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Clay Carr
Clay  Carr

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Costa Mesa, Calif.

High School:
Newport Harbor HS

Height:
6-6

Position:
Opposite

Experience:
1V


02/08/2017

Stewart's Big Night Pushes #9 Waves Over #12 UCSB, 3-1

The Waves posted a .386 hitting percentage (58-9-127), including a .647 output (11-0-17) in the second set alone to earn the win.

01/28/2017

Wieczorek's Big Offensive Puts USC Under 3-2

Michael Wexter and David Wieczorek led the team with 19 and 17 kills respectively.

01/25/2017

Wexter's Five Aces Propels #9 Waves to 3-1 Win over Cal Baptist

Sophomore Michael Wexter tabbed a career-high five aces and senior Mitchell Penning led the team with a season-high seven blocks.

01/05/2017

Waves Prevail in Five-Set Exhibition Bout with McMaster

David Wieczorek led the Waves with 20 kills, tying his career high at Pepperdine.

12/20/2016

2017 Men's Volleyball Outlook

The Waves ranked No. 5 in the AVCA and MPSF preseason polls earlier this month.

CLAY CARR CAREER STATISTICS

PEPPERDINE 2016:
Charted 25 sets played after starting in five-of-six total matches logged … Averaged 1.08 kills/set, 1.04 blocks/set, 1.70 points/set and 0.52 digs/set … Posted a .385 hitting percentage after smashing 27 kills with only seven errors on 52 attempts … Also tallied two aces, 13 digs and 26 total blocks including one solo rejection … Led the Waves in blocks on four occasions, in aces and hitting percentage once … Led the team with a .455 clip (6-1-11) in three sets against #3 Stanford at home (3/6) … Led the squad with a career-best six blocks twice, once against #3 Stanford (3/6) and again versus UC Irvine (2/27) … Had a career-high seven kills (7-1-8) for a career-best .750 offensive success rate in five sets against Long Beach State (3/31).

PEPPERDINE 2015: Did not see action as a rookie.

USA VOLLEYBALL: Member of the 2013 Youth National training team.

CLUB: Played for the Balboa Bay Volleyball Club ... Bronze medalist at the 2014 USAV Junior National Championships in the 18 open division ... Silver medalist in 2013.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Newport Harbor High School in 2014 ... Volleyball Magazine Fab 50 selection ... Played four years on the varsity squad for head coach Dan Glenn ... Led NHHS to the 2011 Sunset League championship as a freshman ... All-Sunset League first team pick as a senior ... Second-team all-conference selection as a sophomore and junior ... Three-time Newport Mesa Dream Team honoree ... All-Orange County honorable mention in 2014 ... Selected to compete at the 2014 37th Annual Orange County High School Volleyball All-Star game ... Posted 400 kills as a senior ... Member of the CSF Honor Society, the National League of Young Men and the Newport Beach Police Academy ... Scholar-athlete and honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Born Randall Clay Carr ... Son of Randy and Wendy Carr ... Older brother to Caroline ... Majoring in advertising ... States that "Going to Pepperdine was a dream of mine ever since I began playing volleyball. Once I started following the team, met Coach Dunphy and the rest of the coaching staff, I knew Pepperdine was a perfect match for my personality."

FAVORITES: Favorite pro athlete is Tim Howard ... Favorite book is One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest ... Favorite pro team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite movie is Django Unchained ... Favorite tv show is Chasing Classic Cars ... Favorite musical artist is Ben Rector ... Favorite sport other than volleyball is surfing ... Also enjoys playing guitar, bodysurfing and hanging out with friends ... Self-proclaimed classic car fanatic, with ambitions to build a successful business in the automobile industry.

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