 at Princeton W, 3-1
Nov 16 at Penn W, 3-0
Nov 26 at Stony Brook W, 3-1
Dec 6 vs. Utah L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 14
Sets 82 49
Kills 141 79
Kills per set 1.72 1.61
Errors 40 24
Total Attacks 328 192
Hitting Percentage .308 .286
Assists 3 2
Assists per set 0.04 0.04
Service Aces 0 0
Service Errors 0 0
Service Aces per set 0.00 0.00
Reception Errors 1 1
Digs 17 9
Digs per set 0.21 0.18
Block Solo 15 7
Block Assist 59 36
Block Total 74 43
Blocks per set 0.90 0.88
Block Errors 1 1
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 185.5 104.0
Points per set 2.3 2.1
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Sep 6 Missouri L, 3-1 3 2 2 8 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 7 Colgate W, 3-0 2 8 2 14 .429 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4 0 11.0
Sep 7 Seton Hall W, 3-2 4 7 0 14 .500 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 9.0
Sep 13 vs. Stanford L, 3-0 2 1 3 10 -.200 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 2.5
Sep 13 vs. Air Force W, 3-0 3 7 1 12 .500 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 9.5
Sep 14 vs. Army W, 3-1 4 12 0 18 .667 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 2 0 13.5
Sep 20 vs. Eastern Ky. W, 3-1 2 3 1 9 .222 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Sep 21 vs. Albany W, 3-0 3 8 0 17 .471 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Sep 21 at Penn State L, 3-0 2 1 1 5 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 28 Brown W, 3-0 3 8 2 16 .375 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 5 0 11.0
Oct 4 Harvard W, 3-0 3 3 5 14 -.143 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Oct 5 Dartmouth W, 3-0 3 4 1 8 .375 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 0 6.5
Oct 11 Penn W, 3-1 4 3 0 10 .300 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3.5
Oct 12 Princeton W, 3-1 4 5 0 13 .385 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 6 0 8.0
Oct 18 at Cornell W, 3-0 3 3 1 10 .200 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 4.0
Oct 19 at Columbia W, 3-1 4 6 3 12 .250 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.0
Oct 26 at Brown W, 3-0 3 4 3 16 .062 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 6 1 7.0
Nov 1 at Dartmouth W, 3-1 4 9 2 19 .368 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 10.5
Nov 2 at Harvard L, 3-2 5 13 3 24 .417 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Nov 8 Columbia W, 3-0 3 4 0 10 .400 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 5.0
Nov 9 Cornell W, 3-0 3 2 1 8 .125 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 3.0
Nov 15 at Princeton W, 3-1 4 9 1 17 .471 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 7 0 14.0
Nov 16 at Penn W, 3-0 3 6 2 15 .267 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 8.5
Nov 26 at Stony Brook W, 3-1 4 8 2 16 .375 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 10.0
Dec 6 vs. Utah L, 3-1 4 5 4 13 .077 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 6 0 8.5
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 25 82 141 1.72 40 328 .308 3 0.04 0 0.00 17 0.21 15 59 74 0.90 185.5 2.3
Conference 14 49 79 1.61 24 192 .286 2 0.04 0 0.00 9 0.18 7 36 43 0.88 104.0 2.1
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Home 10 32 46 1.44 13 115 .287 0 0.00 0 0.00 7 0.22 6 20 26 0.81 62.0 1.9
Away 9 32 59 1.84 18 134 .306 2 0.06 0 0.00 4 0.12 5 22 27 0.84 75.0 2.3
Neutral 6 18 36 2.00 9 79 .342 1 0.06 0 0.00 6 0.33 4 17 21 1.17 48.5 2.7

Wins 20 66 119 1.80 27 268 .343 3 0.05 0 0.00 15 0.23 13 51 64 0.97 157.5 2.4
Losses 5 16 22 1.38 13 60 .150 0 0.00 0 0.00 2 0.12 2 8 10 0.62 28.0 1.8