Christie Carpenter Athlete Profile

#14 Christie Carpenter

Position: Outside Hitter Height: 6-1 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2007-2011 Hometown: Cedar Hills, UT Last School: Lone Peak High School

Personal

  • Parents are Bryan and Teri Carpenter
  • Father played on the 1980 U.S. Olympic Volleyball Team and was an All-American for BYU
  • Mother played one year on BYU's volleyball team with future head coach Karen Curtis Lamb
  • Has three brothers and one sister
  • Brother Cory played on the men's volleyball team at BYU in 2004
  • Enjoys running and eating
  • Favorite foods are steak and pizza
  • Also recruited by Colorado State, Washington State, Utah State and Oregon State
  • Exercise and wellness major

Before BYU

Club:

  • Played for Club Utah under head coach Scott Lee
  • Her Club Utah Elite 17 Black Team won two national qualifiers in 2006

High School:

  • Four-year letterwinner at Lone Peak High School under head coach Deanna Meyer
  • Received 5A All-State recognition as a sophomore, junior and senior, including second-team honors in 2005 and first-team recognition as a senior in 2006
  • Named All-Region 4 three times, earning MVP honors as a senior
  • Also named the Deseret News All-Valley MVP and to the Deseret News State All-Tournament Team in 2006
  • Helped her team win the state title in 2003 and 2004 and earn second-place finishes in 2005 and 2006
  • Lettered in track as a high jumper
  • Active member of the school sportsmanship council

Stats

CAREER MATCH HIGHS
KILLS: 21 at Wyoming, 10/17/09
HITTING PERCENTAGE: .407 at New Mexico, 11/7/09
ASSISTS: 2 at Utah State, 9/1/09
ACES: 3 (twice)
DIGS: 13 vs. Colorado St., 11/14/09
BLOCKS: 7 vs. No. 8 UCLA, 9/10/09

YEAR-BY-YEAR STATISTICS
Year   MP-GP   K   E   A    Pct.  Ast.  SA  SE  RE  Dig  BS  BA  TB  BE  BHE
2007    3-10   16  12  62   .065    2   2   1   1   13   0   4   4   0   1
2009   28-100  217 132 739  .115    4   15  30  17  135  3   48  51  13  1
2010   28-120  313 178 1074 .126   19   3   36  44  234  7   60  67  9   0
Total  59-230  546 322 1875 .119    6   20  67  62  382  10  112 122 22  1

      

2007 | Freshman Year

  • Played in three matches and 10 games as a true freshman, tallying 16 kills, two aces, 13 digs and four blocks
  • Averaged 1.60 kills and 1.30 digs per game
  • Made her Cougar debut against American in the BYU Molten Classic, playing in two games and recording two kills, two aces and a career-high six digs
  • Made the first start of her career at Weber State, posting a personal-best eight kills, five digs and two blocks
  • Notched five kills, two digs and two blocks in a start vs. Air Force

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Played in 28 of 29 matches and 100 of 110 sets as a sophomore
  • Tallied 217 kills, four sets, 15 service aces, 135 digs, three solo blocks and 48 assisted blocks
  • Had the third-most kills on the team with 217 and second-most kills per set with 2.17
  • Tallied the third-most service aces for the Cougars
  • Had the fifth-most blocks on the team
  • Tallied a career-high 21 kills at Wyoming on Oct. 17
  • Her career-high hitting percentage of .407 was achieved at New Mexico on Nov. 7
  • Had two assists at Utah State, tying her career-high
  • Posted a career-high 13 digs against Colorado State
  • Achieved a career-high seven blocks against then-No. 8 UCLA
  • Tallied three aces in two different games both career-highs

2010 | Junior Year

  • Had the second-most kills on the team with 313
  • Recorded a .126 hitting percentage
  • Tallied 234 digs
  • Had the fourth-most blocks on the team with 67
  • Named to the BYU Nike Invitational all-tournament team
  • Recorded a season-high 18 kills and 57 attempts against Idaho State 9/4/10
  • Posted a season-high .385 hitting percentage against Air Force 11/13/10
  • Recorded a career- and season-high eight total blocks against Colorado State 9/24/10
  • Tallied a season-high seven block assists on two difference occasions, a season-high one solo block on six different occasions and a season-high two assists three different times

2011 | Senior Year

  • Played in 96 sets and 27 matches after missing the first three due to knee injury
  • Started 26 matches
  • Recorded seven kills and five digs in her first match after the injury
  • Had five kills, four block assists and 12 digs, her first double-figure outing of the season, against Idaho
  • Had 11 kills, her first time reaching double-figures in kills in 2011, on .346 hitting against Georgia Southern and added seven digs
  • Recorded eight kills and nine digs against Kansas State
  • Had nine kills and eight digs against BYU-Hawaii
  • Recorded her first double-double of the season with 17 kills and 12 digs against Eastern Michigan
  • Threw down seven kills with nine digs against Utah
  • Earned Utah Invitational MVP for her performance against UC Riverside, Eastern Michigan and Utah
  • Had 12 digs with six kills against Utah State
  • Recorded 13 kills, four digs and four blocks against Cal State Fullerton
  • Had eight kills and 10 digs against Cal State Northridge
  • Recorded a season-high five blocks in the rematch with Saint Mary's, also adding six kills and five digs
  • In the second conference match, put up eight kills and 12 digs against Loyola Marymount
  • Had 10 kills on a career-high .625 hitting and nine digs in the first matchup with Santa Clara
  • Posted her second double-double of the season with 14 kills and 15 digs, tying a career high for digs, against No. 20 Pepperdine
  • Recorded a season-high 20 kills on .341 hitting in the first match against Portland and added 11 digs for her third season double-double
  • Had 17 kills against Gonzaga in the teams' first match of conference play and added eight digs and a career-high five service aces
  • Had 10 kills and nine digs in the rematch against No. 17 Pepperdine
  • Recorded 14 kills and five blocks against No. 16 San Diego
  • Posted 14 kills on .326 hitting, four digs and four blocks against San Francisco
  • Had 13 kills and four digs in the second match against Loyola Marymount
  • Posted 14 kills on .353 hitting and 12 digs in the second match against San Francisco for her fourth double-double of the season
  • Had nine kills in the season series tiebreaker against Saint Mary's
  • Recorded 12 kills and 14 digs in the loss to Gonzaga for her fifth double-double of the season
  • Had 12 kills on .500 hitting in her final match as a Cougar
  • Totaled 281 kills, 2.93 per set, on the season, the second highest on the team
  • Finished with 209 digs at 2.18 per set and 62 total blocks (2 solo blocks)
  • Named to All-WCC Preseason Team and to All-WCC First Team