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Cara Howley

  • position Mb/opp.
  • height 6-
  • class Redshirt Sophomore
  • Hometown McKinney, Texas
  • High school McKinney Boyd
  • position Mb/opp.
  • height 6-
  • class Redshirt Sophomore
  • Hometown McKinney, Texas
  • High school McKinney Boyd

Cara Howley Bio

Howley’s 2010 Match-by-Match Statistics
Howley’s 2011 Match-by-Match Statistics
Howley’s 2012 Match-by-Match Statistics

  • 2012 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2011 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
  • 2010-11 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2012 (REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE): Played in all 32 matches, starting 31 … Led the team with a .294 hitting percentage while ranking second in blocks (0.67) and third in kills (2.19) … Also topped the team and stood eighth in the Southeastern Conference with 0.25 aces per set … Her hitting percentage stood 11th in the league … Earned MVP accolades from the Gamecock Invitational, posting 13 blocks and hitting .397 in the tourney … Had 12 kills and four block assists in the win over East Tennessee State (8/25) … Landed three aces against West Virginia (9/1) … Hit .526 with 11 kills versus Niagara (9/2) … Made the Carolina Clash All-Tournament Team after hitting over .400 and tallying nine block assists in the event … Had a career-best 17 kills on a .429 hitting percentage against UAB (9/8) … In the win over LSU (9/16), posted 11 kills and season highs in digs (8) and blocks (5) … Hit .400 with 12 kills against No. 12 Florida (9/28), also leading the Gamecocks in points with two aces, one solo block and two block assists … Compiled a career-best five aces at Mississippi State (10/19) … Tied her career high with five block assists in the win at Alabama (11/16) … Posted 11 kills on a .526 percentage at No. 16 Florida (11/18) … Tallied a career-best .571 hitting percentage on 15 kills in the season-ending win over Arkansas (11/23) … Garnered recognition on the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll. 2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Started 18 matches and played in 29 … Saw time in the middle earlier on before settling in at an outside hitting spot … Posted double-digit kills in five matches, leading the team in three … Stood third on the team with 2.11 kills per set … Landed 15 aces and posted 0.39 blocks per set, both third on the squad…Her best match came in the win over Georgia (11/20), where she tallied a career-best 16.5 points on a season-high 14 kills and six digs … Also had six digs and a season-high four block assists in the win over Auburn (11/18) … Landed a career-high three aces at LSU (11/13) … Hit a season-best .524 with 12 kills and added two aces and four block assists in the win at Mississippi (10/16) … Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll. 2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in 10 matches, starting seven, before a knee injury cut short her season … Received a medical redshirt for the season … When she went down, she ranked third on the team in kills and hitting percentage … Twice posted 15 kills during the Carolina Challenge … Tallied 10 digs to go with 15 kills in the five-set contest against College of Charleston (9/4) … Followed that with a career-best five blocks and 15 kills against Winthrop (9/4) … Had nine kills on a .667 hitting percentage in the win over South Carolina State (9/10) … Had two kills in her SEC debut before going down with the knee injury at No. 18 Tennessee (9/17) … Earned placement on the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll. HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Played three years at McKinney Boyd High School for coaches Courtney Robertson, Patti Hayes and Kelly Quinn … Served as team captain as a senior while claiming the District 8-5A MVP award … Named the district’s best blocker as a junior … Earned district newcomer of the year … Named to the Tyler All-Tournament Team twice and the Pearland All-Tournament Team once … Also set the school’s high jump record … Played club with the Skyline Roshambo club, coached by Tony Kille … The team was ranked first in the region and second in Texas in 2009 … Helped her group finish ninth in the open division during the 2009 junior Olympics … Led the team in blocks in 2009 … .A member of the National Honor Society … Named Student of the Month for the city of McKinney for Dec. 2009. Personal: The daughter of Mike and Christy, her full name is Cara Lynn Howley … Has one brother, Alex … Chose South Carolina over LSU, Rice and Denver … Says Mia Hamm is her favorite athlete and John Mayer is her favorite singer … Says her greatest athletic thrill was winning district MVP and signing NLI in the same week … Majoring in international business.

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