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Callie Brown

  • position MB/RS
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Summerfield, N.C.
  • Major Broadcast Journalism
  • High school Rockingham County
  • position MB/RS
  • height 6-1
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Summerfield, N.C.
  • Major Broadcast Journalism
  • High school Rockingham County

Callie Brown Bio

AWARDS/HONORS

  • 2015 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
  • 2016, 2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2018 (SENIOR)

  • Played in five sets over five matches.

2017 (JUNIOR)

  • Played in five matches, totaling three kills and three blocks over six sets played.

2016 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Played in four preseason matches, totaling four kills

2015 (FRESHMAN)

  • Grew into an important role as a situational blocker for the team, providing extra defense at the net in key moments
  • Played in 14 matches
  • Saw first action as a Gamecock vs. NC Central (8/29) and recorded three kills
  • Played a pair of sets against Pittsburgh (9/11)
  • Had a kill off the bench in a win over Wofford (9/19)
  • Made two attacks against Kentucky (9/25)
  • Assisted on a block against Auburn, the first of her college career (10/9)

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB

  • Lettered four years at Rockingham County for coach Buford Fox
  • Named Team MVP, All-Conference and All-Area
  • Helped lead Rockingham County to a berth in the 2014 North Carolina High School Athletic Association Class 3A state tournament, the program’s first appearance in seven years
  • Played for Triangle Volleyball Club for coach Robin Bugg
  • Led club team to a first-place finish at the Monument City Classic, two top-five finishes in the Mid Atlantic Power League, ninth-place showings at the Mideast and Northeast Qualifiers and a ninth-place finish at the AAU National Championships
  • Selected for USA Volleyball Girls Youth A2 invitational program in Colorado Springs, Co. in 2013
  • Member of the 2014 USA Volleyball Women’s Junior A1 National Training Team and helped lead team to a fifth-place finish at the High Performance Championships in Tulsa, Okla.
  • Member of the Carolina Region High Performance Team in 2012 and 2013, placing ninth and third, respectively, at the High Performance Championships
  • Member of the National Honors Society, four-time Academic Achievement honoree and Scholar Athlete

PERSONAL

  • Callista Rainey Brown is the daughter of Anthony and Kimberly Brown
  • Has one sister, Gabrielle
  • Cousin, Darby Kern, played women’s hockey at Penn State
  • Uncle, Brad Brown, played basketball at Pfeiffer University
  • Majoring in Broadcast Journalism
  • Chose South Carolina because of the coaching staff, academic excellence and the beauty of campus.

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